You are eligible for the Coves Swim Team if you meet the
following eligibility requirements:
- Participant(s) must be a child (ren) or legal dependent of a
Coves or Coves North resident.
- Live at a residence in the Coves or Coves North neighborhoods
that pay Homeowners Association (HOA) dues. (Rental home residents
- The family must reside in the Coves or Coves North neighborhood
on June 1st.
- Seasonal resident - The Coves or Coves North resident
(non-parent) must have legal notarized documentation (Guardianship
Papers/Power of Attorney) demonstrating their legal obligation to
the child throughout the entire swim season. The board will
review and approve all legal documentation. The legal
documentation is required to allow the non-parent to have medical
rights over the child. Proof of legal documentation is
required for liability protection for the Coves Swim team and/or
Coves Homeowner’s Association.
- Examples of Seasonal Residents: Foreign Exchange Student,
Children of Deployed Military Personnel.
- “Legacy Swimmers” – Swimmers of families that
have a combined 3 years with the team and become a
‘non-resident’ of the Coves or Coves North
neighborhoods. The legacy swimmer may return every year until
they age out. The swimmer must swim continuously every year to
remain eligible. Any siblings of the swimmer will become eligible
to swim as a legacy swimmer.
- Special Circumstances related to eligibility requirements
will require review and approval by the board.
Swimmers must have approved membership
with the Coves Swim Team and meet the eligibility requirements
Full payment of homeowner association
dues, swim team fees and a current USA Swimming membership are
required before a new or returning swimmer can practice or
participate on the swim team.
NEW SWIMMERS and ALL 8 & UNDER SWIMMERS must demonstrate their
ability to swim. The coach will set a date in which the swimmer
will be required to swim the width of the deep-end of the pool.
This requirement is necessary for the safety of the swimmer. The
coach, after evaluating the swimmer’s ability, will make a
recommendation to the board regarding their membership. If
any swimmer does not fulfill the requirements, all swim team fees
(not including USA Swimming or Northland Conference fees) will be
refunded by the treasurer.