USA Swimming Abuse Prevention Program
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.
Why Safe Sport?
Safe Sport for Athletes
Safe Sport for Athletes teaches swimmers how to be a part of Safe Sport, as well as gives education about healthy boundaries and where to take a concern.
Safe Sport for
Parent / Guardians
This course is designed for swim parents to understand the Safe Sport program and their role in working with the swim club to provide a safe, healthy, and positive environment for the swimmers.