2017 SPRING/SUMMER INTENT TO SWIM REGISTRATION
Open for Returning Members
2/16/17 - 3/9/17
Open for New Members
2/16/17 - 3/9/17
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THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE BADGER AQUATICS CLUB AND OUR 2017 SPRING OR SPRING/SUMMER SESSIONS. BEFORE YOU CONTINUE WITH THE REST OF THE REGISTRATION PROCESS, PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ABOUT HOW OUR REGISTRATION PROCESS WORKS.
For the past several years at BAC, we've had a high level of interest in the club for all of our sessions. For our recent fall and winter sessions, this unfortunately meant that we weren't able to accommodate every single swimmer that was interested in BAC. Last spring, we had similarly high numbers for many of our groups, but thankfully didn't have to turn anyone away.
This spring we're anticipating another high number of interested athletes in BAC. We want the registration process go as smoothly as possible and to be as proactive as we can in case we aren't able to accommodate everyone. Consequently, we’ve set up our spring and spring/summer registration similar to our registration process last fall.
Registration for the spring session will open on February 17th and close on March 9th. During this time, all interested swimmers (both returning BAC families and families that are new to the club) will be able to go through our registration process. However, this registration does NOT guarantee someone a spot; instead it lets us know who is interested, and for which group. After the registration period closes, we'll have an idea of how many swimmers are interested in each of our groups for the spring session. We'll then be able to take the next step in determining whether or not we're able to accommodate all of them. (Remember, all winter BAC swimmers need to confirm group placement with their current coaches prior to registering.)
If we have more swimmers for a particular group than we have space available, we'll notify everyone ASAP about our plans. Our first priority has always been to take care of returning swimmers as well as families that have a history with BAC. After that, we'll do the best that we can to accommodate new swimmers for each group. We may need to run a new swimmer evaluation at the end of March, which would help determine who gets the limited number of available spots. (If that is the case, new swimmers will receive an email shortly after registration closes.)
**In order to be considered for any available roster spot, you'll need to complete the entire online registration process and have all of your previous sessions PAID IN FULL! Please do not pay spring or spring/summer fees until you get word that your registration has been approved. (We will offer the 2 payment plan again this year for spring/summer swimmers only - half due now and the balance due by May 25th.) Once again, your swimmer will not be approved until all fall/winter fees are paid.
All swimmers will be REQUIRED to be USA registered, regardless of their planned meet participation. All spring and spring/summer swimmers have to pay the 2017 USA fees if they were not paid in fall/winter. If you are a current 2017 USA swimmer transferring from another team you will need to send in a USA transfer form (found under "more information, forms/documents page") along with your payment. USA Swimming registration is good until 12/31/2017 and is $64 (9 & up) or $56 (8 & under).
Along with the registration fee & USA fee, BAC also charges two additional "family" fees, EACH session; an administration fee of $45 and a fundraising fee of $30. These fees are per family and are charged every session (fall, winter, spr/sum). There is no administrative or fundraising fee for Little Badger swimmers.
BAC has always prided itself on being an organization that has been able to take swimmers of all abilities and help them to improve and to succeed. The recent increased interest has stretched our available pool time and space to the limit. We'd love to be able to accommodate every interested swimmer, but the simple reality is that we may not be able to this spring.
Thanks, and if you have any questions about the team or group placement, please email our Head Age Group Coach Jacob Johnson at email@example.com
If you have any questions about fees or the registration process itself, please email our Business Manager Sherry Niesen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to having you as part of the Badger Aquatics Club!