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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.
January 22, 2022 - Announcements from Pacific Swimming Office - January 2022
Click to read more on reminders and news about Certificates of Insurance, Coach Health Insurance, Zoom Licenses, OPTC Distance Camp, Background Checks, and Kent Yoshiwara recognition award voting.
January 21, 2022 - COVID-19 Health Reminder
Pacific Swimming would like to remind and encourage our members to keep themselves safe by following the recommendations of our public health experts. Click for a message from Athlete Rep, Maddie Blackwell.
January 20, 2022 - Stroke and Turn Officials Needed for the February 12-13, Milpitas Aquatic Club – Senior Open Meet
Stroke and Turn Officials' RSVP Needed: Senior Open T&F Meet, February 12-13, 2022, hosted by Milpitas Aquatic Club (MAC). This meet is an LSC Trials and Finals Meet. All Officials should be certified at a LEVEL 2 for their positions to officiate at this meet. Level 1 Officials having the recommendations (in writing) by their Zone Official Chairs may be accepted to officiate. This meet is also designated as an “Officials Qualifying Meet.” Officials wishing to work or receive a national evaluation must apply by application to Michael Davis via email prior to the meet. We may not be able to accommodate applications submitted at the meet due to resource limitations. Click for full details.
January 19, 2022 - Kent Yoshiwara Nominated for Diversity in Aquatics Award
Congratulations to Pacific Swimming's Kent Yoshiwara on being nominated by his peers for a Diversity in Aquatics Excellence in Aquatics Award. Voting will take place from now until Thursday, February 10th and winners will be announced on Friday, Feb 11th during the Annual Excellence in Diversity Awards Program. Click for the link on how you can vote for Kent!
January 18, 2022 - Officials' Apparel Back in Stock
Our Officials' Apparel inventory is fully stocked again and we are happy to be able to maintain the same prices for all items except jackets. We have also added a knit beanie cap for those cold, winter meets and, by request, an XS Ladies SS polo. Click for more details and the order form.
December 29, 2021 - New Western Zone SCY Senior Meet March 30 - April 2, 2022
The Western Zone has announced a new SCY Senior Meet in St. George, Utah, March 30 - April 2, 2022. Entries OPEN on OME: Monday, February 7th with an entry limit of 600 athletes. Sanctioned meet announcement will be coming in mid-January. Click for more details.
December 27, 2021 - USA Swimming Rescinds Membership Requirement for Meet Marshals
USA Swimming recently received confirmation from the Center for SafeSport that the role of a meet marshal does not rise to the level of contact with or authority over athletes significant enough to require non-athlete membership of these volunteers. Click for more details.
December 21, 2021 - Senior Open P/F Meet on Feb 12-13, 2022, Now Hosted by MAC
The Senior Open P/F Meet on Feb 12-13, 2022, will be hosted by Milpitas Aquatic Club (MAC) at Milpitas High School, 1231 Arizona Ave, Milpitas CA, 95035. The original meet host Aptos Cabrillo Swim Club (ACSC) had to turn the meet back due to Covid restrictions at the host facility of UC Santa Cruz. Please plan accordingly for this change in venue.
December 10, 2021 - Congratulations to LAKE's Luke Hobson on Setting a National Age Group Record
Congratulations to Lakeridge Swim Team's Luke Hobson on setting a new 17-18 National Age Group Record in the 500 Freestyle! Luke, who is now a freshman at the University of Texas, swam the 500 Free in a time of 4:09.72 last weekend at the Minnesota Invite. Luke's time shattered the old mark for the 500 Free of 4:12.33 set by Michael Phelps back in 2004! In addition, Luke is the youngest person in USA Swimming history to break 4:10 in the 500 free! Congratulations Luke!
November 19, 2021 - Pacific Swimming Athletes Ineligible for Pacific NW and Four Corners Sectional Meets
Due to restrictions, the Sectional Meets for Pacific Northwest in Federal Way, WA, March 10-13, 2022, and Four Corners Sectional Meet in Austin, TX, March 24-27 are closed to entries from outside certain boundaries. Pacific Swimming teams/swimmers will not be allowed to enter these meets. If your team was planning on attending one of these meets, please make alternative plans. Click for more details.
November 10, 2021 - 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 12/21/21)
November 5, 2021 - Congratulations to LAKE's Luke Hobson!
Congratulations to Luke Hobson of Lakeridge Swim Team (Zone 4) on making the National Junior Team, qualifying in both the 200 and 400 Freestyle!
November 2, 2021 - Class of 2022 College Commitments
We would like to celebrate our swimmers who have committed to swim at college next year. If you will be signing with your college on November 10th, National Letter of Intent Day, and/or have received your admission letter from the college you will be swimming at, please click for the link to fill out the form.
October 22, 2021 - Recording of October 17, 2021 House of Delegates Meeting
If you were unable to attend our House of Delegates meeting this past October 17, 2021, you may watch the recording of the Zoom Meeting. Click for the link.
October 21, 2021 - Re-Registration Packets Have Been Emailed to All Clubs
Clubs, please check your emails for your team's re-registration packets. Packets included last year's rosters for athletes and non-athletes, as well as forms to register new members with your team.