KENTUCKY SWIMMING - PO Box 630 - Versailles, KY 40383 - (859) 539-9091- kyswim@kylsc.org

OUR MISSION
The education, instruction and training of individuals to develop and improve their capabilities in the sport of swimming. 
OUR VISION
To provide a safe and healthy environment, encompassing all backgrounds and abilities that create a tradition of excellence in the sport of swimming.


DUE TO COVID-19, THERE ARE ADDITIONAL MEET REQUIREMENTS AND FORMS THAT MUST BE SUBMITTED

Intrasquad, Dual and Time Trials - Sanction Application submit 10 days before meet

  1. Complete and submit updated Sanction Application with COVID-19 verbiage.
  2. Complete and submit the COVID-19 Host's Plan.
  3. Add required COVID-19 verbiage to the meet announcement (see below)
  4. Safety Code of Conduct Waiver - Recommended for participants

*If participants will be attending from an adjacent LSC, the meet host must formally request permission from the LSC that registered the other athletes and/or clubs and include documentation of that permission with this request.

  1. Sanction Application Word
        Sanction Application pdf               

  2. COVID-19 Host's Plan
       COVID-19 Host's Plan pdf          

  3. Sample Meet Announcement   

    4. Safety Code of Conduct Waiver   

USAS Meet Sanction Requirements       

 The language below has been added to the sanction application available at the link in item #3.

COVID-19 USAS MANDATORY LANGUAGE for Meet Announcement and Heat Sheets
For intrasquad meets, the meet announcement may be in the form of an email to parents and/or posted on the club web site.

The applicant meet host must provide assumption of risk disclaimer language in meet information, announcements, and heat sheets.
This language is provided as an example only.
The meet host should provide its own language reviewed by local counsel:

“We have taken enhanced health and safety measures – for our competitors, coaches, volunteers, and spectators. You must follow all posted instructions while attending this event. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By attending this event, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.”

The meet information, meet announcement and heat sheets must also contain the following language:

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and individuals with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. USA Swimming, Inc., cannot prevent you (or your child(ren)) from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while participating in USA Swimming sanctioned events. It is not possible to prevent against the presence of the disease. Therefore, if you choose to participate in a USA Swimming sanctioned event, you may be exposing yourself to and/or increasing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.

BY ATTENDING OR PARTICIPATING IN THIS COMPETITION, YOU VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 AND FOREVER RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS USA SWIMMING AND [THE LSC] AND EACH OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES FROM ANY LIABILITY OR CLAIMS INCLUDING FOR PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DISEASE OR PROPERTY LOSSES, OR ANY OTHER LOSS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CLAIMS OF NEGLIGENCE AND GIVE UP ANY CLAIMS YOU MAY HAVE TO SEEK DAMAGES, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, FORESEEN OR UNFORESEEN, IN CONNECTION WITH EXPOSURE, INFECTION, AND/OR SPREAD OF COVID-19 RELATED TO PARTICIPATION IN THIS COMPETITION.