BECOME A MEMBER
WHAT WE OFFER OUR MEMBERS
Our Membership Discount Program with Perkopolis
Discounts at Shuswap Ski and Board
Participation in sanctioned WSWC tournaments
Access to insured towed water sport activity through Water Ski & Wakeboard Canada
Access to coaching resources
Access to coach and officials development opportunities
Participation at the WSWA AGM to give input on developing the sport
Members get Free Access to a Virtual Tour APP to compete virtually
Put you in touch with our Clubs and schools who are looking for members to join them
We support you by providing you regular communications with
Regular Updates to our website:
Social Media Posts
WHO CAN BECOME A MEMBER
Any participant in a towed water sport from a weekend warrior to a National level athlete can
and are encouraged to become a member of WSWA to gain access to all our benefits
IF YOU ARE A MEMBER, PROGRAMS and EVENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN
Coached camps and clinics through our clubs and schools and our new Lake Ambassadors Program
Participate in Water Ski Tournaments from Grassroots level to the Elite level (competitive)
Compete in the Wake Events on the AB Wake Tour (grassroots to elite level)
Take Coaching Courses or get involved as an Official with Officials Development
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST FOR A MEMBERSHIP?
We have 3 types of Memberships plus memberships for clubs and schools
Event Membership ($10) – For single members intended for a 1-time use (like a kids camp or a drop in to ski at a club)
Individual Membership ($40) – For single members with no additional family.
Family Membership ($40) – Good for families of up to 6 members. Families members must be married, legally dependent, and reside at the same address.
Take out an Individual Membership and or a Family Membership if you wish to compete in any of our events or participate in any of our coaching programs and officials development programs
Club or School Membership ($200) – For non-profit organizations or business entities looking to take advantage of Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada’s club or school insurance program.
WHAT TYPE OF MEMBERSHIP IS RIGHT FOR ME?
INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP (COMPETITIVE MEMBERSHIP)
FOR MOST OF OUR MEMBERS: EITHER THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP
OR THE FAMILY MEMBERSHIP IS THE RIGHT MEMBERSHIP FOR YOU !
This membership is for our competitive athletes and gives this type of member the:
Ability to participate in any WSWA sanctioned training or coached events
Ability to participate in any WSWC/WSWA sanctioned events such as:
Water ski tournaments such as Provincials and other club based 3 event tournaments or slalom tournaments and our Virtual Slalom Tour
Wake events such as the stops on the Wake Tour and our Virtual Wake Tour
If you belong to a WSWA Club you are required to take out an Individual Membership
or a Family Membership
*Access to full WSWA member benefits
*Liability insurance covers participation at sanctioned training sessions with a certified coach and liability insurance at all sanctioned events
Participation at the WSWA AGM to give input on developing the sport and have 1 vote
Run for a WSWA Board Position
Be able to be nominated for WSWA Provincial Awards
FAMILY MEMBERSHIP (COMPETITIVE MEMBERSHIP)
Same as the Individual Membership but this covers all your family members (at the same fee of $40)
This is best described as a "first-timer" membership and for those who participate in a camp or a clinic or participate for a first time and maybe only for 1 time in an event or program.
If you want to participate in more events/clinics in the same year, you need to purchase the Individual Membership.
This membership is great for those who are new to the sport and want to participate in learn to ski/ride programs or those who want to get involved in the tournament environment!
Participation in such programs as:
o Alberta Rippers Camp (Lake Ambassadors Program)
o 1-day membership to ski/ride with a club or school
o Rip N Ride Camp
This membership covers if you participate at a club or a school to ski or ride but you are not coached or competing
*If you wish to participate in more events and or programs after you will need to purchase an Individual Membership
*No event/training liability insurance
Club or School Membership ($200):
For non-profit organizations or business entities looking to take advantage of Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada’s club or school insurance program.
We will promote and advertise your club on our website
Each club member will need to purchase the Individual or Family Membership
After you purchase Club/School Membership from (WSWA), you will need to purchase Club/School Liability Insurance from Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada (WSWC )
BENEFITS TO BEING A CLUB:
General Comprehensive Liability Insurance
Option of $3 million or $5 million liability limit per occurrence
Coverage for bodily injury and property damage
Participant and 3rd party injury
$1M tenants legal liability
Director’s & Officer’s Liability Insurance (contact for more info)
Access to Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada’s optional Club Directors and Officers (D&O) Insurance Program, which protects your club’s directors and officers from personal liability associated with their wrongful acts, errors, and omissions in the performance of duties for your club such as alleged mismanagement of funds and negligent decisions affecting club members, participants, coaches, officials and others.
Business Exposure and Advertising.
Listing on WSWC’s online affiliated club directory allowing water sports enthusiasts (and potential club members) in your area to find your club
Ability to Host Sanctioned Events and Tournaments