members benefits

Join the preeminent Swim School Organization in the World! 

Benefits include:

  • A network of learn-to-swim experts
  • Membership directory
  • Invitation to exclusive conferences
  • Vendor discounts
  • And Much More!

Programs include:

  • Safer3 Water Safety
  • National Drowning Prevention Alliance
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  • Infant / Toddler Teacher Training
  • Special Needs Teacher Training
  • Vendor discounts


The Swim School Directory has been uploaded to the Library.  CLICK HERE

Support Options

  • Sponshorship Programs
  • Event Exhibitors
  • Advertising Programs

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Featured Articles

Member Spotlight: SwimWest Swim School

Member Spotlight: SwimWest Swim School This month, United States Swim School Association is proud to honor SwimWest Swim School and owner Karen Kittelson as our featured school. In business for more than 24 years, Karen opened SwimWest in a rented hotel pool. In 1995, after five years of renting space at the hotel, a health club and outdoor pools, Karen built her first private swim school location in Madison, Wisconsin. In 2006 she expanded SwimWest with a second location in Fitchburg, about 15 minutes away. In addition to traditional swim instruction, SwimWest also offers students unique summer programs. Sw

Safer 3 Water Safety

  Safer 3 Water Safety Challenge: We are excited with the amount of schools that will be hosting a Safer 3 Water Safety Challenge this spring. So many schools are taking advantage of the free resources that we provide for hosting a Challenge. Our newly updated and professionally designed materials are now even easier to use. As always, Safer 3 provides assistance with planning your Safer 3 Water Safety Challenge. It's not too late to start your planning for hosting an event this spring. Need more information? Email us at infor@safer3.rg or call us at 949-874-7567. We are here to help you achieve a successful

2014 BOD Meeting - Scottsdale, AZ

Thanks to the 2014 Board of Directors who met in Scottsdale for the annual Strategic Planning Meeting earlier this week! We have a dedicated, enthusiastic group heading the Association! Thank you Mike Williams, Tammy Schoen, Miren Oca, Lynn Ledford, Cindy Tonneson, Kendra Walker and Bob Hubbard.

USSSA Core Values & Core Purpose

Core Values: Provide opportunities for learning and sharing for our members Help maintain high ethical and professional standards in our industry Provide business development education for our members Promote the importance of quality learn to swim programs Represent the interest of our association on matters affecting the learn to swim industry   Core Purpose: To provide resources to assist our members in achieving their goals in the learn to swim business.  

@ 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

around the pool

The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson is coming up on June 20, 2014! This event builds awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning.

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May is National Water Safety Month! Due to both the popularity of swimming and other water-related recreational activities in the United States, and the resulting need for ongoing public education on safer water practices, the month of May 2014 is National Water Safety Month!   Read more

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