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?

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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.