Mission:  Metropolitan Swimming shall promote, develop and improve competitive swimming through education, support and opportunities for participation to a diverse swimming community.
Vision:  To inspire and provide quality opportunities for our members to achieve excellence in the sport of competitive swimming.
 
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Jeff Chu

As USA Swimming transitions to the new Coach Education Program, please take a moment to review the new requirements, and note that the Quality Coaching Framework is required to be completed by all coaches prior to December 31, 2022 to remain in good standing. The QCF is a free one-time course that takes about 45min to complete and does not need to be renewed. Additional details pertaining to the new Coach Education Program and the QCF are available here: Coach Certification Program (usaswimming.org) Questions about the Coach Education Program can...

Annette Mackrel

As swim meet season quickly approaches, we want to ensure all USA Swimming members in good standing can continue to be credentialed for on deck access. We have heard your concerns as some of your membership cards do not reflect your recently completed required trainings, and therefore are not completely up to date. Before you arrive at a swim meet, we suggest you do the following. Check your current SWIMS membership card: Login to your USA Swimming account dashboard on the website or on the USA Swimming app; Click your...

Dom Boccio

Membership, The Metro Office will be closed on the following dates: Friday, November 25, 2022 Monday, December 26, 2022, through Friday, December 30, 2022 *The office will check email periodically during this week. Please email Dom Boccio - GC ([email protected]) and Lamar DeCasseres - Admin Vice ([email protected]) with any immediate needs during this time. The Metro Office will have limited access to email on the following dates: Thursday, December 1, 2022, and Friday, December 2, 2022

Jeff Chu

In Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 301, participants will utilize the action-based definitions of Diversity (Connect), Inclusion (Accept), Equity (Provide) to conduct a cultural SWOT analysis and develop an organizational action-plan for DEI. https://usaswimming.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_R3T6hm4DSx6FQPzq0tB92Q

Annette Mackrel

To: Coaches and team leaders, LSC Executive Chairs, LSC General Chairs, LSC Permanent Office and LSC Safe Sport Chairs With the launch of the new SWIMS database, we are excited to provide greater transparency in your club’s progress to achieve approval in USA Swimming’s Safe Sport Club Recognition (SSRP) program. Starting November 7, 2022, the SSRP program launched with new and exciting features, including the ability to track names of club participants who have completed SSRP training online, a more seamless and user-friendly application process as well as maintaining all...

Jeff Chu

USA Swimming is offering Safe Sport Training via Zoom in the coming months. TRAINING FOR PARENTS TRAINING FOR ATHLETES TRAINING FOR COACHES Wed., Oct 19 at 8:00 p.m. EDT | REGISTER Wed., Nov 2 at 8:00 p.m. EDT | REGISTER Wed., Dec 7 at 8:00 p.m. EDT | REGISTER Thur., Oct 27 at 8:00 p.m. EDT | REGISTER Thur., Nov 3 at 8:00 p.m. EDT | REGISTER Thur., Dec 8 at 8:00 p.m. EDT | REGISTER Fri., Oct 28 at 3:00 p.m. EDT | REGISTER Fri., Nov 4 at 3:00...

Jeff Chu

At the 2022 USA Swimming Annual Business Meeting, legislation was adopted affecting required statements in meet announcements. Effective September 24, 2022, the required statement regard MAAPP has been updated to read: "All adults participating in or associated with this meet acknowledge that they are subject to the provisions of the USA Swimming Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (“MAAPP”), and that they understand that compliance with MAAPP is a condition of participation in the conduct of this competition." Metro meet templates have been updated to reflect the new language. Meet hosts...