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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.

  • September 18, 2020 - Congratulations 2019-2020 Scholastic All America Athletes!
    Pacific Swimming is home to 41 Scholastic All America Athletes! Pacific Swimming would like to congratulate all of the PC swimmers that are part of the 2019-2020 Scholastic All America Team! Click for the complete list of athletes.
  • September 8, 2020 - Board of Directors Meeting Next Wednesday, September 16th, 7:30 pm
    The next Board of Directors Meeting will be held Wednesday, September 16, 2020, via Zoom. All members of Pacific Swimming and USA Swimming are welcome to attend. This September Board Meeting will start at 7:30 pm. Click for details on how you may join this call.
  • September 4, 2020 - Congratulations ALGA, BAC, CROW, EBA, EBSD, PRNA, and TAHO on Becoming Safe Sport Recognized Clubs
    Pacific Swimming currently has 44 clubs that have been certified as Safe Sport Recognized Clubs - 2nd LSC in the Nation! We would like to recognize AlaGators, Burlingame Aquatic Club, Crow Canyon Country Club Sharks, East Bay Aquatics Association, East Bay Silver Dolphins, Piranha Swimming, and Tahoe Swim Club, on achieving Safe Sport Recognized Club status! We also currently have 12 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.
  • August 24, 2020 - Reminder: Tech Suits Not Allowed for 12 & Unders Starting September 1, 2020
    A reminder that the tech suit restrictions, proposed by the Age Group Development Committee, will go into effect for 12-and-under swimmers beginning September 1, 2020. Click for complete lists of the suits that will be restricted for athletes 12 and under, and then a list of those tech suits that will be allowed for athletes 12 and under.
  • August 20, 2020 - Congratulations FOG, MCSD, NNA and OAK on Becoming Safe Sport Recognized Clubs
    Pacific Swimming would like to recognize Fog City Hammerheads, Northern Nevada Aquatics, Oaklantis and Mendecino Coast Sea Dragons, on achieving Safe Sport Recognized Club status! We also currently have 20 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.
  • August 19, 2020 - Be Mindful of Air Quality This Week
    Please be aware of the air quality at your pools this week. Please check reliable air quality sites to determine if your practices should be held or cancelled. Any area that shows an AQI of 150+ should not be holding practices. Click for more details and website links.
  • August 10, 2020 - Registration for September 12th Virtual CLBM 201 Class Now Open
    USA Swimming will be offering a Virtual Club Leadership and Business Management Class (CLBM) 201 class on September 12th from 8:30 am - 1:00pm PST. This is a 4.5 hour course and you need to be in attendance for the full course to receive credit for attending. Note: this online course will count toward the "in person" requirement for coaches and team leaders in Level 2 of the Club Recognition Program. Click for the registration link.
  • August 10, 2020 - Congratulations BSW, MONT, PST, RHAC, and VJO on Becoming Safe Sport Recognized Clubs
    Pacific Swimming would like to recognize Brentwood Seawolves, Montclair Swim Team, Piedmont Swim Team, Ruby Hill Aquatics, and Vallejo Aquatic Club, on achieving Safe Sport Recognized Club status! We also currently have 20 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 27, 2020 - Congratulations PASA, WANV and RENO on Becoming Safe Sport Recognized Clubs
    Pacific Swimming would like to recognize Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics, Waves Aquatics Napa Valley, and Reno Aquatic Club on achieving Safe Sport Recognized Club status! We also currently have 25 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 24, 2020 - ASCA 2020 Cyber World Clinic to be Held September 13th-20th
    ASCA will host its World Clinic September 13-20, 2020. Now in its 52nd year, the World Clinic will take on an entirely new online format packed with content for coaches and businesses alike. The online event will be an opportunity for coaches all over the world to connect, discuss, and learn from each other. Click for links to schedule, speakers and to register.
  • July 17, 2020 - Congratulations CRUZ, DDST, HSC, OAPB, OAQ, SCSC, and UD on Becoming Safe Sport Recognized Clubs
    Pacific Swimming would like to recognize Douglas Dolfins Swim Club, Humboldt Swim Club, Orinda Aquatics, Osprey Aquatics, Santa Clara Swim Club, Santa Cruz Swimming, and Ukiah Dolphins, on achieving Safe Sport Recognized Club status! We also currently have 30 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 12, 2020 - Pacific Swimming Announces the Passing of Ben Swiggett, Gary Hinderliter, and Judith Szmidt
    It is with deep sadness that Pacific Swimming announces the passing of three long-time officials and active members of Pacific Swimming, Ben Swiggett, Gary Hinderliter, and Judith Szmidt. Our organization is forever grateful for their devotion and support. Click for more details.
  • July 2, 2020 - Congratulations AAA, NVST, PEAK, SBA, 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, San Benito Aquatics, 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.
  • 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 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.