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Wissahickon Community Aquatic Club ("WCAC") is a member of the Suburban Aquatic League ("SAL"), a suburban Philadelphia age group swimming and diving organization.  The SAL winter season runs from September through the first week in February for swimming and October through the first week in February for diving.  WCAC SAL team members are eligible to participate in regular season meets, dual meet championship meets, league and divisional championships as well as SAL Invitational meets.  Specific descriptions of each of these meets is provided on the "Swimming" tab.  

For 2017-2018 WCAC offers practice 3 nights per week to SAL Team Only swimmers:  Monday - Wednesday - Thursday OR Tuesday - Wednesday - Friday.  Selection of practice nights is part of the registration process.  

Two practices times are offered each night.  As a general rule 10 & Under swimmers practice times are 6:00 - 7:00 pm.  11 & Over practice times are 7:00 - 8:30 pm.  Registration is made based on swimmer's age, however the coaches may recommend changes for individual swimmers to early or late practice times based on skill and ability.  

Diving practices will start at Upper Dublin High School in October and then move to Wissahickon High School in November.  Practices will be Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6:00-8:30 pm.

2017-2018 SAL Team Only Fees

$275  Minis This program is targeted at swimmers younger than 8 years old who do not have any competitive swimming experience.  The swimmer should be comfortable in the water and able to complete one length of the pool without stopping.  Practices are offered September and October on Saturdays 12:00-1:00 pm and November and December Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6:00-7:00 pm.  
$350  10 & Under Swim team members 10 years of age or younger as of October 31st.  Practices are offered from 6:00-7:00 pm 3 nights/week.  Either Monday-Wednesday-Thursday OR Tuesday-Wednesday-Friday.  Selection of practice nights is made at the time of registration.  Saturday morning practices are also offered in September and October.  Registration fees may be paid in full at the time of registration or in two installments.  
$425  11& Over Swim team members 11 years of age or older as of October 31st.  Practices are offered from 7:00-8:30 pm 3 nights/week.  Either Monday-Wednesday-Thursday OR Tuesday-Wednesday-Friday.  Selection of practice nights is made at the time of registration.  Saturday morning practices are also offered in September and October.  Registration fees may be paid in full at the time of registration or in two installments.
$50  High School-Meets Only High school aged swimmers who do NOT practice with WCAC, but will swim in SAL meets and earn eligibility for SAL championship meets.  
$125  High School-Meets & Preseason WHS high school aged swimmers who will swim SAL meets for WCAC, earn eligibility for SAL championship meets AND participate in the WHS preseason training.  WHS preseason training will be offered from 3:00-5:00 pm two weeks before the start of the high school swim season.   
$175  High School-Meets & Practices High school aged swimmers who will practice with and swim meets for WCAC.  Practices are offered in weeknights from 7:00-8:30 pm, September through January.  Eligibility for SAL championship meets is earned by swimming for WCAC during the regular season.
$250  High School-Meets, Practices & Preseason High school aged swimmers who will practice with, swim meets for WCAC and participate in WHS preseason training.   Practices are offered weeknights 7:00-8:30 pm.   Fall practices offer additional conditioning before the high school season.  WHS preseason practices are 3:00-5:00 pm two weeks before the start of the high school swim season.  
$300  Diving Only Divers younger than high school age who will practice with and dive in SAL meets for WCAC.  Practices will be Tuesday evenings 8:00-9:00 pm and Sundays 10:00-11:30 am, beginning in October at Upper Dublin High School.  In November the practices will be Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Wissahickon High School 6:00-8:00 pm.  
$50  Diving - High School High school age divers who will dive for WCAC at meets.  Eligibility for SAL championship meets is earned by diving for WCAC during the regular season.  
$600  10 & Under - Swim & Dive Athletes aged 10 & Under as of October 31st who are interested in swimming AND diving for WCAC.  Swim practices are offered 3 nights/week from 6:00-7:00.  Either Monday-Wednesday-Thursday OR Tuesday-Wednesday-Friday.  Diving practices in October will be held at Upper Dublin High school, Tuesday evenings and Sunday mornings.  Beginning in November diving practices will be at Wissahickon High School Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:00-8:00 pm.
$675  11 & Over - Swim & Dive Athletes aged 11 & Over as of October 31st who are interested in swimming AND diving for WCAC.  Swim practices are offered 3 nights/week from 7:00-8:30.  Either Monday-Wednesday-Thursday OR Tuesday-Wednesday-Friday.  Diving practices in October will be held at Upper Dublin High school, Tuesday evenings and Sunday mornings.  Beginning in November diving practices will be at Wissahickon High School Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:00-8:00 pm.

 

Other Fees

($25) Multi-Athlete Discount A discount of $25 per athlete (maximum of 4) is offered to families registering more than one age group athlete at the time of registration.  High school aged athletes are not eligible for discounts.
$50 Late Fee Registrations received after September 22nd will be assessed a late fee.
$150  Volunteer Opt Out Fee WCAC is a volunteer organization and requires families to volunteer during the season.  Families can "opt out" of the volunteer requirement by paying this volunteer fee.  Volunteer assignments at SAL Invitational meets DO NOT satisfy WCAC volunteer requirements. The fee is assessed once, per family, not per individual swimmer.  If the only swimmer in the family is a high school swimmer, there is no volunteer requirement.

 

WCAC Refund Policy:

- All but a $25 administrative fee will be refunded, if requested, after September 11, 2017 but BEFORE September 30, 2017

- 50% of the total registration fee will be refunded October 1 - October 31 2017

- NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER NOVEMBER 1 2017