FAST Registration 2018-19
Open for Returning Members
8/20/18 - 3/29/19
Open for New Members
8/20/18 - 3/1/19
Welcome to the Fairmont Area Swim Team Electronic Registration platform for our upcoming swim season! We are pleased to introduce a new 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 easily declare for swim meets, sign-up for jobs, see your children's swim times histories, maintain your own contact information, and more.
Please see the swim group descriptions below so that you can register your swimmer/s in the most appropriate group. The practice schedule for each group can be located on our webpage under the Practice Schedule tab.
Zebra Sharks: Learn to swim. Swimmers must be able to tread water. Zero prior swim team experience is required. Development of basic technique in the four competitive strokes in a positive environment with the primary emphasis on freestyle and backstroke. Swimmers will execute stroke drills repeatedly to form good habits. Home meets are required. *Please note there are two Zebra Shark sessions, one offered 5:30 PM, and second at 6:15 PM. Swimmers may only register for one group and will not be permitted to attend the other session.
Tiger Sharks: Basic technique in all four competitive strokes. Swimmer must be able to swim 50 yards of both Freestyle and Backstroke. One season of swim team experience is required. More emphasis will be placed upon starts, turns, and conditioning. Swimmers will execute stroke drills repeatedly to form good habits. Home meets are required.
Bull Sharks: A competitive group for developing young swimmers; with approval of the FAST Coaching Staff. Minimum of 3 seasons of swim team experience required. Intermediate technique of the four competitive strokes. Introduction to beginning competitive swimming with repeated stroke work and drills. Swimmer must be able to listen to instruction, read the pace clock and complete sets required by the coach. Attendance goal is four practices per week. All FAST team meets are required.
Megladon Sharks: A highly competitive group for the most advanced swimmer; with the approval of the FAST Coaching Staff. Advance technique of the four competitive strokes. Endurance training and working towards achieving the challenges set by the coaches. Swimmer must be able to listen to instruction, read the pace clock and complete sets required by the coach. Attendance goal is five practices per week. All FAST team meets are required.
High School: Must be at least a freshman and competing in WVSSAC. Designed to give high school swimmers additional endurance and work on technique. The training will be for high school swimming specific events and will focus on competing at the State Meet.
Masters: Athletes must be 18 years or older. Training will have a wide range, from learning to swim to training for specific competitions.
To complete registration you must have a credit card on file for all FAST fees. FAST will no longer accept payments by check.
New Members: FAST is USA Swim Club. USA swimming requires all swimmers, coaches, and officials from each organized swim team to be registered with USA Swimming to be considered a USA Swim Club thus allowing the team insurance coverage through USA Swimming. The $77.00 USA Swim Registration Fee and $15.00/per swimmer required FAST Bundle (team shirt & swim cap) must be paid to complete registration. A swim suit will also be required (price to be determined). A $75.00 Family Registration Fee will be due October 1st. This fee covers team equipment and facility fees. Monthly swim dues will be charged on the 1st of every month.
Returning Members: Outstanding balances and $15.00/per swimmer required FAST Bundle (team shirt & swim cap) must be paid to complete registration. The $77.00 USA Registration Fee will be billed to your account and due November 1, 2017. A $75.00 Family Registration Fee will be due October 1st. This fee covers team equipment and facility fees. Monthly swim dues will be charged on the 1st of every month.
Please contact the FAST Board of Directors and Coaches at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you may have. We look forward to having you join the Fairmont Area Swim Team and are excited for another great season!