If you are interested in purchasing a certificate from the pool directly, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Club is owned and operated by Certificate holders. Certificate holders:
1. have voting rights and responsibilities in the club,
2. are guaranteed the ability to use the pool each summer through the payment of annual dues,
3. own the monetary value of the certificate for future sale, and
4. participate in preseason lesson sign-up lottery.
If you want to be a certificate holder you may purchase one from a current member who is deciding they no longer want to use the pool or purchase one from Northwest Swim Club if they are available that season. Please contact Deb Juracich, email@example.com to verify Bond Validity before purchasing. Each certificate has a face value of $250, but is sold for whatever price the owner and buyer negotiate. This sale is termed a “Transfer.” The pool sells at face value.
Certificate holders who want to Transfer their Certificate must contact Deb Juracich, firstname.lastname@example.org, for official transfer forms, validity of bond and instructions. It is up to the current member to locate a buyer and sell their certificate prior to May 1 of every year to avoid having to pay dues for that year that summer. See “Transfer Steps” below.
Certificate Membership – Purchase of a membership Certificate guarantees owners annual membership and admittance to club, and voting privileges at annual meeting provided yearly dues are paid in-full by May 1 of each year. These members are part owners in the Club. Members with dues remaining unpaid as of May 1 of each year are subject to termination of certificate. Application for Membership
Provisional Membership – Availability is determined by Board of Trustees and is based upon the number of registered Certificate Members. Membership becomes available only after May 5 of each year. Provisional Members do not own a Certificate and are subject to higher annual dues rates. Provisional Membership is not guaranteed annual renewal.
Members not planning to renew pool membership may elect to sell their Certificate. Each Certificate has a face value of $250. Rates may vary due to market. Members are welcome to list Certificates for sale by going to www.nwswimclub.org.
Certificate Transfers – Completion of official transfer forms and payment of $35 is required once the sale of a Certificate has occurred. Contact: Deb Juracich, Membership: email@example.com.
Certificate Terminations – This action is taken by the Board of Trustees after May 1 of each year for all Certificate holders with unpaid annual dues.
This process includes:
• Assessment of $25 Penalty Fee
• Attempted contact by a Trustee and/or Pool Staff Member to determine members intent.
• Written notice of Termination sent by Board
Non-payment at the end of this process will result in loss of value to the Certificate. Board then possesses right to issue a new Certificate, in its place, to a new paying member.