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 12, 2015 - Western Zone Elite Speed and Power Swim Camp coming to Santa Clara, CA, on Sep 26-27
The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour is hosting an Elite Speed and Power Swim Camp in Santa Clara, CA, on September 26-27. This is a very unique two-day racing camp for speed-oriented athletes that will be led by 2012 Olympian Davis Tarwater and 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist, Christine Magnuson. The camp is limited to only 72 participants for the whole Western Zone and there are qualifying times to attend. Click here for more information.
August 11, 2015 - 2016 Registration (beginning September 1, 2015)
The following registration types may be submitted now: Fall Season Athletes, NEW Year-Round Athletes, Fall Season Clubs, NEW Year-Round Clubs, & NEW Non-Athlete Members For more details click here.
August 10, 2015 - Outreach Athlete Applications Available
Pacific Swimming participates in the USA Swimming Outreach Program and offers registration at the USA Swimming registration fee of $5.00 with no additional fees to Pacific Swimming. Click here for the qualifying criteria and link to application form.
August 9, 2015 - Scholastic All-America Applications Due August 15th
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 during the 2014-15 school year and who have achieved the required time standard in a single event. For more details, click here.
August 5, 2015 - USA Swimming to Air 'Magazine' Show on NBC
USA Swimming is producing a "magazine" style show for NBC the extends the network's coverage of swimming. For full article details, click here.
August 4, 2015 - NEW - Meet Entry Fee Assistance Program
Pacific Swimming is introducing a new Meet Entry Fee Assistance Program (MEFAP) to help swimmers cover the costs of entering swim meets. The swimmer would pay for the splash fee associated with each meet and Pacific Swimming will cover the individual swims. Click here for more information.
July 9, 2015 - Regional Coaches Clinic Coming to Fairfield, CA
The Regional Coaching Clinic program brings affordable clinics directly to teams in their own LSCs. These clinics are designed for the entire coaching staff from the novice coach to the senior level coach.
July 6, 2015 - USA Swimming's Safe Spot Launches FREE Online Anti-Bullying Training
USA Swimming and its Safe Sport program are committed to fostering a fun, healthy, and safe environment for all of its members. To help increase awareness and reduce the risk of abuse, Safe Sport has launched a new online course to help parents and coaches identify and address bullying behaviors.
June 28, 2015 - Junior Leadership Camp Has Been Canceled
This year's Junior Leadership Camp in September has been canceled.
June 17, 2015 - April 2016 Far Western Hotel List
Already thinking about booking your hotels for next Spring's Far Western Championship? Click here for the list of hotels offering group rates.
June 16, 2015 - Officials Workshop - Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX - October 2015
An Officials Workshop is scheduled for the weekend of October 23-25, 2015 at the Dallas-Ft Worth Airport Marriott South. The workshop will allow officials from across the United States to gather in a group environment and be challenged with a presentation of ideals and philosophies. The format will include individual presentations, small group interactive discussions and large group discussions.
June 5, 2015 - New Travel Support Guidelines and Documents
The forms to apply for athlete/coach support for travel meets have been updated. Click here to be redirected to the Travel Forms section
May 28, 2015 - Passing of Brian Malick
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Brian Malick, Pacific Swimming volunteer extraordinaire and Chair of the Official's Committee. Click here for more details and information on where to send condolences.
May 26, 2015 - Senior Times Overview
Senior time recaps for this summer and next year (in SCY and LCM)
May 4, 2015 - New Board of Directors Elected
A new Board of Directors was elected at the House of Delegates meeting on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Click here for complete list of the new officers. Thank you to our exiting officers and congratulations to the new officers!