Join the Team - Fall/Winter 2017-18
****Looking for Spring/Summer info?? Click here
Wheaton Swim Club accepts new members throughout the year as long as spots are available. We accept swimmers from all communities and of all abilities and backgrounds. Read below for full information about registering for the team. If you are ready to sign up click REGISTER NOW. You can access your account history or update your account by clicking "My Account" at the top of the screen.
Fall/Winter Registration 2017-18 is Now Open!
Note - if you are trying to register for swim lessons or for diving, please visit those tabs above. If you are looking for 2017 spring/summer team/info, click here (next spring will be similar). The registration info below is for fall/winter swim team ONLY.
2017-18 Fall/Winter Registration Information
- Group Assignments read this before registering
- Group Descriptions
- Preliminary Practice Schedule
- Team Fees and Monthly Payment Schedule
- Pre-Season Stroke & Conditioning Clinics
- Registration Dates / Priority
- June 1-15: Early Bird Registration #1 (New and Returning Swimmers) - $25 off per swimmer
- July 15: Returning Swimmers and Siblings are guaranteed a spot until this date.
- Beginning July 16, spots are filled on a first come first serve basis
When you register online for the team, you will be emailed the forms below, so there is no need to print them at this time. Feel free to download any of them if you would like to review them before registering. They are also available in the team office. PLEASE CONSIDER THE EFFECT ON THE ENVIRONMENT BEFORE PRINTING THESE FORMS.
- Welcome to the Team (on our documents page)
- Code of Conduct (new members only) (on our documents page)
- Team Communications (on our documents page)
- Meet Policies (on our documents page)
- Parent Information (on our documents page)
- Practice Schedule (on our Practice page)
- ISI Transfer Form (no longer needed - if you are transferring from another USA Swimming Club, you will be asked that information on your online registration. The coaches will take care of the rest for you!)
More Fees Information and Details
All fees are due at the time of registration, unless you participate in the online payment plan. Make all checks payable to: WHEATON SWIM CLUB
Training Fees & Refunds
Group Fees above include training fees only. Note that there is a multiple swimmers discount, as outlined below. For new swimmers, team fees are non-refundable after 10 practices have been offered for your swimmer’s group. The team must be notified in writing if you choose to leave the team. ISI fees are non-refundable. For returning swimmers, team fees are 25% refundable until 30 days after registration, at which time they are non-refundable. Deposits for travel meets are non-refundable. Payments for other meets are non-refundable once the entries have been sent to the meet hosts.ISI Fees
Wheaton Swim Club must register all athletes (except Orange) with ISI (Illinois Swimming, Inc) and USA Swimming. This $68 fee is passed directly on to Illinois Swimming and covers your insurance. Your ISI fee is good from Sept 1 through Aug 31 each year. Orange group swimmers do not need ISI Insurance.
Escrow and Meet Entries
You now can register for swim meets online! There is no more Escrow Account for swimmers. Meet fees are paid online at the time you sign up for each meet. Some meets have special registration and billing procedures, so please read our Meet PoliciesFundraising
The team participates in several fundraising activities throughout the year, including a Give-and-Get “Scrips” program, USA Swimming’s Swim-a-Thon, and many advertising opportunities. All families are asked to participate in Fundraising to help us keep fees down for everyone. Visit our Fundraising page for more information.
Hidden Costs, Incentives, and Scholarships
There are no mandatory costs involved in our program other than what is outlined on this page. Any other costs are your own choice (apparel, travel meets, etc.). The team’s goal is to make it possible for any member of the community to participate. Please see a member of the staff with any questions you may have. Financial incentive or scholarship opportunities may also be available.Discounts
Additional family member - 5% reduction fee for second child, 10% discount for 3rd, 4th, 5th etc. There is also an early-bird discount offered each season for swimmers who register before specific dates.
The team offers many opportunities to make payment according to different schedules. Please do not hesitate to ask if you have another solution or a question about billing. In the winter, a monthly payment plan is offered upon checkout. In the spring/summer, this is replaced by the three session format.
The team's goal is to make it possible for anyone to participate on the team. Please see a member of the coaching staff with any questions you may have. Financial incentive or scholarship opportunities may be available.