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NOW 2019-20 Short Course Registration

Welcome to the NOW 2019-20 Short Course Registration Page



NOW Short Course season which runs from Aug 26th (gold/senior) thru early March. A YMCA membership is required to participate in the fall/winter short course season.  Registration information can be found below (click here for fall/winter short course flyer).  Please see the link below for practice schedules and fees and registration information.  The YMCA is also offering weekly clinics in August.  Sign up for these clinics is done directly at the YMCA.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS:  Please register now for fall/winter season.  Practice fees will not be charged until December.  Registering now will allow you to order your free team t-shirt.



Welcome to the 2019-20 Short Course Yard Season with the North Oakland Waves

Team and Program Fees

Practice Schedule


New Swimmer Evaluations

Swimmers are placed into appropriate  practice groups by the coaching staff. If you are new to the team or are a returning member who wants to be re-evaluated, please attend one of the following swimmer evaluation dates at the YMCA or Rochester High School. Swimmers should come prepared with suits, googles, cap and towel. Appointments are not necessary.

August 14th and 19th from 7:00-8:00 pm at the YMCA

If you cannot attend these dates, please contact Coach Landon Shively ( to arrange for another date/time.


Registration Instructions

There are three steps for registration. 

Step 1: register online by clicking the Start Registration button on the Home page.  Fill out all required information and pay your Activity/Processing fee of $65 per swimmer and USA Swimming registration fee of $78 per swimmer (except White group).  Choose the Evaluate roster group if you do not know your swimmer’s practice group yet. Print out the email confirmation.

Step 2: Swimmers must have an active YMCA membership. Go to the North Oakland Family YMCA and confirm an existing membership or ask to see a Membership Specialist to join. Youth, Individual and Family Memberships are available.  Membership Specialists can be contacted at 248-370-9622 for information on membership types and fees.

Step 3: Present your email confirmation of online registration to the North Oakland Family YMCA front desk staff. Complete the  YMCA Registration Forms (print it out and complete it ahead of time or blank copies will be available at the YMCA) and arrange to pay the program fees


Your spot on the team is not reserved until you complete ALL steps of the registration. 


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