Working to save lives and build champions
The USA Swimming Foundation raises funds to support programs that save lives and build champions–in the pool and in life.
As the philanthropic arm of USA Swimming, the USA Swimming Foundation works to strengthen the sport from grassroots to gold medals. Whether we’re equipping our children with learn-to-swim skills, or providing financial support to our heroes on the U.S. National Team, the USA Swimming Foundation is dedicated to supporting the pursuit of excellence in our sport and aims to provide the wonderful experience of swimming to kids at all levels across the country.
The USA Swimming Foundation also serves as the home for our U.S. National and Olympic Team Alumni reunions and regional events.
We invite our friends and fans across the country to help us achieve our goals by getting involved as a donor, fundraiser, event attendee or volunteer.
The USA Swimming Foundation raises funds to support programs that save lives and build champions in the pool and in life.
Make a Splash promotes water safety with Cullen Jones
The Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66 made a huge splash in New York City with the launch of its 2013 tour May 16 - 18.
With the summer swim season ready to launch into full swing, the media was all abuzz with spreading the message of keeping kids safe in and around the water. The Associated Press offered a look at the story of Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones and his mission to spread the message of Make a Splash.
Click here for the full AP article, "Swimmer Cullen Jones on the Road for Water Safety."
World's Largest Swim Lesson Partnership Announcement
USA Swimming Foundation Announces World Waterpark Association’s World’s Largest Swimming Lesson as a Make a Splash Affiliate Coalition Partner
The USA Swimming Foundation today announced World Waterpark Association’s World’s Largest Swimming Lesson as a member of its Make a Splash Affiliate Coalition.
Foundation Executive Director Speaks at Congressional Briefing
Foundation Executive Director Speaks at Congressional Briefing on International Water Safety Day
Wednesday, May 15th: USA Swimming Foundation Executive Director, Debbie Hesse, spoke at the Congressional Briefing on International Water Safety Day.
Foundation Announces 2013 Make a Splash Grants
USA Swimming Foundation Announces 2013 Make a Splash Grants
The USA Swimming Foundation has granted more than $250,000 to help local Make a Splash partners in 19 states provide children with life-saving, learn-to-swim instruction for free or at a reduced cost.
The sport of swimming provides its participants with the tools needed to become a champion in all aspects of life. The USA Swimming Foundation is dedicated to supporting the pursuit of excellence for swimmers at all levels across our sport, from age-group swimmers to U.S. Olympic hopefuls. Partner with the USA Swimming Foundation to build champions and create a legacy for future generations of swimmers.
Saving lives through make a splash
In 2007, the USA Swimming Foundation launched Make a Splash—a national child-focused water safety initiative which aims to provide the opportunity for every child in America to learn to swim. The Foundation seeks to achieve this mission via a national awareness campaign, an affiliate coalition and a robust local partner program.