Athlete Members


Registration Information

Registration Procedure

All athlete registrations must be completed via USA Swimming's SWIMS 3.0 / Online Member Registration platform.

If you are attached to a club, contact your club coach or registrar for further instructions.

If you are not attached to a club, begin the unattached registration process by clicking this link.

If you are registering for an unattached outreach membership, please do not follow the above process and instead contact the Michigan Swimming Office at [email protected].

Transfer Information

Transfers can now initiated online via USA Swimming's SWIMS 3.0 / Online Member Registration paltform.

To initiate a transfer:

  1. Log-in to the USA Swimming website (
  2. Select "General Info" under the "Account" section of your dashboard
  3. Select the "General" tab, and then select the "Club Transfer" menu pill
  4. Complete the on-screen form and submit

All transfers are subject to Michigan Swimming approval. Transfers are only effective after approved.  Please complete the transfer form and email it to [email protected] 

The transfer fee will be billed to the receiving club, unless you are transferring to unattached. There is no fee for transferring to unattached.

Additional Registration Information

General Information

Athlete Division Website


IMPORTANT NOTE: All adult athletes must complete Athlete Protection Training through the USA Swimming website by their 18th birthday to be in good standing. This is an annual requirement, and there is no grace period.

An athlete's membership card, as available on the USA Swimming website, must show him/her as being in good standing to participate in any USA Swimming or Michigan Swimming activity (including practice and competition). If the membership card does not show the athlete as being in good standing the athlete is not permitted to engage in the aforementioned activities. There are absolutely no exceptions.

If your Athlete Protection Training completion date does not update on your membership card within 48 hours of completing the course, e-mail [email protected].