The information below is assist summer swimming officials.
ASSA Code of Conduct and Ethics
As an official within the ASSA you are bound by the ASSA Code of Conduct and Ethics, please read and abide by them whenever you are participating in an ASSA event.
Club Officials’ Administrator – Roles and Responsibilities
Each club has to have a Club Official's Administrator. This person will be solely responsible for:
The Club Official's Administrator person will have the following resources:
This person is an active member of the executive and can be the club registrar if no one else is available. Any questions should be directed to the ASSA Officials Chairperson. Contact information can be found here.
Swimming Rules of Canada
Referee Briefing Guidelines
The Alberta Officials Committee has developed Referee Briefing Guidelines to be shared with all officials to ensure consistency throughout the province. You can obtain a copy here.
Upcoming Officials Courses can be found on the Swim Alberta website here.
If you are holding an Officials Clinic in your area, please complete this online form, the clinic will be posted on the clinic page. All clinics need to be registered and approved by Swim Alberta. You can view the Clinic Reporting Guide here. Any questions regarding clinic registration can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Officials Certification Process
Swim Alberta has adopted the certification system that has been approved by Swimming Canada in September 2017. The link to the certification pathway can be viewed here.
A list of pools approved for competition can be found HERE.
Meet Manager Resources
Planning and printable resources are available for meet managers on Swim Alberta’s Meet Manager Information Page.
Officiating information is also available on the Swimming Canada website. Use the resources link on the left side of the page.
Any questions regarding officiating or rule interpretations can be sent to the ASSA Officials Chairperson. Contact information can be found here.