Mission:  Metropolitan Swimming shall promote, develop and improve competitive swimming through education, support and opportunities for participation to a diverse swimming community.
Vision:  To inspire and provide quality opportunities for our members to achieve excellence in the sport of competitive swimming.
 
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Metro DEI: Outreach Meet Entry Fee Reimbursement Program

Jeff Chu

Meet Entry Fee Reimbursement Program
Program will offer financial support in the form of entry fee reimbursement to qualifying Outreach Athletes within the LSC. The entry fee will be paid by the team and then the team must fill out an Outreach Entry Fee Reimbursement Request Form for reimbursement of entry fees. Any request not submitted within 30 days after the meet will not be accepted. The reimbursement request will only be considered and accepted for meets sanctioned by Metropolitan Swimming and for swimmers who are registered Outreach and attached to a member club.

*A club may only be reimbursed for up to $50, per eligible swimmer per registered year.

Additonal Requirements
Member clubs must pay all outstanding fees to meet host, no reimbursement will be issued to any member club who has outstanding fees to the meet host. The meet host is responsible for notfying Metropolitan Swimming office if a member club has an outstanding balance. No reimbursement will be issued for a swimmer with a “No Swim (NS)’ for an individual event. No reimbursement will be issued for a swimmer scratched from a meet. No reimbursement will be issued for deck entries, facilities surcharge or relay team entries.

SUMMARY
Goal of the program is for the Diversity & Inclusion Committee to assist the LSC in continuing its mission to promote, develop and improve competitve swimming through education, support and opportunities for participation to a diverse swimming community. Additionally, the Committee is hoping the program shall fulfill the USA Swimming Outreach program mission, which is to provide opportunities in swimming to the underrepresented and economically disadvantaged youth in the United States.

Meet Entry Fee Reimbursement Form