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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.

 

Membership Categories

  • Competitive swimmers - Swimmers who wish to compete for a club at all swim meets including Swimming New Zealand National Events or Regional Championships.
  • Club Swimmers - Swimmers who wish to compete for a club at an Inter-Club Meet, Club Championship, Club Night, Time Trial or School Championship.
  • Masters Swimmers – Swimmers who are over 25 years of age who wish to compete for a Masters Swimming Club at Masters Events
  • Premium Coach – Coaches who coach clubs or coach Swimming NZ members, Premium Coaches receive membership to NZSCTA* are police vetted and will have access to poolside at all Swimming New Zealand National Events
  • Associate Coach – Coaches who coach clubs or coach Swimminto NZSCTA* and are police vetted and will have access to poolside at selected Swimming New Zealand Events being Division 2 Championships, New Zealand Secondary Schools Championships & Junior Festival’s.g NZ members, Associate Coaches receive membership 
  • Voting Technical Official – Officials who are regionally or Nationally qualified inspectors of turns (and above) & who are members of a 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.
  • SNZ Life members – Life Members of Swimming New Zealand

The SNZ 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 an 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 2017/18.

 

Membership Fees (for 1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018)

SNZ and Regional Membership Fees (all fees are GST Inclusive)

Membership Type

SNZ Membership

NZSCTA Membership

Regional Association Membership

Awards Levy***

NZ Swimming Alumni Fee

Total

Competitive Swimmer

$52.50

-

$35**

$5.50

$1.00

$94.00**

Club Swimmer

$14.95

-

-**

-

-

$14.95

Masters Swimmer

-

-

-

-

--

-

Premium Coach

$25

$85

-

-

-

$110

Associate Coach

$12.50

$47.50

-

-

-

$60

Voting Technical Official

$15

-

-

-

-

$15

Learn to Swim

-

-

-**

-

-

-**

Club Fee

$175

-

$225**

-

-

$400**

*          The NZSCTA membership form also needs to be completed.

**         This is only an indicative cost and may vary from region to region.

***       Awards Levy – this levy contributes to incentive payments for swimmers who:

1. Break National Open records, Commonwealth Records or World Records

2. Win medals at an Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Pan Pacific Championships or World Championships

 

Other Membership Types:

  • Administrator: A member who is part of the executive committee of a club or involved in a club’s day to day running.
  • Learn to Swim: A member enrolled in a learn to swim programme within a swimming club or Learn to Swim School.
  • 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.
  • Recreational Swimmer: A non-affiliated swimmer that participates in events such as the Epic Swim or solely trains with a Member Club and has an interest in swimming.
  • Friend of Swimming: Persons such as parents of children, sponsors, etc who do not actively swim but have an interest or are a part of our swimming community.
  • 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.

 

To join one of Swimming New Zealand’s 164 clubs click the “Join Now!” button at the top of the page!!!!

 

Or find your nearest club here and Regional contacts here: Regional Associations

Member Benefits:

click here for a list of Member Benefits and discounts