Notes from Parent Meeting
October 12, 2010
Important Osprey Information:
- Dues are due on the 1st
of the month, late after the 20th. Any account with a balance asof
the 21st of the month at 12:01 AM will incur a late fee of $20.
- Fundraising commitment
for each family is established at the beginning of the season. 50%
of the commitment must be met by the end of the auction, the final
50% must be met by the end of the season. Any unmet commitment at
these points will be charged to your account. 1 swimmer $250, 2
swimmers $400 3 or more $550.
- Volunteer hours will be
established at the beginning of the season. The hours my be bought
out at $10 per hour. Any hours not served by the end of the season
will be charged to your account. 15 hours per family.
- All equipment given to
swimmers is on loan. Any lost equipment must be replaced by the
swimmer. All equipment must be returned upon leaving the team. Lost
or unreturned equipment will be charged to the swimmer at $30 per
snorkel, $20 per set of fins, Zoomers, and/ or Z2s. Equipment lost
during the season will need to be replaced at the above
- A 30 day notice is
required when leaving the team. Upon leaving all fundraising and
volunteer hours will be prorated and must be paid with any
outstanding dues and equipment fees for any equipment that is not
- Osprey charges dues on an
11 month basis from October – August, even though many
swimmers do not swim in August, the dues are still due. There are
no dues charged in September. We do not have a policy for reduced
or canceled fees for vacation or taking time off for another sport.
There is a medical leave with a doctors note. More information is
available upon request. A swimmer leaving the team and returning
within a 6 month period will be treated as if they did not leave
and will owe back dues up to $250 as well as any volunteer hours or
fundraising commitment that would have been expected had the
swimmer never taken the break. If a swimmer is gone more than 6
months they may return as a new swimmer, paying the current
registration fee. A swimmer staying out for 6 months may not be
returned to the group that they were in prior to leaving. They
- will be placed in a group
that suits their ability where space is available.
- Swimmers and families are
expected to know and comply with the Osprey Handbook. Handbook is
available on our website or hard copy by request.