Cardinal Diving Club Program Information
Carefully read all the information below BEFORE registering your
son or daughter in the Cardinal Dive Club Program. If you have any
questions or need more information regarding any aspect of the
diving program, please contact:
Louisville Area Diving, Inc.
Cardinal Diving Club
2616 Valletta Rd.
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 648-0272 - Mike Zehnder
To register as a member of Cardinal Dive Club,
please do the following AFTER reading all the information included
Registration with Cardinal Dive Club IS A TWO (2)
STEP process beginning with our online registration
system. Once your registration is complete, you will need to join
the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU).
Click on address below:
- Go to Start Registration tab and fill out member and
- Register with the Amateur Athletic Union
Registering with the AAU is required of all divers and MUST BE
paid prior to any participation in the Louisville Area Diving
Program. Insurance for each diver and our team as a whole is
provided by registering with the AAU. The Insurance Fee is in
addition to The Program Fee and Coaching Fees. This Diving
Insurance is secondary coverage, which means that it takes effect,
only if your primary insurance runs out. The cost for each diver is
$14.00 per year.**
When registering with the AAU you will need the following
The name of our AAU club is: Cardinal Dive Club
The club code for Louisville Area Divers, Inc. is: WWAY88
You can register for the AAU at:
** To keep your insurance costs
down, we have once again opted NOT to use U.S. Diving’s
Insurance Carrier this year because of the much higher cost.
However, if you plan to dive in any U.S. Diving sanctioned
invitational or qualifier meets, you must register as a FULL
ATHLETE MEMBER with United States Diving. The yearly cost is $75.00
per diver and is in addition to registration with the AAU. If you
plan only to dive in High School or other local AAU Diving Meets,
your registration with the AAU cover your registration
(All fees subject to change without prior notice)
This is the fee you pay to join the Ralph Wright Natatorim
and is required of each and every diver who participates in
the Diving Program. The membership fee is $100.00 for the year
for the first athlete, $75 for the second atlete and $50 for
the third athlete of the same family. It is in addition
to all coaching fees and insurance fees and MUST BE paid prior to
any participation in the diving program. The membership fee is paid
at the front desk where your membership card will be given to you.
Coaching fees are set up on a monthly basis and in the
developmental group, is based on the number of days per week for
which your child registers to dive. The coaching fees are as
- Elite - $225 per month
- Developmental Group- 1 day/ week - $50.00/mo.
2 days/week - $100.00/mo. 3 days/week -
$150.00/mo 4days/week - $200.00/mo
- High School Group - $150.00 per month and is 3 days.
By registering for participation in the Cardinal Diving Club,
each member agrees to recurring monthly coaching fee payments
regardless of the number of days your child attends. Switching of
groups during the middle of a month is not allowed. If your child
decides not to dive during a particular month, a
PARENT will need to notify the Cardinal
Diving Club coaching. Once a payment has been processed there
will be no refunds.
AAU insurance is required of all divers and MUST BE paid prior to
any participation in the Cardinal Dive Club program Insurance
is provided by registering with the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU).
The Insurance fee is in addition to the membership fee and
coaching fee. This insurance is secondary coverage, which
means that it takes effect, only if your primary insurance runs
ALL Divers.............................................$14.00 per
** To keep your insurance costs down, we have once again opted NOT
to use U.S. Diving’s Insurance Carrier this year because of
the much higher cost. However, if you plan to dive in any U.S.
Diving sanctioned invitational or qualifier meets, you must
register as a FULL ATHLETE MEMBER with United States Diving. The
yearly cost is $75.00 per diver and is in addition to registration
with the AAU. If you plan only to dive in High School or other
local AAU Diving Meets, your registration with the AAU cover your
(Practice Days & Times)
Cardinal Diving Club Training Schedule
Summer schedule starts June
Summer schedule starts June
Winter Mon- Thurs.
10:30a - 11:30a
1p - 2:30p
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs
Summer 1p - 2p
Any 3 day Mon - Thurs.
Summer 1p - 2:30p
Any 3 day Mon - Thurs.|
CARDINAL DIVE CLUB
- Coaching fees are payable IN FULL, ON TIME, whether or not your
child attends the scheduled practice(s). If your child becomes sick
or injured and misses a number of practices for any reason, you are
still obligated to pay unless you make arrangements with the
Cardinal Dive Club Staff.
- All practices will, during the year will take place at the
Ralph Wright Natatorium on the campus of the University of
Louisville. For directions, please visit the website at
- Parents are welcome to sit and watch practice but
PLEASE NO INTERACTION between parent and child
PARKING (FEES, CHARGES &
- Parking at the University of Louisville is available both at
parking meters and the green parking lots, Passes are available to
Cardinal Dive Club members at a reduced price. For information
concerning these green lot passes, contact parking located in the
parking garage next to the pool.
- UofL and the City of Louisville will issue tickets for
illegally parked cars or to cars that do not display a valid
parking pass. Divers are responsible for payment of any parking
tickets received while on campus for any diving practices or diving
WEATHER, ETC. AND OTHER
In the interest of safety for both the divers and the coaches,
Cardinal Dive Club reserves the right to cancel practice due to
inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.
Louisvilleareadiving.com website will have updates throughout
the day regarding the status of practice on a day when severe
weather or other unforeseen situations are occurring. In addition,
“batch e-mail” will be sent to all divers if possible
to alert you to any possible schedule changes.