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17-18 Short Course Season INFO

NEW SWIMMER INFO - CLICK HERE!!

2017-2018 WINTER SESSION FEES (November 13 through end of February)

GROUPS

Winter Session Fees

Fees include USA Swimming Membership & a team shirt.  At Registration you will pay a portion and the balance will be billed on Dec 1, Jan 1 & Feb 1.   Meet Fees are separate and billed directly to your account once your swimmer registers for the meet.

RED $229
BRONZE $379
SILVER $509

 

2017-2018 Short Course Fees (FULL Season)

RED

$250 $79 $41.70

BRONZE

$500 $79 $83.35
SILVER $750 $79 $125
PRE-SENIOR $850 $79 $141.67
SENIOR $900 $79 $150
HS PRE SEASON $400 $79

$200

(billed Sept 1 & Oct 1)

HS FITNESS PRE SEASON $150 $79

$75    

(billed Sept 1 & Oct 1)

Groups

Short Course

Total Season Fees  

Registration Fee

(Includes USA Swimming Registration & Team Shirt)

 Monthly Fee

(Total Fee billed 1st of each month Sept 1, 2017 through Feb 1, 2018)

All FAST swimmers and coaches are registered with USA swimming. The team, swimmers and coaches renew their registrations annually.  

USA Swimming is the national governing body for competitive swimming in the United States. It is charged with selecting the United States Olympic Swimming team and any other teams which officially represent the United States, as well as the overall organization and operation of the sport within the country, in accordance with the Amateur Sports Act. The national headquarters is located at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  USA Swimming Membership Fee $71

Registration Fee includes a team shirt. 

NEW THIS SEASON - TEXT MESSAGE ALERTS - This season we will begin using text message alerts to notify families of any sudden pool closures, impending bad weather or quick updates. You must enter your cell phone numbers and verify them in order to receive these important alerts.  Click Here for instructions.

 
FUNDRAISING

Please see the Short Course Fundraising Agreement under the Forms/Documents tab for more information.  You will review and accept the terms of the Fundraising Agreement when you register your swimmer(s).

All families are responsible for participating in all fundraisers per the fundraising agreement regardless of when they start the season.

Multi Swimmer Discount

A 10% discount on "Fees per Swimmer"  for each additional swimmer in a family.  This discount will be applied to your account in February.

Monthly Dues

Monthly dues are billed the 1st of every month (February 1, 2018 is the final installment for short course).

Meet fees are billed prior to the meet.  Payments are due by the 15th of the month.  

Swimmer Groups

Swimmers are evaluated by the coaches.  Swimmers are placed in a group based on age, ability and skill level.  Your swimmer may or may not advance levels during the season.  Your fees will be prorated and adjusted as needed.

RETURNING SWIMMERS should register for their current group.   There have been some changes made to the group structure and names.  Please review the group descriptions under the Swimmer Info tab for more information. 

NOTE:  The group structure is subject to change depending on number and age of swimmers.  The coaching staff will determine where swimmers are placed and when they will be moved to another group.

Fees per Swimmer

The fees are the cost of pool time, coaches' salaries and other team expenses.

Meet Fees         

In addition to the above fees, if your swimmer attends swim meets the fees are usually $5 -$6 per event.  In addition, there is typically a $2 meet surcharge per swimmer. You are only charged for meets which your swimmer participates.  If you register for a meet, your coach will enter your swimmer in one to five events.   Relay entry fees are divided among the 4 swimmers in the relay.  If you do not want your swimmer to participate in relays please advise Coach Rick or add a note when you register for the meet. Meet Fees are billed prior to the meet. If you do not attend the meet, but were registered, you will still be billed the meet fees.  FAST pays meet entries to the host team prior to the meet.  There are no refunds.

Example

Suzy Swimmer  - Black Swamp Invitational Swim Meet Entry Fees 

Meet Surcharge=$2

200 Medley Relay=$2

50 freestyle =$5

25 backstroke=$5

25 Butterfly=$5

100 IM =$5

Total due for swim meet =$22

Scrip

Many FAST families use Scrip to help pay their fees.  The SCRIP program is an easy way for FAST Families to pay for swim fees by purchasing gift cards for the places they frequently visit. For each gift card purchase a percentage of the card’s face value is donated to the swimmer's account.  You can find more information under the Fundraising tab on our website.

Mailing address for payments:

Findlay Area Swim Team
P.O. Box 352

Findlay, Ohio 45839