BECOME A MEMBER
SUMMARY OF OUR BENEFITS
Participation in sanctioned Water Ski Tournaments from grassroots (Rec Tour) to the Elite level (competitive)
Attend tournaments to earn scores for international team selection such as CanAm Team, PanAm Team, Junior Team, Senior Team, National Team
All competitors have the opportunity to be on the National Ranking System
Be recognized for Alberta Water Ski Records
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
Participate in Coached camps and clinics through our clubs and schools and our New Lake Ambassador program
Membership Discount Program with Perkopolis
Discounts at Shuswap Ski and Board
Discount on Boat Insurance with Waypoint Insurance
Participate at the WSWA AGM to give your input or run for a position on the Board
Connect with our clubs and schools who are looking for members to join them
Opportunity to be named to the Junior Wake Team
Opportunity to be named to the Junior Water Ski Team or Development Program
Water Skiers are eligible for the Vern Oberg Legacy Scholarship
Eligibility for Provincial Annual Awards
Regular communications with:
Social Media Updates
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 members
FAMILY MEMBERSHIP ($40)
Good for families of up to 6 members. Families members include those who are married, legally dependent children and they all 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/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 (Annual Membership)
FAMILY MEMBERSHIP (Annual Membership for the whole family)
EVENT MEMBERSHIP (one time use)
Are you looking to compete in a tournament or event?
Are you wanting to participate in a Coaching course?
Do you belong to a WSWA Club?
Are you wanting this membership only for YOU?
THEN THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP IS FOR YOU!
This membership is for our competitive athletes:
Participate in any WSWA Sanctioned Training
Take WSWA Coach Courses or Officials Courses
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
Wake events such as the stops on the 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
This membership is the 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 the first time and only for one time in an event or program.
Participation in such programs as:
o 1-day membership to ski/ride with a club or school
o Learn to ski/ride clinic
Exceptions are: If you are participating at a Club, you must take out the Annual Membership.
IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE ON EVENT MEMBERSHIP
This membership covers if you participate at a club or a school to ski or ride but you are NOT covered if you participate in a sanctioned coach session or if you are competing. If you are coached or competing, you NEED to purchase an Annual Membership, either an individual or a family.
If you wish to participate in more events and or programs after your one-time event, you will need to purchase AN ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP, either an Individual Membership or a Family Membership.
No event/training liability insurance comes with an Event Membership.
Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada’s (WSWC) Club Insurance Program has been
designed to fit the needs of Canadian Towed Watersports Clubs
WHAT IS DEFINED AS A CLUB?
An operation that acts as a non-profit organization and where every person involved with the club is a member of their respective provincial water ski and wakeboard association. This includes, but is not limited to club members, volunteers, staff, and every participant in club activities on or off the water.
You can become a Club member with WSWA for an annual fee of $200
You can then take out Club Liability Insurance (prices vary) with Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada
HOW DOES IT WORK:
For non-profit organizations or business entities looking to take advantage of Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada’s Club Liability Insurance Program.
We will promote and advertise your club on our website, social media, and in our newsletters.
Each club member will need to purchase the Individual or Family Membership.
Each guest that visits your club and participates in Club activities on and off the water, MUST also purchase the Individual or Family Membership.
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.
We will advertise your club on social media, our website, and in our newsletter.
Your Club 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
If you are a CLUB OR A SCHOOL, WSWA will support you with your events by offering:
Office support for event registration, posters and marketing materials
Office support for social media posts, website updates and newsletters for your event results
NEW FOR 2021
Details Coming Soon