Registration Basic Info

For swimmers interested in joining the Aquajets for the 2023-2024 swim season, please contact one of the Aquajet coaches, or the club registrar (Kent Olberding – for more information and prior to beginning the registration process.

Each new swimmer wanting to join the Aquajets, must complete an evaluation with a coach prior to joining the Aquajets.


1. Swimmers must be at least 6 years old and have passed the required entrance skills assessment in order to join the Aquajet Swim Team.

  1.  Ability to swim two (2) lengths of the pool or 50 yds.
  2.  Kick one length of the pool on their back.
  3.  Submerge underwater comfortably
  4.   Willingness to follow directions

2.  All swimmers must have a valid Norfolk YMCA membership to participate on swim team.  This must be taken care of directly with the Norfolk Family YMCA.  Please see the front desk at the YMCA to arrange.

3.  All swimmers must pay the Aquajet registration fees associated with joining the Aquajets.  Payment options are available for Premium and Norfolk High School Swim Team memberships.  Flex and Summer memberships must be paid in full during registration.

4.  All swimmers must have a USA Swimming membership.  This membership fee is paid directly to USA Swimming during the USA Swimming portion of the registration.

5. All Premium, Norfolk High School Swim Team, and Summer membership swimmers, who participate with the Aquajets during the summer months while practice is at the Norfolk Aquaventure water park, MUST have an Aquaventure membership.

6.  All NEW athlete registrations must be accompanied by a clear photocopy of a government issued document showing proof of age.  Acceptable documentation includes: certified birth certificate, driver’s license, or passport. These documents are shredded upon  verification of information required for registration.

7. Team suits can be purchased at the start of the fall/winter season.  There is no obligation to purchase a suit.  If you wish to order a team suit after the fall registration, you can still order a suit on your own.  Information will be provided to you by the coordinator of team suits.

7.  Your swimmer may want to attend some swim meets during the season and fees are required at some of the swim meets you may attend.  Meet  fees are non-refundable because they are paid by the club treasurer well in advance of the actual day the meet is held. All fees associated with any meet are shown in the meet flyer for that particular swim meet. Most of the YMCA Swim League meets do not have fees.




PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP (Sept. 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025):

  • This membership is for new and returning Aquajets:
  • all returning members (Must have a $0 account balance from the previous season before allowed to register for the upcoming season. Contact the club Treasurer at,,  if you have questions concerning your account.)
  • first time swimmers who want the opportunity to attend unlimited swim meets and unlimited practice
  • Membership Details:
  • Cost:  Aquajet registration – $325      USA Swimming Registration – $80
  • **$25 discount for each additional family member (must be in Premium or high school swim team membership)  – Must get a coupon code from Kent Olberding prior to registering additional children for discount
  • Valid September 2024 through the end of July 2025.
  • Unlimited participation in meets during the year. Ability to qualify for  /  participate in Championship level meets.
  • Insurance coverage including accident and liability insurance benefits once registration is complete.
  • Opportunity to qualify for recognition programs.
  • Opportunity to attend Development Camps.
  • Interested new swimmers may attend THREE practices as a “try-out” week.  Swimmers will be evaluated by a Coach  to see if they meet the criteria for joining the team.   Please make prior arrangements with one of the Aquajet coaches.  




  • This membership is for:                                                                                                                               Any swimmer who plans on being a member of the Norfolk High School Swim Team during the upcoming school year
  • Swimmers will be able to swim with the club from Sept 2024 thru August 2025, excluding the high school swim season (Nov-Feb), in which the swimmer will be participating with the high school team.
  • Same benefits of the Premium membership
  • Cost:   Aquajet registration – $225              USA Swimming registration – $80

FLEX MEMBERSHIPFor 2024-25 registrations

Norfolk YMCA Aquajets are proud to offer a pre-competition team. This is a short- term commitment for those swimmers who are wanting to see what being on a swim team is all about.  If your child has never been on a swim team before, this is the perfect way to prepare them for a competitive team. Interested athletes must meet the requirements listed below.  This membership is available new swimmer and returning Flex members.  Must have a coach’s recommendation to enroll.  For swimmers 12 years old and younger only.

Membership Details:

  • Cost:   Aquajet registration – $100     USA Swimming registration – $30
  • Practice Tuesday and Thursdays from 4-5pm
  • Swimmers will be taught the basics of the four competitive strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly), pushing off and streamlining to flags with a dolphin kick, as well as competition starts and turns.
  •  Athletes will have the opportunity to swim in 2 competitive swim meets hosted by our team in October and November.
  • Interested swimmers can attend 2 practices as a free try out for this membership. Swimmers will be evaluated by the coaches to see if they meet the minimum requirements to join the Pre-Competitive Swim Team.
  • Includes same insurance benefits as Premium Member
  • Option to upgrade to Premium Membership after Nov. 4.
  • Available to athletes ages 6-12 years old.
  • Not available in Seasonal memberships. Flex Members can not transition to a Seasonal membership.
  • Not available to swimmers who will be on the Norfolk High School swim team.
  • Flex members are not eligible for Individual Recognition Programs or Development Camps.




  • A 2024 summer membership is available for swimmers wishing to join the team for the summer season only.  This membership is valid from April 15 – August 31.   Swimmers must have a valid YMCA membership.
  • Cost:   Aquajet registration – $200     USA Swimming registration – $40                          ***There is no discount for multiple swimmers in the same family for this membership.
  • Same benefits as premium membership except it only applies to the summer season (see dates listed above).
  • Registration for this membership opens April 15, 2024.

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