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WSWA
MEMBERSHIP

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WE HAVE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS
AND
CLUB/SCHOOL MEMBERSHIPS


See all the details below

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
 

Eligibility for the Vern Oberg Legacy Scholarship
 

Eligibility for Provincial Annual Awards
 

Keep in the Loop with regular communications with:

Social Media Updates

Regular E-Newsletters

Blogs

TYPES OF MEMBERSHIPS

We have 3 types of Memberships

plus

We have clubs and schools memberships

 

INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP ($40)

WHO IS IT FOR

For individual members with no additional family members   

EXAMPLE OF USE

Competitive members who will compete in a

wake tour stop event or a water ski tournament

OR competitive members who will compete in

Water Ski Provincials or Wake Provincials

or any higher level tournament such as Westerns or Nationals that is held in Alberta

 

 

Members who will participate in any WSWA Sanctioned Training

 

Members who will participate in kids or adults camps or clinics

 

Members who  will be participating in the Indoor Water Ski Program in Fort McMurray

Members who belong to a Club

Members who will take a Coaching or an Officials Course offered by WSWA or another PSO

Members who will participate in any WSWA Sanctioned Training

Basically if you will be an ACTIVE member throughout the season

at various events or camps you need an Annual Membership

either an Individual Annual Membership or a Family Annual Membership

If you are trying out a clinic (1/2 day only) for the 1st time 

and you did not belong to WSWA in any previous years,

you can take out a one time Event Membership (see below)


 

FAMILY ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP ($40)

 

WHO IS IT FOR

For families with multiple members in their household

 Families members include those who are married,

legally dependent children and they all reside at the same address. 

EXAMPLE OF USE

Competitive members who will compete in a

wake tour stop event or a water ski tournament

OR competitive members who will compete in

Water Ski Provincials or Wake Provincials

or any higher level tournament such as Westerns or Nationals that is held in Alberta

 

 

Members who will participate in any WSWA Sanctioned Training

 

Members who will participate in kids or adults camps or clinics (Discounts for WSWA Memberships may be provided for camps 1 day or less)

 

Members who  will be participating in the Indoor Water Ski Program in Fort McMurray

Members who belong to a Club

Members who will take a Coaching or an Officials Course offered by WSWA or another PSO

Members who will participate in any WSWA Sanctioned Training

Basically if you will be an ACTIVE member throughout the season

at various events or camps you need an Annual Membership

either an Individual Annual Membership or a Family Annual Membership

If you are trying out a clinic (1/2 day only) for the 1st time 

and you did not belong to WSWA in any previous years,

you can take out a one time Event Membership (see below)

EVENT MEMBERSHIP ($10)

WHO IS IT FOR

For NEW to WSWA individual members

Have not a members in past years (event or individual or family) 

Intended for a one-time or a 1/2 day use ONLY

EXAMPLE OF USE

1/2 day kids camp

 

NOT FOR:

Previous WSWA Annual Members, only NEW members with the conditions below.

This is NOT intended for a competitive person 

who wants to compete in a wake event or a water ski event

This is NOT for a member who will participate in WSWA activities such as sanction training

more than one-day over the entire season

Please Note:  An Event Membership does not include liability insurance.

This is not for families.  Each individual must take out their own membership.

Remember if you attend another camp or clinic, you must take out the Annual Membership

as the Event Membership is one time use only.

 

CLUB/SCHOOL MEMBERSHIP ($200)

 

WHO IS IT FOR

Are you a big group of people all skiing or riding or surfing at the same lake?

 

For non-profit organizations looking to take advantage of

Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada’s club liability insurance program

 

CLUB MEMBERSHIP
& LIABILITY/INSURANCE PROGRAM

Water Ski & Wakeboard Alberta has a NEW & IMPROVED CLUB MEMBERSHIP Program

with Benefits and Rewards for our Clubs!

 

PLUS

The ability to join Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada’s (WSWC)

Club Liability/Insurance Program

 

Our Club Membership and Club Liability/Insurance is

designed to fit the needs of our 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.  That simply means that every club member must take out a WSWA Membership (cost is $40 for the annual membership).

COST TO BECOME A CLUB:

You can become a Club Membership with WSWA for an annual fee of $200. 

NEW in 2021 we now have a Rewards Program where you can earn back a portion of your annual fee!

WHY BE A CLUB?

