USA Swimming offers a variety of camp opportunities to help its member athletes across the nation reach their full potential. Swimmers can progress through USA Swimming’s camp programs, moving on to more and more camp opportunities as they improve.
LSC Select Camp is a wonderful starting place for swimmers seeking a local camp experience. This camp is hosted and run at the LSC level with some USA Swimming support. Athletes ready to take the next step, may be selected for our Zone Diversity Select Camps. These are run by each Zone during alternating years with increased involvement from USA Swimming. The National Diversity Select Camp is USA Swimming’s premier camp aimed at diverse athletes. Swimmers will train at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center with other top swimmers across the nation and participate in educational sessions.
Fundamental Objectives and Purpose of the Camp:
Each year two Zones host a camp. In even years, the Central and Western Zones will host camps. In odd years, the Eastern and Southern Zones will host their camps. Although USA Swimming supports these camps, each Zone is encouraged to develop a camp plan that reflects the goals of the Zone.
Click here for the Diversity Select Camp Director job description.
For selection criteria and bid submission procedures, click here.
To learn more about Zone Diversity Select Camps click here.
Each spring, USA Swimming invites 48 athletes from underrepresented populations to participate in a three-day camp program which includes pool training, motivational and education sessions, and team-building activities.
To be considered for Diversity Select Camp, swimmers must meet the qualification time standards,
represent an ethnically underrepresented population in our sport, and fill out an online application.
To learn more about National Diversity Select Camp click here.