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!
Starting July 2020, USA Swimming’s Board of Directors implemented an incentive known as the Keeping Athletes First Action Plan. As part of this incentive, teams who are Safe Sport Club Recognized are entered in a random monthly drawing for
a chance to win a visit from a National Team athlete or alum.
This program runs July 2020-December 2021.
Winners are selected randomly from the monthly drawing.