Pacific Swimming
Excellence 300

UPDATED - 2022-23 Membership Fees:

Annual Registration Fee:

  • Covers team, coach and  volunteer swimming registration, team latex cap, team t-shirts, team equipment, coaches’ expenses, social event expenses, build the team’s reserves to weather unforeseen emergencies, and meet expenses (competitive track only).
  • Billed once upon registration for the team and is non-refundable.
  • You will be provided a link to register on-line via Team Unify beginning at the end of August 2022 for returning members.
  • Annual Registration Fee
    • Competitive Track (Groups 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5) - $220
    • Instructional & Fitness Track (Groups 6, Fitness 1 & Fitness 2) - $110

Practice Fees:

  • 2022-23 Monthly Practice Fees have increased by ~5% due to the~ 9% rate of inflation increase this year.  
  • Billed monthly and varies by group and track
  • Practice Fees by Group, if paid by ACH (online check).  There is an additional admin fee accessed if paying by Credit Card:
  1. Group 1
    • Primary Coach - Bruce Smith
    • This group is the top-level group of the PASA Menlo Park Site, designed for high school age swimmers. This group is designed for swimmers who already have multiple years of experience competing and training in the sport of swimming.  Swimmers in this group are expected to have short and long term swimming goals. 
    • The fee is $250/month if paying via ACH(Bank Draft) and $258 if paying via credit card
  2. Group 2
    • Primary Coach- Bruce Smith  
    • This group is designed for 12-14 year old swimmers and high school swimmers who want to prepare for their high school seasons. This group comes in with a strong competitive swimming experience and is committed to swimming and competing in meets. Swimmers will continue to work on stroke technique, while trying to balance their skill level in all their strokes to eliminate imbalances in ther IM. Swimmers in this group will be exposed to an increased role in goal setting, race strategies, leadership and seasonal planning. Training levels step up in this group to prepare them for the intensity of Trials & Finals meets, to prepare them for Group 1 and High School Swimming.
    • The fee is $220 per month if paying via ACH( Bank Draft) and $227 if paying via credit card
  3. Group 3
    • Primary Coach- Bruce Smith
    • This group is designed for 11-14 year old swimmers who are on the competitive track. Swimmers in this group are proficient in all the competitive strokes, have competitive experience and have a working knowledge of conditioning/training techniques. This group continues developing and refining stroke techniques for racing. Training contines to develop speed and aeorbic capacity. Introduced to a higher level of training where they have to practice working outside of their comfort zone.
    • The fee is $200 per month if paying via ACH (Bank Draft) and $207 if paying via credit card
  4. Group 4 
    • Primary Coach - Bruce Smith & Rachel Zoromski
    • This group is designed for 9-12 year old swimmers who are on the competitive track. This group, along with working on stroke tecnique, is beginning the training and conditioning aspect of the sport- learning about intervals, clock management, racing, and pacing. Continued focus on technique, plus introduction to "sets" to build aerobic capacity and speed.
    • The fee is $180 per month if paying via ACH (Bank Draft) and $186 if paying via credit card
  5. Group 5
    • Primary Coach- Rachel Zoromski
    • This group will build off their experience in Group 6, geared toward younger beginner swimmers (7-10 year olds). The primary emphasis continues to be the development of all four strokes, in addition to starts, turns and competition. Speed will continue to be secondary to developing fundamentals, as proper fundamentals will be key to their success at the next level where training intensity will increase. This group is focused on teaching in a group/ team environment. The emphasis is on having fun while learning about competitive swimming and swim team.
    • The fee is $158 per month if paying via ACH (Bank Draft) and $163 if paying via credit card
  6. Group 6
    • Primary Coach- Rachel Zoromski
    • This is the team's introductory level into competitive swimming, geared toward younger beginner swimmers (7-9 year olds). This is where a strong base in fundamentals and aquatic motor skills is developed, upon which all their future swimming will be based. The primary emphasis is on the refinement of Free and Back and the completion of legal Breast and Fly. Speed will be secondary to developing fundamentals. This group is focused on teaching in a group/team environment. The emphasis is on having fun while learning about competitive swimming and swim team.
    • The fee is $136 per month if paying via ACH (Bank Draft) and $141 if paying via credit card
  7. Fitness 1
    • Primary Coach - Jacob Allen
    • This group is designed for 12-18 year old swimmers who are on the competitive track. This group, along with working on stroke tecnique, is beginning the training and conditioning aspect of the sport- learning about intervals, clock management, racing, and pacing. Continued focus on technique, plus introduction to "sets" to build aerobic capacity and speed.
    • The fee is $190 per month if paying via ACH (Bank Draft) and $196 if paying via credit card
  8. Fitness 2
    • Primary Coach - Jacob Allen
    • ​​Geared toward 9-13 year-old swimmers who enjoy swimming for fitness but are not interested in competitions. This gruop has been developed to provide greater access to our sport, by allowing swimmers to get exercise without the pressure of practice requirements or the stress of attending meets.  Swimmers on this track can set the practice schedule that is best with their relationship with the sport, as there are no meet or attendance requirments.  Focus on continued develop of a strong base in swimming fundamentals while having fun. 
    • The fee is $170 per month if paying via ACH (Bank Draft) and $176 if paying via credit card
  • Multiple Swimmer Per Family Discounts ​- 20% off for third athlete, and only applied to practice fees. Discount will be applied to the lowest practice fee.
  • Suspending PASA Membership - ​If you would like to take a break from PASA for any reason, but do not want PASA to release your swimmer's spot to a swimmer on our waiting list (i.e. you want to be able to return to the team right after your break without having to join our waiting list), here is what you need to do:
    • Send an email to Bruce and Ava is required before the 15th of the month before you want us to suspend your PASA Membership.
    • Suspensions cannot be for less than a 1 month period.  
    • There is a fee associated with holding your swimmer's spot on the team.  
      • 1 Month Suspension - $75
      • 2 Month Suspension - $125 ($62.50 per month)
      • 3 Month Suspension (high school season) - $150 ($50 per month)
      • 4 Months Suspension - $200 ($50 per month)
      • 5 Month Suspension - We are unable to suspend memberships past 4 months.  If. you are needing a break for longer than 4 months, we will have to cancel your membership and will add you to the waiting list. 

​​​Meet Fees:                                                                                

  • The cost of meets varies with the level of competition. 
  • On average, USA Swimming Meets fees run $50 per meet.
  • To take part in USA Swimming Meets, swimmer must pay the competitive Annual Registration fee, regardless of which track they practice in.
  • Most meets, swimmers will enter themselves through an external website (swimconnection or fastswims), and the meet fees will be paid directly to the external website.
  • Championship & Travel meets are usually entered by the coaches and the meet fees will be billed through your team account.  
  • Like running races, meet fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

Social Events:                                                                                               

  • Some social events such as dinners, clinics, etc. incur an additional cost.

 Team Apparel & Equipment:                                                     

  • PASA team suits, Parkas, bags, etc. are available for purchase. 
  • All PASA apparel and equipment orders are done with the ‘Swim Store’ link on our website, with PASA-MP receiving a 10% payback on all purchases.

Payment Procedures:

  • All Swimmers must have an ACH (bank account) or CC (Credit Card) on file on their team account for automatic online payment.
    • Our preference is ACH
  • There is a Late Fee charged for any payment not received on time. 
  • Refunds do not include the Credit Card Processing Fee.
Limited BBAF Scholarships Available:
  • We have a partnership with BBAF, which has scholarships for Monthly Dues for qualified familes.  Check with Head Coach