2019-2020 BSC Fees and Obligations 

USA SWIMMING ANNUAL REGISTRATION FEE $71.00
Every swimmer who practices with the Bend Swim Club and/or competes in a USA SWIMMING sanctioned event must register with and become a member of USA SWIMMING. Renewable each year, the registration fee is paid through the Bend Swim Club and will be billed to your account in September 2019 or at time of initial registration. Included with this registration is excess medical accident insurance that covers the athlete at any sanctioned event or supervised practice. The coaching staff will distribute any forms necessary for registration. The current registration fee is $71.00.


BEND SWIM CLUB REGISTRATION FEE $150.00
There is a nonrefundable registration fee of $150.00 for all swimmers due by September 1, 2019 or for new swimmers, at the time of registration. This fee is split into two charges: $75.00 charged at the time of registration and a second $75.00 charged on April 1st.

DOLPHINS AND THE SUMMER COLLEGE SWIMMER GROUPS ARE EXEMPT FROM THE REGISTRATION FEE.

JUNIPER SWIM & FITNESS CENTER
Each swimmer will be responsible for obtaining a Juniper Swim & Fitness Center monthly, quarterly, annual and or a family pass that can be purchased on site. Please choose the pass that best meets your family and/or swimmer’s needs. Rates for passes are available at the front desk of Juniper Swim & Fitness Center. Currently, the youth “in district” pass is $29.00 per month.

DUES
Membership dues for the 2019/2020 Season are as follows:

Gold Group: $2,210.00

Silver Group: $1,890.00

Bronze Group: $1,560.00

Blue Group 1 and 2: $900.00

Red Group: $750.00

Dolphin Group: $65.00 (monthly)*

Summer College Swimmer Group: $221.00 (monthly)**

 *In order to promote and grow participation in the sport of swimming Bend Swim Club offers the Dolphin Group, which is intended for pre-competitive swimmers. Participation in this group is subject to the terms of this agreement with an exception to the registration fee, volunteer hours and fundraising obligations. Partial months are not prorated.
**In recognition of our returning alumni and guest college swimmers, the BSC offers a Summer College Swimmer Group. This group’s season is limited to the normal three (3) month summer break, is subject to available space in the program as determined by the head coach and is intended for college enrolled swimmers. Participation in this group is subject to the terms of this agreement with an exception to the registration fee, volunteer hours and fundraising obligations. Partial months are not prorated.


PAYMENT PLANS
At the time of registration, you may select one of our three payment plans.
Annual-with a 3% discount: On October 1st, 2019, your account will be charged the following dues:
Gold: $2,143.70

Silver: $1,833.30

Bronze: $1,513.20 

Blue: $873.00

Red: $727.50
 

Biannual Installments-Your dues will be broke into two charges. One charge on October 1, 2019 and another on March 1, 2020:
Gold: $1,105.00

Silver: $945.00 

Bronze: $780.00

Blue: $450.00

Red: $375.00

Monthly- On the 1st of every month, starting with October 2019 and ending with July 2020, your account will be charged the following dues:
Gold: $221.00

Silver: $189.00

Bronze: $156.00

Blue: $90.00

Red: $75.00
You will be billed monthly for dues, entry fees and applicable surcharges. Accounts will be billed on the 1st of each month. Accounts are considered delinquent on the 10th of the month. Swimmers with delinquent accounts will not be allowed to practice or participate in Bend Swim Club activities until all accounts are current. In addition, delinquent accounts will be charged a late fee of $15 per month.
 

TEAM T-SHIRT
As our budget permits, each registered swimmer receives a Team T-shirt annually at no additional charge.


VOLUNTEER HOURS
Swim meets and club activities are run entirely by volunteers. Each Bend Swim Club family will be responsible for a minimum number of volunteer hours at home and away meets as provided below. Although strongly encouraged, Dolphins and the Summer College Swimmer Group are exempt from the volunteer obligations. Returning Families: Returning families are required to provide 30 hours of volunteer work during the season, of which, 10 hours are required at Bend Swim Club hosted
events. New Families: New families to the competitive program are expected to fulfill half of
the required volunteer hours during the first year with the program. However, we encourage all our families to volunteer at these and all other meets to enjoy watching and supporting swimming and young athletes at their best. Please log all volunteer hours with the operations manager via email noting the volunteer assignment and hours worked. Families will be billed $25.00 for each unfulfilled hour
of volunteer work at the end of the season.


FUNDRAISING
Revenue from fundraising constitutes a significant part of the Bend Swim Club's operating budget and helps keep the cost of dues down. Each swimmer will be subject to a minimum fundraising requirement for the fiscal year 2019/2020 as provided below. Although strongly encouraged, Dolphins and the Summer College Swimmer Group are exempt from the fundraising obligations. Each swimmer will be subject to a $250.00 minimum fundraising requirement for the fiscal year 2019/2020. The maximum fundraising requirement per family will not exceed $500.00. The minimum requirement may be fulfilled by participation in any Bend Swim Club endorsed fundraisers or by cash payment.


WITHDRAWAL FROM PROGRAM / REFUNDS
If a swimmer leaves the program before the end of the 2019/2020 season, you are financially responsible for the following: ·Dues, Entry Fees and Surcharges owed through the end of the month your swimmer partially swam (partial months are not prorated). Volunteer Hours owed through the end of the month your swimmer partially swam, calculated as follows: 3.0 hours per month beginning October 1st up to a maximum of 17.0 hours for the short course season, and 3.0 hours per month beginning April 1st up to a maximum of 13.0 hours for the long course season. Fundraising Obligations owed through the end of the month your swimmer partially swam, calculated as follows (not to exceed $500.00): $25.00 per month beginning October 1st up to a maximum of $150.00 per swimmer for the short course season, and $25.00 per month beginning April 1st up to a maximum of $100.00 per swimmer for the long course season.
BEND SWIM CLUB REGISTRATION FEES AND USA SWIMMING REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON- REFUNDABLE. ALL FEES AND OBLIGATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
  

ADDITIONAL EXPENSES YOU CAN ANTICIPATE
Meet Entry Fees: Swim meet entry fees vary depending upon the following factors: host club (some charge more than others to host meets), facility charges, Oregon Swimming Splash Fees, number of events entered, and whether a travel surcharges needs to be collected to cover the travel costs for our chaperones and coaching staff. Fees generally range from $30 - $50 for an Age Group swim meet and $75 - $100 for a Senior swim meet.
Caps, T-Shirts, and Gear: Competitors wear a Bend Swim Club swim cap when competing with our team. The cost is $10. The cost of team apparel and gear at higher level team competitions such as State, Sectionals, and Zones normally range between $10 - $50.
Competition swimsuits: Prices vary and are purchased independently. See your coach for advice regarding appropriate competition swimwear.
Silver/Gold Group Required Gear: Gear Bag/Fins/Snorkel, Etc. The total cost of these items ranges between $80.00 - $100.00 and are purchased independently.
Bronze, Silver, and Gold Dryland Training: Dryland training is a part of Bronze, Silver, and Gold groups. Bronze and Sliver dryland training occurs onsite and is provided at no additional charge. However, Gold group dryland training occurs offsite and fees are collected directly by the independent trainer with an approximate cost of $40 per month.
Travel Costs: As a Central Oregon athlete, travel is simply a part of the experience. Our club does attempt to secure group rates. See our website and watch your email for details. On average you can anticipate spending $100 - $175 per night on a hotel for away meets. Traveling together and sharing hotel rooms can help offset costs and create some great memories!


The estimates and information provided herein are for reference only. Fees are subject to change.