Safe Sport
USA Swimming and the Bend Swim Club are committed to fostering a fun, healthy, and safe environment for all of its members.  For that reason, we have adopted a strict and clear policy to ensure that this happens. Safe Sport also provides policies, education, a reporting structure, and tools that are intended to serve all members as we work together to maintain this environment.  To learn more about Safe Sport, visit the USA Swimming Safe Sport Home Page. To see the Bend Swim Club Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) click here.

Free Training for Parents
Parents are a critical component to our overall goal of protecting children from sexual abuse. The comprehensive online programming includes information about how offenders operate; how to recognize and respond to boundary violations, myths, and facts about child sexual abuse and USA Swimming’s Athlete Protection Policies and Procedures.  

Free Training for Athletes (Ages 12 and older)
The training course covers:
  • Inappropriate Contact
  • Physical, emotional, and behavioral boundaries
  • What to do if your boundaries are violated
  • Who to tell
  • How USA Swimming can be a resource
Free Safe Sport Activity Book for Athletes (Ages 11 and younger) Safe Sport Activity Book

Links and Resources

Educational Documents