Finances/Billing Policy

Club Dues
Each swimmer must pay dues for each month that they swim.  If a swimmers swims at all in a given month (even if it is one day), they must pay dues for that month.  Also a swimmer participating in any club activity or swim meet must pay dues for that month.

The club does not send out monthly statements.


Dues are paid monthly.  Dues can be dropped of in the payment drop box, which is located on the wall right inside the SLO Swim Club office door. 
Dues payments may also be mailed to:
SLO Swim Club
PO Box 142
San Luis Obispo, CA, 93406. 


**At this time we do not accept online or credit card payments.

Monthly dues are due by the 1st of the month.  If a swimmer foresees difficulty in paying their dues, they should contact the club prior to the 10th of the month, so something can be worked out.

Late Fees

A dues payment is considered late if not paid by the 10th of the month.  If your monthly dues are not received by the 10th of the month, you will be charged a $10.00 late fee.  If after the 20th, dues are note received (or your balance is not paid), the swimmer will not be allowed to participate in any practice or club activities until the account is paid in full.

Initiation Fee: 
All new swimmers will be required to pay a one-time club initiation fee.


USA Swimming Registration Fee
All (non-masters) swimmers must register with USA Swimming.  Annual registration with USA swimming is required to be part of the club.  All swimmers must fill out a USA Swimming Registration Form each year and pay the appropriate fee ($64/year).  Once a member of USA swimming, you will receive all the rights and privileges of membership.  First time USA Swimming registrants must provide proof of date of birth (which may include a copy of your passport, birth certificate, or drivers license). 

US Masters Swimming Registration Fee
All Master's group swimmers must be registered with US Masters.  Annual Masters registration is done through Southern Pacific Masters Swimming (the local masters swim committee, part of US Masters) .  Unregistered swimmers are not allowed on the team.  All members must be registered with the San Luis Obispo Masters.  SMPS/USMS Registrations may be done online at www.spmasterswim.org.  The club code for San Luis Obispo Masters is SLOM.  *Masters swimmers may register with USA Swimming if they wish, instead of USMS.

Taking a Leave of Absence

If a swimmer plans to take a leave of absence from the club, he/she must notify the club before the 1st day of the month upon leaving.  A swimmer participating in any club activity, swim meet, or practice must pay dues for that month.

Meet Entry/Travel Fees
All swimmers wishing to compete in a meet must pay their meet entry fees.  Meet entry fees vary per meet.  Meet entry fees must be paid at the time of entry.  Some meets may require a travel (or meet) fee.  This fee will be assessed prior to meet entry, and will be due at the time of meet entry.
 
Swim Club Discounts
 
First Month:  The dues for a new swimmer's first month will be pro-rated if they join after the 1st of the month.

Yearly membership:  There is a 10% discount for swimmers who pay annual dues (12 months).

Family Discount:  For families with more than 2 swimmers, the two highest paying swimmers pay full dues, the next highest paying swimmer pays one-half of his/her dues, and all other family members are free.

USA Swimming Discount:  Discounted USA Swimming Registration is available for athletes who are enrolled in the Federal School Lunch Program.  Submit a copy of your Federal School Lunch Program Authorization Letter from the School District along with your USA Swimming Registration Form.  Discounted USA Swimming Registration Fee = $7.00/year.
Payable To:
Most Payments should be made payable to San Luis Obispo Swim Club (SLOSC).


Mailing Address:
San Luis Obispo Swim Club
PO Box 142
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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