USA Swimming Membership 

Registration and Renewal

Each individual family is responsible for renewing and paying for their swimmer’s USA Swimming Membership each year through a simple on-line process. You can go to www.swim-smarter.com to renew and pay for your swimmers annual USA Swimming Membership.  (You will not be billed through CCA.)  USA Swimming Membership must be valid to remain in good standing with Sierra Nevada Swimming and CCA.

Once paid for, memberships will be valid through December 31st. The annual fee per swimmer for Premium Membership can be paid with a check if you print your receipt and mail it along with your payment to the Registrar.  The USA Swimming Registration is not valid however until payment is received.  Or for a small additional charge, you can pay via credit card and your registration will be processed instantly and you will have the ability to review your personal information.

Premium Membership: Recommeded for all Year-Round swimmers 

Flex Membership: Recomended for our seasonal program swimmers - Cost is just $20 a year!  However swimmers may only compete in 2 swim meets per registration year.   You can upgrade to Premium Membership at any time, only the difference in pricing will be due and can be paid for at www.swim-smarter.com

To renew your athlete’s USA Swimming Membership:

  1. Sign-up with Swim Smarter at www.swim-smarter.com with email, password & UserID, select Register.  (You may already have one from last year’s renewal- you can select Forgot User Name/Password)
  2. Click on the link sent to your inbox to verify your email address
  3. Click on Register for USA Swimming Season using the User Name & Password you just set-up
  4. You can search for your swimmer via Last Name.  ***If you can’t find your swimmer, contact info@ccaswimming.org for assistance (please do not Create a New Swimmer) 
  5. After locating your swimmer, look in the 3rd column for the expiration date on the USA Swimming Membership.  If it is expired or due to expire, please click on the ‘shopping cart’ to add them to the registration list on the right side.  (You can add additional siblings here as well.)
  6. After selecting the swimmer(s), click on Pay for Swimmers
  7. Verify the Membership Type selected is Premium for year-round swimmers.  In most casesyear-round swimmers should select the Premium Membership.  If your swimmer is with CCA in the Starter Program, Fall Team or Pre-Comp, you most likely want to choose the Flex membership.
  8. Select whether you’d like to pay via credit card or check.  You must put a check mark in the box that says 'I understand that all sales are final and no refunds will be given' and the seelction of either Pay by Check or Pay by Credit Card option will become available to you.  
  9. If paying by credit card, after payment is instantly processed and you will be able to view your personal information from previous registration.
  10. If paying with check, you will need to enter your personal information and please remember to print & mail your receipt along with payment to:

                                Sierra Nevada Registrar

                                6721 5th Street

                                Rio Linda, CA 95673

If you have any questions at all, please contact info@ccaswimming.org.  Please do not delay in getting this completed for your swimmer to continue to be eligible to swim with USA Swimming and California Capital Aquatics.