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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

Regular E-Newsletters

 
 

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)

 
 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

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

 

FAMILY MEMBERSHIP

This membership is the same as the Individual Membership but this covers all your family members (at the same fee of $40)

 

EVENT MEMBERSHIP

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.

CLUB 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

 

CLUB MEMBERSHIP

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 insurance@wswc.ca 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

CLUB BENEFITS

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WSWA

Water Ski & Wakeboard Alberta

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11759 Groat Road

Edmonton, AB  T5M 3K6

suzanne@wswa.ca

Phone: 780-415-0088

Toll-free: 1-866-258-2754

Cell:  403-620-7259

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