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Membership Information

The following shall be the Members of Swimming New Zealand (SNZ) and will remain so, as long as they shall continue to abide by any rules and bylaws of the Club to which they belong, of the Regional Association to which such Club belongs, and of SNZ.
 

  • Competitive swimmers - swimmers who compete in a Member Club or Region (or higher level) event sanctioned by SNZ or a Regional Association
  • Coaches of Member Clubs or coaches of Elite HP Swimmers
  • Regionally or higher qualified inspectors of turns, officials and nationally or higher qualified time keepers
  • SNZ Life members
  • Interested members being persons who are not a member of a category above – this includes all other persons who are members of a Member Club and any other person who wishes to have an association with SNZ
  • NZSCTA
  • Regional Associations
  • Member Clubs


The Board shall set criteria and fees for any new classes of membership.

The Swimming New Zealand Board sets and collects affiliation fees for individual members and clubs. Regional Associations also charge a standard affiliation fee for their competitive members. These fees are detailed below. Club members should contact their club for details on any applicable club membership fees and their method of collection.

Affiliation fees are set annually by the SNZ Board however the Board has confirmed that the fees detailed below will apply for 2016/17.


Membership Fees (for 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017)


SNZ and Regional Membership Fees

Note - all fees are GST Inclusive

 

Fee Type SNZ Fee       NZSCTA Regional Fee Total Fee    
Competitive Swimmer $50 ($5.50 Awards Levy) $35 $85
Professional Coach $25 $75 - $100
Volunteer Coach $12.50 $37.50
Voting Technical Official $15 - $15
Club Fee $150 $200 $350

 


Other Membership Types:

Administrator: A member who is part of the executive committee of a club or involved in a clubs day to day running.


Club Swimmer: A swimmer who can compete at Club and Inter-Club meets in any event. They cannot compete at Regional or National Championships.


Friend of Swimming: Persons such as parents of children, sponsors, etc who do not activley swim but have an interest or are a part of our swimming community.


Learn to Swim: A member enrolled in a learn to swim programme within a swimming club or Learn to Swim School.


Life Member: A person who has lifelong membership to Swimming New Zealand, Regional Association, or Club.

Non-Voting Technical Official: A technical official that does not exercise the right to have a counting vote for a regional association at a General Meeting and in the election of elected board members.

Voting Technical Official: A technical official regionally or higher qualified inspectors of turns and nationally or higher qualified time keepers, who in each case are members of a Member Club or have designated a Regional Association to which they are aligned that exercise the right to have a counting vote for a regional association at a General Meeting and in the election of elected board members.


Recreational Swimmer: A non affiliated swimmer that participates in events such as the Epic Swim and New Zealand Secondary School Swimming Championship and has an interest in swimming.


Volunteer: A person who freely offers to take part in administration or officiating of swimming. This may include people such as parents elected as Team Managers for swimming squads or people who volunteer for a club who aren't part of the executive committee or an official.

 

Non-competitive swimmers, administrators and associates:

All other members within a club pay no affiliation fee to SNZ or the Regional Association.

If you are interested in becoming a SNZ member then please contact your nearest Regional Association.