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Non-athletes have a 30-day grace period in which to
initiate their BGC renewal after their current BGC expires.
If they renew within that grace period, they can do it for $19.
Once the 30-day grace period has expired, however, coaches and
officials will have to start over and initiate the $39 BGC
Diversity Select Summit
20-23 June 2013 Boston, MA
The Eastern Zone will host the 2nd ever Diversity
Select Summit in an effort to identify the emerging young
diverse athletes from under-represented populations in the sport
and offer them a unique motivational and educational experience.
Diversity and Inclusion Chairs and Coach participants from the
LSCs in the Eastern Zone are also asked to participate in a
three-day program, which will include a separate track with
guest speakers, strategic planning sessions and
LSC planning workshops.
Celebrate the opportunities for diversity
in swimming in the Eastern Zone through inspiration of athletes,
coaches and volunteers. Create local ambassadors and
leaders to grow our sport.
Virginia Swimming will send 2 athletes, a coach, and the
Forms due to Diversity Chair NLT
24 May. Questions? Contact
mission of Virginia Swimming’s
is to raise awareness of the need
and to provide the motivation,
systems, and tools to waterproof our
community so that all children have
basic swimming skills and are safe
around the water.
Virginia Swimming will invest in
grants for learn-to-swim and water
safety programs geared towards young
people who otherwise would not have
the opportunity to participate in
Partner Programs and USA
Swimming-registered VSI swim teams
are eligible to apply for grant
Learn more / Application
New Pool Coming to the LSC
QDD Swim Team
is building a new aquatics facility
that will open later this year.
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USA Swimming Safe Sport Parents Training
Swimming Safe Sport Program is proud to offer free
athlete protection training to the parents of our
member athletes. Parents are a critical
component to our overall goal to protecting children
from sexual abuse. The comprehensive online
programming includes information about how offenders
operate; how to recognize and respond to boundary
violations, myths and facts about child sexual abuse
and USA Swimming’s Athlete Protection Policies and
Link to Course
USA Swimming Safe Sport Athletes Training
Swimming Safe Sport Program is proud
to offer free athlete protection
training to our member athletes.
This training will
provide information to athletes
about sexual abuse prevention, how
to identify inappropriate behavior,
and how to report concerns.
Link to Course
Swimming Safe Sport Web Page
Team USA Stop Abuse