Membership and Training Session Fees

Saffron Walden Swimming Club (Saffron Seals) is a ‘not for profit’ club.

Membership Fees

Joining fee: £50 (a one-off payment).   This amount includes the compulsory basic equipment pack (swimming hat, pullbouy and kickboard).

Annual Fees

Swim England membership – which is compulsory for all members of an affiliated swimming club, and is required for insurance purposes -is renewable annually, in January.   The minimum requirement is Category 1 and the annual fee for this is £30.00.

Category 2 is required for those swimmers who wish to participate in Open Meets.    The annual fee for this is £50.00.

An upgrade to Level 2 is possible at any time, subject to an additional payment.

Should you have an queries about membership fees please contact our treasurer (treasurer@saffronseals.org.uk).

Training Session Fees

All fees quoted are current rates and may be subject to change.

Masters Section (M) – £20.00

Black (BL)and Bronze (BR) – £28.00.

Yellow 1 (Y1), Yellow 2 (Y2)  and Multi-Sport (M3) – £37.00.

Silver (S), Gold 3 (G3) and Gold 2(G2) – £40.00.

Gold 1 (G1) – £45.00.

Session fees are payable monthly although advanced payments can be made if desired.   These fees apply to each swimmer, although there is a sibling discount (£5.00 for one, £10.00 for two or more).  Payment by Standing Order is preferred, although cash or cheque (payable to SWASC) is acceptable.   Payment is required on 21st of each month, unless otherwise agreed.

Any member whose subscription is more than two months in arrears shall be deemed to have resigned.   Where membership is terminated in this way the swimmer and his/her parents/guardians will be informed, in writing.   This notice will be handed to them or posted to their last known address.

Visiting ex-club members and other visiting swimmers may attend training sessions, with prior agreement of the session coach, with a fee of £4.00 per training session attended.

Cancelled Training Sessions

Except for extraordinary circumstances, SWSC is not able to offer refunds for any scheduled training sessions that have to be cancelled.

Termination of club membership

Members wishing to terminate their membership of SWSC may do so by giving one month’s notice, in writing, to secretary@saffronseals.org.uk.