This covers some of the more common questions people have asked about club procedures.

REGISTERING FOR THE 2017-18 SWIM YEAR



Whether you plan to start in the Fall of '17, Winter of '17-'18, Spring '18 or Summer '18 now is the time to register to assure your spot is reserved and and are given priority for the schedule you would like. If you are unsure of your swimmers schedule for next year it is still best to resister now and submit change requests at a later date. If you register on or before June 15th the fee is $80, after June 15th the fee is $115.  The registration fee is not due until late August, don't send in payment for 2017-2018 now.



To register simply click the Contact  link on top of mcscnj .com. Then under the heading Current Members click the link 'Register for 2017-18'. Then just follow the prompts.



SCRATCHING FROM A MEET



With us rolling into a heavy meet season again a reminder on how to scratch from a meet session. The best way is to use the same online form you used to give availability. It can be found on the top of the Meets  and Contact pages (both these links are on the top of the homepage).  Once on either of those pages use the link Add/Change/Scratch. If the scratch is last minute then you can also email or text sm@mcscnj.com to scratch. The scratch must be received before the start of your swimmers warm-up or there will be a No Notice Courtesy fee of $10 applied to your account.


Letting your coach know is courteous but this will not be considered scratching officially and a courtesy fee will still be applied if you do not follow the steps listed above. We want our MCSC coaches focusing on swimmers at the meet not keeping track of swimmers that won't be there. The only exception to this rule is if you are already at the meet and need to scratch. The swimmer should just inform the coach in person, no need to complete the form.



REDUCING MONTHS AT THE END OF THE SWIM YEAR/ MULTI MONTH DISCOUNTS POLICY



With the end of the swim year winding down some swimmers choose to reduce/remove months. This is fine to do but this could effect your monthly fee, retroactive back to September. The following chart (from the fees page) reflects how your multi-month discounts are calculated/applied.

Practice Days Per Week

0-5 Practice Months

6-7 Practice Months

8-10 Practice Months

11-12 Practice Months

1-2 Days

$165

$155

$150

$145

3 Days

$220

$210

$205

$200

4 or more

$305

$295

$290

$285


If you are receiving a discount (from $5-$20 per month) and reduce the number of months and it effects the level of discount you will be responsible for all previous months at the higher rate, retroactive to September, or the month you started the swim year. This policy works both ways and should you add months, you receive  the higher discount as applicable retroactive to September.


PRACTICE SCHEDULE



Check the practice schedule before going to practice. Between facility closings for holidays, graduation ceremonies and other school events plus adjustments we make including changing over to our summer hours, the schedule does have many adjustments. If you haven't signed up for last minute schedule change texts, go to the home page and click on the link above the tweets.

For summer hours, no one needs to sign up to attend Florham Park morning practices. If your level has a practice there and you want to attend, just go. Between the three pools we utilize over the summer, you can attend the practices that work best for your scheduled number of days.


SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER 2017



The MBS pool will be closed for repairs from mid-August to sometime in Sep/Oct. We are looking at pool alternatives but our only option may be the same as last year, setting up additional practices at CCM. That schedule will be posted soon.

REQUEST FOR ACCESS TO PRACTICE SCHEDULE OR MEET AVAILABILITY REPORT

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