the apt requirement has changed! More details can be found below.
Beginning February 4, 2019, the Athlete Protection Training is provided through the U.S. Center for SafeSport. The required courses are found on the USA Swimming LEARN site and will be renewed annually.
All non-athlete members of USA Swimming and all adult athletes (age 18+) are required to complete the Athlete Protection Training by clicking the link below. New members will be required to have their application form and payment processed by their LSC registrar before they can sign in to complete the course.
This certification is required for all new and existing members including coaches, officials, chaperones, meet directors, and adult athletes. If you have registered with USA Swimming for the first time, this is the course you need to take.
The course is free of charge and, upon completion, should update in your membership record within 24 hours. Initiate the course by entering your information in the boxes below.
To complete the Athlete Protection Training Certification, please follow the directions below:
Members must always enter LEARN via localhost.localhost.localhost.localhost.localhost.usaswimming.org/learn or localhost.localhost.localhost.localhost.localhost.usaswimming.org/apt. If you create a non-member account, you will not receive credit for the courses that you take.
If you get a "No Results Found" message, one of three things has happened:
Once you have located your personal information above, you will be taken from the USA Swimming website to LEARN to complete the course. If you experience any difficulty on the LEARN, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions about the new APT requirement? U.S. Center for SafeSport Education FAQs.
In the coming months, more courses will be available for members on a variety of topics related to Safe Sport. You will see the "elective" course selection grow over the next year.
As a member, you MUST ALWAYS enter LEARN by entering your name and DOB at localhost.localhost.localhost.localhost.localhost.usaswimming.org/apt or localhost.localhost.localhost.localhost.localhost.usaswimming.org/learn. If you make a non-member account on LEARN, you will not receive credit for the courses you take.