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Membership Information

Pueblo West Swim Club (PWSC) Important Information for New Swimmers:

The Pueblo West Swim Club is a USA year round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for youth (through age 18 or still in high school) of all abilities. The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to international competitor. All of our coaches, are members of USA Swimming, have access to the most comprehensive training and certification program for youth coaches of any sport in the United States. They provide assurances that the time children spend swimming will be quality time.

The PWSC, a non profit club, is run by its board of Directors, which meet each month. All members are welcome at each meeting and encouraged to be involved in team activities and fundraisers.

We are constantly growing and training young swimmers to maintain a well rounded competitive swim team. Thank you for joining our team. We look forward to working with your children and getting to know your family. Please feel free to talk to the coach about your child’s progress in the pool and direct any additional questions to appropriate board members. They are always available before and after swim practice and can also be reached by phone, text, email, or private chat via Team App. 

Head Coach:  Dr. Cheryl Higdon-Holloway

PWSC will practice:

 

**Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday's at Regional Center Pool

**7:00pm – 8:00pm Blue Team and  8:00-9:00pm Black Team

**Wednesday's at a District 60 High School (see schedule)

**6:00-8:00pm

**Check Pool times on website calendar as they vary**

  ALL TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE!!

We may have to make adjustments, due to the Pueblo West Parks and Rec Swim Lessons.  Schedules can always be viewed online at www.pueblowestswimclub.org

Location of Pools:

Pueblo Regional Center: 270 West John Powell Blvd., PW, CO 81007

District 60 High School - see schedule for location

Dues:

Pay monthly: $50.00 each month, due by the10th of each month. PWSC will assess $25 for all returned checks.

PWSC will assess a $10 late fee after the 10th of the month and swimmer will be suspended from swimming after the 17th.

If there are ever complications with billing please speak to Board Treasurer as soon as possible so arrangements can be made and suspensions can be avoided.

If you are not going to swim specific months, please forward this intention to Board Treasurer by email 2 weeks prior to that month, otherwise you will be billed.

There are discounts for multiple family swimmers. Please see bylaws.

There are discounts for Dual Committed Athletes. Please see Policies and Procedures. 

You can view existing and recent invoices online at www.pueblowestswimclub.org

A password will be provided to you so that you can view your billing info.

Please make checks payable to PWSC.

If you wish to mail your payments, please make arrangements with the Board Treasurer.

Dues paid are nonrefundable.

If you have questions about or issues with billing, please speak to our

Board Treasurer: Jeannine Radoievici

    Email: pueblowestswimclub@hotmail.com

        

 

Session 1 begins January 1 and ends April 30

Session 2 begins May 1 and ends July 31

Session 3 begins the 1st or 2nd week of September and ends December 31

There is also an annual USA Swimming membership fee of $68.00 which will cover the insurance your child needs to be able to swim. It is due each December or when your child joins the team.There is an outreach program through Colorado Swimming that will cover membership fees. If you feel your family could benefit from the outreach program please talk to the Board Treasurer for more information. 

If your child joins during the summer, there is a membership fee of $35.00 which will cover insurance for the summer swim session.

If you have any questions about meets, USA Swimming rules or swim club information feel free to contact our

Board President: Tracy Morris

 

 

Meets:

Throughout the Winter and Spring Sessions, PWSC will plan to attend one meet per month. During the Summer Session there is usually a meet every weekend. (Meets will post online as the information becomes available so please check calendar often.) It is up to each of you, as parents, to decide if you want your child to attend a meet.  A few weeks before each meet, you will receive an email where you will be directed to either attend or decline the meet on the PWSC website (www.pueblowestswimclub.org). Coach will work with you and your child to determine which events would be best for your child to swim. The cost to swim at a meet is generally $3.00 to $4.00 per event that your child swims in. There is an entry fee at some meets as well. Billing for the meet will usually occur prior to the meet and payment will be due with the next months “dues”. (If you sign up for the meet and do not swim the meet, you are still responsible to pay for the events that you missed and the entry fee.)

The PWSC offers team caps for $10.00 each.

Competition suits can be purchased and will generally cost around $45.00 for a male suit and $55.00 for a female suit. 

Periodically, we will also offer the ability to order team shirts for parents and siblings.

We encourage parent involvement. There will be a parent meetings scheduled as needed. Please try and make it to these meetings so that you will remain informed regarding upcoming events and changes. If you are unable to attend these meetings, the minutes will be available to view online at pueblowestswimclub.org under the "Meeting Minutes"  tab on the home page or you can contact:

Jeannine Radoievici

pueblowestswimclub@hotmail.com

During meets, parents may be asked to assist with timing, place picking and various other duties so please be prepared to assist. Our swim club will also host at least one meet of our own each year and the only way to make this a success is for parents to contribute their time and assist with duties, finding sponsors and donations. This event is what helps us keep our costs down and is the main fundraiser for our club. Again, thank you for allowing us to work with your child, and please feel free to contact the Coach or any Board Member if you have any questions, concerns or comments.