Oman Swimming Association was founded in 1973 and was registered pursuant to the Ministerial Decision No. 43/88 on May 26, 1988. It joined membership of International Long Distance Swimming Federation on 15/7/1981, the International Swimming Federation (FINA) on 28/4/1986, the Asia Swimming Federation on 25/9/1986 and the Arab Swimming Federation in 1987. Oman Swimming Association is a member of the GCC Swimming Organizing Committee. Current chairman of Oman Swimming Association is Mr. Taha bin Sulaiman Al Kishry.