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2015-2016 Fall/Winter Season Registration

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Welcome to the Lancaster Aquatic Club!

2015-2016 Registration Information

  The Lancaster Aquatic Club board and coaching staff would like to welcome both new and returning swimmers to our upcoming fall/winter swimming season.  We are pleased to offer electronic payment processing and registration. The process is simple for both new and returning members. You’ll get access to your own private account that will enable you to easily commit for swim meets, sign-up for jobs, track your child’s swim times, maintain your own contact information, and more. 


We look forward to having you join the Lancaster Aquatic Club!

We are pleased to offer electronic payment processing and registration.  The process is simple for both new and returning members.  You will get access to your own private account that will enable you to easily declare for swim meets, sign-up for jobs, see your children’s swim times’ history, maintain your own contact information and more.

For existing members or anyone who previously registered with LAC (via a clinic registration or previous season registration), log into the web site by choosing SIGN IN on the left menu bar.  Once logged in, click the Spring/Summer '14 Registration button to the right of the photo slide show.  If you have forgotten your password, please do not attempt to register using a different email address.  Click on the link at the bottom of the sign-in page to reset your password.

In this packet, you will find our practice schedule, program fees, payment options, billing policies, meet entry process, travel policies (if applicable), volunteer commitment, code of conduct and medical waivers. 

COMPLETE REGISTRATION PACKET LINK

* Individual Agreements which are electronically signed during the registration process can be reviewed in the registration packet available via the COMPLETE REGISTRATION PACKET LINK above and are marked with an * in the list below.

The following is a complete list of documents contained in the Registration Packet:

  • Program Groups
  • 2015-2016 Fall/Winter Practice Schedule
  • Payment Plans and Payment Schedules
  • Lancaster Aquatic Travel Policy
  • Lancaster Aquatic Travel Agreement
  • Meet Entry Process / LAC Volunteer Commitment*
  • Billing Policies*
  • Code of Conduct*
  • Waivers & Registration Agreement*

 

LAC PROGRAM GROUPS

 C GROUP: 7 month program

The goal in this group is to lay the foundation of stroke mechanics, technique, training basics and dryland training (core balance) that will carry through the succession of LAC training levels.  This ranges from an 8 and under swimmer new to competitive swimming to the 10 and under with summer swimming experience.  New swimmers must have coach evaluation at one of our try out sessions or by appointment for eligibility and/or group placement.  Practice is offered 5 times a week.  We strongly encourage C group swimmers to attend 2-3 practices a week in order to meet coaching expectations. 

B GROUP: 7 month program

The goal in this group is continue to lay the foundation of stroke mechanics, technique, training basics and dryland training (core balance) that will carry through the succession of LAC training levels. This would be a swimmer who has some competitive experience or younger swimmer with strong basic skills.  Practice is offered 5 times a week.  We strongly encourage B group swimmers to attend 3-4 practices a week in order to meet coaching expectations. 

ADVANCED AGE GROUP: 7 month program

Designed for the 11-14 year old with more experience in competitive swimming. This group continues to train swimmers in the LAC tradition of strong stroke mechanics, technique, building the foundation of training, strengthening attitude and dryland training. Placement in this group will be the ability to accomplish specific training intervals, technique and maturity standards.  Practice is offered 5 times a week.  We strongly encourage Advanced Age swimmers to attend 4 practices a week in order to meet coaching expectations. 

SENIOR PREP: 11 month Program through Summer Long Course

Designed to take the 12-14 year old competitive swimmer to the next level of training and competition and prepare them for training in the Senior group.  Swimmers will be placed in this group and/or advance to this group based on ability to accomplish training intervals, technique and maturity standards.  Attendance is expected to be 80% or better.

SENIOR: 11 month Program through Summer Long Course

Designed for the age 14 and up who is seeking to qualify for Elite Senior USS Meets up to and including Junior Nationals and Senior Nationals. Swimmers will be placed in this group and/or advance to this group based on ability to accomplish training intervals, technique and maturity standards. Attendance is expected to be 80% or better.

HIGH SCHOOL ENRICHMENT

Designed for the high school swimmer who is seeking to enhance their swimming performance for their high school season or bridge summer swimming to the high school season.  This program serves as a supplement to their high school swimming practices and will focus on technique, high school distance (100/200s), and starts and turns.  **To register for this group, please email and Coach Casey Coble at laccoachcasey@gmail.com  and the Treasurer at LancasterAquaticTreasurer@gmail.com for practice times, cost and schedules.  This programs does require USA Swim Membership and LAC Registration.

 

PAYMENT PLANS AND PAYMENT SCHEDULES

Registration will be open beginning August 1 and maybe done at www.lancasteraquaticclub.com.

Coaches will approve the appropriate training group.

All persons must use online registration.

  • Registration deposit: Nonrefundable registration deposit is $99.
  • USS Membership Fees.  Each swimmer will be billed $65 (or current USS fee) on Sept 1st. Once billed this fee is nonrefundable. This fee covers membership for the 2015 swimming calendar year. If you are already USS registered for 2015 with another club, you must transfer your registration to LAC by September 1. USS Transfer forms can be downloaded at www.maswim.org under the “forms” tab. This form is to be mailed with a check for $10.00 to Middle Atlantic Swimming.  If you have any problems, please contact Leslie Sandock at LancasterAquaticTreasurer@gmail.com .  To participate in practice and meets with LAC you must have USA Swimming registration.  There are no exceptions. 

                                                                                                     

For your convenience, we offer 3 ways to pay.  You may pay in full at a discounted program fee, pay in four month installments, or pay in seven month installments.  If you want to PAY IN FULL or choose the 4 MONTH Payment Plan option, you must email the treasurer after you have registered to notify which payment plan you choose.  Otherwise, your account will be set up for monthly billing by default. The first monthly billing will be Sept 1st which will include the USS registration fee & first month of training fees (unless paying in full).

 

  • PAY IN FULL OPTION:  Payment Method:  CHECK ONLY.  All pay in full payments must be received by AUGUST 26, 2015, no exceptions. Please mail check payable to Lancaster Aquatic Club, 67 Reagan Drive, Ephrata, PA 17522. 
  • PAY IN 4 MONTH INSTALLMENTS:  Payment Method:  CHECK ONLY.  All payments must be received by September 1, October 1, November 1, and December 1.  Please mail check payable to Lancaster Aquatic Club, 67 Reagan Drive, Ephrata, PA 17522. Families who choose this option will need to view their invoice and include any additional meet fees for the month with their payment. 
  • PAY IN 7 MONTH INSTALLMENTS:  Payment Method:  Credit Card/ACH or Check.  If payment is by check, please mail check payable to Lancaster Aquatic Club, 67 Reagan Drive, Ephrata, PA 17522 by the 10th of each month.

 

 

COST OF PROGRAM

PAY IN FULL

 2.5% off

4 Payments

(Sept 1, Oct 1, Nov 1 and Dec 1)

7 month payment plan

C Group

$665

$648

$166.25

$95

B Group

$938

$915

$234.50

$134

Advanced Age

$1155

$1126

$288.75

$165

Senior Prep

$1897

$1850

$474.25

$271

Senior

$2358

$2300

$589.50

$337

 

*Cost of program does not include the nonrefundable registration fee or Annual USS Membership Fee

*** Multiple swimmer families will pay the full program cost for the 1st swimmer and receive a 5% discount on the monthly training fees of the additional swimmers in their family, up to 5 swimmers.  The first swimmer is the swimmer paying the highest program cost.  The 5% multi-swimmer discount is nonrefundable.