Parents Guidelines

PARENT’S AGREEMENT

The Atlantic Diving Team shall from time to time, adopt rules and regulations that it feels are necessary for the proper, orderly, and effective operation of the program. All those applying for membership and signing this form agree to be bound by those rules and regulation, diving meet fees, schedules, and late charges as they may now exist or as they may be modified in the future.


RULES AND REGULATIONS:

  • The Atlantic Diving Team is a year-round diving program. Our official season begins on September 1st and ends on August 31st of each year. By signing this commitment, you are bound to training and pay on a quarterly basis as shown bellow and only if classes are available. Payments can be made quarterly or monthly and they are due on the 1st of each quarter or month and No later than the 10th of each quarter or month.

      Session 1 September 1st – November 30th
      Session 2 December 1st – February 28th
      Session 3 March 1st – May 31st
      Session 4 June 1st – August 31st

    Note: If you are paying monthly remember that you are still responsible to complete your session payments if you come to practice or not.


  • For cancellation of this commitment. Notice of cancellation must be submitted in writing to the Atlantic Diving Team by the 20th of November, February, May, or August of the current year. Otherwise, this commitment will automatically renew for the following quarterly session. If you cancel and return to the Atlantic Diving Team, you must re-register with the team (Registration Form + Monthly Fee + Annual Registration).

  • No credits will be issued if a member misses a workout or for holydays. Dues are not prorated and are payable quarterly or monthly with a quarterly commitment.

  • An annual registration fee of $20.00 is charged at the time of joining. This fee is charged September 1st each year thereafter. Checks are made out to Atlantic Diving Team

DIVING MEET FEES:

  • We understand the Atlantic Diving Team is a competitive program. Once divers are moved to the Age Group Team, National Team and Elite team program, we will be provided with a calendar of diving competitions throughout the year. We will make a commitment to bring our child to participate in such competitions.

  • There will be a $20 charge for each child for local meets. This amount will cover coaching meet fees. For meets out of town coaches’ expenses will be divided by the amount of diver in the events.

  • There will be a $40 coaching fee per Regional, $60 for Zone, and $80 for National plus coach’s expenses (transportation, room and board) per competition per child. The coach’s expenses will be divided by the amount of diver in the event.

  • Fee’s will be collected 1 week prior of the competition.

PAYMENTS:

  • All payments are due on the 1st of each quarter or month and are considered late if not received by the 10th of each quarter or month. A $15 LATE CHARGE FEE will be assessed on any past due balance. Checks are made out to Atlantic Diving Team

    Note: If you are paying monthly remember that you are still responsible to complete your session payments if you come to practice or not.


  • If any member reaches an unpaid balance of 2 months, such a member will not be able to practice until balance is has been paid.

Travel Policies:

When members of ADT travel to a diving meet the following policies will be in effect:

  • If at all possible, we’d like to all stay in the same hotel at a meet. Information regarding hotel blocks will be disseminated a few weeks prior to departure.

  • You are responsible for your child’s transportation. Further, YOU are responsible to be present at the event unless previous arrangements have been made with another family to be responsible for your child.

  • The coach will NEVER be responsible for anything other than coaching your child at a meet.

  • We will make every attempt to plan a team activity (self-funded) during a meet: fun day, team meal, etc.

  • Most meet registration is on divemeets.com. You are responsible for signing your child up on divemeets.com. If you have questions about your child’s events and/or dives, speak with your coach.

  • You are also responsible for all of your family’s travel costs as well as your percentage of the coaches’ travel cost.

  • You will be billed for your portion of coach travel prior to the competition. That payment should be made out to Atlantic Diving Team and given to your coach.

  • Every effort will be made to keep coach costs to a minimum.

  • As a general rule, the day after a weekend meet will be a rest day and no practice will take place.

  • We do NOT offer training when the team is at a meet. Nor is there “make up” training for those not attending the meets.

  • During home meets, you will be asked to help. That might be helping with hospitality, registration table duties, competition table duties, announcing, etc.

ATLANTIC DIVING TEAM FOUNDATION:

When you become a member of the Atlantic Diving Team, you also became part of the Atlantic Diving Team Foundation which is a register 501(c)(3) tax exempt, non-profit public charity organization. Each family is required to help the organization throughout each season in a variety of capacities.

The Atlantic Diving Team Foundation Mission is to Support our athletes and the Next Generation of Champion Divers by bringing awareness, safety, and enjoyable environment to our athletes and future champions. As well as, to provide team uniforms, sponsor athletes for away meets like Zones, National or International competitions, host local diving meets, promotional events, pool rental fee’s and provide top of the line equipment for the progress and safety of the athletes.


Each family member is required to put in volunteer hours each month and help provide our young athletes with everything they need to succeed and represent the Atlantic Diving Team well.

    Total Total Opt-Out
    Per Month Per Session Option
Session 1 September 1st – November 30th 4 Hours 12 Hours $120 / $40 per month
Session 2 December 1st – February 28th 4 Hours 12 Hours $120 / $40 per month
Session 3 March 1st – May 31st 4 Hours 12 Hours $120 / $40 per month
Session 4 June 1st – August 31st 4 Hours 12 Hours $120 / $40 per month

If you Opt-Out from volunteering, you must make check payable to the Atlantic Diving Team Foundation and We will email you a Donation Receipt for your records and tax filing.


RULES AND POLICIES:

The Atlantic Diving Team program has adopted specific policies and procedure that are necessary for proper, orderly an effective operation of the program. We advise all parents to review these policies. All athletes and parents are expected to know and abide by these rules.


  1. All divers must be at the pool at least 5 min. before practice starts.

  2. All divers must be picked up no later than 10 min. after their practice is over. If you are going to be late please let us know.

  3. All parents are asked to wait by the viewing area during workouts time. Parents are not allowed in the pool deck.

  4. If you need to talk to one of the coaches, please do not interrupt the coach during the class. You can contact them either before or after the class, or by phone.

  5. If your child is competing at a diving meet in our facility, you are expected to help running the meet (concession stands, score keeping, etc.)

  6. Payments are due the 1st of each month. Please pay your bill on time!

  7. Absolutely prohibited for any children to wait at the sidewalk, Parking lot and locker room of the pool building. They can only wait on the pool deck.

  8. We are not responsible of children after scheduled practice time is over. We are not responsible of children in the bathroom or locker room.