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Featured Articles

2014 Hall of Fame Inductee

The USSSA Hall of Fame honors individuals who have at least 20 years of experience and have made exceptional contributions to the swim school profession and learn-to-swim industry. Inductees are nominated by USSSA members and selected by the Board of Directors. For Ingrid Daland swimming has been a lifelong dedication, and one she was recently honored for USSSA at our 26th annual National Conference. During the conference, Ingrid was inducted into the USSSA Hall of Fame. Ingrid began her career in the water as a competitive swimmer in West Germany. She also was a competitive ballroom dancer. She decided to concentrat

2014 Humanitarian Award Winners - Lynn Ledford & Georgette Cutler

The Humanitarian Award, established in 2007, is given only periodically and presented to individuals nominated by the membership who provide outstanding service to the community in some way related to water safety, drowning prevention or aquatic education. In 2013, at the Cal Elite Summit, Lynn and Georgette announced the creation of "The Roatan Expedition", an aid trip to Honduras to deliver donations and make a difference in the lives of children. Their first "The Roatan Expedition" was treated as a discovery mission to determine how to best benefit the local children and community. The inaugural event included 37 par

2014 Guiding Light Winner - Jeff Purchin

Jeff Purchin was awarded the Association's 2014 Guiding Light Award. The Guiding Light is an annual award given by the USSSA Board of Directors to someone who made a particularly outstanding contribution to the organization during the previous year. Purchin began his career in the swim instruction and water safety industry in 1975 and started his first swim school business in 1979, teaching children to swim in their backyard swimming pools. He opened his first swim school facility in Arroyo Grande California in 1984. After ten years of strong growth in a rental pool, Purchin's business out grew its capacity and he wa

@ Home In The Water

US Swim School Association (USSSA) began in 1988 to fill a gap in the swim school industry. Over the past 25 years, USSSA has grown to become the largest swim school association in the country, and is recognized by affiliated schools, instructors, and parents alike as the preeminent swim school organization in the world. Currently, USSSA has over 400 member schools in 39 states and 16 countries worldwide. USSSA Member schools provide swimming and water safety instruction to over 500,000 students each year. Swim schools receive invaluable benefits as USSSA members, receiving the latest training in water safety, swim i

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The USSSA Fall Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina was a tremendous success for Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation.  The Foundation thanks everyone for the support and enthusiasm throughout the conference. READ MORE

2014 Awards of Excellence Submissions and Winners

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