Fees and Commitments


Squads and Fees

 

Age Range

Squads

Monthly Dues

Monthly
Pool Use
Fee
Approximate Practice
Time per Week
Fundraising
(Per swimmer, for annual members. Does not apply to Seasonal members.)
Service-Hours
(Per family, for annual members.  Does not apply to Seasonal members.)

10 & Under

Sparks A/B

$60

NA

45 min x 3 days/week

NA NA

Novice Silver/Blue/Black

Developmental 1

Developmental 2

$68

$83

$89

NA

$25

$25

45 min x 4 days/week

1.5 hrs x 4 days/week

1.75 hrs x 4 days/week

$200 per year  30

11-12

Age Group 1

Age Group 2

Age Group 3

$93

$115

$120

$25

$25

$25

1.75 hrs x 4 days/week

2 hrs x 6 days/week

2 hrs x 6 days/week

$250 per year 30
13-14

Pre-Senior 1

Pre-Senior 2

$125

$130

$25

$25

2.25 hrs x 6 days/week

2.5 hrs x 6 days/week

$250 per year 30

15-18

Senior 1

Senior 2

Senior 3

$120

$141

$151

$25

$25

$25

2 hrs x 6 days/week

3+ hrs x 6 days/week

3+ hrs x 6 days/week

$300 per year 30

 

 
Swim team is year-round:  September – August.
  • September through March:   Short Course Season (compete in 25 yard pools).
  • April through August:   Long Course Season (compete in 25 yard pools AND 50 meter pools).
 

Start-up Costs (per swimmer)

Annual Membership (valid Sept 2020 - Dec 2021)
USA Swimming Membership:  $74
HEAT Registration Fee:  $50 (Includes team t-shirt & latex cap.  Silicone cap available for upgrade fee of $12.)
HEAT Hospitality Fee:  $10 (Helps with home meet expenses.)
First Month’s Dues:  depends on squad (See above.)
 
**OR**
 
Seasonal Membership (valid April 4 - August 31:  150 days - please see info about summer break below)
USA Swimming Membership:  $40
HEAT Registration Fee:  $25 (Includes  team t-shirt & latex cap.  Silicone cap available for upgrade fee of $12. )
HEAT Commitments Flat Fee:  $40 (In place of service-hours and fundraising.)
First Month’s Dues:  depends on squad (See above.)
 
Monthly dues are based on annual cost divided by 12 months.  The same amount is billed each month, year-round.

Breaks

Spring Break
The team usually takes 1 week off in March.
 
Summer Break
The team usually takes 3-4 weeks off between seasons, beginning in mid-August. 
The SHARC facility normally closes for annual maintenance for 2 weeks, starting the day after Labor Day. 
The end-date of our current season and the start-date of our next season depend on summer meet schedules and when we are able to return to the pool.

Other Costs/Commitments

Equipment
Cost depends on squad.
Basics start around $75.
Equipment can last year to year.
 
Meets
Fees are approximately $30-$60 for attending a  2-3 day meet. 
Meets are optional & 1-2 times per month.
Charges are included on monthly invoices.
 
Fundraising (For annual members. Does not apply to Seasonal members.)
Amount depends on squad.
Prorated per month (Oct - July).
(Not required for Sparks.)
 
Service Hours (For annual members. Does not apply to Seasonal members.)
Prorated at 3 service hours per month (Oct - July).
Unfulfilled hours billed at $20/hour.
(Not required for Sparks.)
 

Discounts

Second swimmer in a family will receive a 5% discount on monthly dues.
Third swimmer (and beyond) in a family will receive a 50% discount on monthly dues.
Dues will be limited to $300 per month after multiple swimmer discounts have been applied. (This limit does not include monthly pool use fees.)