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Membership Information

The Bulldog Aquatics Club (BAC) is a swim team hosted at Louisiana Tech University.

Vision:  To provide each swimmer the opportunity to reach his or her full swimming potential with integrity and good sportsmanship.

Mission:   The BAC’s mission is to develop character and self-discipline in each student-athlete regardless of age (18 and under), gender or ability through the child’s participation in organized swim practice and regional swimming competitions. The BAC strives to promote individual and team growth with instruction of proper swimming techniques within a positive and encouraging environment.

Participant Requirements
  • 18 years & younger
  • Ability to swim 25 yards unassisted
Seasons
  • The swim year is divided into 2 seasons
  • Swimmers can participate in one or both seasons
  • 1)  Short course (all meets in 25 yard pools)
  • September through February
  • 2)  Long course (all meets in 50 meter pools)
  • March through July
  • Can join the team at any time throughout the year            
Practices
  • Each swimmer’s practice schedule will be determined by their age, ability, and commitment level.
  • Practices are offered Monday through Friday after-school hours and Saturday mornings
  • During school breaks, holidays, and the summer practices are in the mornings and afternoons.
Skills
Evaluation
  • Please send us an email that your swimmer is interested in trying out for the Bulldog Aquatics Club.
  • We will schedule a skills evaluation for your swimmer.  It will take approximately 10 minutes.
  • We want to evaluate your child's skills, so we can place them in the appropriate practice level.
Fees:               

Two different fees must be paid

1) Annual registration fee OR  Seasonal registration fee

  • includes USA Swimming membership, excess accident and liability insurance, subscription to Splash Magazine, team paperwork, and  website fees
  • reduced rates for multiple children from same family
  • annual registration $75 for the first swimmer & $65 for each additional swimmer
  • seasonal registration is for the summer only ($45)

2) Monthly team dues

  • fee varies based on the practice level of the swimmer
  • monthly team dues must be paid within the first 10 days of the month                                                                       
  • fees will not be reduced because of missing practices for personal reasons
  • fees may be reduced due to holidays or university closings
  • reduced rates for multiple children from same family  ($10 off each additional child)
  • coach determines the level of each swimmer
  • must participate at the assigned practice level
  • the team fees schedule is available under the "Team Info" tab