Swimmer Membership Instructions:
  1. From the Swimmer Membership Product Page: https://openwaterswimming.com/product/swimmer-annual-membership/ Please Click the Add to Cart” button
  2. Complete the checkout process with a confirmation page to make sure your payment and membership went through. You will be creating your account Username at this point, so please think of what your Username will be and you will not be able to edit your username once it is in our system. So please do give it some thought.
  3. You should have received a confirmation email at this point of the process. If you do not receive an email, please check your SPAM box and add the email address : “sales@openwaterswimming.com” to make sure you get that email and future emails.
  4. Go to the Profile button in the upper right hand corner of the OpenWaterSwimming.com website and navigate to your profile.
  5. Complete your profile by filling out the following information:
    1. Add your Profile Photo – head shot or Profile photo of you only please.
    2. Add a Cover Photo 
    3. About me intro – please give an intro so other Members can find out a little bit about you.
    4. Connect your Instagram account. After you enter your Instagram credential in the browser window, you will need to refresh the page and click the Connect to Instagram link a second time (unless your browser is already signed into Instagram)
  6. Click the Check Mark to save your Profile. You can always edit your profile, but not your Username.
  7. Go back to the Shop tab and purchase any Badge accomplishment that you have completed. Admins will review your Badge within the day and the Badge will then be added to your profile. Click the Share button to add the Badge to your Facebook page – after the admin approval and when you see it posted to your profile. You will also will receive an email that your Badge has been approved. This is another important reason to add info@openwaterswimming.com to your address book.
  8. Please click on the “Members” link at the top of the page and do a search for Members you already know and click the “Add Friend” button below their Profile Photo (part of the importance of setting up your profile immediately). 
  9. You can also find other Members with similar interests by reading the About section of Members’ Profiles (part of the importance of setting up your profile immediately – you can always edit this part too).
  10. Find a coach to improve your swimming competition results.
  11. Click on the “Events” button at the top of the page of the site. Search for Events that you are interested in. Click on the “Register Here” button on the right column of any Event that you would like to attend.
Coach and Crew Membership Instructions:
  1. From the Caches Membership Product Page: https://openwaterswimming.com/product/coaches-annual-membership/ Please Click the Add to Cart” button
  2. Complete the checkout process with a confirmation page to make sure your payment and membership went through. You will be creating your account Username at this point, so please think of what your Username will be and you will not be able to edit your username once it is in our system. So please do give it some thought.
  3. You should have received a confirmation email at this point of the process. If you do not receive an email, please check your SPAM box and add the email address : “sales@openwaterswimming.com” to make sure you get that email and future emails.
  4. Go to the Profile button in the upper right hand corner of the OpenWaterSwimming.com website and navigate to your profile.
  5. Complete your profile by filling out the following information:
    1. Add your Profile Photo – head shot or Profile photo of you only please.
    2. Add a Cover Photo 
    3. About me intro – please give an intro so other Members can find out a little bit about you. Accomplishments as a Coach and what you have done for swimmers will attract swimmers to your services.
    4. Connect your Instagram account. After you enter your Instagram credential in the browser window, you will need to refresh the page and click the Connect to Instagram link a second time (unless your browser is already signed into Instagram)
  6. Click the Check Mark to save your Profile. You can always edit your profile, but not your Username.
  7. Please click on the “Members” link at the top of the page and do a search for Members you already know and click the “Add Friend” button below their Profile Photo (part of the importance of setting up your profile immediately). 
  8. You can also find other Members with similar interests by reading the About section of Members’ Profiles (part of the importance of setting up your profile immediately – you can always edit this part too).
  9. With your profile completed, you can reach out to Swimmers in the Directory and see if they need any of your coaching services or advice. 
  10. Click on the “Events” button at the top of the page of the site. Search for Events that you are interested in. You can see the Attendees of each Event and click on the name on that Event and navigate to their profile page to contact them and see if they need your services. Please contact us at info@openwaterswimming.com if you would like to offer your services to certain Event Managers for their Events.
Event Manager Membership Instructions:
  1. From the Swimmer Membership Product Page: https://openwaterswimming.com/product/swimmer-annual-membership/ Please Click the Add to Cart” button
  2. Complete the checkout process with a confirmation page to make sure your payment and membership went through. You will be creating your account Username at this point, so please think of what your Username will be and you will not be able to edit your username once it is in our system. So please do give it some thought.
  3. You should have received a confirmation email at this point of the process. If you do not receive an email, please check your SPAM box and add the email address : “sales@openwaterswimming.com” to make sure you get that email and future emails.
  4. Go to the Profile button in the upper right hand corner of the OpenWaterSwimming.com website and navigate to your profile.
  5. Complete your profile by filling out the following information:
    1. Add your Profile Photo – head shot or Profile photo of you only please.
    2. Add a Cover Photo 
    3. About me intro – please give an intro so other Members can find out a little bit about you.
    4. Connect your Instagram account. After you enter your Instagram credential in the browser window, you will need to refresh the page and click the Connect to Instagram link a second time (unless your browser is already signed into Instagram)
  1. Click the Check Mark to save your Profile. You can always edit your profile, but not your Username.
  2. Please click on the “Events” button at the top of the page and click the Blue “Add New” button in the upper right hand portion of the website. 
  3. Please complete the Event form. Your Event will be reviewed within the day and an OpenWaterSwimming.com representative will reach out to you with any questions. If there are no questions, you will receive an email that your Event has been approved or denied. This is another important reason to add info@openwaterswimming.com to your address book.
  4. Please click on the “Members” link at the top of the page and do a search for Members you already know and click the “Add Friend” button below their Profile Photo (part of the importance of setting up your profile immediately). 
  5. You can also find other Members with similar interests by reading the About section of Members’ Profiles (part of the importance of setting up your profile immediately – you can always edit this part too).
  6. Find a Coaches and contact them to bring their Swimmers to your Event.