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Middle Atlantic Swimming 2019 Short Course Championship Dates and hosts

The hosts for the 2019 Middle Atlantic Swimming Short Course Championships have been announced by our Director of Competition

Senior Championships:  March 28-31, 2019  Hosted by Lancaster Aquatic Club at Franklin and Marshall University

Junior Olympics:  February 28-March 3, 2019 Hosted by York YMCA at Graham Aquatic Center  and  Central York High School

Silver Championships  March 22-24, 2019:

Middle Atlantic Swimming “Technical Suit Policy” UPDATE

USA Swimming ‘s Tech Suit Decision to be made at Convention in September

The USA Swimming Age Group Development Committee gave an update to the USA Swimming Board of Directors recommending a ban on tech suits for 12 & Under athletes. The Board has not officially voted on the ban, but seemed to be clearly supported by the discussion. The next step is for this legislation to be brought before the House of Delegates in September at Convention. The… Continue reading

Middle Atlantic Swimming HOD Adopts the new USA swimming FLEX Membership

During the Annual Middle Atlantic Swimming House of Delegates meeting, the membership voted to adopt the following membership category:

 

602.1.2 E. Flex Members – A flexible membership (a “Flex Members”) is designed to bridge into the sport full-time. Flex membership will allow teams to grow membership with programs such as learn-to-swim lessons, pre-team programs and summer league programs. Flex Members will receive benefits such as the ability to participate in two USA Swimming sanctioned (below LSC Championship level)… Continue reading

VOLUNTEERS – Join our Team

MA Swimming had the attached poster designed to be used by MA Clubs to promote participation in clubs, MA and USA Swimming on all levels.  Clubs should use the poster internally and at every opportunity further  the calling to join America’s Swim Team.  The long range plan is for MA to continue the publicity campaign to support each MA Club by supplying similar tools to use in the community.  The ultimate goal is spread the… Continue reading

Where Is My Membership Card

This is the question of the year!  USA Swimming has stopped issuing physical membership cards.  All individuals; including athletes, coaches and officials are expected to have a Deck Pass account with USA Swimming.  The membership card can be seen and printed, if desired, in Deck Pass.  In addition, there is a Deck Pass App that can be used on a smart phone.  For athletes, the membership card found here will show they are a… Continue reading

Attention all Unattached Athletes: It is time to renew

Attention all Unattached Athletes:  It is time to renew your membership with USA Swimming.  2017 memberships expire on December 31, 2017.  Be sure to send in your membership form with the payment due to the Middle Atlantic office address on the form and we will renew your membership.  The athlete membership form is found here

Middle Atlantic Swimming Travel Assistance Program

We have updated the Travel Assistance section of the website here.  Middle Atlantic Travel Assistance Policy provides support to any registered MAS swimmer that has achieved a specified Time Standard and who attends one of the MAS designated Travel meets during each of the Winter, Spring and/or Summer, Open Water or Disability seasons.  The specific meets are listed in the “Travel Meets and Levels”.  The requirements for qualifying for the Travel assistance can be found… Continue reading

New USA Swimming Safe Sport Athlete Protection Training Launches

USA Swimming’s Safe Sport program introduces new Athlete Protection Training courses that will be available today for all non-athlete members. The courses will address the day-to-day efforts of cultivating a positive and healthy environment. The courses will serve to fulfill the membership’s APT requirement. [Read More Here]

The courses that will be offered include:

  • Safe Sport: Ready, Set, Go!
  • What Would You Do? Scenarios for Maintaining a Positive Culture
  • Preventing Bullying

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