Welcome To Metropolitan Swimming Inc.
: Metropolitan Swimming shall promote, develop and improve competitive swimming through education, support and opportunities for participation to a diverse swimming community.
: To inspire and provide quality opportunities for our members to achieve excellence in the sport of competitive swimming.
Metropolitan Swimming, Inc. (Metro - MR) is a Local Swim Committee (LSC) member of USA-Swimming. Metro is a non-profit organization whose objectives and primary purpose shall be the education, instruction and training of individuals to develop and improve their capabilities in the sport of swimming. Metro shall promote swimming for the benefit of swimmers of all ages and abilities, in accordance with the standards, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of FINA, USA Swimming, and Metro and its Articles/Certificate of Incorporation. Read more . . .
September House of Delegates Meeting
Saturday, September 19 - 10:00 AM
Lehman College - 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West - Bronx
This is a MANDATORY meeting for all clubs.
You must have at least one non-athlete representative and one athlete representative 13 and over that are members in good standing with Metropolitan Swimming and registered with your club.
Registration will be confirmed at the meeting.
Please bring with you:
- Club registration application and registration fee
- Club information form - important that all email addresses are current
- Club By-laws if they have been changed in the last year
September 1, 2015
Updates to Athlete Protection Training for non-Athlete Members
USA-Swimming has added a new online APT Renewal course. Here is information on which course to take.
Athlete Protection Training New Member Course
-   This is the original APT that was released in 2011
-   Required for all new members
-   Must be completed in order to become a non-athlete member
-   Satisfies APT Requirement for 24 months
Athlete Protection Training Renewal Course
-   This is a new course is now available
-   It is a 40-minute, scenario based course
-   It will be required of all renewing non-athlete members when their current APT certification expires
-   For members whose APT certification expires in 2015, the deadline to renew is 12/31/15.
-   The requirement will be good for 24 months from 12/31/15
August 15, 2015
USA-Swimming Announces "SwimStaffSelect"
USA-Swimming has introduced SwimStaffSelect
, an online human resources tool available FREE as a member service to all of our coaches and clubs!
August 15, 2015
Presentations of the 2015 USA-Swimming LSC Safety Workshop in Denver
The LSC Safety Chairs workshop, which was held June 26-27 in Denver, included several outstanding presentations
by guests and committee members.
Coaches especially take a look at several presentations about Hypoxic Training, Unsafe Breath Holding, and Shallow Water Blackout.
July 26, 2015
USA-Swimming Coaching Background Check Is Taking Longer
Due to more in-depth checks the USA-Swimming background check coaches must take every two years is now taking longer, in some cases 3 to 4 weeks.
Coaches, please renew your background check at least a month before the expiration date!
July 9, 2015
Link to a great article that was written by Swimming World Magazine
about the great work that Eddie Oyola
and his Metro Swim League made up of Boys & Girls Club Teams in the NY and NJ area has done to diversify the sport of swimming.
June 12, 2015
During the House of Delegates meeting at the September 2015 convention, USA Swimming will remember those individuals who have passed away since last year's convention.
Jim Sheehan will recite the name of each individual and his / her involvement in swimming and place a flower into a vase in memory of that person.
Please email the name of the person who has passed away to Sandy Vollmer at email@example.com
and include picture and if an athlete, coach, official, and / or volunteer.