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Eligibility and Cost

Eligibility and Cost

Eligibility:

  • 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.

COSTS:

  • 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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • 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. https://www.harrisonburgva.gov/swimming-pool#hours-fees.

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