USA Swimming is the national governing body of amateur swimming. USA Swimming headquarters is located at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, where the staff interacts with local swimming committees to provide a variety of services to 500,000 registered athletes and over 2,500 swim clubs.
USA Swimming is a model for all national governing bodies for amateur sports and is the leading edge of the Olympic movement around the world. USA Swimming ranks number one in the world and has for the past 40 years.
Coaches’ and athletes’ education plays an important role in USA Swimming. Programs such as the successful Coaches’ College, presenting the most current coaching and scientific literature, assist coaches in their efforts to provide optimal training conditions for their athletes.
USA Swimming headquarters provides a variety of services and programs for its membership. Some of the additional services provided by USA Swimming are fundraising activities, sports medicine programs, video resources and general information about swimming-related activities. USA Swimming staff is available to answer questions or provide additional information about USA Swimming. For information or assistance, contact 8:30am-5:00pm (MT) Monday-Friday:
USA Swimming National Headquarters
One Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Pacific Swimming is one of 59 Local Swimming Committees that belong to United States Swimming.
A Local Swimming Committee (LCS) is an administrative division of USA Swimming responsible for administering the sport of competitive swimming within a defined territory.
Pacific Swimming is one of five LSC’s in California. Pacific Swimming is the second largest in the nation, with over 15,000 swimmers belonging to more than 100 clubs.
Pacific Swimming is centered in the San Francisco Bay Area and includes areas surrounding Reno, Stockton, Monterey, and cities north to the Oregon border.
More than 100 meets are held every year, ranging from dual meets to national and international competitions.
Pacific Swimming covers many square miles and is divided into five geographical regions called Zones. Sebastopol Sea Serpents fit into Zone 3, which covers the North Bay Region.
There are over 30 teams in Zone 3’s nine counties including: Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, San Francisco, Solano, and Sonoma.
Redwood Empire Aquatic League
Redwood Empire Aquatic League (REAL) was created for the purpose of having a championship meet to include all team members, no matter their ability level. Teams making up REAL include Sebastopol Sea Serpents, Santa Rosa Neptunes, Westside Aquaducks, Ukiah Dolphins, Vallejo Aquatic Club, and Wine Country Aquatic Club.