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Membership Information

Membership

 

Information For Prospective Members:

Las Trampas Pool, Inc. is a non-profit California corporation of two hundred member families sharing ownership of the club. The purpose of the corporation is to operate and maintain the club and its related recreational and social activities for use of its members, their families and guests. The corporation is run by a Board of Directors selected by the members.

 

Becoming A Member:

The first step toward becoming a member is to mail a check in the amount of $25.00 with the form below to our post office box. Make your check payable to Las Trampas Pool, Inc. Please note this fee is non-refundable and may not be applied as credit for other fees. Upon receipt of your request and fee, we will send you a confirmation letter that also indicates your family’s position on our waiting list. You will be able to determine your family’s changing position by consulting the list posted in our office window. Forty “Associate Memberships” are granted to families that have progressed through the waiting list. These Associate Members enjoy the same benefits as Full Members, but are not granted voting rights. Associate Members are considered “members-in-waiting” who are required to pay the initiation fee. Associate Members must also pay annual summer dues. Annual dues will be pro-rated if Associate Membership is offered after the pool’s season opening date.

LAS TRAMPAS POOL WAITING LIST REQUEST:

Return to Las Trampas Pool, P.O. Box 742, Lafayette, CA 94549

Attn: Membership (Please include a self addressed stamped envelope)

Name: _______________________________ Telephone: ___________________________

Address: _______________________________________________________________________

E-Mail Address: _________________________________________________________________

# of Adults Residing in Same Household: ______________ # of Children: _________________

Please indicate names and ages of your children: _______________________________________

How did you learn about us: _______________________________________________________

Membership Privileges:
Las Trampas Pool opens near the beginning of May and operates through September. Normal operating hours are from 3:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. weekdays and 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on weekends until school is out, and then summer hours are posted at the pool. Adult only swim periods occur during the last 15 minutes of every hour. A limited schedule of swimming lessons is available from mid-June through late-July.  Members may bring guests to the club. A guest is anyone over the age of three and in swim attire. Members will pay $2.00 per guest.

Seahorse Swim Team:
Las Trampas Swim Team is a family oriented, parent supported and non-profit member of the Diablo Community Swim League. It is a summer recreational program for children and young adults that enjoy improving their swimming skills in a competitive atmosphere. Emphasis placed on individual improvement, teamwork and team spirit.  Our swim team competes against other teams in dual meets, invitational meets, and the Contra Costa County Championship meet. Swim team also includes a waide variety of social and spirit events.

In order to participate in the Las Trampas Swim Team you must be (i) a member of Las Trampas Pool (except 15-18 swimmers), or, with Swim Director approval, on the waiting list for Las Trampas Pool membership, (ii) able to swim 25 yards of freestyle without stopping, and (iii) no older than 18 years on June 15 of the then-current year. 

Our Head Coach also offers Spring and Fall Clinics.  These clinics are geared toward ‘competitive swimming’ and are not ‘learn to swim’ programs. Swimmers should have a background in competitive swimming and must be able to swim the length of the pool unassisted.

Clinics are open to all current and prospective pool members (and 15 - 18 swimmers who are non-members).

We also offer two pre-swim team programs:  Mudskippers and a Developmental 6& under program.  Please refer to the Programs tab for more info.

Contact Address
Las Trampas Pool, Inc.
P.O. Box 742

640 St. Marys Road
Lafayette, CA, 94549
(925) 283-8605

Dues

Dues are subject to change each year.  No swimmer may swim in a meet until dues are paid.  There will be no refund of dues after Time Trials.  In the event of cancelation prior to Time Trials, LTST will prorate and refund fees after deduction of costs associated with registration, as determined by the Swim Team Directors.


Dues cover:

  • League fees
  • Ribbons and awards
  • Equipment such as: lane lines, kick boards, timer watches, pace clocks, repairs to any swim team equipment.
  • Administrative costs: League lane sheets, copying and desk supplies, etc.
  • Supplies used at special activities for swimmers during the season.
  • Coaches' salaries
  • Insurance – Las Trampas must purchase supplemental insurance to cover “athletic events” during the season.

For Application forms please click here