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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.

  • July 2, 2020 - Congratulations AAA, NVST, PEAK, SUNN, TIDE, and WA on Becoming Safe Sport Recognized Clubs
    Pacific Swimming would like to recognize Albany Armada Aquatics, Almaden Riptide, Napa Valley Swim Team, Peak Swimming, Sunnyvale Swim Club and Westside Aquaducks, on achieving Safe Sport Recognized Club status! We also currently have 35 other teams that have started the process on becoming Safe Sport Recognized. The Safe Sport Recognized Club Program (“SSRP”) allows a USA Swimming member club to publicly demonstrate its unwavering commitment to creating an abuse-free, safe, healthy and positive environment for all its members through the implementation of the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy, Anti-Bullying measures, Safe Sport Best Practices and Athlete Protection Training. Click for more details on how your club can become a Safe Sport Recognized Club.
  • July 1, 2020 - USA Swimming COVID-19 Relief Program Grants – Round 2 Now Available
    As shared in late May, the USA Swimming Foundation has pledged up to another $1.5M to support phase two of the COVID-19 Relief Program, which focuses on supporting a return to business for member clubs. The application period for phase two is now open. Click for full details
  • June 30, 2020 - Save the Date! Pacific Swimming Town Hall, Sunday, July 12 at 5 pm
    Please join us for a Town Hall Meeting Sunday evening, July 12th at 5:00 pm, hosted by the Pacific Swimming Board of Directors. We will be discussing the current state of Pacific Swimming and sharing updates with our member coaches, team leaders, and athletes. More login information will be available the week before the call. We hope to see you there!
  • June 28, 2020 - Updates to USA Swimming Bylaws
    Teams - Please look over these changes to the USA Swimming Bylaws that might affect your team. Please make note when each of these changes takes effect. Click for bylaw changes.
  • June 24, 2020 - 2019-20 Scholastic All America Applications Now Available
    Online applications are being accepted for the Scholastic All America Team, which is made up of high school student-athletes who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in the first semester of the 2019-20 school year and who have achieved the required time standard in a single event. Deadline to apply is August 20, 2020. For more details, click here.
  • June 23, 2020 - Message to Our Membership from the General Chair - 6/23/20
    Please click for the full message to all Pacific Swimming members from the General Chair.
  • June 19, 2020 - Regsitrations and Athlete Protection Training (APT) Must Be Current
    As teams start getting back into the water, please make sure that each swimmer (especially returning college swimmers) are current with their registrations and their Athlete Protection Training (APT). If their registrations are not current (2020 or 2021), they are not covered by the insurance. 18 & older athletes and adults must renew their APT every year as part of the Safe Sport program. Click for more details on how to update each item.
  • June 12, 2020 - USA Swimming Announces the Passing of Gina Mensay
    It is with deep sadness that USA Swimming announces the passing of Gina Mensay, long-time official and employee of USA Swimming. Click for more details regarding condolences and remembrances.
  • June 11, 2020 - Athlete Protection Training (APT) Renewals
    Many Athlete Protection Training (APT) dates are expiring this month. If you renew before your expiration date, you will be able to take the shorter Refresher Course 1. Otherwise, you will need to take the entire APT Course again. Click for details.
  • June 11, 2020 - Congratulations CARS, SSS, and TIGR on Becoming Safe Sport Recognized Clubs
    Pacific Swimming would like to recognize Carson Tigersharks, Sebastopol Sea Serpents, and Tiger Aquatics, on achieving Safe Sport Recognized Club status! The Safe Sport Recognized Club Program (“SSRP”) allows a USA Swimming member club to publicly demonstrate its unwavering commitment to creating an abuse-free, safe, healthy and positive environment for all its members through the implementation of the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy, Anti-Bullying measures, Safe Sport Best Practices and Athlete Protection Training. Click for more details on how your club can become a Safe Sport Recognized Club.
  • June 3, 2020 - Statement from Pacific Swimming's Athlete Committee
    Pacific Swimming's Athlete Committee would like to address fellow athletes and members of the Pacific Swimming Community to take a firm stance against any kind of racial injustice, and to reaffirm Pacific Swimming’s core values of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in our world and specifically within our swimming community. Click for the full statement.
  • June 2, 2020 - Congratulations BAY, LAC, MBSC, QSS, and TERA on Becoming Safe Sport Recognized Clubs
    Pacific Swimming would like to recognize Livermore Aquacowboys, Monterey Bay Swim Club, QuickSilver Swimming, Swim South Bay and Terrapins Swim Team on achieving Safe Sport Recognized Club status! The Safe Sport Recognized Club Program (“SSRP”) allows a USA Swimming member club to publicly demonstrate its unwavering commitment to creating an abuse-free, safe, healthy and positive environment for all its members through the implementation of the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy, Anti-Bullying measures, Safe Sport Best Practices and Athlete Protection Training. Click for more details on how your club can become a Safe Sport Recognized Club.
  • May 26, 2020 - New 2020-2021 Registration Forms & Membership Cards
    The new 2020-2021 Registration/Membership Forms are available for NEW members who do not have a current membership. Click here for more details for printing membership cards, as well as the new forms.
  • May 25, 2020 - Efforts to Open Pools Safely for Lap Swim
    Since the start of Phase II reopening in California, Pacific Swimming has been communicating how to open pools safely for lap swim to schools, cities, county, and state government and our public health officials. Click for more info.
  • May 21, 2020 - Joint Letter from all All Nevada Teams to Governor Sisolak
    Click to see the signed letter from the 20 Nevada Swim Teams to Governor Sisolak.