Bradley Bourbonnais Swim Club is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for each of our athletes at all practices, meets, and social functions sponsored by the team. Below you will find team specific policies designed to keep our athletes safe as well as resources from USA Swimming and the Center for Safe Sport. Any questions or concerns about anything in the realm of Safe Sport can be directed to Head Coach Melissa Tyson or the team's Safe Sport Coordinator.

Minor Athlete Abuse Protection Policy (MAAPP)

MAAPP Parent Achnowledgement - To be signed by every family each competition year (September through August) and a copy retained by the club.

 

Parent & Swimmer Athlete Protection Training / Safesport Training Courses

Click Here to Access the Links to Register for the Athlete Protection Training Courses for Swimmers & Parents

PARENTS  - Parents Create an Account under the Non-member access and select Illinois Swimming from the dropdown as the LSC and Bradley Bourbonnais Swim Club as the club name and add the course Parents Guide to Misconduct in Sport (fka Safe Sport for Swim Parents)   Once you add the course you can click on Dashboard and start the course.    This course should take 1 hour and every family should have 1 parents complete.

SWIMMERS - Swimmers you will Click on the START button under I am a USA Swimming Member.  On the next page enter your Name and Date of Birth and hit search.  It should pull you up and associate you with the BBSC.  From There Click GO TO LEARN,  select Illinois Swimming from the dropdown as the LSC and Bradley Bourbonnais Swim Club as the club name and add the course SAFE SPORT FOR ATHLETES.   Once you add the course you can click on Dashboard and start the course.    This course should take 15 minutes every swimmer is encouraged to take it but Swimmers over 12 are required by the BBSC.

 

MAAPP Exception Waivers

Practice Transportation Must be signed by the parent or legal guardian of any minor athlete who will be transported to or from practice by an unrelated applicable adult. The waiver must be signed each season that the transportation arrangements will be in place. The club will retain a copy of the signed waiver.

Competition Travel Must be signed by the parent or legal guardian of any minor athlete who will be transported to or from a competition by an unrelated applicable adult. The waiver must be signed for all competitions that the athlete will travel with the unrelated applicable adult and is only valid for that competition. The club will retain a copy of the signed waiver.

Lodging with Unrelated Adult Athlete Must be signed by the parent or legal guardian of any minor athlete who will share lodging with an unrelated adult athlete at a team travel competition. The waiver must be signed for all competitions that the lodging arrangements will be in effect and is only valid for that competition. The club will retain a copy of the signed waiver.

Massage Therapist/Athletic Trainer Must be signed by the parent or legal guardian of any minor athlete who will receive care or treatment by a team provided massage therapist or athletic trainer. The club will retain a copy of the signed waiver. 

Mental Health Care/Health Care Professional Must be signed by the parent or legal guardian of any minor athlete who will receive care or treatment by a team provided mental health care profession or other health care professional. The club will retain a copy of the signed waiver.

 

To Report a Concern

If you have a Safe Sport concern, you can find more information on reporting it here.

USA Swimming: (719) 866-4578

U.S. Center for Safe Sport: (720) 524-5640 or use the online reporting form.

Resources

USA Swimming's Safe Sport

US Center for Safe Sport

Safe Sport Best Practices