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The Palos Orland Swim Association would like to invite swimmers to register for the 2021/2022 Fall/Winter Season.  The season will begin on September 7th and go through February 18th. The championship season runs through March for Regional and State swimmers.

Some things have changed this season so please read all the information!

Registration is open on July 20th - August 15th for returning swimmers

Register Here:  https://www.teamunify.com/MemRegStart.jsp?team=ilposa  

New Swimmers to our Team (includes transfer swimmers), please sign up for tryouts here:

https://forms.gle/weP2UwqV37bBbifE8

New Swimmer Team Tryouts:

We will be offering a tryout for all new swimmers ages 5 years old and up (we will consider 4 year olds based on ability) that would like to be on the team. Tryouts will be held on August 30th and 31st. Swimmers should plan to attend at least 1 day but can attend both days. Coaches will notify you by Wednesday if your swimmer has made the team, if you are on a waitlist or should attend swim lessons.

If you were notified you made the team, your swimmer will be assigned a practice group and that is the group you will attend on the first day of practice (September 1st and 2nd - no practice the 3rd).

Returning Swimmers from the 2021 Spring/Summer Season:

Please come on the first day of practice (September 7th) to your designated age group practice group.

Returning Swimmers that did NOT swim the 2021 Spring/Summer Season:

Returning Swimmers that did not swim the 2021 Spring/Summer Season can register TODAY, but please come to 1 of the tryout days the week of August 30th to be evaluated and added to a practice group to start on September 7th.

Season starts September 7th for all returning swimmers. The regular season will go until February 18th (24 weeks). Regional and State swimmers will continue until the champ meets. 

Registration Fees:

$100 Deposit will be taken at the time of registration for all groups.

Season Fees will be based on group assignments: 

Groups 1-2: $480

Groups 3-4: $600

Groups 5-7: $720

High School Swimmers Pre (Boys) and Post (Girls) Season: $300

Payment Options:

1. Pay In Full - Remaining Balance due September 1st (Girls Post Season fees due December 1st)

2. 5 monthly installments - Remaining Balance divided to pay on the 1st of September, October, November, December, January

Groups 1-2: $76 per installment

Groups 3-4: $100 per installment

Groups 5-7: $124 per installment 

HS Swimmer Pre and Post: $100 x 2 Installments (Boys - balance due September and October; Girls - balance due December and January) 

Multi-Family Discount: $30 discount will be applied to each additional swimmer in family.

Please note: Any swimmers continuing after February 18th will be charged the weekly group rate up to the championship meet they qualified for in February and/or March. 

2022 USA Swimming and ISI (Illinois Swimming, Inc.) Insurance Fee

$83.00 annual fee per swimmer

  • All swimmers need a 2022 card. Each swimmer is required to pay a $83.00 fee which covers mandatory registration and insurance with Illinois Swimming, Inc. and USA Swimming.  This is an annual fee that covers through December 2022.  This fee MUST be paid before swimmer enters the pool.

Volunteer Fee
$250 per family volunteer deposit (fully refundable provided the volunteer requirements are met by end of season) 

The volunteer deposit check of $250 must be submitted on the swimmer's first day of practice, prior to entry to the pool deck. (Your swimmer will not be allowed on deck unless this deposit has been received)

Fundraising Fee

We will be hosting Swim-A-Thon in the Fall (more info coming soon!). If you choose not to participate there will be $100 fundraising buy-out option due on December 1st invoice.

We look forward to having you join the Palos Orland Swim Association and are excited for another great season!

*If a swimmer wants to leave the team before the first 2 weeks of practice, a parent must contact the POSA Board  by September 20th. The registration fees will be refundable at this time (a processing fee for credit card payments will be deducted from the registration fees refund). Fees are Non-Refundable After September 20th, the registration fees will be considered a donation to our Non-Profit Organization*