Parents

Growing Champions for Life

We are excited to announce a special relationship with Growing Champions for Life, an organization dedicated to creating cohesive families and principle-centered athletes.

BENEFITS OF SWIMMING

While winning is nice and setting a record, getting a best time, or making a qualifying time feels good, we hope that our young athletes learn more than, “It is great to swim fast.” There are many benefits to the sport of swimming. Find out what they are. Click here.

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FREE TRAINING FOR PARENTS

The USA Swimming Safe Sport Program is proud to offer free athlete protection training to the parents of our member athletes. Parents are a critical component to our overall goal to 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.


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10/14/2014  3 Nutrients Young Swimmers Shouldn’t Miss
Nutrition plays a key role in performance and recovery. But for the young swimmer, it also supports growth and development. While there are important nutrients for swimming, such carbohydrates and protein, there are also micronutrients that may be at risk for deficiency, like iron, calcium, and vitamin D.

GET YOUR CHILD INVOLVED

Find a USA Swimming Club near you and dive into the world of competitive swimming for fun, friends and exclusive member benefits.

 

PARENT WELCOME KIT

The kit includes information on what to expect at a swim meet, how to interact with your child's coach & how to track times. 

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