Missouri Valley Swimming is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation for our communities in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. In an attempt to keep our community informed, we have dedicated this page to a list of resources to help everyone through this difficult time.


MEET HOST AND FACILITY SAFETY PROTOCOLS

AAAA - Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center

WAS - WSU Wiedemann Natatorium

EKC - Lee's Summit R-7 Aquatic Center

CSC - Hickman HS Pool

NLU - Gladstone Community Center

TST - Clayview Country Club (*updated 10/21/20)

WSC - Garvey Aquatic Center

WNYN - Ken Shannon Northwest YMCA

RA - Lee's Summit R-7 Aquatic Center

MSA - Hammonds Student Center

BZRK (AR) - Webb City High School

COOL - Gladstone Community Center

BWST - Platte County Community Center North Natatorium

CNS - Gladstone Community Center

SPA (AR) - Breech Pool

KCSA - Lee's Summit R-7 Aquatic Center

SSSC - Lee's Summit R-7 Aquatic Center

KCB - Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center (*updated 10/20/20)

ANDR - Dr. Jim Farha Andover YMCA

MVS - Lee's Summit R-7 Aquatic Center

FTLL - Harney Sports Complex

HYSC - Hutchinson YMCA

 


USA SWIMMING NEWS

USA Swimming COVID-19 Hub

USA Swimming Insurance Program - Covered Activities for Practice

Coach Certification Extensions

Swimming Community Resource Page (Webinars, Business Resources, Connecting Remotely With Your Athletes)

Facility Reopening Plan Guidelines

Return to Competition Roadmap

Return to Competition Guidelines - USA Swimming (updated 10/15/20)

 

 


LSC NEWS

Current status – no sanctioned events through June 30. As of March 17th, the CDC and White House are urging a nationwide halt to gatherings of more than 10 people for the next eight weeks, citing the risk of the coronavirus. This includes avoiding eating or drinking in bars, restaurants, and food courts, and discretionary travel, shopping trips and social visits. This should also include team training and practices. 

MVS Resolution Regarding Sanctioned Events

MVS Resolution Regarding Meet Rescheduling (April 28)

MVS Resolution Regading the Cancellation of District and Long Course Championships

MVS Sanction Requirements and Meet Language - updated 10/15/20 (copy/paste into meet information)

Sanction Supplemental Form - (must be filed in order to receive a meet sanction)

 

 


RESOURCES FOR CLUBS AND COACHES

Waivers and Young Participants - Nonprofit Risk Management Center

Small Business Administration Guidance & Loan Resources

Survival Guide by Julie Bachman and John Bradley - Club and Coach Resources

Kansas Unemployment Benefits

Missouri Unemployment Benefits

GoFundMe for Nonprofits

Winter-Dent Insurance - CSC works with them to provide insurance for their remote dryland activities. Their contact is Sara McMinn

USA Swimming Virtual Meet Guidelines

National Federation of High Schools Guidance for Opening Up Sports and Activities (page 9 categorizes swimming as low risk)

Columbia Swim Club's Return to Practice Guidelines

Sample Liability Release and Indemnification Form - please work with a local attorney to craft these for your club

Sample COVID-19 Waiverplease work with a local attorney to craft these for your club


 

COACH COLLABORATION MEETING ARCHIVES

April 21, 2020 - with Randy Julian and Mark Hesse

Video/Audio Recording

Audio Recording

USA Swimming Handout #1

USA Swimming Handout #2

USA Swimming Handout #3

 


RESOURCES FOR SWIMMERS AND PARENTS

Free Online Yoga Classes for Swimmers

Strategies for Parenting in Close Quarters

Helping Teens Manage Coronavirus Anxiety

Editorial: Coronavirus Can't Take Your Season Away

The Science of Well Being - A Free Course Offering by Yale University

That Discomfort You're Feeling is Grief - Harvard Business Review

Mental Training Toolbox: Taking Advantage of Adversity and Disappointment


LETTERS SENT TO PUBLIC ENTITIES AND OFFICIALS

Governor of Kansas - Laura Kelly

Jackson County, Missouri

Platte County, Missouri

Johnson County, Kansas Department of Health

City of Olathe

Shawnee Mission School District

City of Lawrence

Lawrence Parks and Recreation

USD 501 Topeka

William Jewell College

Clayview Country Club

Midwest Pool Management

City of Wellington, Kansas

Fort Leavenworth

 

 

 

 


RESOURCE ARCHIVE (POTENTIALLY OUTDATED INFORMATION)

USA Swimming COVID-19 Relief Program for Teams Grant Guidelines - Round One

Recap of USA Swimming / LSC Zoom Webinar (March 26, 2020)

USA Swimming Insurance Coverage Update (March 27, 2020)

Letter to USA Swimming Community (March 26, 2020)

Statement Regarding the Postponeponement of the 2020 Summer Olympics

Latest Statement from USA Swimming (March 17, 2020)

MVS Financial Assistance Grant Program - Deadline July 6

 

Business Webinar: COVID-19 Stimulus: What Your Business Needs to Know (Friday, March 27)

Small Business Development Center: Kansas - Disaster Resources Webinar (Monday, March 30)

Coaching Opportunities During COVID-19 - A USA Swimming Webinar (Monday, March 30)

National Council for Youth Sports Stimulus Overview

Fitter, Faster Webinar on Getting Back into the Water (April 16)

USA Swimming COVID-19 Relief Program for Teams Grant Guidelines - Round One

Please know that we are checking in regularly with our teams and with USA Swimming to ensure that we provide as many resources as possible to our members and we emerge from this situation in as strong a position as possible and hit the ground running when it is safe to do so. Please also let us know if there is additional information you’d like us to add to this site.