Illinois Swimming
Level 3

Alligator Aquatics and USA Swimming are committed to safeguarding the well-being of all of its members, with the welfare of its athlete members as the top priority.

As of June 23rd Alligator Aquatics and USA Swimming will be required to comply with the New Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy ("MAAPP") set forth by the US Center for Safe Sport. You can read the new policy here

ALL AA athletes 18 years and Older are NOW required to take Athlete Protection Training. The Athlete Protection Training can be found HERE

Please follow the below links to USA Swimming's Safe Sport Program.

AA Photograph Policy  (Click here to print)

Thank you for your commitment to protecting those in your care.

REPORTING AN ISSUE: PLEASE CLICK HERE  or Call (720) 524-5640


Safe Sport Course for Parents
As part of the Safe Sport initiative, USA Swimming is providing this course to increase awareness.
Click here to begin

This online training course covers sensitive material, including sexual and physical abuse.
Presented by Praesidium Inc. © 2013 -- Praesidium Inc. is the national leader in abuse risk management.


Safe Sport Course for Athletes

ALL  Alligator Aquatics  athletes 18 years and Older are NOW required to take Athlete Protection Training. The Athlete Protection Training can be found here.


You have learned how to be safe in the water - don't dive in the shallow end, no running on the deck, and clear the pool when you see lightning - but Safe Sport is about the ways to stay safe outside of the pool too.
Click here to begin

Thank you for your commitment for protecting those in your care.

This online training course covers sensitive material, including sexual and physical abuse.
Presented by Praesidium Inc. © 2013 -- Praesidium Inc. is the national leader in abuse risk management.


Safe Sport Documents and Information

Safe Sport Handbook (PDF)
USA Swimming members should use the policies, guidelines, best practices, strategies and tools included in this handbook to implement Safe Sport practices at the local level. Together, we can create a safe environment for all members to enjoy the sport of swimming.

Preventing False Allegations (PDF)
There are six things you can do to prevent false allegations ....

Locker Room Policies (PDF)

Questions for Swim Parents (PDF)

Safety Card for Marshals (PDF) We will provide these to meet marshals at our hosted meets.

Deck Change Poster (PDF)  and No Camera Poster (PDF). These will be posted at our hosted meets.

Instructions for Timers (PDF). Point 3 is particularly relevant for Safe Sport.

Please review each of the above PDF documents. Thank you.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Aligator Aquatics/USA Swimming Safe Sport Policies

Link to USA Swimming Code of Conduct (PDF)

Electronic Communication (NEW MAAPP Requirements)

Team Travel (without parents) (NEW MAAPP Requirements)

Locker Room Monitoring (NEW MAAPP Requirements)

Athlete Electronic Communication Best Practices (NEW MAAPP Requirements)

Massages and Rubdowns (NEW MAAPP Requirements) 

Applicable Adults (New MAAPP Requirements)

One on One Interactions (New MAAPP Requirements)

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Safe Sport Contact and reporting information