Tryout Evaluation Placement LINK (posted 08/20, 1:40pm)

New Swimmer Registration Information LINK

Tentative Practice Schedule LINK


Thank You for your interest in 

St Charles Aquatics 

Pre Competitive Team and St Charles Swim Team

St Charles Aquatics is the area's comprehensive Aquatic Program provider which is dedicated to the growth and development of our community through a wide range of water based performance activities. Our Natatorium is notable for having a 50-meter pool and diving area.

We are located in the Norris Recreation Center's Natatorium. Check out our website www.stcaquatics.com for information on our programing.


 

for

All Ages

AUGUST 17, 18 & 19

5:30-6:30pm

at the Norris Rec Center

(1050 Dunham Rd / St Charles / IL / 60174)

 

Tryouts are for the St Charles Aquatics Pre Competitive Team and the St Charles Swim Team.

Tryouts are Free! 

All swimmers who were not members of the St Charles Swim Team during the 2021 Long Course (Spring & Summer) Season must tryout.

Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of Freestyle and Backstroke without stopping to participate in Tryouts. 

Swimmers need to bring what they need to swim; goggles, swim cap, suit and towel.

Tryouts are for the Pre Competitive Team and St Charles Swim Team.

Swimmers will be notified at tryouts about placement, placement will be posted on SCST Website by Friday, August 20th within the TRYOUT Link.



 

ST. CHARLES SWIM TEAM

2021-2022 Fall / Winter

Short Course Season

 

RETURNING SWIMMER RENEWAL

NEW SWIMMER REGISTRATION

Important Renewal Information

ALL RENEWAL / REGISTRATION QUESTIONS CONTACT THE

ST CHARLES AQUATICS OFFICE inside the Norris Rec Center Natatorium or

Email [email protected] / Call 630-377-1720

All Returning Swimmer Renewaand New Swimmer Registration information for the 2021-2022 Fall/Winter Short Course Season can be found in this packet.

Please read through all items carefully, as registered families are responsible for all information covered in this packet.

Included in this packet –

  • Parent Meeting – August 21, 2021
  • Returning Swimmer Renewal / New Swimmer Registration Dates
  • Returning Swimmer Renewal / New Swimmer Registration Steps
  • Fees and Payment Structure
  • Team Equipment
  • Refund Policy
  •  
  • All St Charles Swim Team current and future members should review this packet prior to the beginning online registration. More information can be found at www.stcswim.com.  Questions please contact the St Charles Swim Team Office at 630-377-1720 or email [email protected].

The St. Charles Swim Team is excited that your family is joining our Team.

Welcome Returning and Future SCST Families,

Returning Swimmer Renewal for the 2021-2022 Fall/Winter Short Course Season will begin on July 30th for all returning swimmers who were registered with SCST during the 2021 Spring/Summer season.

Returning SCST Families, need to renew prior to Saturday, August 142021. Returning swimmers registering after August 14th will register during New Swimmer Registration and will be accepted if SCST has room in training groups and New Swimmer fee will apply.

NEW Swimmer Try-outs will be August 17-19, 2021

New Swimmer Registration for the 2021-2022 Fall / Winter Short Course Season will begin August 21, 2021 and Close September 4, 2021

There will be two separate payments in this registration.

Step 1- St Charles Aquatics Membership (September - August)- ALL FAMILIES

Step 2 -SCST Session Fees, SCST Swimmer Fee and USA/ISI Registration Fee

Your swimmer (s) renewal/registration can be withheld if there are any outstanding obligations from prior seasons; outstanding meet fees or outstanding worker sessions/fines.

 

Renewal/New Swimmer Registration is a Two Step Process –

Step 1 is online Registration with St Charles Aquatics, link, and instructions below.

All members of the Saint Charles Swim Team must have a Saint Charles Aquatic Membership, which is the same as a Norris Membership; this gives the individual or family access to use of the fitness center, a complimentary equipment orientation, group fitness classes, aquatic and tennis program discounts, lap/open swim, sauna and whirlpool. Your Saint Charles Aquatics Membership is a yearly membership ending August 31st and beginning September 1st

Any questions please contact the St Charles Aquatics office 630-377-1720 or [email protected].

SCA (Saint Charles Aquatics) is its own entity, these fees are used to pay some of the yearly license fees to the St. Charles Park District.

