At WOWSA, we are dedicated to fostering a community of open water swimmers, where individuals of all backgrounds and abilities can come together to learn, grow, and achieve their goals. Through our unwavering commitment to the pillars of community, integrity, and education, we work to promote the highest standards of sportsmanship, fairness, and transparency, while providing swimmers, coaches & organizers the resources they need to succeed.
Community – We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive community where open water swimmers of all backgrounds and abilities can connect, learn, and grow. Our website, openwaterswimming.com, serves as a hub for swimmers to discover new friends, find coaches, and explore world-class events and swim vacations around the globe.
Integrity – As a leader in the open water swimming community, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of sportsmanship, fairness, and transparency. We work with experts to establish clear rules and processes for achieving milestones and records, ensuring that the achievements of our swimmers are recognized and celebrated with integrity.
Education – We are deeply committed to safety and education in open water swimming, recognizing that this highly technical sport demands a deep understanding of risk management, technique, and strategy. To support our community, we offer a range of educational resources, including courses, clinics, and webinars, led by experts from across the globe.
Together, through our commitment to these values, we are proud to be advancing the sport of open water swimming and supporting the growth and development of our global community.