Safe Sport        

Denver Swim Academy's Responsibility

  • DSA is committed to full participation as a SafeSport Recognized Team, as such the coaches follow the Best Practice Recommendations and have developed specific team policies to ensure all swimmers have the safest experience possible.

USA Swimming

  • USA Swimming is committed to fostering a fun, healthy and safe sport environment for all its members. We all must recognize that the safety of swimmers lies with all those involved in the sport and is not the sole responsibility of any one person at the club, LSC, or national level.
  • We all have a role to play in creating a healthy setting for our sport. The USA Swimming Safe Sport Program raises awareness about misconduct in our sport, promotes open dialogue, and provides training and resources. When we work as a team, we can build a plan to make swimming safe - for everyone

Safe Sport Program Philosopy

  • USA Swimming is committed to safeguarding the well-being of all of its members, with the welfare of its athlete members as the top priority.
Guiding Principles
  • USA Swimming believes that every member should have a safe, healthy, fun sport environment.
  • USA Swimming believes that every young person should be protected from abuse and safe from harm.
  • USA Swimming believes that all non-athlete members share a collective responsibility to protect our membership.
  • USA Swimming will make available training for all members to increase awareness and understanding of athlete protection policies and best practices.  USA Swimming will provide a process for members to recognize and respond to any Safe Sport issues that arise.
  • USA Swimming will provide resources, information, and guidance on Safe Sport related issues to all members, including coaches, parents, and athletes.
  • USA Swimming will treat all allegations of abuse or concerns regarding athlete safety seriously and will respond appropriately and as prescribed by the USA Swimming Rules and Regulations.