USA Swimming is working to increase awareness and reduce the risk of abuse in swimming through its Safe Sport Program. With all youth sports, creating a safe environment is the responsibility of all adults who work with kids.

USA Swimming Member clubs are required to implement the USA Swimming Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) in full by June 23, 2019.

USA Swimming Minor Abuse Prevention Policy (full policy)

Minor Abuse Preventin Policy for Social Media and Electronic Communications

Safe Sport Training for Swimmers

Safe Sport Training for Parents

Need to create a free USA Swimming Account? It's easy to do and there are many resources for parenting young athletes. 

Clik on the link above, please click “register” and it will take you to another page that will ask you to create an account. The name of our LSC is Maryland Swimming . Once you have created your account, you will be taken to the Safe Sport video landing page. The course that we are asking you to take is  Safe Sport for Parents .