Get Involved

Support the Foundation, Support Swimmers!

Are you passionate about the sport of swimming and looking for an opportunity to make an impact on the lives of others? Do you want to support the USA Swimming Foundation’s mission of saving lives and building champions, but don’t know where to start? There are several ways to Get Involved with the USA Swimming Foundation! You can make a donation, select the opportunity that most excites you from the options below, complete the application, or submit your stories and you’re on your way!

Donate Your Time

MASChloeSutton_2014Volunteer alongside a swim lesson provider!

Sign up and Locate a Make a Splash Local Partner in your area through our Swim Lesson Finder to help with a variety of tasks (at the discretion of the Local Partner).


Be a water safety ambassador!

You can sign up to share the importance of learning to swim and being safer around the water with the kids in your community! Books, lesson plans, and educational materials are available for you to share with your local schools, community organizations, and at local events.

Be a Fundraiser


Crowdfund for the Foundation!

Raise funds to help support swimmers, from those just learning to blow bubbles all the way to the most elite podiums. Set-up an online campaign and promote your fundraising to your friends and family through social media, emails, and word of mouth. Your friends and family can make a big difference!


Create a Personal Campaign!

Swim laps for the Foundation, designate the Foundation as the charitable cause for your Bar/Bat Mitzvah or birthday party, and solicit donations from your networks for the benefit of the USA Swimming Foundation. No donation is too small, and you’ll feel great knowing that your efforts are making a difference in communities around the country!


Write Stories, Shoot Video, and Take Photographs!

Fun, Safety, Friends, Competition. Tell us how swimming has played a role in your life or the life of someone you know. Stories videos, and photos from around the pool are welcome and might be shared on social media, in newsletters, and on the USA Swimming Foundation website.

Like, Share, and Follow Us!

The USA Swimming Foundation has Facebook and Twitter accounts. Follow us and share/re-tweet our posts to help spread the word about the importance of learning to swim, the US National Team, and the latest and greatest news from the sport of swimming. Follow @swimfoundation today.


Other Ideas?

Do you have a different idea of how you might get involved with the USA Swimming Foundation? The sky is the limit! Tell us about your idea and we can see how we might be able to put it to use!

Questions? Comments? Email