Athlete Protection Training for USA Swimming Members


Course Progression

  • Athlete Protection Training: SafeSport Trained Core Course 
  • Refresher 1
  • Refresher 2
  • Refresher 3
  • Do NOT take Safe Sport for Adult Athletes - this does not count as the requirement for those 18 and older

Course Access 

  • SWIMS User Login
  • Education
  • Course Catalog
  • All Courses - DO NOT select Safe Sport Courses as those are for the Safe Sport Recognition Program
  • Select one of the courses listed above - based on your course progression, the next in the series is the only one shown


  • Turn off all pop-up blockers (allow pop-ups in your browser)
  • Use an updated version of Chrome or Firefox
  • Complete everything on the screen including the ⌧ to close out the screen
  • Take a screenshot of the full screen which includes date and time
  • Those with a cognitive disability can request a waiver 


  • If you do not see one of the courses listed above, submit a Help Desk Ticket
  • If you have completed the course but it has not updated to your member record
  • Select Help in the blue bar at the top right of your SWIMS User Dashboard
  • Click on Submit a Help Ticket and complete the form with as much detail as possible including your Name and Member ID and any screenshots.

Download or Print a Certificate

  • Go to
  • Click on Login then forgot password
  • Enter the email address used to take the training
  • Click on the link in the email received from US Center for Safe Sport
  • Enter a password
  • Go to Login and enter username (included in the email) and your password
  • Select the Menu icon at the top right in the blue bar
  • Select Transcript
  • Select the Download button for the course certificate you want to download.
  • Click the Download icon on the top right to save a copy to your computer