Who We Are

Pacific Northwest Swimming (PN) is a Local Swimming Committee (LSC) member of USA Swimming,  the national governing board for the sport of competitive swimming in the United States. PNS is a non-profit organization made up of individual (athlete, coach, and non-athlete) and group (club or affiliated) members.

VISION: Achieving Excellence While Fostering Growth
CORE VALUES: Vision, Teamwork, Excellence
MISSION: Pacific Northwest Swimming provides leadership and opportunities for excellence in aquatics through competitive swimming.

PNS is operated in accordance with a set of By-Laws by 2 organizations:

House of Delegates:  A body of representatives of all group members, the Board of Directors, and separate coach, athlete and at large representatives.  This body meets once a year, and is charged with overall management of LSC business.

Board of Directors:  A committee of elected, appointed and ex-officio officers, representatives and committee chairs charged with day-to-day operation and management of the LSC.  Click here for a summary of the responsibilities of each Board of Directors position.

Pacific Northwest Swimming is part of the WESTERN ZONE along with Alaska, Arizona, Central California, Colorado, Hawaii, Inland Empire, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Pacific, San Diego-Imperial, Sierra Nevada, Snake River, Southern California, Utah and Wyoming LSC's.