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.
June 14, 2021 - Opportunity to Officiate at 2021 Speedo Sectionals
The 2021 Speedo Sectionals are being held July 15th thru July 18th in Roseville, CA, at the Summer Sanders pool. Click for the application link to officiate at this meet.
June 10, 2021 - Membership Changes Approved by May House of Delegates
For the upcoming 2021-2022 season, new membership rates will be instituted effective September 1, 2021. This will be the first membership rate increase since 2014. Along with these changes will be the addition of our new pilot program for a non-coach non-athlete outreach membership. For full details, click here.
June 9, 2021 - Travel Support for CA 18 & Under Spring Cup Due July 2, 2021
If your team still needs to submit their forms for the 2021 CA 18 & Under Spring Cup meet, please submit it by July 2, 2021. Click for the link to the form.
June 4, 2021 - June 2021 U.S. Paralympics Swimming VIRTUAL clinics
Do you have a para-swimmer in your program or know one in your area? Want to be a part of connecting para-swimmers to the U.S. Paralympics Swimming pipeline? Develop and grow your coaching skills on how to take what you already know from a standard bio mechanical stroke pattern and adapt it well for a para swimmer? These clinics on June 27th and 29th will provide a great opportunity to learn more about the sport and swimmers with disabilities. Click for more details.
June 1, 2021 - 2020-21 Scholastic All America Applications Now Open
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 2020-21 school year and who have achieved the required time standard in a single event. Deadline to apply is September 6, 2021. For more details, click here.
May 25, 2021 - Recording of May 23, 2021 House of Delegates Meeting
If you were unable to attend our House of Delegates meeting this past May 23, 2021, you may watch the recording of the Zoom Meeting. Click for the link.
May 24, 2021 - Congratuations 2021-2023 Board of Directors!
Elections were held at the May 23, 2021 House of Delegates Meeting. Congratulations to the winners! Thank you for serving our LSC! Click for full details.
May 18, 2021 - Mental Health Awareness Month - Video and Slideshow
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Mental Health Taskforce of Pacific Swimming's Athlete Representatives has put together a new Mental Health video presentation and slideshow for both athletes and adults. Click for links.
May 10, 2021 - New Date for Western Zone Inclusion Summit - August 14, 2021
Come join the conversation on barriers in the sport of swimming and how teams, LSC's and the Western Zone can bring those barriers down! There will be dual sessions on stroke technique from USA Swimming's High Performance Consultant, Russell Mark, and facilitated conversations on the swim experience from the perspective of various social identity groups by TruClusion. This event is open to anyone interested in making a difference in the sport of swimming. Click for more details.
April 26, 2021 - Mental Health - Pressure in Swimming and Beyond
The Mental Health Taskforce of Pacific Swimming's Athlete Representatives has put together a new video for both athletes and adults on Pressure in Swimming and Beyond. Please click for the links to watch and for other mental health resources.
April 20, 2021 - Announcing the 2021 Virtual Summer Series Meet
Pacific Swimming and FastSwims are co-sponsoring a Virtual Summer Series Meet. The goal for this series of meets is to provide opportunities for the maximum number of Pacific Swimming athletes to participate competitively in a year end series of meets to cap a season that has been severely affected by the pandemic. Any time achieved by the athlete in a sanctioned meet held between June 18th and August 1st, 202l is eligible for submission as an entry to this Virtual Summer Series Meet. Athletes may submit results from up to 7 events of their choosing from either Short Course Yards or Long Course Meters (or both) to participate in this Virtual Meet. Click for full details.
April 8, 2021 - Time Standards Files for Hy-Tek Now Available for 2021-2024 USA Swimming Motivational Times
The Hy-Tek Time Standards files for the 2021-2024 USA Swimming Motivational Times are now available for download. Click here for the files.
April 1, 2021 - 2021-2022 Pacific Swimming Meets
The 2021-22 Pacific Swimming Meet Schedule has been set. Click for more details.
March 23, 2021 - Congratulations TRIV on Becoming a Safe Sport Recognized Club
Pacific Swimming currently has 45 clubs that have been certified as Safe Sport Recognized Clubs - 2nd LSC in the Nation! We would like to recognize Tri Valley 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.
March 22, 2021 - Statement from Pacific Swimming's Athlete Committee Regarding Asian American and Pacific Islander Hate Crimes
Pacific Swimming's Athlete Committee would like to address fellow athletes and members of the Pacific Swimming Community to take a firm stance against hate crimes towards Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.Click for the full statement.