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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.
May 21, 2022 - Congratulations MBSC on Becoming a Safe Sport Recognized Club
We would like to recognize Monterey Bay Swim Club 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 18, 2022 - Change of Location for MONT 14&U SCY Pentathlon This Sunday
The location of the MONT 14&U SCY Pentathlon this Sunday, May 22nd, has been changed to Acalanes High School in Lafayette. Please plan accordingly.
May 18, 2022 - House of Delegates Meeting, This Sunday, May 22, 2022
The 2022 Spring House of Delegates and Board Elections will be held May 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm via Zoom. All clubs in good standing are strongly encouraged to participate in the meeting. Each club will affirm their delegate choice (emails will be going out by the end of the week – delegates must be members in good standing) and the delegate will elect the Board of Directors and vote on motions and legislation presented to the House.
May 5, 2022 - 2022 Western Zones All-Star Meet Coach Applications Now Available
Coach applications are now available for the 2022 Western Zone Championships, August 3-6, 2022, in Elk Grove, CA, (team leaves on the 2nd and returns on the 7th). Interested coaches must submit their application by May 25, 2022.
May 2, 2022 - 10 & Under Coach Development Opportunity - May 18th & 19th
Success of a 10 & Under swim coach can look different from coaches who work at other levels - that is ok! To help increase connectivity and build networking, USA Swimming is introducing a new webinar series specifically geared towards 10 & Under coach development. This month, there is a FREE virtual opportunity for 10 & Under coaches across the country. Click for more details on how to sign up.
April 26, 2022 - National Certification Evaluations to Take Place at Upcoming SCSC International Meet
National Evaluations for Officials Taking Place at the Upcoming SCSC International Meet (June 9-12, 2022) in Santa Clara, CA. Click for more details.
April 18, 2022 - 2022 Western Zones All-Star Meet Athlete Applications Now Available
The Western Zones All-Star Meet will be held in Elk Grove, CA, from August 3-6, 2022. Athlete applications are due by 3 pm, June 3, 2022. Click for more information and the athlete application form.
April 11, 2022 - Recordings of Spring Far Western Championship Races
The host team, Quicksilver Swimming, has made available all sessions of Short Course Far Westerns from Morgan Hill this past weekend on their YouTube channel. The link is www.youtube.com/QSSLive
April 11, 2022 - Congratulations to 18 & Under National Open Water Champion Aidan Pflieger of RENO!
Aidan Pflieger (RENO - Z4) competed in the Open Water Nationals meet April 1-3, 2022 in both the 5K and 10K races at Ft. Myers, FL. Aidan finished in 1st Place as the National Champion for the 18 & Under age group in the 5k race. Aidan was the only athlete competing from Pacific Swimming and he is also Pacific Swimming's Senior Athlete Rep. Congratulations Aidan!
April 11, 2022 - PC Swimmers' College Commitments (Class of 2022)
Congratulations to the swimmers in the Class of 2022 who will be signing their NLI and/or have received their admission letters from the college they will be swimming at. Click for the full list. (Updated 5/11/22)
April 4, 2022 - 2022 Western Zone Senior Championship Updates
Information for the July 26-30, 2022 Western Zone Senior Championships including time standards, qualifying time period & bonus standards, are now available. Click for more details.
April 4, 2022 - 2021-22 Senior Time Standard Overviews Now Updated
The 2021-22 Senior Time Standard Overviews have now been updated to include new standards from Western Zones, Winter Jrs., Summer Jr. Nationals, and Summer Nationals. Click for details.
March 3, 2022 - Senior 2 T&F Meet on July 15-17, 2022, Now Hosted by Thunder Coast Aquatics in Novato
The Senior 2 T&F Meet on July 15-17, 2022, will now be hosted by Thunder Coast Aquatics (TCA) in Novato, CA. Please plan accordingly for this change in venue.
February 26, 2022 - Announcing the 2022 Pacific Swimming Disability, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Team Award
The Pacific Swimming Diversity, Disability, Equity, & Inclusion Committee is happy to award a $500 grant to the Richmond Sailfish as a team that has demonstrated a consistent pattern of breaking barriers while cultivating and promoting diversity initiatives that establish and foster a more inclusive and equitable environment, thus leading to recruitment, retention and promotion of individuals of underrepresented populations. Click for more details and photos of the check presentation.
February 24, 2022 - Class of 2022 College Swimming Commitments
We would like to celebrate our swimmers who have committed to swim at college next year. If you have received your admission letter from the college you will be swimming at next year, please click for the link to fill out the form.