Make a Splash

5 Million Children Served With Swim Lessons Through Make A Splash

The USA Swimming Foundation announced today that in its first 10 years, more than 5 million children have received the lifesaving gift of swim lessons through its 850-member Make a Splash Local Partner network.

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USA Swimming Foundation Awards More Than $400,000 To Make A Splash

To help swim lesson providers nationwide offer lessons to children who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford them, the USA Swimming…

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USA Swimming Foundation Make A Splash Grant Applications Open

The 2017 USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash grant application window is now open and applications will be accepted until Wednesday,…

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Adrian Grenier and Richard Branson Swim 3.3k for Strive Challenge

Earlier today, Entourage star Adrian Grenier and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson took on a 3.3 kilometer open water swim to raise awareness for ocean health and the Make a Splash Foundation.

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Watch: Cullen Jones On Barriers To Minorities In The Sport Of Swimming

Four-time Olympic medalist Cullen Jones explains the three major barriers that keep minority children and adults from learning to swim for safety, for fun, and for sport.

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Registration Open for USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Regional Summit

As part of the USA Swimming Foundation’s commitment to save lives through swim lessons, the organization will host a Make a Splash Regional Summit to emphasize the importance of learning to swim and how to make a bigger community impact.

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Cullen Jones, Conor Dwyer Throw Out First Pitches, Lead 7th Inning Stretch At Wrigley Field

US Olympians Cullen Jones and Conor Dwyer made the most out of their trip to Chicago to kick off USA…

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Jersey City Receives Anonymous $45,000 Donation for American Red Cross Swim Instruction

Just as the outdoor swimming season is getting underway across the country, disadvantaged children in New Jersey wanting to partake…

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USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Tour Presented by Phillips 66 Raises Awareness to Reduce Risk of Child Drownings

Month-long June tour with Olympic gold medalists promotes saving lives through swim lessons to reverse second-leading cause of death for children under 14.

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USA Swimming Foundation and USA Triathlon Renew Affiliate Partnership

The USA Swimming Foundation today announced the renewal of its Affiliate Partnership with USA Triathlon, where the two organizations will…

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USA Swimming Foundation Announces 50 Grant Recipients Nationwide

The Foundation distributed more than $300,000 to local Make a Splash Local Partners, covering 23 states, with 15 programs (30 percent) earning USA Swimming Foundation funds for the first time.

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On the Outside Looking In: Race in Swimming

This opinion piece is courtesy of Franco Pacheco. There is a moment when an athlete or coach walks onto a…

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NBC Today Show hosts Matt Lauer and Al Roker to emcee 2014 Golden Goggles

The annual Golden Goggle Awards not only honors and celebrates our U.S. National Swim Team, it serves as an important fundraiser for the USA Swimming Foundation. Proceeds benefit the USA Swimming Foundation’s mission to
“Save Lives and Build Champions” – in the pool and in life.

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USA Swimming Foundation’s ‘Make a Splash’ to Host Event during ISHOF Weekend, Headlined by Lezak & Evans

Olympic gold medalist Janet Evans, Jason Lezak & Olympian Alia Atkinson will give free swim lessons during the water safety session.

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