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Squads / Fees
Hillsboro HEAT Squads / Fees
2014-2015
 

Novice White

Novice White is designed to take individuals that know how to swim comfortably and start the process of turning them into competitive swimmers. The group is primarily instructional in nature. Age range is approximately 6-8 years of age.  Novice White has NO practice requirements, BUT parents must understand that swimmers that come to practice make more friends, AND improve more rapidly, thus leading to swimmers WANTING to come to practice. Recommended practice attendance is 3 days/wk.

Primary Coach Monthly Dues Pool Use Fee Total Cost

Logan Neal

Ellie Thornbrue

$60 NA $60

 


Novice Black/Silver

Novice Black/Silver squads are designed to begin proficiency in all four competitive strokes. Swimmers will begin to understand that technique is the most important factor in being a successful competitive swimmer. Age range is approximately 7-9.  Novice Black/Silver have NO practice requirements, BUT parents must understand that swimmers that come to practice make more friends, AND improve more rapidly, thus leading to swimmers WANTING to come to practice. Recommended practice attendance is 3 days/wk.

Primary Coach Monthly Dues Pool Use Fee Total Cost

Austin Lepley (Nov Black)

Nick Haskell (Nov Silver)

$65 NA $65

 


Developmental 1

The Developmental 1 squad is designed to reinforce the skills taught in the Novice Squads and put them to use in training and in stroke refinement to become a proficient competitive swimmer. Age range is approximately 9-10. Devy 1 has NO practice requirements, BUT parents must understand that swimmers that come to practice make more friends, AND improve more rapidly, thus leading to swimmers WANTING to come to practice. Recommended practice attendance is 3-4 days/wk. 

Primary Coach Monthly Dues Pool Use Fee Total Cost
Nick Haskell $80 $20 $100

 


Developmental 2

The Developmental 2 squad is designed to take the skills learned from the Novice Squads and Devy 1 Squad and put them to use in becoming a successful competitive Age Group swimmer. Age range is approximately 8-10.  Devy 2 has NO practice requirements, BUT parents must understand that swimmers that come to practice make more friends, AND improve more rapidly, thus leading to swimmers WANTING to come to practice. Recommended practice attendance is 4 days/wk. 

Primary Coach Monthly Dues Pool Use Fee Total Cost
Kevin Cleary $85 $20 $105

 


Age Group 1

The Age Group 1 squad is designed to build the skills and fundamentals learned at the novice levels with the additional focus of a seasonal training plan. Swimmers in this squad predominantly focus on technique, but will also be introduced to speed and aerobic conditioning. Age range is approximately 11-14. Age Group 1 has NO practice attendance requirements, BUT parents must understand that swimmers that come to practice make more friends, AND improve more rapidly, thus leading to swimmers WANTING to come to practice. Recommended practice attendance is 4-5 days/wk.

Primary Coach Monthly Dues Pool Use Fee Total Cost
Anna Heller $90 $20 $110

 


Age Group 2

The Age Group 2 squad is designed to continue the stroke technique goals of the Devy 2 and Age Group 1 squads while adding to the quantity and quality of speed and aerobic training.  The major expectation for this squad is to qualify and ready swimmers for competition at the 11-14 Oregon State Championship. Age range is approximately 11-12.  Age Group 2 has NO practice attendance requirements, BUT parents must understand that swimmers that come to practice make more friends, AND improve more rapidly, thus leading to swimmers WANTING to come to practice. Recommended practice attendance is 4-6 days/wk. 

Primary Coach Monthly Dues Pool Use Fee Total Cost
Anna Heller $110 $20 $130

 


Age Group 3

The Age Group 3 squad is designed as a stepping-stone to training and competing at the state “senior” level.  This squad requires swimmers to place a very high importance on aerobic conditioning, while still continuing to improve technique and speed in all four competitive strokes.  Age Group 3 has NO practice attendance requirements, BUT parents must understand that swimmers that come to practice make more friends, AND improve more rapidly, thus leading to swimmers WANTING to come to practice. Recommended practice attendance is 5-6 days/wk.  Swimmers in this squad are those that have met the required entry requirements AND for boys are in 8th grade or below; for girls are in 7th grade or below.

Primary Coach Monthly Dues Pool Use Fee Total Cost
Justin Morin $115 $20 $135

 


Senior 1

Senior 1 is designed to train swimmers on a seasonal basis using Speed/Power Training.  The overall focus of this group is to build strength and power within the water to help improve a swimmers overall speed, agility, and technique within the four competitive strokes.  This squad can be a doorway to our Senior 2-4 squads or can be used exclusively by a swimmer that does not want to train in a more traditional aerobic/threshold seasonal plan.  All four competitive strokes will be tested and RACED weekly within the squad in an effort to build speed/power in all four competitive strokes.

