Membership Fees & Requirements

2017-2018 Registration and Monthly Fees

 

Practice Group

Registration Fee* (per swimmer)

Monthly Fee*

(per swimmer)

Lump Sum Monthly Fee

for 2017-2018 Season

with 10% discount if paid by 9/30/2017

Bronze

$325

$95

 $940.00

Silver 3

$325

$95

 $940.00

Silver 2

$325

$115

 $1138.00

Silver 1

$325

$120

 $1188.00

Gold 3

$325

$95

 $940.00

Gold 2

$325

$130

 $1287.00

Gold 1

$325

$150

$1485.00 

Platinum 3

$325

$130

$1287.00 

Platinum 2

$325

$150

$1485.00 

Platinum 1

$325

$170

$1683.00 

Senior 2

$325

$130

$1287.00 

Senior 1

$325

$190

$1881.00 

National

$325

$200

$1980.00 

*Discounts:

1)      Registration fee discount for families with multiple swimmers:  $325 first child, $300 second child, and $275/child for additional children

2)      Families with multiple swimmers are eligible for a 10% discount on the monthly fee for 2nd and additional swimmers.  The discount is always applied to the swimmer(s) with the lower monthly fees.

3)      If a lump sum payment is made for the 2017-2018 swim season monthly dues, a 10% discount is included, if paid in full by September 30, 2017.  If the swimmer withdraws early from the season, then a $50 admin fee will be charged.  A refund will be provided for a prorated amount for the remaining months less the discounted rate previously applied for the months swam.   This means that the family will pay the full monthly rate for months swam plus a $50 admin fee.

4)      Swimmers of active-duty service members qualify for a 20% discount applied to the registration fee with proper military id.

 

 

What does the annual registration fee pay for?

  • The annual registration fee includes USA Swimming and South Carolina Swimming (LSC) annual registration fees, a team T-shirt, a latex team swim cap, required swimmer insurance coverage, training equipment , programming and an administration fee.

  • The annual registration fee is not refundable.
     

What do the monthly fees pay for?

  • The monthly dues pay for expenses incurred by the competitive team, including coaches’ salaries, pool rental and maintenance fees, lifeguards, and safety equipment.  Monthly dues do not include fees for meets and events, practice equipment, or other related charges for participating in SCSC member activities.
     

When do payments begin?

  • Monthly dues billing will be charged to active accounts on the first of each month beginning September 1.

  • Any additional fees will also be billed the 1st of every month such as event participation fees, additional costs for practice equipment, or travel costs.
     

Are discounts available?

  • Registration fee discount for families with multiple swimmers:  $325 first child, $300 second child, and $275/child for additional children.

  • Families with multiple swimmers are eligible for a 10% discount on the monthly fee for 2nd and additional swimmers.

  • If a lump sum payment is made for the 2016-2017 swim season monthly dues, a 10% discount is included, if paid in full by September 30, 2017.  An admin fee will be assessed for early withdrawal. See registration and monthly fee schedule.

  • Swimmers of active-duty service members qualify for a 20% discount applied to the registration fee with proper military id.
     

What if my swimmer withdraws from the program?

  • First, you must notify both your coach and accounting at admin@swimscsc.com that you are withdrawing.  A 30-day written notice is required before billing will be suspend.

  • Please be aware that suspending membership may result in loss of roster position.

 

Fundraising and Volunteering

Fundraising Requirements

  • There is a $100 yearly fundraising requirement per swim family with a goal of $200/swim family total fundraising.

  • This requirement is due by March 31st or the swim family account will be billed in April.

  • If your swimmer leaves the team prior to November 1, 2017 you will be responsible for $100 fundraising requirement.  If your swimmer leaves the team between November 2, 2017 through March 31, 2018 or if you have not completed all fundraising requirement, your account will be assessed the unearned amount.  All unearned fundraising monies must be paid before your swimmer(s) will be allowed to re-register for the new swim season. The Parent Board will consider extenuating circumstances prior to assessing any fees for unearned points.

  • A Swim-A-Thon will be held in the fall as an opportunity for swimmers to participate in a fun event and raise money for the team. Prior to the Swim-A-Thon, an announcement will be made regarding specific items that will be purchased with fundraising dollars and how these items benefit swimmers and the future of the program.

 

Volunteer Requirements

SCSC is a volunteer-driven organization, and volunteers are critical to the success of our team. All families are required to participate through a minimum level of volunteer points. The minimum commitment for each family is to earn a total of 3 volunteer points throughout the season.

Volunteer points can be earned by actively participating in SCSC-sanctioned events, including but not limited to meets, concessions, holiday training activities, team fundraisers, group team parent, committee participationetc. One volunteer session typically equals one volunteer point and typically represents 3-4 hours of service.  Other activities may qualify for volunteer points throughout the season. Opportunities will be posted on the website or communicated by email.

If your swimmer leaves the team prior to prior to November 1, 2017 you will be responsible for 1 volunteer point.  If your swimmer leaves the team between November 2, 2017 through March 31, 2018 or if you have not completed all volunteer points, your account will be assessed $50/unearned point.  All unearned volunteer points must be paid before your swimmer(s) will be allowed to re-register for the new swim season. The Parent Board will consider extenuating circumstances prior to assessing any fees for unearned points.

 
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