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Team & Junior Penguins Fees

Please make checks Payable to The Newport Foundation, PO Box 72373, Newport, Kentucky 41071, Attention:  Newport Penguins.

Penguins Swim Lessons and Junior Swim Team Fees

If you are only signing up a child(ren) for Penguins Swim Lessons or the Junior Swim Team and do not have any family member on the Swim and Dive Team, you do not need to sign up for a family pool membership.  While space remains available in each Junior Penguins Swim Lessons Session, the lessons are free for Newport residents and $50 per session for those that reside outside of Newport.

The Junior Team cost is $75 per child if he/she is a Newport resident. For non-Newport residents, the Junior Team cost is $100 per child.  

Fees to Join the Penguins Swim and Dive Team

The cost to participate on the competition Penguins Swim and Dive Team includes two components: (1) a Pool fee comprised of a pool membership at the City of Newport's Veteran's Memorial Pool for any family with an athlete, and (2) payment of the Team fee per athlete. 

If you are a Resident of Newport: Pool membership is $150 for a family of up to 5.  Team fees are $50 per athlete.  For example:

  1. With Mom and/or Dad (or other guardian) and 3 kids (5) its $150 for the entire summer to swim at the pool.  If 2 kids want to swim it is $50 for each child ($100 total).  The grand total would be $250.
  2. With Mom and/or Dad (or other guardian) and 5 kids (7) its $150 for the entire summer to swim at the pool.  An additional $25 each ($50 total) for the 2 people over 5.   If 2 kids want to swim it is $50 for each child ($100 total).  The grand total would be $300.

If you are not a Resident of Newport, Pool Membership cost is $150 for up to a family of five.  Team fees are $75 per athlete.  For example:   

  1. With Mom and/or Dad (or other guardian) and 3 kids (5) its $150 for the entire summer to swim at the pool.  If 2 kids want to swim it is $75 for each child ($150 total).  The grand total would be $300.
  2. With Mom and/or Dad (or other guardian) and 5 kids (7) its $150 for the entire summer to swim at the pool.  An additional $25 each ($50 total) for the 2 people over 5.   If 2 kids want to swim it is $75 for each child ($150 total).  The grand total would be $350.

Financial Assistance May Be Available

A mission of the Team is to make swimming and diving accessible to ALL area children, without cost as a barrier.  If swim lessons, Junior Team and/or Swim and Dive Team fees may prevent involvement of any child(ten), financial assistance, need-based scholarships are available.  If you would like to request financial assistance, please click "Contact Us" and request a scholarship application.