Nov 30, 2022 - Nov 30, 2022

On Topic Sharing Solutions: Let’s Talk Holiday Recognition or End of Year Celebrations with the Membership Connections Committee (members only)

Join the Membership Connections Committee to talk about gift ideas for your team members.   If you already know what you are giving we would love to hear it.

Hosted by:  Kelly Gaines, Charlotte Aquatics

Date:  November 30, 2022
Time – 8:00 am PST
Duration – 1  hour
Webinar fee:  FREE

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Dec 1, 2022 - Dec 2, 2022

Certified Pool and Spa Operator (CPO) Course

The Certified Pool & Spa Operator® (CPO®) certification program is the world’s leading education and certification program for keeping pools safer and keeping them open. Over 400,000 students have been trained since 1972.

CPO certification provides individuals with the knowledge, techniques, and skills required for proper pool operations. This course is eligible for IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

You will learn how to:
 Reduce risks in and around the water
 Prevent drowning, recreational water illness, suction entrapment, evisceration, diving accidents, electrocutions, chemical hazards, and slips and falls
 Address regulatory guidelines
 Maintain disinfection and water balance
 Manage water problems
 Perform troubleshooting, chemical testing, and record keeping
 Manage chemical feed
 Utilize automation and technology

*Pool Operator Primer course must be completed online and a copy of the certificate must be submitted to the teacher prior to the first day*
**Must be a USSSA Active Member to Register**
***Note we will need a total of at least 10 registered to run the course***

Fee is $275 (discounted from $350 for USSSA Members).  *Please contact D’Nette prior to registering for the discount code!

Date:  December 1 & 2, 2022
Time – 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM CST each day
Duration – 5 hours each day
Fee – $275.00

**Next CPO Class will be February 2 & 3, 2023

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Dec 1, 2022 - Dec 1, 2022

Infant Toddler Education Workshop – Virtual – Dec. 1st (members only)

December 1st, 2022 – 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Pacific

The class covers:

  • USSSA guidelines on swimming instruction for children under the age of 36 months;
  • development of a teaching philosophy;
  • professionalism and continuing education;
  • health and safety concerns;
  • basic child development and implications towards swimming;
  • progressions and skill development;
  • video of swim programs and numerous skill progressions;
  • A Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end of the course.

Instructor:  Debbie Sayers, DolFUN Swim Academy

Date:  December 1, 2022
Time – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm PST
Duration – 6 hours (time for short breaks will be provided)
Workshop fee:  $125.00

**The Infant Toddler pre-course must be taken online prior to the workshop. To purchase the required pre-course, click here.
To register for the Virtual Infant Toddler Workshop, click the button below.

***To get your certificate you need to complete the online pre-req course; we expect all participants to be on camera during the virtual course but if unable to be on camera during any portion they need to reach out to the USSSA office prior for approval; attention should be focused on course presenter and materials – not on other tasks; attendees should be engaged and participate in all breakout sessions; attendees should be prepared for roll call at the start and a various points throughout the workshop to confirm engagement. If it’s determined that attendees were not engaged for 1 and a half hours or more, USSSA reserves the right to not issue a certificate. (that’s about 25% of the time)




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Dec 7, 2022 - Dec 7, 2022

USSSA Webinar: What is Trauma-Informed Aquatics? with Laurie Lawrence and Janine Ramsey (members only)

Join Laurie Lawrence from World Wide Swim School and partner Trauma-Informed expert Janine Ramsey as they present this webinar. Janine will give you an introduction and overview of the area of trauma-informed practice in aquatics and of the pathway to becoming a trauma-informed aquatics professional or swim school.
Speaker: Laurie Lawrence
Laurie’s learn to swim philosophies are the product of more than 50 years of successful swim techniques and coaching achievements. This includes 10 gold, 11 silver and 12 bronze medals from swimmers he assisted at Olympic level. As a result, the Australian Olympic Committee make Laurie an integral part of the Australian team at all Olympic Games between 1996 and 2012. The culmination of decades of experience in the swimming industry has lead Laurie to create World Wide Swim School.

Speaker: Janine Ramsey
BSc, Dip Counselling, Cert Trauma Professional. Janine is an aquatics specialist with over 40 years professional experience in the aquatics industry, including as a former elite athlete, swim school owner and swim teacher. An international presenter and consultant to the aquatics industry with a special focus on trauma-informed practice in aquatics. Janine collaborates with the Blue Knot Foundation and is a telephone crisis supporter with Lifeline.

Date: December 7, 2022
Time – 1:00 pm Pacific
Duration – 1 hour
Webinar fee:  FREE


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Dec 12, 2022 - Dec 12, 2022

Sustainability Innovators

Business as usual is no longer an option! Corporate responsibility, social enterprise, stakeholder capitalism, whatever you call it…
With society’s growing challenges, it’s imperative for businesses to lead endeavors to contribute to the solutions where we can. Join us to learn more and connect with other swim schools who are doing good, helping their communities, and thriving in a purpose-driven economy. Together we are stronger! This new group will be in partnership with the Australian Swim School Association and the Canadian Swim School Alliance.

Open Forum with USSSA, CSSA, ASSA, ISSA

Date: December 12th, 2022
Time – 5:00 pm PST
Duration – 1  hour
Webinar fee:  FREE

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Dec 14, 2022 - Dec 14, 2022

USSSA Webinar: Best Practices for Maintaining Pools to be More Sustainable and Enhance User Experience sponsored by Neptune Benson (members only)

Providing an enjoyable swimming environment is a top priority for swim schools.  With the right solution, it is now more feasible than ever to not only enhance swimmer experience, but also achieve sustainability goals. Learn how to save on water, energy, and chemicals while delivering superior water and air quality at lower overall operating costs.

Learning Objectives:

  • Sustainable options for today’s Aquatics
  • Tips for improving air and water quality
  • How to manage TDS concerns
  • Criteria for selecting and sizing UV system

Speaker: Scott Hyland

Scott is an expert in commercial water filtration, specializing in competition pools, waterparks, aquariums and other large aquatic facilities. He has more than 20 years of experience providing solutions for recreational water facilities across the United States, North, Central and South America.

Date: December 14, 2022
Time – 9:00 am Pacific
Duration – 1 hour
Webinar fee:  FREE


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Jan 11, 2023 - Jan 11, 2023

USSSA Large Schools Huddle – (members only)

Date: January 11, 2023
Time – 8:00 am PST
Duration – 1  hour
Meets 2nd Wednesday of each Month  ** December Huddle is Cancelled**




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Feb 21, 2023 - Feb 22, 2023

USSSA Spring Workshop 2023

Save the Date!

USSSA Spring Workshop 2023
February 21-22, 2023
Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa
3999 Mission Blvd., San Diego, CA 92109

Reservations (Cutoff Date is January 27, 2023)
Group Hotel Room Rates
Single/Double: $199 per night (plus $34 resort fee and tax)
Reservations can be made here or phoned in at (858) 488-1081.
*Please reference USSSA 2022 Spring Workshop to access the group rates.

Exhibitor registration is now open!  Click here for details and registration.

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Oct 2, 2023 - Oct 4, 2023

USSSA National Conference 2023

Save the Date!

USSSA National Conference 2023
October 2-4, 2023
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress 
One Grand Cypress Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836

Reservations (Cutoff Date is September 8, 2023)
Group Hotel Room Rates
Single/Double: $229 per night (plus $10 resort fee and tax)
Reservations can be made here or phoned in at  (407) 239-1234
*Please reference USSSA 2022 National Conference to access the group rates.

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