May 2018
We Made It, Together!

1 Million Children Learned to Swim through Make a Splash Local Partners in 2017!
Thanks for ALL that you do to support the swimmers in your life and around the country!
USA Swimming Foundation Achieves 2017 Goal, Provides Swim Lessons to 1 Million Children
After surpassing the 5 million-mark in 2017, the USA Swimming Foundation is pleased to announce we achieved our goal of providing swim lessons to 1 million children in 2017 through our Local Partner swim lesson providers. This brings our total to more than 6 million children served over the past 10 years. Read More...
2018 Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66
Each year, the USA Swimming Foundation embarks on a national awareness tour which visits cities across America to spread the lifesaving message of learn-to-swim. This year marks the tenth year of the Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66 , which has visited more than 40 cities nationwide.

This June, the tour will visit Washington, D.C., Seattle, San Francisco, and Orlando. Click here to learn more and follow us on facebook and twitter to stay up on all the action.
2018 Performance Camp:
Registration is Open!
Youth Camp - August 31-September 3
Adult Camp - October 5-7

Don't miss your chance to spend a weekend on the campus of the U.S. Olympic Training Center where you can sleep, eat, and train like a member of the national team. Space is limited, register today!

Scroll down to see the special athletes and coaches who are coming to camp, and stay-tuned for more special guests to be announced! Click here to learn more!
2018 Youth Performance Camp 
National Team Athletes and Coaches:

Cullen Jones, Jason Lezak, David Marsh, and Mel Stewart
2018 Adult Performance Camp 
National Team Athletes and Coaches:

Nathan Adrian, Elizabeth Beisel, Rowdy Gaines, and Chase Kalisz
TYR Pro Swim Series - Mesa
The fourth major swimming competition of 2018 took place at the IUPUI Natatorium with the TYR Pro Swim Series, Indianapolis. Some amazing races took place including Katie Ledecky's world record 1500m freestyle. Check out more coverage from Indianapolis here.
Join us for the TYR Pro Swim Series - Santa Clara, CA 6/7-6/11
The TYR Pro Swim Series is next heading to Santa Clara, CA, June 7-11. Join us at the George F. Haines International Swim Center to watch the world's fastest racing series and see Olympic legends. You can find more information about the event here.
USA Swimming Foundation and Swimways Partnered for National Learn to Swim Day!
In honor of National Water Safety Month, the USA Swimming Foundation and Swimways came together to raise awareness. USA Swimming Foundation Ambassador Elizabeth Beisel took to the airwaves from New York to California to share how important the skill of swimming is, and how parents everywhere can find swim lessons in their areas. Read More...
USA Swimming Foundation Awards More Than $436,000 in 2018 Grant Funding for Make a Splash Local Partners
The USA Swimming Foundation has awarded $436,515 to 78 learn-to-swim programs across the country through our 2018 Make a Splash grant fund. The grants will go towards swim lesson programs, providing over 16,000 children the opportunity to learn how to swim in underprivileged communities. Read More...
Featured Philanthropists:
Bart and Linda Wear
We want to say a huge thanks to USA Swimming Foundation Trustees, Bart and Linda Wear who served as gracious hosts for an all-star event during the TYR Pro Swim Series in Mesa.

The Wears opened their home to friends of the USA Swimming Foundation to learn about what it takes be a champion in the pool and in life.
Special guests included Olympians Matt Grevers and USA Swimming Foundation Ambassador Chase Kalisz, and thanks to a $10,000 matching gift from our hosts, more than $25,000 were raised to support the mission of the USA Swimming Foundation.

We are truly grateful to Bart and Linda for all their support!
Upcoming Events:
2018 Phillips 66 National Championships
The biggest swimming event in the U.S. is heading to Irvine, Calif. July 25-29. The 2018 Phillips 66 Nationals will be the most exciting yet with the opportunity to watch some of the world’s fastest swimmers compete head-to-head. Click here to learn more.
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