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Tuesday, July 20

Group Placement: 
Group placement will be posted to individual accounts no later than July 20.

  • Group Sizes:  NTA will have group size limitations as listed in the table below. 
  • Group Placement Criteria:  Athletes are evaluated based on training commitment, training speed, maturity, ability to handle practice instruction/coaching, competitive participation, performance speed and commitment to the team.  Priority will be given to athletes who participated from April 2020 to May 2021. 
    New guidelines for placement for the 2021/2022 season will be addressed in Shark University and will be in effect March 2022.
  • Practice Schedules:  Practice schedules may fluctuate pending facility availability.  Every attempt will be made to prioritize a consistent practice schedule and safe training environment.  Target workout numbers will vary and will be impacted by space availability and responsible social distancing.



# Athletes






K –  4th

5th – 6th

7th – 8th

9th – 12th

Water Polo



2-4 workouts





Novice WP



3-5 workouts





14UJV, 18UJV



5-8 workouts





14UV, 18UV



4-6 workouts







Monday, August 16

Annual Registration Fee Invoiced: 
The annual non-refundable registration fee of $150 for the September 2021 – August 2022 year will be invoiced to all NTA families.    Any athlete joining during the year will be required to pay this fee.

Friday, August 20

Right of First Refusal Ends: 
Right of first refusal for roster spots expires for current families. 

If you plan to participate in 2021-2022, you don’t need to do anything. 

If you are NOT planning to participate, please email [email protected] before August 20 to decline placement. 

Monday, August 23

Team Membership Confirmation via email

Performance level programs begin limited workouts

Wednesday, August 25

Monthly Fees Invoiced: 
Monthly fees for September will be invoiced.  
All monthly fees are invoiced on the 25th of each month for the following month.


Monthly fees include coaching and regular practices (fees are determined based on schedules, pool time and staffing), but do not include competition fees and competition travel costs.  NTA’s monthly fees will not be changing from the full programming rate this summer.   NTA’s pool rental rates are based on staffing and facility costs which have increased post-COVID.   In the event that we need to return to online programming, we will notify you of the online rates at that time. 

Wednesday, September 1

Registration and Monthly Fees Charged: 
NTA will charge each family account for annual registration fees and monthly fees for September. 

Withdrawal from the program after September 15th will not be eligible for a refund of the September monthly fees.

Waivers and Agreements:  All NTA families will be required to renew waivers and agreements for 2021.   Waivers and agreements will be sent out on September 1 and need to be completed by September 19th.

Tuesday, September 7

Full Programming begins for all groups

Practice Schedule will be posted no later than mid-August

Wednesday, September 15

Last Day to Withdraw from Program with Monthly Fee Refund

After September 15th, all withdrawals/retainers must be requested prior to the 25th of the month to avoid charges in the next month.

Athletes with outstanding fees as of September 15 will not be allowed to participate in the program. 

Financial assistance is available –  Click here for more information.
Click here to download the application for financial assistance.

Friday- Sunday
September 17-19

Shark University: 

Shark University is mandatory for all NTA families including fall high school athletes that plan to return after high school season concludes.  There will be 2 live options and 2 online options, as well as an “independent study” option that will include a online test.    
Topics addressed in Shark University include:

  • Safe Sport Orientation
  • Facility Safety Training & COVID Protocols
  • Financial Agreements
  • Group Placement Protocol for 2021-2022
  • Volunteer Requirements 

Failure to attend Shark University will result in a $100 charge per family.


Membership Hold Policy: 
New in 2021, athletes may put their membership on hold up to 3 sequential months without charge. This is also applicable to athletes participating in high school sports to reserve space on the team.

Families will be asked to sign an electronic agreement stating that:

  • Athlete will not participate in any NTA activity while account is on hold
  • Account will be suspended for duration of hold and family will not remove CC from account. 
  • Failure to return to the team upon end of agreement will result in $75 per month fee retained. There will be no additional fees if athlete returns at the end of stated agreement period

High School Addendum:
High school athletes participating in more than one season of sports must have a new agreement for each season.

Seniors in high school with accounts in good standing are exempt from this agreement to hold their spot.

To take non-sequential months off – regardless of reason – athletes will need to pay a $50 retainer to cover office expenses for each inactive month for up to three months total from September 2021-July 2022. 

All withdrawals/retainers must be requested prior to the 25th of the month to avoid charges in the next month.