USA SWIMMING SAFE SPORT PROGRAMMING


The Rams Swim Club is a USA Swimming Safe Sport Recognized Club. As a part of our commitment to our members, RSC has put in place all the required policies to ensure our athletes have a fun, healthy and safe environment.  In addition, Safe Sport also provides policies, education, a reporting structure, and tools that are intended to serve our members as we work together to maintain this environment. Learn more about USA Swimming Safe Sport Best Practices HERE.

Coach, Officials & Chaperones Mandatory Athlete Protection Training this Safe Sport certification is required for all adult members of USA Swimming, including coaches, officials, chaperones, meet directors and adult athletes.

Online Safe Sport for Athletes and Parents - Safe Sport provides online training for both athletes (Safe Sport for Athletes) and parents (Parents Guide to Misconduct in Sports) offering an introduction to Safe Sport, protection measures, and reporting information. The course available to both members and non-members of USA Swimming, and is free. The course is optional; however, RSC receives points toward USA Swimming Safe Sport Recognition based on the percentage of registered households that have completed it so we strongly encourage all parents and athletes to get involved.

Safe Sport Activity Book - designed specifically for kids ages 6-11 as a way to start the conversation about positive team culture, maintaining an environment of support and safety, and all the reasons to love the sport of swimming.

Rams Swim Club Team Handbook - a great resource for both swimmers and parents. It includes our club policies and procedures along with the following subjects;

 

If you have any questions please reach out to our Safe Sport Coordinator at RamsSwimmingIA@gmail.com.

To deal with a Safe Sport concern, contact USA Swimming at 719-866-4578 or online click HERE.

To make a report, contact the U.S. Center for Safe Sport at 720-524-5640 or online click HERE.

You can find more information about Safe Sport by clicking HERE.