KENTUCKY SWIMMING - PO Box 630 - Versailles, KY 40383 - (859) 539-9091-

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

OPEN WATER - it's new and exciting!


   1. Certification:

  • must be currently certified as Stroke and Turn official
  • complete the OPEN WATER certification test at
  • complete one apprentice session - our OW Championship will count as this apprentice session
  • certification good for 2 years

   5.  Re-Certification

  • Work an open water meet
  • Renew certification for 2 years

    6. Contact Becky Gilpatrick at with questions

Open Water Officials Training Manual
Open Water Referee Training Manual