Vision & Mission

As the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States, USA Swimming is a 400,000-memberAmericas Swim Team Med service organization that promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events and education.

Our membership is comprised of swimmers from the age group level to the Olympic Team, as well as coaches and volunteers. USA Swimming is responsible for selecting and training teams for international competition including the Olympic Games, and strives to serve the sport through its core objectives: Build the base, Promote the sport, Achieve competitive success. 


Mission Statement
USA Swimming is the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming. We administer competitive swimming in accordance with the Olympic & Amateur Sports Act. We provide programs and services for our members, supporters, affiliates and the interested public. We value these members of the swimming community, and the staff and volunteers who serve them. We are committed to excellence and the improvement of our sport. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment for all members. Click here to learn more

What is the USA Swimming Foundation?

The USA Swimming Foundation raises funds to support programs that save lives and build champions–in the pool and in life.

As the philanthropic arm of USA Swimming, the USA Swimming Foundation works to strengthen the sport from grassroots to gold medals. Whether we’re equipping our children with learn-to-swim skills, or providing financial support to our heroes on the U.S. National Team, the USA Swimming Foundation is dedicated to supporting the pursuit of excellence in our sport and aims to provide the wonderful experience of swimming to kids at all levels across the country.

The USA Swimming Foundation also serves as the home for our U.S. National and Olympic Team Alumni reunions and regional events. 


We invite our friends and fans across the country to help us achieve our goals by getting involved as a donor, fundraiser, event attendee or volunteer. Click here to learn more about the USA Swimming Foundation

Mission statement

The USA Swimming Foundation raises funds to support programs that save lives and build champions in the pool and in life.

What is SwimToday?

USA Swimming’s Swim Today campaign is a national recruiting effort aimed at arming parents with the information Swim Today (300x250)and resources they need to get their children involved in the sport for its health and safety benefits.
A first of its kind for both Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. and USA Swimming, this partnership will accomplish the following:


1) Make water safety education and learn to swim programs a part of the sorority’s mandatory member curriculum and community service outreach beginning this fall.


2) Provide an easy entry into the sport of swimming through the sorority’s more than 90,000 members and 500 chapters across the United States.


3) Make water safety a mandatory part of their Rhoer Curriculum as well as part of their youth symposium and Project Reassurance teachings.


Through this partnership, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will function as an extension of USA Swimming’s online platform, which provides the tools, resources and information that individuals of all ages need to learn to swim, find a learn to swim or competitive swim program, meet their fitness goals and be active in the sport. Visit to view these resources.


By providing Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. chapters with resources and support to aid in educating its members on a local, regional and national level, USA Swimming hopes to educate the Sigma Gamma Rho community on the benefits of and opportunities available within the sport of swimming. Click here to learn more.

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