How to Become an Official

The foundation of every great swimming competition is engaged and educated officials. If you’re interested in becoming a swimming official, it’s a good idea to start by talking to the Officials Director at your local swim club to see what your next steps would be.


Pool Officials Certification Pathway

Registration and Clinic Information

Registration, Tracking and Results (RTR) – Login Page
Contact your Club Officials Director to receive your username and password

Transitioning from BCSSA to Swim BC
For officials who have completed training with BCSSA, we have a document outlining what steps is required when joining Swim BC.

Learning Management System (LMS) – Login Page 
Officials will need to be registered in the RTR system before they will be able to access the LMS.
LMS tutorial for officials (how to enrol in eModules and register for Clinics) – YouTube Link

Looking for an Officials Clinic to attend?  Log in to the LMS and click on Clinics in the top menu bar.  Listed will be all clinics that you are able to take/attend.

eModules: There are 5 clinics that officials can complete on their own (Intro to Swim Officiating, Safety Marshal, Chief Timekeeper, Clerk of Course and Para Swimming eModule).  *Log in to the LMS and click on Status in the top menu bar.

The Swim BC office is located on the unceded territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən speaking people known today as the Songhees, the SXIMELEL (Esquimalt) and the WSÁNEĆ First Nations.

Swim BC gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.


305-4420 Chatterton Way
Victoria, BC V8X 5J2



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