Fee Structure

 

  FEES, FUNDRAISING, & OTHER CHARGES FOR THE 2018 - 2019 SEASON

Becoming a member of Voltage Aquatics means fun, fitness, and teamwork for all.  It also means a financial obligation to pay your monthly dues and other charges in a timely manner.  The following outlines what you can expect to pay as a member of team VOLT.  At first glance, it may seem as if the swim team is expensive.  However, when taking into account the hours of coaching and pool time your swimmer receives for their monthly dues, the swim team offers a reasonable team experience designed to promote self- esteem, self-discipline, and good sportsmanship.


 

USA SWIMMING: Because Voltage Aquatics is a member of USA Swimming, all members are required to pay a yearly membership fee. This annual fee for 2018-2019 is $70.00. This fee is reduced considerably for those swimmers who qualify for free or reduced hot lunch through the school system (letter from school district stating such is required as proof).  The USA Swimming membership provides secondary health and accident insurance in case of injury during swim team practice and during swim meets. For the first time in 2018-2019, USA Swimming is offering a limited registration. Some of the younger and more novice groups will only have a $20 USA Registration fee.

MONTHLY DUES: The monthly dues are based on which group and location your child swims in. The monthly fees go towards pool space rental, coaches, and the daily expenses it takes to run a competitive swim program. The monthly dues are as follows:

Idaho Falls Facility                                                                  

MiniSparks 

3 practice options /week 

$50.00    

Sparks 3

3 practice options /week

$55.00

Sparks 2 

4 practice options/week

$60.00

Sparks 1 

5 practices options/week

$75.00

Firebolts 3 

4 practice options/week

$65.00

Firebolts 2 

6 practices options/week

$75.00

Firebolts 1

7 practice options/week

$90.00

Pre Senior

5 practice options/week

$85.00

Senior 2

7 practice options/week

$95.00

Senior 1

7 practice options/week

$105

Lightning 2

9 practice options/week

$110

Lightning 1

9 practice options/week

$115

Blackfoot Facility

Sparks 2

4 practice options/week  

$45.00

Sparks 1

4 practice options/week

$45.00

Firebolts 2

4 practice options/week

$45.00

Firebolts 1

6 practice options/week

$45.00

Pre - Senior 

6 practice options/week

$45.00

 Senior

7 practice options/week

$55.00

     
                                                      

Our team also offers a family discount! The first two swimmers will be charged full price, the third, fourth, fifth, etc swimmers will be charged 50% of the fee!

ANNUAL TEAM ADMINISTRATION FEE: $20.00

ANNUAL FAMILY FUNDRAISING COMMITMENT FEE: With the exception of Mini Sparks and Future Champions, each group has an annual family fundraising commitment. If your family has multiple swimmers you will only be responsible for the amount owed by the swimmer in the highest group.

Amount/year

Groups

$0

Mini Sparks, Future Champions

$100

Sparks 2, Sparks 3, Firebolt 2, Firebolt 3

$300

Sparks 1, Firebolt 1, Pre-Senior, Senior 2

$500

Senior 1, Lightning 1, Lightning 2

The fundraising is billed in three equal payments on December 1, March 1, and June 1.

VOLUNTEER HOURS: Each family is required to volunteer 20 hours towards the team throughout the year (September 1-August 31). These hours can be accomplished by donating requested items (usually food), volunteering for team events, and volunteering at swim meets. Any hours not met by August 31 will be billed at $20 per hour.