Puma Partners
Membership Information

Fees for 2019:

Membership fees cover facility rental fees, coaches salaries, and basic business expenses. If you are unsure about your swimmer's, don't hesitate to contact the Puma office at 805-709-7946 to set up a swim assessment. 

Puma Cubs:  $85 per month/$80 auto pay

Bronze:  $95 per month/$90 auto pay

Silver:  $105 per month/$100 auto pay

Gold:  $115 per month/$110 auto pay

Platinum:  $120 per month/$115 auto pay

Junior:  $130 per month/$125 auto pay

Senior:  $140 per month/$135 auto pay

High School: $80 per month (3 practices per week, maximum, while "in season" for a HS sport)

10-Punch Pass:  $140 (valid for 3 months from the date of purchase)

Drop-In:  $15 per practice

  • The Family Discount (see below) applies to all of the above groups except the High School Group and the 10-Punch Pass.
  • If you sign up for "Auto Pay" you must e-mail the Puma office at pumaswim@yahoo.com and let us know that you've signed up for auto-pay. Your Auto Pay discounted rate will be applied starting the 2nd month of swimming.
  • Membership fees are due on the 1st of the month and considered late on the 6th. Late payments will be considered delinquent and will incur a $10 late fee. Your child will not be permitted to swim until all balances are paid in full.

Using the "Auto Pay" feature is highly encouraged, but you may also write your checks to "PUMA".  Please do not make any payments to the coaching staff on deck.  Please mail your checks to the following address:

                                               PO Box 3117
                                               San Luis Obispo, CA 93403

Family Discount

  • First child pays full rate and each additional child will receive $10 off their monthly dues.

USA Swimming Membership: Mandatory for all Puma swimmers

  • You MUST be registered with USA Swimming for the CURRENT season in order to participate in Puma practices and any swim meet.
  • To register for USA Swimming you will need to bring a copy of your child's birth certificate to the pool for your Site Leader to sign off on the USA Swimming Registration form.
  • You will need to write a check to "Southern California Swimming" in the amount of $68 (for 2019) and give to your Site Leader to mail in for you. 
  • This is a critical step in being cleared to start swimming with Puma.

Swim Meet Fees

  • After you enter a meet, you will be invoiced for meet entry fees as specified on the meet sheet. Puma pays one check to cover the entire team and your meet fees will be included on your invoice to be paid the first of each month.
  • Typcially there is a per swimmer "Surcharge" Entry Fee (can vary between $7.50 & $10.50, meet dependent) plus an per "Individual Event" Entry Fee (can vary between $3.25 & $5.50, meet dependent).  For local meets, Puma adds a $10.00 Coaching Fee to the above Entry Fees, as our monthly dues do not cover the expense of sending coaches to a swim meet.  For travel meets the Coaching Fee is $15-$20 per day in attendance.
  • For Championship Meets the Coaching Fee is typcially $25 per day in attendance of the meet or as specified on the Meet Itinerary for designated Senior Travel Meets.
  • Once Puma submitts meet entries, we are not able to get any refunds for events entered if you are not able to swim. This is a USA Swimming rule.  You may be eligible however to receive a refund on any Puma Coaching Fees associated with that meet.

Please don't hesitate to contact the Puma office if you have any questions.

Puma Aquatic Swim Club

PO Box 3117
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
tel. (805) 709-SWIM (7946)
fax. (805) 783-0120

 To Register for the team online: please go to the " Start Registration" tab on the homepage of this site.

Joining PUMA

Ready to join? The first step is to visit your location at the times listed on the practice schedule page for a swim assessment so that the PUMA coaching staff can place your child in the appropriate swim group. Click HERE for a swim assessment form. Please call (see contact information for each location's site leader) and send us an email at pumaswim@yahoo.com so our coaching staff is prepared for the swim assessment.

After your child is placed by our coaching staff:

1.  Write a check to PUMA for the appropriate monthly fee plus a one-time joining fee of $50.

2.  Write a check to Southern California Swimming (SCS) for $68 (for 2019) for participation insurance mandated by USA Swimming. Bring a copy of your swimmer’s birth certificate to verify age. Your coach will give you a current USA Swimming Registration form to fill out. Our club code is "PUMA" and the name of the club you represent is "PUMA Aquatics".  The team will be responsible for mailing the registration form and check to the address listed on the registration form.

3.  After all fees have been paid, register your swimmer online. This will ensure that you will receive all PUMA emails. This will also enable you to participate in our online outo-pay system which is now available for your convenience. You will need to contact our Office Manager at pumaswim@yahoo.com or (805) 709-SWIM (7946) to complete your online registration.

4.  Explore these pages to learn more about Puma Aquatics.