Thank you for considering Tidal
Wave Aquatics (TWA), North Carolina's newest year-round USA
Swimming team based in Salisbury. TWA was founded by Michael Sever,
Head Swimming Coach at Catawba College and Victoria Sever, Club
TWA offers flexible seasonal and
Year Round programs:
Camps & Clinics
Aside from our regular swim
programs, TWA offers several specialized camps and clinics during
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One Week Trial Period
TWA offers a FREE one week trial
period for any new swimmer. Swimmers can register online by
choosing "1-Week Free Trial" as the group. Swimmers must also
complete as USA Swimming Application. The one week trial is not
valid for TWA camps or clinics.
Outreach Memberships &
Outreach USA-Swimming memberships
are available to qualifying participants. Outreach applicants must
provide verification to USA Swimming annually that he/she is
eligible for the Free/Reduced School Lunch, Food Stamps, Aid to
Families with Dependent Children, Social Security Disability
Insurance, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, Supplemental
Security Income, Women, Infant and Children’s Program,
Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Plan, Section 8 Public
Housing, Home Energy Assistance Program and other.
An Outreach USA Swimming
membership is effective for one year. The cost $5 only covers the
USA-S Membership only. TWA monthly swim fee will be charged to the
swimmer. Outreach applications are strictly confidential. For more
information, please contact Michael Sever (401-439-1441).
USA Swimming Outreach Registration Application
We love our volunteers! Any
board-level volunteer or person interested in volunteering with USA
Swimming, must be registered as a USA Swimming Non-Athlete
Year-round Non-Athlete Form
$64 for an individual; $118.00 for Family memberships (2
non-athletes living in the same household).
Swim Meet Fees
Meet entry fees are not included
in your membership fees. Meet entry fees will be billed
periodically throughout the season.
- Typical meet entry fees range
from $4–$5 per event. Some meets may have a swimmer
participation fee ranging from $1-$20.
- National, Sectional and all
Championship meets are generally cost more than small local
- The coaching staff has total
authority over choosing what events their swimmers swim.
- USA Swimming rules do not allow
a swimmer to exceed five events per day (excluding relays),
Trials/Finals competitions USA Swimming rules do not allow swimmers
to exceed three individual events per day (excluding
- You will only be charged for the
events that the swimmer is entered in.
- If your swimmer misses a race
for whatever reason (illness, family emergencies etc.) the fees are
- You have read, understand, and
agree to all TWA policies.
- All monies must be paid in full
before the swimmer(s) can register for the next season.
- Refunds are not available unless
approved by the Team Manager.
- No Refunds for swimmers suspended
by the TWA for disciplinary reasons.
- Missed days are not subtracted
from membership fees (including part. in High School Sports)
- A $25 charge will be assessed for
all returned checks.
- We reserve the right to refuse
admittance to practice due to excessively delinquent fees.
- We reserve the right to deny
entrance to those athletes with outstanding balances into
additional meets until their account has been paid in full.
- Member states they have reviewed
our delinquent account policies.
- Member has reviewed, understands,
and agrees to uphold the anti-bullying policies.
- Member has reviewed, understands,
and agrees to uphold the electronic technology policies.
- If a swimmer has to be sent home
from a Travel trip for disciplinary reasons, parents agree to cover
immediate transportation costs to send the athlete home.
- TWA Anti-Recruiting Policy: TWA
members shall not initiate contact with another USA Swimming member
with the intent to recruit members.