On deck: New safety terminology to rule the pool
Words have power, and a new drowning prevention effort says that doing away with misleading terminology such as "water safe" and "waterproofing" in swimming and water safety programs is needed to save lives.
Chloe Sutton added to star-studded Fantasy Camp lineup!
Who wouldn't want to spend a weekend on the campus of the iconic U.S. Olympic Training Center to live, eat and train like a National Team Athlete? Now is your chance to experience the life of an elite swimmer at the USA Swimming Foundation's Fantasy Camps! Hurry up and registration soon - deadlines for both Fantasy Camp-Youth and Fantasy Camp-Adult are looming!
Foundation Seeking Director, Major Gifts
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director, Major Gifts (DMG) will be responsible to raise funds from individual donors and prospects at the mid and major gifts level (four, five, six, and seven-figure gifts) in support of the organization’s vision and revenue needs.
USA Swimming Foundation Seeking Intern
The USA Swimming Foundation is seeking a qualified individual for a paid full or part time internship position. Applications will be accepted until August 22, 2014.
Rose Bowl Aquatics Breaks All-Time Swim-a-Thon™ Fundraising Record
The USA Swimming Foundation congratulates Rose Bowl Aquatics (Pasadena, Calif.) for breaking the all-time fundraising club record by raising over $118,000 as a result of their May 17, 2013 Swim-a-Thon™ event.
USA Swimming Foundation Announces USA Triathlon as Make a Splash Affiliate Coalition Partner
The USA Swimming Foundation announces USA Triathlon as a member of the Make a Splash Affiliate Coalition. This partnership was forged in an effort to increase drowning prevention nationwide. The USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash initiative is a national child-focused water safety campaign which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in American to learn to swim.
Amphibious Achievement Wins USA Swimming Foundation Photo Contest
The USA Swimming Foundation names Amphibious Achievement, a USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Local Partner, as the winner of the “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words” photo contest. The Cambridge, Massachusetts based program will receive a visit from Olympic gold medalist, Cullen Jones, on Saturday, January 25. Jones will lead the high-school students in a two-hour clinic followed by a photo and autograph session.
Catching Up with Margaret Hoelzer
When it comes to how far Margaret Hoelzer has come since she retired from competitive swimming three years ago, she describes herself as a patchwork quilt. Many different pieces stitched together with little rhyme or reason but always with the best of intentions.