Eligibility and Cost

Eligibility and Cost


  • AGE: Swimmers may not be older than 18 years on Monday, June 1, 2021.  Age groups will be determined by each swimmer's age on June 1st 

  • ASSESSMENTS: Swimmers must be able to swim one length of the pool (25 yards) completely unassisted. Due to our team size, this requirement is strictly enforced.

    • If a child fails to qualify, you will receive a full refund (minus online bank convenience charge).

    • If your child failed in their first assessments, they are welcome to try one more time on another day.

    • Assessments are held the first evening practice.

    • Assessments are made by our adult coaches and their decisions are final.


  • REGISTRATION. $100 for the 1st swimmer, $190 for 2 swimmers, $280 for 3 swimmers, & $325 family maximum. All fees must be paid prior to any team activity, including assessments. (If needed see SCHOLARSHIPS below.)

  • ​PAYMENT. Payment is due no latter that swim assesment or the first practice.

    • By choosing to pay online, you accept the non-refundable bank convenience charge.

    • You may pay by check payable to WESTOVER WAVES SWIM TEAM & mailed to: Westover Waves Swim Team1830 Manor Drive, Harrisonburg, VA  22801.  Or you may pay in person at swim assessments.

  • REFUNDS. Upon registration, a swimmer has committed to the team participation & refunds will not be administered. However, if a swimmer has been assessed as ineligible, then a full refund (minus online bank convenience fee) is made promptly. Fees are NOT pro-rated after the season begins.

  • SCHOLARSHIPS. Westover Waves provides scholarships to help eligible youth on a first-come, funding, and space available basis. Children must receive government assistance (e.g., free or reduced lunch, housing/child care/medical assistance). If you are interested in a scholarship please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions


  • ONLINE BANK FEE: The online bank convenience charge is non-refundable. To avoid this bank fee, please see PAYMENT above.

  • DONATION. Although the City of Harrisonburg supports our team with free facilities use, we are a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization, ID # 54-1953881, led by parent volunteers. Please, if your family is able, donate an extra $10.

  • T-SHIRT and SWIM CAP: We solicit sponsors to provide these for each swimmer. If you are interested in being a sponsor contact us at [email protected]

  • SWIMSUITS: We do not have an official team swimsuit, but our uniform color is BLUE, either royal, or navy. Please choose blue as the dominant color for suits.

  • GOGGLE, KICK BOARDS & SWIM FINS: All swimmer must bring goggles to each practice. Kick Boards and Swim Fins are OPTIONAL but encouraged.

  • POOL ACCESS:  Because of the COVID-19 pandemic pool deck access will be limited to swimmers and coaches only. Parents can sit on the hill outside of the pool to watch practice and meets if desired.

  • POOL PASS: Registration for Westover Waves Swim team only gives access to the pool to the swimmer during practice. Swimming any other time, requires and entrance fee or pool pass.

If you have questions please contact us at [email protected].