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2021 USA Swimming Foundation Learn-to-Swim Grant Applications Now Available to Swim Lesson Providers

USA swimming - Thu, 10/15/2020 - 04:30
The 2021 USA Swimming Foundation Learn-to-Swim grant application for lesson providers is now open. Applications will be accepted until Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 8 p.m. ET.

USA Swimming and Phillips 66 Kick Off National Learn to Swim Campaign

USA swimming - Wed, 10/14/2020 - 05:45
Today, USA Swimming and partner Phillips 66 launch Saving Lives is Always in Season—an important partnership to increase drowning prevention nationwide through swim lessons.

USA Swimming Unveils Nine Sites for the 2020 Toyota U.S. Open

USA swimming - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 06:55
Following its early fall announcement of a multi-site Toyota U.S. Open event, USA Swimming today confirmed the nine selected host sites for the event from November 12-14, 2020.

USA Swimming Elects Two New Members of The Board of Directors

USA swimming - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 06:45
USA Swimming announced the newly-elected members of its Board of Directors.

Legendary Coach Jon Urbanchek Honored at USA Swimming Convention

USA swimming - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 15:15
Six-time U.S. Olympic Swimming Team coach Jon Urbanchek was named this year’s recipient of the USA Swimming Award during the USA Swimming Virtual Convention on Friday, September 25.

USA Swimming Updates 2020 National Events Calendar

USA swimming - Fri, 09/25/2020 - 08:15
USA Swimming announced changes to its 2020 national events calendar.

USA Swimming October Sanctions Update

USA swimming - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 13:00
The USA Swimming Board of Directors approved a new meet sanction for Ocober, 2020.

USA Swimming Announces Formation of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council and Black Leadership in Aquatics Coalition

USA swimming - Tue, 09/15/2020 - 07:15
USA Swimming has formed two diverse leadership groups developed as part of a long-term action plan to provide expertise and strategic guidance to USA Swimming staff and swimming leaders regarding diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

USA Swimming Launches Speedo Swim Again Virtual Series

USA swimming - Tue, 09/01/2020 - 04:35
USA Swimming today announced the Speedo Swim Again Virtual Series, a month-long national competition that will run from September 7 to October 11, 2020.

USA Swimming September Sanctions Update

USA swimming - Fri, 08/21/2020 - 06:45
There has been little change in circumstance regarding necessary precautions to take due to COVID-19 and the related access to water. As a result, the USA Swimming Board of Directors approved one event sanction for September 2020:

USA Swimming Releases 2020-2021 U.S. National Team Roster

USA swimming - Wed, 08/19/2020 - 05:01
As athletes prepare for the new Olympic year, and both the rescheduled U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming and Olympic Games in Tokyo, USA Swimming today announced its 2020-2021 National Team roster.

USA Swimming Partners with Futures Without Violence to Introduce Coaching Boys Into Men and Athletes as Leaders Programs to Swimming Community

USA swimming - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 11:36
USA Swimming is excited to announce a partnership with Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) to introduce two new free programs for teams across the United States: Coaching Boys Into Men and Athletes as Leaders.

USA Swimming, USA Swimming Foundation and Local Swimming Committees Deliver More than $9M to Swimming Community in Pandemic Support

USA swimming - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:30
USA Swimming concluded its COVID-19 Relief Program with a second round of funding to member clubs on August 11 in the amount of $1,524,253

FINA to Discuss Rule Allowing Multiple Dolphin Kicks on Breaststroke Start

Swimming World Magazine - Tue, 03/26/2013 - 12:25
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 26. IN a list of the various rule changes set to be discussed at the FINA Bureau meeting this summer, the Technical Swimming Congress will officially discuss allowing mult...

Lorrie John Trites, Joe Weber Added to USA Swimming's Banned for Life List

Swimming World Magazine - Tue, 03/26/2013 - 11:38
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, March 26. USA Swimming added two more people to the Banned for Life list today, as Lorrie John Trites and Joe Weber have been banned for life from the organization. Trit...

Extended Trailer for "What Would Ryan Lochte Do" Reality Show Released

Swimming World Magazine - Tue, 03/26/2013 - 09:13
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 26. WITH less than a month until the April 21 world premiere of the E! Channel reality show "What Would Ryan Lochte Do," a lengthy promo trailer has been released that gives us...

Industry News: FINIS Announces Sponsorship of Triathlete Brendan Sexton

Swimming World Magazine - Tue, 03/26/2013 - 08:26
LIVERMORE, California, March 20. FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products, announces the sponsorship of Olympian Brendan Sexton. Sexton began swimming at age 7 and competed in his first t...

Pre-Registration Now Open for 32nd Annual Central States Clinic

Swimming World Magazine - Tue, 03/26/2013 - 08:06
OAK BROOK, Illinois, March 26. MAKE your plans now to attend the Central States Swim Clinic at the Oak Brook Marriott in Oak Brook, IL on May 18-19! The pre-registration deadline is May 6. In orde...

Spain Hosting World Championships With 14 Swimmers Representing Home Country

Swimming World Magazine - Tue, 03/26/2013 - 06:41
PONTEVEDRA, Spain, March 26. FOURTEEN swimmers will represent Spain at the summer world championships, to be held in the Spanish capital of Barcelona. On the fourth and final day of the country's nati...

Thomas Smith Posts Top Time in Nation Living with Cancer

Swimming World Magazine - Tue, 03/26/2013 - 06:23
PHOENIX, Arizona, March 25. THOMAS Smith needed to take some time off. The 15-year-old Irvine, California-based AquaZot swimmer has weathered a rough couple of years. He overcame lymphoma as a 12-year...