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  • And much more!

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*Includes all Member Benefits with the exception of hard copy Membership Packet and Newsletter.

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Support Benefits

  • Visibility - Visibility to our members and the thousands of families they serve world-wide
  • Education - Provide educational development for our members
  • Marketing - Access to the Association's mailing list
  • Accessible - Website links from our website
  • Publicity - Advertising opportunities in Swimformation quarterly newsletter
  • Credibility - Use of the Association's name & logo on your website and marketing pieces


Featured Articles

Now Recruiting Board Of Directors Candidates

The Association is now recruiting! Two Board of Directors positions will become available in October 2016 and the Association is seeking members who are interested in becoming more involved with the outstanding work of the US Swim School Association. Board positions are a 3-year term and are open to all active members. Candidates are presented to the full membership in the fall newsletter and at the 2016 National Conference where they will then be elected through membership vote. Involvement at this level is a great way to make a real impact in the learn-to-swim industry and drowning prevention arena. It is a way to give

2016 Awards Of Excellence

This year, make sure you receive an award for your swim school! Nominate yourself or a fellow member "all-star" to win National 2016 Awards of Excellence in several categories including T-Shirt, Promotion, Photograph, Magazine Print Ad, Wrap Advertising, Safer 3 Water Safety Foundation Activity and Business Development & Leadership. Nominations will be voted on by members at the upcoming Chicago Conference. Join us in the fun! We look forward to receiving your new ideas, amazing creativity and catchy promotions. Hurry and participate today! Members have until September 19th to submit nominees. The official Association form

2016 Guiding Light & Humanitarian Awards

Submit a fellow swim school owner for Guiding Light and Humanitarian awards! The Guiding Light is an annual award given by The Association Board of Directors to someone who made a particularly outstanding contribution to the organization in previous years. Recipients are a venerable "who's who" of The Association's outstanding leaders, past and present. The Humanitarian Award, established in 2007, is given only periodically and presented to individuals nominated by the membership who provide outstanding service to the local community in some way related to water safety, drowning prevention or aquatic education. Click here

A Special Note Of Thanks

Many thanks to the wonderful volunteers and board members, past and present, who have graciously shared their time, ideas and commitment to the growth of our organization and the learn-to-swim industry as a whole. Their contributions make a positive difference in the world and we are grateful!

The BEST Educational Resources Right Here

Need educational resources??? Visit the USSSA online library! Our exclusive members-only library offers over 275 articles to assist you in every aspect of your learn-to-swim journey. Topics range from parent resources, teaching tips, pool maintenance and more than 50 articles specifically addressing business/staff development. These resources are available to you online anytime. Simply log in and access the library through Members Only. Check it out!

@ 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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