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.
August 21, 2019 - New Education Requirements for Coaches and Officials
USA Swimming has set new educational requirements for coaches and officials effective September 1, 2019. Click for full details.
August 15, 2019 - Congratulations PC Olympics Trials Qualifiers
We would like to congratulate the 74 Pacific Swimming athletes that have already achieved one or more Olympic Trials cuts through the end of the 18-19 season! Click to see the entire list.
August 14, 2019 - 2020 Registration Forms & Membership Cards
The 2020 Registration/Membership Forms are available for new/renewing members who do not have a current membership. Click here for more details for printing membership cards, as well as the new forms.
August 10, 2019 - New Proposed Bylaws Now Posted
Pacific Swimming has revised their bylaws to align with the USA Swimming template. These bylaws will be voted on at the next House of Delegates Meeting, October 13, 2019, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Concord, CA. Click for the link to preview the bylaws.
August 6, 2019 - Athlete Service Project - October 13, 2019
Rise Against Hunger is an international hunger relief organization that distributes food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable, mobilizing the necessary resources to end hunger by 2030. On Sunday, October 13, Pacific Swimming will be partnering with Rise Against Hunger to host a food packing event. Participants will be helping to package over 10,000 meals. Click for more details.
August 5, 2019 - 2019-20 JO and FW Time Standards Set
The new short course time standards are now posted. These time standards cover the Dec. 2019 and March 2020 Junior Olympics and the April 2020 Far Westerns. Click for full details.
May 22, 2019 - New Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy
All USA Swimming clubs are required to implement the USA Swimming Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) in full by June 23, 2019. MAAPP contains five sections: one-on-one interactions, travel, social media and electronic communications, locker rooms and changing areas and massage, rubdowns and athletic training modalities. There are additional steps that our 18+ year old athletes must complete by the deadline before they are able to swim in a meet. Click for the full policy and other education materials.
May 21, 2019 - Congratulations 2019-2021 Board of Directors
Elections were held at the May 19, 2019 House of Delegates Meeting. Congratulations to the winners! Thank you for serving our LSC!
May 16, 2019 - Santa Cruz Small Teams Invitational - October 19 & 20
Calling all small teams - Santa Cruz Swimming is hosting an invite meet just for you! Teams are welcome to come join for a glorious October weekend filled with great team-oriented competition as well as a load of beach fun. October weather in Santa Cruz is fantastic and it’s a perfect time for a great team-oriented event. Click for the meet invitation and details on how to sign your team.
May 1, 2019 - 2019-2020 Pacific Swimming Meets
Most of Pacific Swimming's major meets for the 2019-20 swim year have been awarded. Any club interested in hosting the meets still open should contact Annie Stein at firstname.lastname@example.org Click for more details.
April 30, 2019 - Looking for Officials for Both Western Zone Championship Meets
The Western Zone has a funding program for officials who work all but one session of either of these meets - WZ Senior July 30-Aug. 3 in Clovis, CA, or WZ Age Group Aug. 7-10 in Gresham, OR. Officials' funding to these meets is to promote quality officiating throughout the Zone and to identify officials who are ready to advance and work assigned positions at these meets. Each of these Meets will be an Officials Qualifying Meet and evaluations for all positions are possible. Click for more details on how to sign up.
February 22, 2019 - Opportunities for Pacific Swimming Members to Engage at Summer Nationals and Junior Nationals 2019
Alto Swim Club is extending a special invitation to all members of the Pacific Swimming community to share in the fun and excitement of both the Phillips 66 National Championships and Speedo Junior National Championships being held at Stanford University in the summer of 2019. Click for full details.
February 1, 2019 - Daily GoSwim Video Available to All Coaches
Pacific Swimming is pleased to offer a daily GoSwim coach education video to all of our coaches. These will be appear in your inbox each morning. See the attached document for more information.
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 6/23/19)
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!