HUDSON VALLEY DOLPHINS

Summer 2022


Welcome to Hudson Valley Dolphins

Registration for 2022 SUMMER SEASON

2022 Summer Season will be held at TYMOR POOL in the Town of Union Vale

TO REGISTER YOU MUST BE EITHER RETURNING SWIMMER OR HAVE ATTENDED A TRY OUT with a DOLPHIN'S COACH

SUMMER TRY OUTS for NEW SWIMMERS will be held

on MONDAY, June 27th

at the Vassar College Pool

Starting at 7:30 pm

TRY OUT Sign Up is through this Google Form:  https://forms.gle/J4pA8uwMRCbouHQr6

For the try out, Swimmers Must be able to complete a 50-yard swim without stopping and swim competently in Freestyle and Backstroke, and for 11 and older, Breaststroke. Have your swimmer/s bring goggles and a towel. Other suggested items: Clothes to go over wet suit as locker rooms are not available at this time for changing, crocs/flip flops for pool deck/locker rooms, swim caps and/or if long hair, have hair tied back.

The team does not offer traditional swim lesson.  If you are interested in swim lessons, the Town of Union Vale is offering lessons this summer.  Click here for their Flyer.

 

All New Swimmers must try out with a Dolphin Coach to determine which Training Group is the best fit for them. 

For Questions and Information, please email Adrienne Tirch at [email protected] 

 For the try out, have your swimmer bring goggles and a towel. Other suggested items: clothes to change into after swim, swim caps and/or if long hair, have hair tied back. 

 

Summer Registration Information

PRACTICE SCHEDULES (Click Here for Summer Practice Schedule):

  • Practices will run for 6 weeks starting Tuesday, July 5th and ending Friday, August 12th
  • Boogie Boards / Bronze:  Mondays through Fridays from 6 pm to 7 pm and swimmers to attend any 3 practices a week
  • Beach Balls / Iron / Steel / Silver:  Mondays through Fridays from 6 pm to 7:30 pm and swimmers to attend at least 3 practices a week
  • Flip Flops / Gold / Alumni:  Mondays through Fridays from 7 am to 9 am
  • Practice is subject to change based on Registration

 

TOTAL FEES:  Swimmer Swim Season fees include Registration Fee PLUS Training Group Fees

  • The Registration Fee and Training Group Fee will be required to be paid by CREDIT CARD or ACH ONLY to complete your swimmer's registration. 
  • All Returning HVD swimmers: the registration system will bill any balance in your Dolphin account at check out and payment is required to complete your Summer Season registration

 

2022 Summer Season REGISTRATION fees:

  • Regisration Fees pay for each swimmer's membership with USA Swimming which provides insurance for the swimmers

  • New Swim Team Members:  $55

    • New Summer Swimmers will be registered for 2022 USA Swimming FLEX membership
    • New Swimmers with their 2022 USA Swimming membership, please contact Adrienne Tirch at [email protected] to arrange for USA Swimming membership refund
  • Returning HVD Members with their 2022 USA Swimming Membership (see the two points below):   FREE

    • During registration, please select "YES" for the question asking if your swimmer was registered for either either 2021-22 Winter Season and/or 2022 Spring Season
    • For families registering multiple returning swimmers, EACH swimmer MUST submit a separate registeration form to avoid paying for a 2022 USA Swimming membership again as the system can only deduct one membership fee per registration
  • Alumni HVD Members:  $78
    • Swimmers aged 18 and older are only allowed to register for 2022 USA Swimming Premium membership and Registration Fee covers this membership
    • Alumni Swimmers must also complete their Athlete Protection Training (APT) before attending their first practice.  The APT course can be found on the USA Swimming website (https://www.usaswimming.org/resource-center/athlete-protection-training)

 

2022 Summer Season TRAINING GROUP fees:

  • Includes a Special Summer Team T-shirt.....Make Sure to Select or Update T-Shirt size when prompted in the Registration form
  • Boogie Boards/ BRONZE Training Group:  $200
  • Beach Balls / IRON / STEEL / SILVER Training Group:  $275
  • Flip Flops/ GOLD Training Group: $350
  • ALUMNI Training Group: $200

 

Waivers and Policies:

Please read all of the information and documents CAREFULLY prior to electronically signing off on them.  During the registration process, you will be required to sign the following waivers and policies which are available to view on the "Safe Sport" tab on the top menu:

  1. Waivers: Medical, Liability, and Photo/Video
  2. Hudson Valley Dolphins Refund Policy & Meet Fees
  3. Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP)
  4. Hudson Valley Dolphins Codes of Conduct: Parents, Swimmers and Honor
  5. Hudson Valley Dolphins Anti-Bullying Policy

When Registration is complete, a Dolphins account will be created for new members.  In your Dolphins Account, you will be able to manage/set up your future payments and personal information.  You will also be able to see your swimmer’s swim meet times, sign up for swim meets and team events, volunteer for jobs, etc.

 

Practice Equipment Requirements for BEACH BALLS / IRON / STEEL / SILVER / Beach Balls and FLIP FLOPS / GOLD / ALUMNI / Flip Flops training groups:                          

  1. Fins
  2. Swimmer's Snorkel
  3. Stroke Paddles
  4. Pull buoy
  5. Kick Board
  6. Recommended: Mesh bag to carry all equipment                                                                               

If you would like to discuss other payment options, please contact our Treasurer, Mike Skerritt at [email protected].

If you have questions regarding registration, please contact the Dolphin's Registration Coordinator, Adrienne Tirch at [email protected].

We look forward to having you join Hudson Valley Dolphins for the 2022 Summer Season!