USA Swimming is committed to providing a healthy and positive environment free from abuse for all its members. USA Swimming’s Safe Sport program, a comprehensive abuse prevention program, consists of a multi-layered approach to keep kids safe, including: required policies and best practice guidelines; mandatory screening, including criminal background checks and employment screening; training and education; monitoring, supervision and mandatory reporting. These measures are informed by experts in the field of child safety and are among the strongest safeguards found in youth-serving organizations.
Resources to help your club implement Safe Sport policies, guidelines and practices.
Information on how to report Safe Sport issues and concerns.
For information on USA Swimming required background checks including how to get started and FAQs.
Find out how your club can demonstrate its commitment to providing a healthy and positive environment free from abuse.
For background on MAAPP including tools and resources.
Information and links to courses required for USA Swimming adult athlete and non-athlete members.
Complete listing of all individuals who are currently suspended or permanently banned from USA Swimming membership.
Show your team or LSC commitment to Safe Sport by purchasing materials here!
When: Thursday, April 20, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. MT
Where: Denver, Colorado
There is no cost for USA Swimming members who wish to attend the USA Swimming Safe Sport Leadership Conference.
Register for the conference here. Book your hotel room here (if you call to book your room you should refer to the “USA Swimming Workshop room block”.)
Outside organizations and National Governing Bodies are invited and encouraged to participate in this educational one-day event.
The cost for outside Organizations/Individuals to attend is $100 per individual or $250 if your organization registers three (3) or more individuals.
Register for the event here. Book your hotel room here (if you call to book your room you should refer to the “USA Swimming Workshop room block”.)