Connecticut Swimming, Inc. (CSI) is the local governing body for competitive swimming in the state of Connecticut. Connecticut Swimming, Inc. is one of fifty-nine (59) Local Swimming Committees of USA Swimming, the National Governing Body for competitive swimming in the United States, and is grouped as a swimming committee within the Eastern Zone.
In accordance with the standards, rules, regulations, and policies and procedures of USA Swimming (USA), the Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA), Connecticut Swimming, Inc. (CSI) and its Certificate of Incorporation, Connecticut Swimming Inc. has jurisdiction over the sport of competitive swimming and is responsible for the conduct and administration of swimming events within Connecticut. In this capacity, CSI formulates rules, establishes policies and procedures, conducts swimming meets and other programs, and disseminates information to the membership.
CSI is organized according to the representative and participatory principles of USA Swimming. The House of Delegates of Connecticut Swimming consists of member club representatives, elected Athlete and Coach Representatives, members of the Board of Directors and at-large House of Delegate members. The CSI House of Delegates is responsible for managing the affairs of CSI and for the establishment of policies, procedures and programs. The House of Delegates meets twice a year, generally in May and in October. During the intervals between meetings of the House of Delegates, the CSI Board of Directors, which is composed of elected officers and committee chairpersons, is charged with the responsibility for making decisions for Connecticut Swimming.
CSI is committed to offering a balanced competitive swimming program for athletes of all ages and ability levels. In addition to offering an annual program of swimming meets for athletes at every level, CSI also offers unique educational and training opportunities and experiences to our member athletes, coaches and volunteers in the form of local, regional and national level swimming camps, workshops and clinics.
For registration year 2018 CSI had 6,505 registered athletes and 770 non-athlete member coaches, officials and other volunteers. CSI has 72 member clubs ranging in size from less than 20 athletes to over 300 athletes. CSI has swimmers of all ages and abilities from novice to Olympic Trial finalists. CSI member athletes, coaches, and volunteers are involved at all levels of participation in CSI, as well as in USA Swimming.