The following are answers to the most frequently asked questions about the joining the club.
How do I become a member?
Complete the online application form along with the non-refundable $100.00 application fee. Once the form is received your application will be presented to the board for review. Upon acceptance you will be notified via email and be placed on the waiting list. You may find the application form HERE.
What are the membership dues and fees?
Non-refundable application fee of $100. Additionally, new Members are responsible for $2100.00 in dues/fees for their first year of membership this includes:
- $600/annual dues—(reoccurring annual dues, non-refundable)
- $500/initiation fee–(one-time fee, non-refundable)
- $1000/SRSC bond—–(one-time fee, refundable upon resignation from the SRSC)
NOTE: These dues/fees are subject to change annually or can be adjusted by the SRSC Board of Directors at any time.
How/When will I be notified of my position on the waiting list?
A. As soon as your application is accepted by the SRSC board you will be notified via EMAIL. This notification will contain helpful information to include your UNIQUE WAITLIST IDENTIFIER (known only to you.) Once accepted to the SRSC waitlist you can view your identifier under the membership tab on www.severnriverswimclub.com
After you open up webpage:
-Click on MEMBERSHIP
-Click on WAITLIST (look up your identifier)
Are my children eligible for SRSC swim/dive team while on the waitlist?
A. YES once you are notified you are on the SRSC waitlist you are eligible for both the swim & dive teams ONLY. It should be noted that participation in swim/dive teams is not an offer of regular membership.
Click on the: SWIM and DIVE TEAMS tab
Scroll down to bottom right of screen to REGISTER
How long does it take to become a member? 4-5 seasons from application date
Currently it takes approximately 4-5 seasons from receipt of application to be offered membership with the SRSC.
How many applicants are offered membership in a season?
A. Approximately 15-25 applicants are offered membership each season.
How do I update my contact information while awaiting an offer of membership?
Should your contact information change while awaiting an offer of membership, please contact our membership chairman by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
SUBMIT EMAIL with the following in the subject:
NAME/identifier number/”UPDATED CONTACT INFORMATION”
Once offered membership if I choose to remain on the waiting list what happens to my application?
A. Your application will be removed and you will lose your spot on the list. In order continue you will have to complete a new application and start all over again. (re-submit the $100.00 application fee and start at the bottom of the list)
When will I be notified of membership to the SRSC?
A. Every year as members resign their membership (which usually begins in March until the first week of May) prospective members are notified by email or phone call