Membership Information

 

Cardinal Dive Club

 

 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 below:

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:

  1. Go to Start Registration tab and fill out member and billing information
  2. 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 information:

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:
http://aausports.org/default.asp


** 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 requirements. 

FEE SCHEDULE
(All fees subject to change without prior notice)

 
Membership Fee
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
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 follows:

  • 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.

Insurance
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 out.


ALL Divers.............................................$14.00 per year**


** 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 requirements.

 

                                                                    Diving Schedules
                                                                 (Practice Days & Times) 
 

Cardinal Diving Club Training Schedule

Elite

Summer schedule starts June

 
Developmental

Summer schedule starts June

 
High School
 

Winter  Mon- Thurs.
         4:30–6:00 pm       

Summer     Mon-Thurs

            10:30a - 11:30a          drylands

                1p - 2:30p 
                  water

 

 
Winter   4:30-5:30
Mon, Tue, Wed,  Thurs
Summer  1p - 2p
Mon - Thurs
 
 
Winter 5:00-6:00
Any 3 day Mon - Thurs.
Summer 1p - 2:30p
Any 3 day Mon - Thurs.
 


 

 

 
 

CARDINAL DIVE CLUB
PROGRAM POLICIES

  1. 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.
  2. 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 www.louisvilleareadiving.com.
  3. Parents are welcome to sit and watch practice but PLEASE NO INTERACTION between parent and child during practice.

PARKING (FEES, CHARGES & FINES)

  1. 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.
  2. 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 meets.

WEATHER, ETC. AND OTHER CANCELLATIONS

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.