Primary Coach Monthly Dues Pool Use Fee Total Cost
Kevin Cleary $100 $20 $120

 


Senior 2

Senior 2 is designed as a stepping-stone to training and competing at the state “senior” level.  This squad requires swimmers to place a very high importance on aerobic conditioning, while still continuing to improve technique and speed in all four competitive strokes.  Senior 2 swimmers must meet a weekly practice attendance of 80%. Swimmers within this group should strive to attend 100% of practices offered if they have a goal of reaching the Senior 3 squad.

Primary Coach Monthly Dues Pool Use Fee Total Cost
Justin Morin $120 $20 $140

 


Senior 3

Swimmers in Senior 3 will start to make the transition from successful state/age group regional level athlete to a Senior Championship  level athlete. Overall the main goal of this squad is to provide an environment that will prepare athletes for collegiate level competition and participation.

Primary Coach Monthly Dues Pool Use Fee Total Cost

James Resare

Matt Viglione

$135 $20 $155

 


Senior 4

The Senior 4 squad is designed to provide an environment where athletes strive to succeed at any level of National or International competition.

Primary Coach Monthly Dues Pool Use Fee Total Cost

James Resare

Matt Viglione

$145 $20 $165

 


Monthly Invoices
Invoices are ready on the 1st of each month and as a convenience are usually emailed by the 3rd of each month.  Bills are to be paid in full by the 15th of each month.  Members can view their monthly statements any time by logging into their account (My Account> $My Invoice/Payment).  The amount due by the 15th includes the recurring charges for the current month (dues and pool use fee) plus any non-recurring charges applied between the first and last day of the previous month.  Non-recurring charges may include:  meet fees, travel fees, team travel fees, credit card processing fees, swim cap purchases, etc.
 
Discounts
Second swimmer in a family will receive a 5% discount on monthly dues.
Third swimmer (and beyond) in a family will receive a 50% discount on monthly dues.
Dues will be limited to $300 per month after multiple swimmer discounts have been applied. (This limit does not include monthly pool use fees.)
 
Pool Use Fee
$20 per swimmer.  Charged monthly for each swimmer (excluding Novice squads), this fee covers the cost for the team to rent the pool facility for practice and meets.
 
Late Fee
$25 per account.  A late fee will automatically be charged on accounts with any balance remaining after the 15th of the month. 
 
USA Swimming Membership Fee
This is an annual membership fee required by USA Swimming.
Year-round membership fee:  $62 per swimmer for 2015.  This fee is charged each year during online registration for those who join the team September through March. 
Seasonal membership fee:  $40 per swimmer for 2015.  This fee is charged each year during online registration for those who join the team after April 4.
 
HEAT Registration Fee
This is an annual membership fee that covers administrative costs, a team t-shirt and latex swim cap.  An optional upgrade to a silicone swim cap ($11) is offered during online registration.
Year-round registration fee:  $40 per swimmer.  This fee is charged each year during online registration for those who join the team September through March. 
Seasonal registration fee:  $20 per swimmer.  This fee is charged each year during online registration for those who join the team after April 4.
 
Hospitality Fee
$10 per swimmer.  Charged during year-round registration, this fee helps the team cover the costs of the hospitality room during home meets.
 
Swim Meet Fees
Meet fees will be charged on your monthly billing statement for each meet that a swimmer signs up.  An average entry-fee for a swimmer attending a two day meet is $25 – $45.
 
Service Hours
30 hours per family per swim year.  Service hours are prorated over 10 months (3 hours per month from Sept - June).  Hours are due by August 15.  Any unfulfilled service hours will be billed at $15 per hour on September 1 or when exiting the team. 
There are no service hours requirements for the Novice White squad.
Swimmers who register with a Seasonal Membership (valid April 4 - Aug 31) are charged a flat fee of $40 upon registration in exchange for having all service hours and fundraising requirements waived through the rest of the season (through Aug 31).
 
Fundraising
$200 minimum per swimmer.  Families with 3 or more swimmers have an obligation of $500.  This total is prorated over 10 months ($20 per month from Sept - June).  Funds are due by August 15.  Any unfulfilled fundraising will be billed on September 1 or when exiting the team. 
There are no fundraising requirements for the Novice White squad.
Swimmers who register with a Seasonal Membership (valid April 4 - Aug 31) are charged a flat fee of $40 upon registration in exchange for having all service hours and fundraising requirements waived through the rest of the season (through Aug 31).

The swim year runs from September 1 - August 31.

 
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