2020 HEAT: SWIM TEAM INFORMATION
Practice will begin on Monday, April 13th
Returning swimmer registration began Monday, January 13th
New swimmer registration began Monday, January 20th
- $525 for the first swimmer
- $510 for the second swimmer
- $495 for each additional swimmer
NOTE: An additional $50.00/per swimmer will be added for any registration submitted after April 1st. If you have any questions, please send an email to: communications@RHSWIM.com
Team Heat: This is our main swim team. New members must be able to swim a minimum of 25 yards (one length of the pool) unassisted. All new swimmers age 8 and under that did not participate in our Hot Shots program will need to be evaluated prior to the first day of practice.
Hot Shots: This program is a stepping stone to swim team. It is designed for younger swimmers (typically ages 3-6) who want to be part of swim team, but are unable to swim at a competitive level, are apprehensive of the pool, or who have difficultly with the swim team routine. Hot Shot swimmers must be water safe, able to comprehend group instruction, and able to swim at least 5 feet unassisted. For more information about Hot Shots, please contact our aquatics director, Hillary Halvorson directly.
For Returning Families: Opened Monday, January 13th
Returning families are defined as those that had swimmers participate in The Heat and/or Hot Shots in 2019.
- All returning families will be able to register during this priority registration week.
- You will be able to add additional swimmers in your family as part of the registration process.
New / Open Registration: Opened Monday, January 20th
For all age groups which still have not reached capacity, registration will open for new swim team families that are RHCC Members in good standing at the Associate member category or higher. Registration will continue until the age groups reach capacity or until March 31st.
CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS:
All cancellations must be put in writing and e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
If a swimmer withdraws from the program by 4/6/20, registration fees will be refunded, less $50
If a swimmer withdraws from the program by 4/13/20, registration fees will be refunded, less $75
If a swimmer withdraws from the program by 4/20/20, registration fees will be refunded, less $100
If a swimmer withdraws from the program by 4/27/20, registration fees will be refunded, less $150
Withdrawal from the program after 4/27/20 will result in a forfeiture of all registration fees
Additional fees might be charged if a swimmer withdraws from the program after May 18, 2020 to cover jobs and other expenses.
All swim team families will be required to volunteer for jobs throughout the season.
Additional information on job requirements will be forthcoming on the website and will be communicated in the weeks following swim team registration.
If you are interested in OPTING OUT of all your jobs during the 2020 summer swim program please contact Kirsten Hazard at email@example.com to be put on the opt out request list. The cost to opt out is $650 and, if there are more than 10 families interested in this program, we will determine the 10 families who can opt out via lottery. If a lottery must be conducted, it will take place 2 weeks prior to job sign-ups. You will receive confirmation upon being placed on the opt out request list and be notified regarding the status of a lottery.
Please also note that RHCC publishes a substitute list and you will have the option to hire coverage for any jobs that you sign up for during the season.
Spirit information is forthcoming on the website and additional information on swim team spirit events will be communicated throughout the season.