Whether you’re a new swimmer, or an experienced swimmer looking for a swim team in the Cleveland area, the Westside Waves are happy to have you on our team! If this is your first time hearing about the Waves, here’s what we recommend:

  1. Look around this website for more information about the team. In particular, look at the fees outlined below, Team tab, Practice tab, and Calendar page.
  2. Call or email the coaching staff and ask all the questions you still have.
  3. Download the registration and medical release forms and fill everything out.
  4. Come to practice, have fun, swim hard, make new friends, focus and get faster.

The fees to participate with the Waves generally are around $50 – $80 per month depending on the practice group, length of registration, discounts, etc.

Your registration fees include hundreds of hours of time practicing with professional coaching, detailed stroke work, the latest swimming equipment, video recording of strokes, swim lessons, daily workouts, structured activity, and most importantly, development of a lifelong skill!

Registration Overview
Download the Waves Registration Form and return to the Westlake Recreation Center.

Two Week Trial
The Two Week Trial Period, during which you get to know the team, how the Waves fits with your families goals and schedule and we get to know you, costs $35.  After the trial period, if you decide the Waves is a good fit for your swimmer (which we hope is the case!), the $35 be deducted from your total registration fees. There is an option to register for the Two Week Trial on our online registration system.

Waves Fees
We encourage all Waves to register on an annual basis. In addition to being more conducive to maintaining a consistent practice routine, it is also the best value.  These fees are for a whole year of pool time, experienced professional coaching and a great deal of fun and excitement at meets in the fall, winter spring, and summer.

Payments
All fees are due at the time of registration unless you opt-in to one of the installment plans outlined below.  The USA Swimming and Waves Registration Fee ($100) is due with the first check out.  The balance of your Waves fees can be then paid in full or Monthly Payments Due in 6 installments- First payment and Registration due at the same time the installment payments to be made on Oct 15th, Nov 15th, Dec 15th, Jan 15th, Feb 15th. See Installment sheet for details.

You can make your Waves fees payments by check and we will apply them to your account. Make checks out to the Westlake Waves Swim Club and put them in the black drop off box at practice.

Other Fee Information
7th & 8th Grade Team: All Waves who are in 7th and 8th grade are also members of the 7th & 8th-grade swim team — it’s one of the most fun, rewarding aspects of being a Wave! Think of it as prep for high school competition. There is a one-time $57 fee for the 7th & 8th Grade Team, due by October 1st. If you are a new swimmer interested in joining just for the 7th & 8th-grade season, please ask us for more information.

Please contact Head Coach Onat Tungac with any questions regarding registration