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Fees/Commitments

2019/2020 FINANCIAL, VOLUNTEER and FUNDRAISING COMMITMENT

The Issaquah Swim Team operates on a defined annual budget which is approved by the general membership. Expenditures and income are budgeted once a year based upon an estimated number of swimmers and the expenses necessary to support that number of swimmers. 

Annual training fees are paid in nine installments from September through May but cover training expenses for the full swim season, except Steelheads which are payable in eleven installments. Resignation from the team during the season will result in the forfeiture of all prepaid training fees. 

Please refer to our Training Fee Payment Policy for more information.


 

TRAINING FEE STRUCTURE

 

Training Group

IST Registration

USA
Swimming
Registration

Installments

Total Annual Billing *

Senior 4

$175

$77

$352 x 9

$3420

Senior 3

$175

$77

$336 x 9

$3276

Senior 2

$175

$77

$336 x 9

$3276

Senior 1

$175

$77

$252 x 9

$2520

Gold 1/2

$175

$77

$305 x 9

$2997

Silver 1/2

$175

$77

$252 x 9

$2520

Bronze 1-3

$175

$77

$220 x 9

$2232

AG Prep

$175

$77

$200 x 9

$2052

Sharks

$175

$77

$236 x 9

$2376

Rays

$175

$77

$220 x 9

$2232

Piranhas

$175

$77

$200 x 9

$2052

Marlins

$175

$77

$200 x 9

$2052

Barracudas

$175

$77

$174 x 9

$1818

Steelhead

$175

$20

$131 x 11

$1638

 

 

* Please note that these fees do not cover meet fees, social activities, additional apparel, fundraising fees, travel fees or other additional expenditures.  

 


MULTI-SWIMMER DISCOUNT

IST offers a multi-swimmer fee discount to families with more than one athlete. This discount applies to all groups with the exception of the Steelhead group. Families with multiple swimmers will pay 100% of the cost for the swimmer at the highest fee set, 90% of the cost of the swimmer in the next highest fee set and 80% of the cost of the swimmers in the next highest fee set.  In addition, IST has a family maximum training fee amount of $5000.



VOLUNTEER COMMITMENT

The Issaquah Swim Team is dependent on the support of all its membership to assist the team in hosting meets and contributing to many other areas of the team. Each new family to the team is required to provide the team with 15 hours of volunteer service annually while veteran families are required to provide the team with 25-30 hours of volunteer service annually depending on training group. Any shortcomings in the volunteer time provided by any family will result in financial penalties. For a complete overview of IST's volunteer program please see the Volunteer Policy located under the Admin tab.


FUNDRAISING COMMITMENT

Each member of the Issaquah Swim Team must contribute a minimum of $175 for the annual Swim-a-Thon.  For multi-swimmer families, the required contribution is $175 for the first athlete plus $50 for each additional athlete up to $375. IST families are also required to purchase Brown Bear Car Wash tickets for $75. For more detailed information please refer to our Fundraising Policy.