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Please see the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion commitment made by the Central Zone and by Wisconsin Swimming: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment

It is with deep regret that we wish to inform you that the Wisconsin Swimming Board of Directors made the decision to cancel the 2020 Summer Wisconsin Swimming Meet Series. All Open Water, Regional Championships, 12 & Under State and 13 & Over State meets in their current form, have been canceled. This decision was made with a focus towards a safe and healthy return to training versus a premature and potentially unsafe return to competition. We recognize this decision could have been made later, however, there were several reasons...

To: Local Swimming Committees We hope this communication finds you and yours safe and healthy. We commend all our leaders across the sport for their hard work and dedication over the last several weeks in finding ways to stay connected and engaged with our members. We are hopeful that the additional tools and resources provided by USA Swimming have assisted in your ongoing efforts and we welcome your feedback or requests for additional materials. While we are cautiously planning for our eventual return to pools, we are also acutely aware...

Hi Club Presidents and Coaches, We hope this email finds you and your families healthy and safe. Tonight, at 5:30 PM, WI Swimming's General Chair, Van Donkersgoed, will be hosting Zoom call regarding information about the CARES Act. Fluid information has become a way of life over the past three weeks. The CARES Act information has been changing by the hour and Van has been working to collect and collate everything available. When this program becomes operational, the allocation of this money will be on a first come, first serve...

Thanks for everyone who joined our first Club Development conference call. A full set of notes and video of the talk can be found in the past events.

Club Development Spring Webinars Meeting Details for all meetings: Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/2602637211 Meeting ID: 260 263 7211 One tap mobile +16699006833,,2602637211# US (San Jose) +13462487799,,2602637211# US (Houston) Dial by your location +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 301 715 8592 US +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 253 215 8782 US Meeting ID: 260 263 7211 Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ acZuQ3DTE6 Topic: Coaches' Brunch -- What Do We Do Now? Time: Mar...

Age Group Chair Cabin Fever Updates Congratulations to our 2020 14&U Zone Coaching Staff Auto bids: Dan Wohl (WEST), Caleb Hernday (SSTY), Jacob Johnson (BAC) Selected by vote: Ruth Ann Ahnen (LAKE), George Guddie (SWAT), Sandy Kuecker (WAUN), Kelsey Newburry (SHOR), Emily Paradis (GCY) Club Development Meetings As most coaches are finding themselves with lots of time available and not much social interaction, this seems like a great time to bring forth one of our Club Development initiatives. We’ll be hosting “Coaches’ Brunch” meetings on Zoom on Mondays and Wednesdays...

Wisconsin Swimming's Updated Safety Plan Regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) March 12, 2020 Wisconsin Swimming Families, Club Representatives & Coaches, In recognition of the changes in the last 48 hours regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Wisconsin Swimming Board of Directors formed a working group consisting of the General Chair, Administrative Vice Chair, Technical Planning Chair, Operational Risk Chair, Sanctioning Manager, Knight Public Affairs, and an Athlete Representative to monitor this evolving situation. This group met immediately after receiving new information today from the Governor Evers and USA Swimming and decided to...