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PAC SWIM TEAM REGISTRATION INFORMATION - SPRING/SUMMER 2021

Welcome to Panther Aquatic Club 2021 Long Course Swim Season!

The Spring/Summer Long Course season will begin April 5th. PAC Long Course training will take place primarily at Pomperaug High School.  Registration information and an explanation of practice squads follows.

REGISTRATION:         

RETURNING PAC SWIMMERS who declared their Intent to Return are invited to register for the 2021 Spring/Summer season via their account on the PAC website.

Registration will be open from March 8 – March 21.

DO NOT LOG IN FIRST. Once on the team website, click on the Start Registration button in the leftmost column and proceed as directed.  All fees may be paid online with a credit card. You may elect a one-time payment or installments. If opting to pay in installments, the expiration date on your credit card must be later than 8/1/2021. If paying by check, payment must be made in full, payable to PAC and mailed to PAC, c/o 1026 Kettletown Road, Southbury CT 06488, by March 21, 2021.

 

PRACTICE SQUADS AND FEES (payable to PAC)

Swimmers not participating in the February/March swim season must pay the 2021 USA Swimming registration fee or $78. This is in addition to coaching fees.

 

SENIOR ELITE SQUAD

  • The Senior Elite Squad is designed for our fastest older athletes to fine tune stroke mechanics and increase their endurance, speed, and strength in the water. These swimmers are ready to commit to high intensity workouts 5 days a week for 90 minutes/day.
  • Senior Elite swimmers are expected to attend 90% of practices.  
  • The season will run from April 5th through July 30.

 

SENIOR SQUAD

  • The Senior Squad is designed for our high school, middle school and upper elementary swimmers to continue work on stroke mechanics and increase their endurance, speed, and strength in the water. This group will train at high intensity 5 days a week for 75 minutes/day.
  • Senior Squad swimmers will be expected to attend as many practices as possible.
  • The season will run from April 5th through July 30.

 

COMPETITION RED SQUAD

  • The Competition RED Squad is designed for swimmers to perfect technique in all four strokes, build endurance and speed, and most importantly HAVE FUN!  This squad will train 4 days a week for one hour.
  • Competition RED Squad swimmers are expected to attend as many practices as possible.
  • The season will run from April 5th to June 11. 

 

COMPETITION GREY SQUAD

  • The Competition GREY Squad is designed for swimmers to work on proficiency in all strokes, build endurance, and most importantly HAVE FUN! This Squad will train 2 days a week for 45 minutes.
  • Competition GREY Squad swimmers are expected to attend as many practices as possible.  
  • The season will run from April 5th to June 11th. 

 

8/UNDER RED SQUAD

  • The 8/Under RED Squad will train 3 times a week for 45 minutes. We will focus on development in all four strokes, streamline, starts and introduce turns.
  • 8/Under RED Squad swimmers should attend as many practices as possible to benefit from instruction and conditioning.
  • The season will run from the week of April 5th to June 11th.

 

8/UNDER GREY SQUAD

  • The 8/Under GREY Squad will train 2 days a week for 45 minutes. We will work on becoming proficient in the 4 strokes, streamline, and introduce dives. 8/Under GREY Squad swimmers are expected to attend as many practices as possible.  
  • The season will run from the week of April 5th to June 11th.           

 

NOTE:  Practice over Region 15 April break is TBD. Practice will not be held if there are conflicts at Pomperaug High School or with the pool. Make up practices for cancellations are not guaranteed.

 

COMPETING IN MEETS - TBD

UNIFORM:       Swimmers must arrive at the pool in their suit, with goggles and a cap if they have long hair. Coaches will notify swimmers of any training equipment needed.

PRACTICE:      The practice calendar will be posted on the team website under the PRACTICE tab.  Any changes to this calendar will be emailed.   Check the team website regularly.

WEBSITE:        www.pacswimming.com contains everything you will need to know about the team, meets we may attend, practice information, etc.  

FINANCIAL POLICIES:

            Once a swimmer’s registration is processed for the upcoming season, there will be no prorating of fees or refunds for failure to practice, unless a valid doctor’s note for a long term illness or injury is presented.  In this case, fees will be prorated by month for the remainder of the season. A $25 cancellation processing fee will be applied.

PAYMENT METHOD – CHECK

  • If membership fees are to be paid by check, fees must be paid in full.

PAYMENT METHOD - CREDIT CARD 

  • All member families are encouraged to link a credit card to their account. We do not have access to this number once it is stored; we are only able to post charges to the card.
  • Any family wishing to pay in installments MUST use a credit card for payment.
  • Any family wishing to pay membership fees in installments using a credit card, must provide a current credit card number with date of expiration later than the last day of the season.
  • Any family paying in installments will be charged on the first of the month for that month’s membership fee installment.
  • In order to participate in meets, a credit card must be on file. The credit card on file will be charged for meet fees on the day meet fees are posted to the account.

All outstanding fees must be paid before a swimmer may be re-registered for the upcoming season.