USA Swimming Mission and Vision

USA Swimming (USA-S) is the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming. They administer competitive swimming in accordance with the Olympic & Amateur Sports Act. They provide programs and services for their members, supporters, affiliates and the interested public. They value all members of the swimming community, and the staff and volunteers who serve them. They are committed to excellence and the improvement of our sport. They are committed to providing a safe and positive environment for all members.

Vision: To inspire and enable their members to achieve excellence in the sport of swimming and in life.

Listed below are links to some helpful information:

ParentsBenefits Of Swimming, IM Xtreme Games, Times Search

Swimming 101: The Strokes, Competition 101, Equipment, Swim Meet Basics, Rules Primer

Levels of Swimming: Learn To Swim, Age Group, Senior & Elite Level Swimming, Related Information

Parent Education: Being A Swim Parent, Key Topics For Parents, Your Child's Training, Nutrition, Sports Medicine, Recognition, Times

Officials: Becoming An Official

Officials Tracking System: Welcome, Related Information

Testing & Certification: Testing & National Certification, Online Officials Test, Background Checks, National Certification Program

Education & Training: You Make The Call, Email The USA-S Officials Committee, Education & Training Resources

Applications & Forms: Event Applications, Meet Officials Shirt Form, Application To Zone Meets, Administrative Forms, Deck Assignment Forms, Split Recording Forms, Relay Take-off Forms, Record Applications

Recruitment, Retention & Reciprocity: Resources, Y Of The USA & USA-S, Related Information, Rules & Regulations

Recognition Programs: Outstanding Officials, Maxwell Excellence Award, Kenneth J. Pettigrew Award

Swim Clubs

Business & Administration: Recruiting & Retaining Volunteers, Risk Managment & Safety, Sample Club Documents, Club Leadership School

Running A Swim Meet: Planning For Meet Safety, Suggested Swim Meet Safety Announcements, Meet Directors Handbook

Swimmers: My USA Swimming, IMXtreme, Tips & Training, Speedo Tip Of The Week, Splash Magazine

America's Swim Team: Swimmer's Creed, Deck Pass App, Facebook, Twitter

Age Group Swimming: Competitive Opportunities, The Big Meets, Related Information

Senior Swimming: Competitive Opportunities, Related Information