South Texas Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion Mission Statement
To assist USA Swimming in creating a culture of inclusion and opportunity for people of diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, race, age, income, ethnicity, religion, gender, and sexual orientation throughout South Texas.

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Regional Diversity Performance Workshop - Applications open Feb 22 - Mar 22, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 USA Swimming Zone Select and Regional Diversity Select Camps will be canceled. In lieu of these absent programs, USA Swimming is announcing the Zone Select Performance Workshop and the Regional Diversity Performance Workshop to continue providing opportunities for our athletes at the age-group level. Dates for these events will be announced soon. 

Selections for the  Zone Select Performance Workshop will be conducted automatically through the SWIMS database and selected participants will be contacted directly. Selections for the  Regional Diversity Performance Workshop will be conducted via an online application that will be open from February 22 through March 22 and will be available on the Regional Diversity Select Camps’ page.

Click here to visit the USA Swimming Regional Diversity Select Camp page.


National Diversity Select Camp Applications open from Jan 15-Feb 19, 2021

USA Swimming invites 56 athletes from underrepresented populations to participate in a three-day camp program, which includes pool training, motivational and education sessions, and team-building activities. Selection is based on times swum at USA Swimming-sanctioned events.

The camp is sponsored annually to empower athletes from diverse backgrounds and under-represented populations to:

  • Demonstrate the viability of multicultural success in swimming
  • Achieve performance excellence at every level of the sport
  • Expound the benefits and value of participating in the sport of swimming
  • Be positive leaders and role models that others from multicultural backgrounds can emulate.

The criteria and application will be available on this page from January 15-February 19, 2021.


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