This disability committees' goal is to foster and promote the inclusion of athletes with a disability within Niagara Swimming, LSC. 

Committee Members

Anyone interested in being on the committee please email Disability@niagaraswim.org


Survey Link

Thank you for taking the time to complete our 5-minute survey. Your answers help us to better understand the nontraditional athlete breakdown of the LSC and help bring programing and tools that you are interested in!


Northeast Para Swimming Open

Moved from Ithaca College to SUNY Cortland, all information can be found by following this link.

November 1: Classification, Athlete/Coaches Clinic and Officials Clinic

November 2-3: Competition


Meeting Minutes

November 27, 2018

January 22, 2019

March 19, 2019

June 11, 2019


Fall 2019 HOD Report

To view the rest of the HOD Agenda follow this link.


Disability Time Standards

The time standards are designed to provide a fair, equitable and structured by using a combination of three groupings of similar disabilities for athletes, along with qualifying/motivational times tailored to different levels of competition.

2019 Niagara Championship Qualifier (Silvers)

2019 Niagara Championships (Golds)


Classification information

To be classified as a disability swimmer please contact Disability@niagaraswim.org. Once classified you will receive a classification form that is valid 12/31/21. 


Niagara Officials at the Regional Special Olympic Meet held in Webster, NY May 11, 2019


Useful Links

Special Olympic Upcoming Events

Special Olympic Coaching Resources

Special Olympic Athlete Centered Coaching Guide

USA Paralympic Classification Explanations

USA Paralympic Upcoming Camps and Clinics

USA Paralympic Upcoming Competitions

National Down Syndrome Swim Team

For more information on the National Down Syndrome team contact Sandra Sanguinetti at swimteamusadsmanager@gmail.com