Welcome to Arizona Swimming!
A little about us…
Arizona Swimming is the governing body of competitive swimming in Arizona. Arizona Swimming is the local swim committee for USA Swimming which is the national governing body of competitive swimming in the United States. Your swim club and your swimmer are members of Arizona Swimming and yes, it is USA Swimming that sends athletes to the Olympics!
Swimming 101 for Parents – The Basics of Swimming
Swimming is a life-long sport that provides life lessons such as:
- Organizational skills
- Long- and short-term goal setting
- Ownership of actions-consequences
- Making new friends for athletes and parents
- Learning the language of swimming
And the best part…you can be involved too!
Click here for the full “Swimming 101 for Parents” PowerPoint for more helpful information, including:
- Basics of team swimming
- Basics of what and how swim meets work
- Reading a Heat Sheet
- Things to bring to a swim meet
- Volunteering in swimming
Looking for some helpful information for your new swimmer?
Click here for an educational activity and coloring book to print at home!
Click here to be taken to the parents page on the USA Swimming Website for more helpful information.
Making our Sport Safer for Parents
Arizona Swimming encourages the parents of our athletes take USA Swimming’s Athlete Protection Training.
Looking for a Swim Team for your Child?
Other helpful info:
Tech Suit Restriction for 12-and-Under Swimmer
The tech suit restrictions, proposed by the USA Swimming Age Group Development Committee, went into effect for 12-and-under swimmers as of September 1, 2020. Click here for more information.
USA Swimming’s statistics for Arizona
Check out the USA Swimming Data Hub to find performance statistics for AZSI athletes, AZSI meet results & AZSI records
Adaptive Information for Parents of Disabled Athletes
Click here for USA Swimming’s “Including Swimmers with a Disability.”