Board-Approved Membership Changes

Board-Approved Membership Changes

By USA Swimming  | Wednesday, April 29, 2020

At the April 24 USA Swimming Board of Directors Meeting, the board approved the following changes regarding membership:

  1. The changes to the Flex membership approved in January for implementation in September 2020 for the 2021 Membership Year, will now begin in the 2022 Membership Year.
  2. For 2020, individuals applying for calendar year membership on or after June 1, 2020 will receive membership valid through December 31, 2021.

    This action extends the 2021 membership year earlier and amends bylaw 2.4.6 regarding INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP: Each class of membership (except life membership, seasonal membership, and single-meet open water membership) is for a calendar year period. Individuals applying for calendar year membership on or after September 1 will receive membership valid through December 31 of the following year.

  3. Seasonal Membership Extension: Seasonal memberships (Season 1, Season 2, and Individual Season) that expired on or after March 16, 2020, are permitted to be extended to August 30, 2020.LSCs registering or renewing any seasonal memberships may set the athlete’s expiration date to no earlier than August 30, 2020, but no later than December 31, 2020, as long as the membership does not exceed 150 days after USA Swimming lifts the national moratorium on meet sanctions

Please contact Cathy Durance ( or Joel Shinofield ( should you have any questions about these changes.



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