To sign up for your SCA Membership -

  • Go to www.stcaquatics.comclick on the SC Aquatics Membership tab.
  • Click the message “Continue or Check Status”.

It is important that you fill out ALL the information online with St Charles Aquatics Registration.

Once your registration with the St Charles Aquatics has been confirmed, your families account will be activated. Once Membership Fees are paid in full your account will be activated and you may precede to Step 2.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your St Charles Aquatics Membership online registration, please email [email protected]

Step 2 is online Renewal / Registration with the St Charles Swim Team. and Instructions below.

Returning families should register for the group they are assigned on the group placement sheet.  Returning swimmers who register prior to the group placement sheet will have their billing/training groups adjusted accordingly.  New swimmers making the St Charles Swim Team will register for the training group which they are assigned.

The Team fees are for the Fall/Winter Short Course season (September 2021 thru February 2022).  Below are the Renewal and New Swimmer Registration Fees for each training group for the Fall/Winter Short Course season.  Families will have 6 payments (August, September, October, November, December and January). 

Renewal/Registration -Additional Fees include $100.00 SCA Team fee per swimmer and $81.00 USA/ISI Registration Fee, these fees will be billed when checking out.

NEW Swimmer – Additional Fess Include $150.00 SCA Team fee per swimmer and $81.00 USA/ISI Registration fee, these fees will be billed when checking out.

Families must have a credit card / checking account on file for these charges.

Training Group

Renewal

Monthly

Payments

New Swimmer

Registration

Monthly

Payments

Age Group 1

$80.00

$100.00

Age Group 2 Silver

$100.00

$120.00

Age Group 2 Gold

$120.00

$140.00

Age Group 3 Silver

$100.00

$120.00

Age Group 3 Gold

$130.00

$150.00

Age Group 4 Silver

$120.00

$140.00

Age Group 4 Gold

$150.00

$170.00

SENIOR Team 1

$140.00

$160.00

SENIOR Team 1 (High School – 4 month)

$140.00

$160.00

SENIOR Team 2

$190.00

$210.00

SENIOR Team 2 (High School – 4 month)

$190.00

$210.00

SENIOR High Performance

$190.00

$210.00

SENIOR High Performance

(High School- 4 month)

$190.00

$210.00

 

Step 2 Go to www.stcswim.com, under the St Charles Swim Team tab, click on 2021-2022 Renewal/Registration.

  • Click on Register Online.
  • Click the message Click the message “Continue or Check Status”.

It is important that you fill out ALL the information online with the St Charles Swim Team.

Once your family’s registration with the Saint Charles Aquatics has been confirmed, your families account will be activated with the St Charles Swim Team.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding online registration, please  e-mail [email protected].

Once this has been completed you will receive an email confirmation and your swimmer is now ready to begin practice. Senior Teams will Start TBD (WATCH for an E- Mailand Age Group Teams will start Monday, September 13th.

 

Please read through all the payment and policy information below.

 

Fees and Payment Structure

When you register your swimmer (s) you will have 6 payments.  The 6 payments will be billed the first payment at the time of registration.

Subsequent payments will be automatically billed on the first of the month in September, October, November, December and January. ***Due to the current situation, monthly is the only option. Once you have register you are obligated to pay the monthly fees thru the end of the Season.***

There is a $100.00 or $150.00 SCA Team fee for all registered athletes each season.  This fee is to help offset coaching expense and administrative cost to process registration.  This will be billed with your first payment.

If you are transferring from another USA Swimming Club, you will need to submit an ISI Transfer Form with a $10.00 transfer fee to Illinois Swimming.  The ISI Transfer Form can be found on the Illinois Swimming Website.

We appreciate your cooperation through this season’s registration.  Please feel free to contact the St Charles Swim Team at 630-377-1720 or [email protected] with any questions.

 

Practice Schedule Information

Each training group has their own practice schedule.  Practices occur Monday thru Sunday.  Practices schedules are tentative due to the number of events that occur at the facilities we rent; practices may be canceled periodically.  Changes will occur and SCST Families will be notified via our team website, www.stcswim.com (front page News/Monthly calendar), Facebook and Twitter.  

 

Equipment and Apparel

SCST equipment and apparel can be ordered at our Team VendorSimply Swimming.