When you become a Club with WSWA you can then

purchase CLUB LIABILITY/INSURANCE with our NSO, Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada

 

We have a NEW Rewards Program launching in 2021! 

You can earn points / rewards with the opportunity to get your membership fees money back!

CLUB MEMBERSHIP HOW DOES IT WORK:

Purchase your membership for $200 and then you will complete your

membership information on 
Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada's website.

After you take out and pay for your Club Membership, you can then purchase 

Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada’s Club Liability/Insurance, this is also on WSWC's website.

REQUIREMENTS FOR CLUB MEMBERSHIP:

Each club member will be required to purchase the Annual  Individual or Family Membership (Cost $40)

Each guest that visits your club and participates in Club activities on and off the water,

MUST also purchase the Annual Individual or Family Membership (Cost $40)

BENEFITS TO CLUB MEMBERSHIP FOR YOUR CLUB:

Access to Programs and Services - Delivering innovative programs

and activities to your members is what your club is all about.  

WSWC has a variety of "ready to use"

programs that can add value to your club's operation:
 

National Coach Certification Program (NCCP)

opportunity to take coaching courses 
 

Officials Development Program

Opportunity for clinics and courses to advance your official level

Rip N Ride Program (Grassroots skill development program)
Opportunity to use our report card progression system with your certified/trained coaches

 

Sanctioned Tournaments/Events
Opportunity to host events

 

'Give it a Go' Adaptive Clinics
Opportunity to host adaptive events

 

WSWA Lake Ambassador Program
Become a Lake Ambassador at your lake!

 

WSWA Initiative 'Pass the Handle' Day
Opportunity to host events

 

WSWA Initiative - ' Get on the Water' Day
Opportunity to host events

 

YOUR CLUB WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING PROMOTIONAL BENEFITS:

 

We will promote and advertise your club
on our website, social media, and in our newsletters
 

Are you looking for members?  We can help!  

We will promote your Club on both our website

www.wswa.ca

and Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada's website

www.wswc.ca
 

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  
 

We will provide referrals regarding your club

when enquires are received for towed water sports in your area
 

Ability to use the WSWC and the WSWA logos to promote your club

"Member Towed Water Sports Club of Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada

and Water Ski & Wakeboard Alberta"  


We will advertise your club on social media and in our newsletter.

IF YOU ARE A CLUB, WSWA WILL SUPPORT YOU WITH YOUR EVENTS AND PROGRAMS 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 LIABILITY/INSURANCE FOR YOUR CLUB:

Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada’s (WSWC) club insurance/liability program has been designed to fit the needs of Canadian towed watersports clubs.

Basic coverage is available for 5M policies.

Additional optional coverage is available for an additional cost. 
 

BENEFITS TO CLUB LIABILITY/INSURANCE FOR YOUR CLUB:

General Comprehensive Liability Insurance

 

$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.

NEW REWARD PROGRAM FOR BEING A CLUB: (new for 2022)

If you become a Club with WSWA you can earn points based on the membership #'s

that are part of your club and also activities and programs you host on behalf of WSWA.   

Earning points, meaning earning $ back!
 

We have set up a points system and we will evaluate your club

at the end of the season and see how many points you have earned. 
 

You will earn points for many items that offers value to WSWA,

such as new members, total members, officials and new officials,

coaches and new coaches, and programs and events you host at your club. 
 

From these total points we will give part of your club membership

$$ back to you! It's a WIN-WIN! 

You can earn $ money and WSWA benefits with memberships!

BENEFITS TO WATER SKI & WAKEBOARD ALBERTA:

For WSWA, membership is very important to our operation. We receive funding based on our membership #'s.  An objective of our strategic plan is to grow membership.  Clubs and their members  assist us to grow and retain membership #'s which in turn provides us funding necessary to operate.  So membership is very important to WSWA!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SCHOOL MEMBERSHIP & LIABILITY/INSURANCE

The Water Ski and Wakeboard Canada “WSWC” school liability insurance program has been designed to fit the needs of Canadian towed watersports schools.

 

Basic coverage is available for 3M or 5M policies. Additional optional coverage is available for an additional cost. Please see price list below. 

What is defined as a school: a school is defined as an operation whose participants do not necessarily become members of their respective provincial water ski and wakeboard association.

Visit wswc.ca for more information on School Memberships