Swimming is a life skill. The American Academy of Pediatrics states “Children and parents should learn to swim and learn water safety skills.” We are here to help!

Water Safety Message from USSSA from US Swim School Association on Vimeo.

 

Here are some things to look for when choosing a swim school.

USSSA member owners participate in a background check as a requirement of membership. Learn more here.

 

The United States Swim School Association strongly believes that babies, toddlers and children of all ages should participate in swim lessons in a high quality aquatics program. Read more about our stance on this issue here.

The United States Swim School Association strongly believes that babies, toddlers and children of all ages should participate in swim lessons offered in an individualize and positive environment. Read more about our stance on this issue here.

The United States Swim School Association (USSSA) has endorsed the four position statements crafted by the International Swim School Association (ISSA).

1. Why Swim Schools are so vital and the benefits they provide.
2. The benefits of swimming and water safety skills in drowning prevention.
3. Minimum standards for swim schools.
4. Swimming lessons free of force and trauma.