MEMBERSHIP SIGN-ON 2023/2024
Welcome to the Samford Stingrays Swim Club!
We invite you to join us for an exciting season of club swimming at the Samford Stingrays Swim Club!
In 2023/24, we want to expand further and grow our great club.
With 15 club nights, our very own Bronte Barratt Shield friendly meet, and our 2-day Club Championships carnival, we offer plenty of family-friendly fun at the Samford Pool.
Our junior fees (all swimmers age 17 & under) are fully inclusive, with nothing extra to pay for merchandise items often charged on top of membership fees. Fees include:
* Swimming Australia, Swimming Queensland and Brisbane Swimming fees
* Samford Stingrays Swim Club membership
* Participation at 15 club nights, Bronte Barratt Shield carnival and 2-day Club Championships carnival. (Please note there may be a fee at the committee's discretion should the Bronte Barratt Shield be a sanctioned event).
* End-of-season club perpetual trophy with engraved plates added for every season of membership
* Swimming cap each season for every swimmer
* All members will receive a brand new club T-shirt as our official merchandise item for season 23/24.
* Season 5 members - Club swim jacket & Season 10 members - Special trophy presentation for club loyalty and dedication
The following items are available for purchase via Swim Central*:
- Club towel $25.00
- Club baseball cap $10.00
- Additional club swim caps may be purchased at any time during the season for $15.00
- Club Swim Jackets are not for purchase.
*(Please note merchandise purchases via Swim Central incur a 3% transaction fee)
All payments should be made online using the Swim Central Portal.
Club nights are held at the Samford Pool every Friday night during Terms 4 & 1, with education and warm-up from 5.30 pm, marshalling commencing at 5.50 pm, and racing starts at 6.00 pm with our 12.5m races, and the remainder of the program (25m/50m/100m) following.
Our first official night of swimming for 2023/24 will be Friday 6th October 2023. New members should commence at 12.5m or 25m in each stroke. One distance per stroke.
For further details and to stay in touch with all of our Club happenings, please like our Facebook page or join the Samford Stingrays team on Stack app, which can be downloaded via the Apple or Google store.
Samford Stingrays Swim Club Fees 2023/2024
Swimmer aged 8 Years & Under - $110.00*
Swimmer aged 9+ Years - $205.00*
Non-Swimming Parents / Guardians - FREE
*Administration Fees: All payments will be made online using the Swim Central membership portal using a debit, credit Visa, or Mastercard.
Age is as of the date of joining for new members. For renewing members, the date used is the child's age as of 1 July 2023.
* Memberships run from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024
* Volume Discount to the Club component will apply to multiple swimmers from the same family when payment is completed simultaneously. This discount is 15% for any transaction with 3 or more paying memberships. The discounted price will appear in your Swim Central shopping trolley.
Suitable for swimmers who are competitive swimmers of another club but wish to participate at Samford club nights as social members. Please note that club points do not accrue for social swimmers, and they will not be eligible to participate in distance or club championships. Social members may break pool records but are ineligible to break club records. Social members may participate in the Bronte Barratt Shield and may, at the host club's discretion, be able to participate in other external friendly meets. Social members will receive any applicable merchandise for their years of membership and a club perpetual trophy, with engraved plates for every year of club membership presented at the end of each season. Social membership fees will be discounted from those outlined above, less the compulsory Swimming Australia, Swimming QLD & Brisbane Swimming registration fees which will already have been paid with your competitive club. The cost is $105.00 and is available on request by emailing email@example.com.