Summer Swim Registration Fees and Refund Policy

There are two components to the summer swim team registration fee:

  1.  RSTA registration fee of $190 per swimmer
  2.  RA Pool Use Fee

RSTA Registration Fee

  • This is a per-swimmer fee for up to three eligible swimmers in the family. There is no swimmer fee for the 4th (or additional) swimmer in the family.
  • Registration fee is waived for swimmers hired as a 2017 RSTA coach
  • Refunds are only given for a team over capacity, major medical emergencies and relocation of residence of more than 50 miles.

Pool Use Fees

Reston Association (RA) grants Reston Swim Team Association (RSTA) use of their aquatic facilities without an hourly rental charge. To comply with the pool use agreement every swimmer must have a pool pass or pay a user fee, regardless of whether the swimmer uses the pools outside RSTA practices and meets.  RA Members are required to purchase (or renew) a pass for each swimmer by June 1.  Non-members have the option to purchase (or renew) a pass OR pay a fee as shown below.

  • First swimmer $80 fee applied during league registration
  • Second (or more) swimmers $160 fee applied during league registration

RA Membership is defined as the owning or renting of a property for which an annual assessment is paid to RA. There are many communities in our area that bear a ‘Reston’ address while not belonging to Reston Association. Some of these are Stratton Woods, Deepwood, Reston Town Center, Sugarland Run, and areas near Great Falls, VA. Non-members who purchase a Pool & Tennis pass for the swimmer (or family) are not subject to the $80 fee. For those persons who have already registered with RSTA prior to buying Non-member passes, a discount can be applied with proper documentation. The revenue generated by the pass purchase or fee charged offsets the facility use by RSTA which is given in partnership with RA and does not incur an hourly charge similar to other rental groups utilizing the Association’s pools.  

RSTA Refund Policy

RSTA's refund policy is structured to reflect the league's limited space combined with its popularity within the community.  

Refund guidelines for Summer 2017 are as follows:

  • A full (100%) refund will only be issued in the event of team over capacity, a major medical emergency, or the relocation of a swimmer's residence to more than 50 miles away.
  • If any swimmer withdraws before May 23rd, 2017 (one week before the first practice), a 50% refund will be granted.
  • If any swimmer withdraws after May 23rd, 2017 (one week before the first practice), NO REFUND will be granted.
  • Exceptions considered on a case-by-case basis for medical refunds and significant moves/transfers. 
  • ALL Refunds will be subject to a $25 administration fee.
  • Refund must be requested in writing and sent to the RSTA Registrar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Financial Aid

RSTA wishes to make the swim team experience available to as many families in our community as possible and we do not wish financial constraints to impede a family's ability to participate. Therefore, RSTA considers providing financial assistance to families based on need, and the league's ability to fund requests.

If you wish to be considered for financial aid, we will ask you to submit a confidential application with evidence that you qualify for one of the following assistance programs:

  • Fairfax County School Free/Reduced-Price Meals (FRPL), i.e. school lunch program
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), i.e. food stamps