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Joining our Club

Becoming a member of the TAS Swimming Club (the Club), is becoming a member of a team that is committed to its members and the vision of our Club.

The first step in becoming a member of our team, is to contact one of our coaches to make an appointment on (07) 4036 8195.

Assessment

An assessment will be conducted by the coach to determine a suitable squad.

Membership Process

Upon successful appointment to a squad, go to the Swimming Queensland website (https://qld.swimming.org.au/) and click on the JOIN NOW button at the top of home page.

Membership Fees

The club membership fees for the 2016-17 Swimming season are as follows

 

CATEGORY 1st Member from One Family 2nd Member from One Family 3rd Member from One Family 4th and more Members from One Family
Competitive Swimmer     Age 9 or older $101.50 $95.50 $70.25 $43.00
Competitive Swimmer     Age 8 $50.75 $47.75 $35.13 $21.50
Swimmer

Age 7 or younger

Free

Free

Free

Free

 

TAS Swimming Club membership includes –

a) Registration with Swimming Queensland,

b) insurance and

c) a small contribution towards ongoing TAS Swimming Club costs.

TAS Swimming Club Membership is due annually and must be paid by September 1 each year for swimmers to be financial and competitive. Membership fees are payable by the Swimming Australia Online Portal.

TAS Swimming Club Bank Account

Account – TAS Swimming Incorporated

Bank – Bendigo Bank, Earlville Branch

BSB 633 000

ACC 146370002

Reference – Family Name

 

Note that monthly squad fees are a separate cost and are paid directly to the pool owner, Trinity Anglican School.

Obligations

It is important to note that when becoming a member of TAS Swimming, that you are aware of the following vision and Club guidelines:

  • The tasclubhandbook
  • Swimming Australia Behavioural Guidelines (Code of Conduct Policy)
  • It is mandatory that all swimmers must wear the Club uniform (club polo), and swimming cap when representing the Club.
  • The swimmer must be available for Club relay selection.
  • Parents are encouraged to become active members of our Club.
  • Families must agree to participate in fundraising activities.
  • Trinity Anglican School Aquatic Centre employs our team of coaches not TAS Swimming Club Inc.
  • The Club does not set coaching policies or select coaches.
  • State and national squad members (excluding invited visitors) are required to be financial members of TAS Swimming Club Inc.
  • Although the coaches are independent of the Club, they do select all teams, relays and targeted swim meets.
  • If parents wish to speak with a swim coach, they should not do so during the squad training sessions. Please make an appointment at a mutually agreeable time.
  • Any queries regarding coaching should be directed to the Head Coach first.