POOL OF POSSIBILITIES; ACHIEVEMENT FOR LIFE
Pacific Swimming, the third largest of USA Swimming's 59 regional associations, is made up of 120 swim clubs and more than 16,000 swimmers. While our membership is centered in California's San Francisco Bay Area, our territory also includes the coastal counties of Northern California from Monterey to the Oregon border, the Stockton-Modesto area of California's Central Valley, and the Reno-Carson City-Lake Tahoe area on the California-Nevada border.
January 15, 2019 - The Athlete Application for the 2019 National Diversity Select Camp Now Open
Each spring, USA Swimming invites 48 athletes from underrepresented populations to participate in a three-day camp program which includes pool training, motivational and education sessions and team-building activities. Selection is based on times swum at USA Swimming sanctioned events. Click for more information and the application.
January 7, 2019 - PC Swimmers' College Commitments (Class of 2019)
Congratulations to the swimmers in the Class of 2019 who will be signing their NLI and/or have received their admission letters from the college they will be swimming at. (Updated 1/16/19)
December 22, 2018 - GoFundMe for Swim Coach Monty Randall
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with the medical expenses of Monty Randall, a swim coach at Walnut Creek Aquabears. Click for more details and how you might be able to help.
December 18, 2018 - Congratulations to PLS for Finishing 4th at Winter Nationals
The Pleasanton Seahawks (PLS) finished 4th in Combined Team Standings and 4th in Men's Team Standings at the Winter National Championships in Greensboro, NC. Congratulations!
December 17, 2018 - Congratulations to CROW for Winning the Women's West Junior Nationals Title
Crow Canyon Country Club Sharks (CROW) claimed the Women's team title by 3 points over Bellevue Club Swim Team, 286 to 283 at the West Jr. Nationals Meet in Austin, TX. Click for more details and the link to the article.
December 10, 2018 - National Evaluations for Officials Taking Place at the Upcoming Four Corners Sectional Meet (March 21-24) in Phoenix, AZ
Officials are invited to apply to officiate at the upcoming Four Corners Sectional Meet (March 21-24) in Phoenix, AZ. Applicants must be a current member of USA Swimming and a LSC certified official. The meet is designated as an Officials Qualifying Meet (OQM) for N2 and N3 certifications. Click for more details and the link to the application.
December 6, 2018 - Board of Directors Election to Take Place at House of Delegates Meeting.
The Pacific Swimming Governance Committee is putting together the ballot for the next Board of Directors two-year term (September 2019 - August 2021). Elections will be held at the House Of Delegates, May 19, 2019. Click to see how you can nominate yourself or someone else for one of these positions.
November 29, 2018 - Concussion Protocol Training on Deck Pass
USA Swimming has created a new field in Deck Pass to indicate whether the Concussion Protocol Training has been met for all coaches and officials. Please allow Pacific Swimming a week to transfer all "met" requirements to this new field from the previous field. If after December 8th, your Deck Pass still shows this category as "Not Met", you may contact the Registrar. Thank you for your patience!
November 24, 2018 - Congratulations Olympic Training Camp Participants
Pacific Swimming is sending 24 swimmers to a Distance Camp at the Olympic Training Center at the end of January. Click for a complete list.
November 8, 2018 - GoFundMe for Swim Coach Kyle Kikuta
A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with the medical expenses of Kyle Kikuta, swim coach of the Almaden Riptides and countless Pacific Swimming All-Star teams. Click for more details and how you might be able to help.
November 1, 2018 - Class of 2019 College Commitments
We would like to celebrate our swimmers who have committed to swim at college next year. If you will be signing with your college on November 14th, National Letter of Intent Day, and/or have received your admission letter from the college you will be swimming at, please click for more information on how you can let Pacific Swimming know where you are headed.
October 21, 2018 - 2018-19 Senior Time Standard Overviews Now Posted
The 2018-19 Senior Time Standard Overviews have now been posted and include new standards from WZ, Futures, Summer Jrs. and Nationals. Click for links.
October 20, 2018 - 2018 PacSwim Awards Results and Photos
The annual PacSwim Awards took place on Saturday, October 13th at the Hilton Concord. Swimmers, their families and coaches from throughout the LSC joined to enjoy dinner and special guest, Olympian Tom Shields. Click for full details and photos.
October 19, 2018 - Club Development Provides American Swimming Coaches Association Education to Coaches
Pacific Swimming’s Club Development program is excited to extend the arrangement with the American Swimming Coaches Association to bring the best of coach education to our (ASCA) member coaches. Click for more details.
October 12, 2018 - Congratulations to TERA Swimmer at Youth Olympic Games
Congratulations to Andrei Minakov who trains with Terrapins Swim Team in the summer. He won Gold at the Youth Olympic Games swimming a 51.12 in the 100m Butterfly.