PURSUIT 13-18 yrs Pre-requisite SwimBC Provincial Standards and approaching Canadian Western Championships
The athletes in Pursuit must qualify with their school to participate so that they have the flexibility in their schedule to attend appropriate practices. Group members must qualify for specific competitions and be committed to the training schedule. The program is geared towards achieving national time standards and beyond. Upon graduating from school, athletes will be ready to swim at the university level and beyond. Mon Fri | 5:45am–7:30am
Mon | 3:15pm–6:15pm
Tue | 1:45pm-3:30pm at VAC or 3:45pm–5:30pm
Wed | 3:15pm-6:30pm
Thu | 4:00pm-6:45pm Sat | 6:45am–9:30am
$380/ Sept – Jun* Plus annual Swim BC registration and Team Development Fees Brad Hutton
*For all monthly programs the monthly charges for the group has been calculated by an annual budgeted amount for each swimmer within the group and then spread across 10 months. Therefore in the months such as December and March when the team takes breaks for holidays families are charged the same monthly rate.
Swim BC Fees
The money is used for various purposes including: financial support for our athletes (Provincial Team Programs); administrative support for our members; registration fees to our national body (SNC) and insurance for our members.
2020-2021 SwimBC Fees - subject to change for 2021-2022
Non-Competitive Swimmer - $47.00 (swimmers will pay a upgrade fee when they start LMR Meets)
Competitive Swimmer 10 years and under - $117.00
Competitive Swimmer 11 – 14 years old - $163.00
Competitive Swimmer 15 years and older - $205.00
Swim Meet Surcharge
To support our athletes striving for high performance goals we have included a 15% surcharge on all swim meet entry fees. This money goes directly to pay for coaching costs to in province meets such as Invitationals and SwimBC Championships meets.
Team Development Fees
This fee will be billed based on extra team initiatives such as bringing in specialists for swimming technique, sports psychology, nutrition and motivation. These initiatives can also include swimmer incentives, team socials, team travel for camps and training opportunities. The fee will be decided during the Winter Session of each year once we have each season planned. Annual Team Development Fees by Group: Introductory Groups – up to $75.00 Intermediate & Advanced Groups - $120.00-200.00
For families with 3 or more swimmers, the first two swimmers will pay their full fees and there will be a 20% discount for each swimmer with the least amount of group fees.
Withdrawal from the Team
If a swimmer is to withdraw from a sessional program they will be charged the full amount of the program after the second scheduled week of the program. If a swimmer is to withdraw from a monthly program, families must give one month’s notice.
Team equipment such as shirts, jackets, swim caps and suits can be purchased from the team. All other equipment should be bought at Team Aquatic Supplies. Use our team discount code HOL100 for a 20% discount.
Goggles, Training Swim Suit, Team Shirt, Swim Cap (mandatory if long hair and at meets) *Please be sure to mark all equipment with names in permanent marker*