  • All Swimmers must have a SCST Team Suit at Meets. 
  • A Team Suit is a black Speedo suit.
  • All Swimmers will only wear a SCST Swim Cap at Meets.  A team order for personalized caps will be done at the beginning of each season.  Non personalized caps can be purchased at SCST meets or from SCST coaching staff.
  • All Swimmers will wear an SCST Team Shirt at Meets. Black/Blue/Orange.  

Important equipment information for each training group -

****Swimmers are required to have these items at practice every day****

AGE GROUP 1

  • SCST Mesh Bag
  • Speedo Junior Team Kick Board
  • Water Bottle
  • Extra Cap if Swimmer wears one
  • Extra Goggles

AGE GROUP 2

  • SCST Mesh Bag
  • Speedo Junior Team Kick Board
  • Speedo Switchblade Fins (Gold Training Group)
  • Speedo Jr Bullet Head Snorkel
  • Speedo Power Paddle Plus (small blue) (Gold Training Group)
  • Speedo Jr Team Pull Buoy
  • Water Bottle
  • Extra Cap if Swimmer wears one
  • Extra Goggles

AGE GROUP 3

  • SCST Mesh Bag
  • Speedo Team Kick Board
  • Tritan Swim Fins
  • Speedo Switchblade Fins (Gold Training Group)
  • Speedo Bullet Head / Jr Bullet Head Snorkel
  • Speedo Power Paddle Plus (small blue / medium red)
  • Speedo Team Pull Buoy
  • Water Bottle
  • Extra Cap if Swimmer wears one
  • Extra Goggles

AGE GROUP 4

  • FINIS Tempo Trainer (Gold Training Group)
  • SCST Mesh Bag
  • Speedo Team Kick Board
  • Speedo Switchblade Fins (Gold Training Group)
  • Tritan Swim Fins
  • Speedo Bullet Head / Jr Bullet Head Snorkel
  • Speedo Power Paddle Plus (small blue / medium red / large yellow)
  • Speedo Team Pull Buoy
  • Nose Clip (recommended)
  • Water Bottle
  • Extra Cap if Swimmer wears one
  • Extra Goggles

SENIOR TEAM

  • SCST Mesh Bag
  • Speedo Team Kick Board
  • Speedo Switchblade Fins
  • Tritan Swim Fins
  • Speedo Bullet Head
  • Speedo Power Paddle Plus (medium red / large yellow / extra-large black)
  • Speedo Team Pull Buoy
  • Nose Clip (recommended)
  • Water Bottle
  • Extra Cap if Swimmer wears one
  • Extra Goggles

 

Family Working Requirements

Family working requirements, the St Charles Swim Team is a successful because of the support of all parents supporting the Team.  Each family is responsible to work a certain number of sessions per season at our hosted events.  The total number of sessions required to work will be emailed out at the beginning of each season.  Sign-up for sessions will be on a first come, first serve basis at the beginning of each season.  Any family failing to complete all their required session will be billed $150.00 per session missed.

Fall Classic – October 15 thru 17, 2021

8&U Classic – December 5, 2021

Chicagoland Championship – February 14 thru 16, 2022

Questions about Family working requirements please contact SCST Meet Director Colleen Deutmeyer at [email protected].  

 

Refund Policy

For all refunds, a $50.00 processing fee will apply.

After a program/event has started, a refund may be issued only for medical or other circumstances (job transfer, moving out of state, change in working hours, death in the family) as approved by the Aquatics Director. Proof will be required in writing prior to the refund being issued. The refund will be prorated for the services used.

If Not Approved by Aquatics Director full season fees will be charged in full.

In the event an activity is cancelled, a total refund will be made to all participants.

Refund applications must be made within 10 days after the last class meeting. A cancelled check or proof of identification may be required. Refunds will be processed in the following manner:

  • If you paid by cash or check, you will receive a refund check within 15 business days after receipt of refund request.
  • If you paid by credit card, the refund will be credited to your card, please allow 7-10 business days.

 

Cancellations

If a program registration does not meet the minimum established requirement, it will be cancelled within the week prior to the start of the activity. Staff will make every effort to contact you. SCA reserves the right to alter or change the activity offered to serve all participant needs in the best manner possible. SCA reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient registration or causes beyond its control.

 

Questions please contact the St Charles Swim Team Office at [email protected] or 630-377-1720.