2021-22 Boise Y Swim Team Member Registration

Open for Returning Members

8/22/21 - 7/1/22

Open for New Members

8/21/21 - 7/31/22

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Welcome to the Boise YMCA Swim Team Electronic Registration platform for our upcoming swim season! We are pleased to offer electronic payment processing and registration. The process is simple for both new and returning members. You'll get access to your own private account that will enable you easily declare for swim meets, sign-up for jobs, see your children's swim times histories, maintain your own contact information, and more.

Boise YMCA Team and USA Swimming Registration instructions can be found below for New/Returning Swimmers, including those who are in need of financial assistance (outreach) , and Transfers.  The registration process will take about 15 minutes. Please read each screen carefully to understand the financial and time commitments.

NEW SWIMMERS:

PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER FOR THE TEAM UNTIL AFTER YOU HAVE ATTENDED A TRYOUT AND HAVE BEEN CONTACTED BY A BOISE YMCA COACH.

REGISTRATIONS FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
 

Information on fees associated with joining the team which include Monthly Dues, Joining Fee, Meet and Program Fees can be found on the Team Info/Fees link.

The Boise Y Swim Team is a YMCA and USA Swimming Team.  Therefore, all our swimmers must be members of the Treasure Valley YMCA and of USA Swimming. Please go to the front desk of any Treasure Valley YMCA to sign up for a YMCA membership prior to your swimmer's first day of practice.

USA SWIMMING MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS:

There are two types of USA Swimming memberships.  All swimmers must be USA Swimming members in order to practice and compete with the team.

  • The 2022 PREMIUM membership is $76 and is an annual membership; expiring December 31, 2022
  • The 2022 OUTREACH membership is geared solely for those in need of financial assistance.  The fee is $7.  If your swimmer receives free or reduced hot lunch or is on Madicaid, he/she is probably eligible for the Outreach membership rate.  Proof of need must be provided.  Please read more about this membership below.

REGISTRATION NEW MEMBER FEE:

  • The Boise Y Swim Team charges a new member Registration Fee of $35.  This fee must be paid before your account can be activated.

BOISE Y PARENT SERVICE AGREEMENT:

The Boise Y Swim Team requires each family to help the team by working at swim meets and team activities such as the team banquet, team retreat, new member tryouts, etc.

  • Families are asked to work 6 hours every 6 months.  Hours do not carry over from the first half of the year to the second half.
  • Hours not worked will be billed at $50 per unfulfilled hour.  The billing will take place on June 30 and December 31.
  • The Parent Service Agreement should be completed and submitted before leaving the Registration area.

OTHER REQUIRED FEES:

  • Monthly dues at a rate based on their practice group.  Dues are charged the 1st day of each month and are due by the 10th of each current month.  A discount is given to families with multiple swimmers
  • If payment is not received by the 16th of the month, a late fee of 9% of the monthly dues will be assesed.  If full payment is not received by the 1st day of the following month, swimming privileges will be revoked untill fees are paid in full.
  • The Boise Y Swim Team offers families the same percentge of Financial Assistance for monthly dues as the family is receiving from the YMCA.
  • Families who pay their monthly bill with credit/debit card will be charged a 3% banking fee.  Those who pay by savings account or checking account will  be charged $1.25 per month.  Checks are accepted and are to sent to the following address:  Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA  c/o Boise Y Swim Team, 5155 Hillsdale Ave., Meridian, ID 83646
  • In order for our team to meet our yearly budget, we require all members to pay a Program Fee, payable in advance of the coming year.  The Program Fee can be raised by participating in the team?s Aquathon fundraiser and/or Scrip program.  Any portion of the fee not raised will be billed to accounts on December 1.  The fee is prorated for those swimmers who join the team after January 1 and before July 30.

TO REGISTER FOR THE TEAM:

  1. Complete the Online Registration Form by agreeing to all of the policies on the following pages.
  2. Complete and Submit the Parent Service Agreement.  
  3. Enter your credit/debit card into the system and pay the appropriate fee of $111 for Premium ($76 USA Swimming Registration plus $35 New Member Fee) or $42 for Outreach ($7 for USA Swimming Outreach Registration plus $35 New Member Fee).
  4. Pay online. 
  5. If you qualify for Outreach, email copy of your low income eligibility documentation to the [email protected] .   Once received, your account will be activated.

Completion of your registration and the receipt of your forms/fees, you will be given access to your own private account which will enable you to easily declare and sign-up for swim meets, parent service jobs, see your swimmer's swim times history, see your swimmer's attendance, maintain current contact information, and more.
 

SWIMMERS WHO QUALIFY FOR OUTREACH (FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE)
The Outreach Form is only for those swimmer's who qualify for Financial Assistance and can provide proof of need.  An explanation of the proof required is posted below and on the form.  If you qualify, please email the Outreach Form and Proof of Need to the Team 
[email protected].

2022 USA SWIMMING OUTREACH REGISTRATION FORM
(Click link to access form. USA Swimming Registration Fee is $7)

USA Swimming provides an Outreach Registration Fee for low income families.  To register at the $7.00 Fee, families must provide a copy of the letter from your school district granting free or reduced hot lunch, a copy of your Medicaid card, a food stamp assistance program benefits letter, or other documentation consistent with income eligibility. 
 

TRANSFERS
If you are already a member of USA Swimming for 2021 and are transferring from another USA Swimming Club, please complete the electronic Transfer Form posted below. 

You are reponsible for completing the online form, click link below

ATHLETE TRANSFER LINK
(Click link above to access electronic form on the Snake River Swimming LSC website)

We look forward to having you join the Boise YMCA Swim Team and are excited for another great season!