2020-21 Team Registration

Open for Returning Members

6/8/20 - 7/31/21

Open for New Members

6/8/20 - 7/31/21

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Welcome to the Boise YMCA Swim Team Electronic New/Returning Swimmer Registration platform!  We offer electronic registration and electronic payment processing for your registration.

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 TRY-OUT AND HAVE BEEN CONTACTED BY A BOISE YMCA COACH  *REGISTRATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

 

Information on fees associated with joining the team can be found on the Team Info/Fees link.  

The Boise YMCA Swim Team is a YMCA of the USA and USA Swimming Team.  All team swimmers are required to be members of the YMCA of the USA and 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 are Required to be USA Swimming members participate during practice and compete with the team. 

  • The 2021 PREMIUM membership is $74 and is an annual membership; expiring December 31, 2021.  
  • The 2021 OUTREACH membership is geared solely for those in need of financial assistance; expiring December 31, 2021.  The fee is $7.  If your swimmer receives free/reduced hot lunch or is on Medicaid, he/she is probably eligible for the Outreach membership rate.  Proof of need must be provided.  Please read more about this membership below.

BOISE YMCA REGISTRATION/NEW MEMBER FEE:

  • The Boise Y Swim Team charges all new swimmers a Registration Fee of $35 and the fee is non-refundable.  This fee must be paid before account activation.
  • The fee will be charged during the registration check-out process.

BOISE YMCA PARENT SERVICE AGREEMENT: (Service to the team currently on hold thru 2020 due to COVID-19)
The Boise YMCA Swim Team requires each family to help the team by volunteering at swim meets or other team functions

  • 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:
All swimmers and families are charged the following:

  • 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 families with multiple swimmers.
  • The Boise YMCA Swim Team offers families the same percentage of Financial Assistance for monthly dues as the family is receiving from the YMCA.
  • Families who pay their monthly bill with a credit/debit card will be charged a 3% banking fee.  Those who pay by savings or checking account, will be charged $1.25 per month.  Checks are accepted and are to be sent to the following address:  West Boise YMCA  c/o BYST  5959 N Discovery Way  Boise, ID  83713
  • In order for our team to meet our yearly budget, we require all members to pay a Program Fee.  The Program Fee can be raised by participating in the team's Aquathon/ShopWithScrip fundraiser.  Any portion of the fee not raised will be billed.  Annual program Fee is due by February 28th each year.

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 $109 for Premium ($74 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 BYSTregistrar@ymcatvidaho.org .   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 
BYSTregistrar@ymcatvidaho.org.

2021 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 2020 or 2021 and are transferring from another USA Swimming Club, please complete the Transfer Form posted below.  If you are transferring from another Snake River LSC Club, you will be billed the $10 transfer fee.
You are reponsible for sending in the form and payment (if required) to the address listed on the form below. 

ATHLETE TRANSFER FORM
(Click link above to access form)