What to Expect
MVAQ provides an opportunity for swimmers to
become part of an exciting competitive sport. MVAQ is dedicated to
building competitive swimmers in all areas of aquatic sports. We
are committed to this goal by providing excellent, qualified
coaching in which we place a great deal of confidence.
We consider membership a privilege, not a right. We request your
complete cooperation and your signature below indicates your
understanding of the basic policies of our club.
Note: Failure to comply with any of the following guidelines
may result in termination from the team
Monthly Dues range from $50-$80 a month
depending on group placement.
Dues are due on the first of each month. A
$25.00 late fee will be assessed on the 10th.
Annual Registration Fee
All families are responsible for an annual
$50.00 team registration fee upon enrollment and every year
thereafter in the month of enrollment.
USA Swimming Registration
All swimmers must be registered with USA
Swimming. This annual registration fee is due on new membership and
Practice and Encouragement
Transport swimmers to workout on time and
pick them up when their practice session is done. Offer positive
encouragement to your swimmer. If staying on deck during practice
please remember to stayin the bleachers or along the perimeter of
the pool deck.
Children who are not swimming should be under
adult supervision at all times during practice and swim
meets. When your child’s practice is done, you should
either pick them up, or ensure that they have adult supervision in
the bleachers or along the perimeter of theool deck, until
it’s time to leave.
All swimmers must be responsible for pool
preparation – this includes covers and lane lines each night.
All swimmers must be responsible for care of team equipment –
this includes lane lines, paddles, kickboards, and fins.
Coaches may suspend a swimmer for
disciplinary reason from swim practice for a maximum of three days.
Coaches may also recommend to the board that a swimmer be expelled
from the club if his/her judgment, that swimmer is unable to
conform to the disciplinary guidelines established for swim
practice and club participation. The board will support the
Courtesy for the Coaches
Please leave the coaching to the coaches.
Communication between coaching staff and parents should be prior to
or after practice. Please be considerate of the coach’s time
and other parent’s needs.
Assist at MVAQ-hosted Swim
Each family is responsible for working eight hours at each
MVAQ hosted swim meet. If you do not fulfill your obligation you
will be assessed a $100.00 per meet fee.
Fundraising and Community
Participate in fundraising activities that
involve the team. Families may choose a buy-out option ($25
per swimmer), rather than participate. Promote in your
business, professional, and civic involvement—it’s a
good program for the community.
Timer Duty at Meets
When attending any USS sanctioned meet,
parents are required to fulfill the team’s timing
responsibility for that meet. MVAQ is assigned a specific number of
chairs at each meet and a sign up sheet will be available. All
parents must help fulfill the club’s timing requirement or a
fine of $25 will be levied against the family &
the team will be fined by USA Swimming.
For Application forms click here