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SwimSwam Pulse: 69% Believe It’s Safe For Their Area Pools To Reopen

The majority of SwimSwam voters felt their local area could safely reopen pools, with about 20% saying they didn’t feel local pools should reopen yet.


Oregon Will Allow Pools To Reopen In Phase 2, As Early As Friday

The state of Oregon will allow swimming pools to reopen in Phase 2 of its reopening plan. For some counties, that could start as soon as Friday, June 5.

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Colorado To Finalize Pool Reopening Guidelines Today, Likely 50% Capacity

Today, Colorado will finalize its guidelines for pools to reopen – and the draft guidelines suggest pools could begin opening immediately at 50% capacity.


Paris 2024 Olympics To Reduce Olympic Village Beds By 3,000

The Paris 2024 Olympic organizing committee has reduced the number of beds required for the Olympic Village from 17,000 to 14,000, the IOC announced today.


Returning Conference Points: Florida Primes For 9th-Straight SEC Men’s Title

Florida graduated the highest-scoring senior class in the SEC, but they still lead in total returning points in search of a 9th-straight conference title.


Rhode Island Reopens Pools With 15-Person Limit As of June 1

Rhode Island has reopened aquatic facilities after pandemic closures – spurred on in part due to a need for water safety after an April drowning.


UVA Instagram Connects With Alums & Cullen Jones For Conversations About Race

Virginia’s coaching staff connected with some alumni and former swimmers for some longer-form discussions about race amid growing national protests.


EIU Swimmer Jaylan Butler: Floyd Video ‘Snapped Me Back To My Experience’

EIU swimmer Jaylan Butler was allegedly held at gunpoint by police last year as his swim team’s bus was at an Illinois rest stop.


USA Swimming Extends 2021 Membership Dates, Publishes 2019 Financials

USA Swimming’s Board of Directors passed a motion to extend calendar year and seasonal memberships, and push the proposed flex membership changes to 2022.

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Returning Conference Points: Wide Open Women’s SEC Is Near Four-Way Tie

Bailey Bonnett and the Kentucky Wildcats lead the SEC in returning points, but Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia all lurk in a wide-open swimming & diving race.


New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware LSCs Urging Governors To Allow Club Swimming

The New Jersey, Middle Atlantic, and Allegheny Mountain LSCs are calling on their state governors to allow swim clubs to resume training.


Dean Farris, Raphael Marcoux To Return To Harvard Roster For 2020-2021 Season

American record-holder Dean Farris will return to the Harvard roster for the 2020-2021 NCAA season after an Olympic gap year.


UTPB Posts Job Listing For Head Swimming Coach, No Response About Current Staff

The University of Texas Permian Basin is seeking a new head swimming coach – but the school has not answered our questions about the current staff.


Breaststroker Mario Koenigsperger To Return To USC After Gap Year

52.1-breaststroker Mario Koenigsperger will rejoin the USC Trojans for the upcoming NCAA swimming & diving season after an Olympic gap year.

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Brown Cuts 11 Varsity Sports Back To Club Level; Swimming Still Sponsored

Brown University will transition 11 of its 38 varsity teams to the club level while adding two new varsity sports. Swimming was not among those cut.