Membership

Information and Enquiries

For all membership enquiries, please contact the club registrar: propulsion.registrar@gmail.com

For all enquiries regarding squads, including training times, venues and fees please contact the head coach: sbettiol@swimacademynetwork.com.au

Alternatively, use the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Communication about all club events and news is via Western Melbourne Propulsion’s Team App account.

Coaches and senior administrators use this to communicate news about training, meets, news and other events on a regular basis. We recommend at least one family member download this app. It is preferable that both a parent and their swimmer have it. The App is free to download.

To obtain TEAM APP:

  1. Download Team App from the Apple or Google Play app store.
  2. Sign up to Team App. You will be sent an email to confirm your registration.
  3. Login to the App and search for "Western Melbourne Propulsion".
  4. Choose your applicable access group(s).

We also provide achievements, news and photos on our Instagram and Facebook pages.

As of 1 July 2019, Swimming Australia requires all members aged under 18 years to be linked to a parent or guardian member aged 18 years or over. If you join the club or renew a membership, it is a requirement that a parent or guardian member aged 18 years or over must be registered at the same time. Our registrar can assist with any questions.

How to Renew Your Membership

Instructions for renewing your membership can be found here.

Club Uniform

The club uniform is compulsory for swimmers representing Western Melbourne Propulsion either in competition or at training. The uniform is comprised of a grey/dark green hoodie with club logo, a black/green and white competition t/shirt with club logo and training t/shirt in dark blue with club logo. Our uniform was updated in 2020 to reflect the club's name change to Western Melbourne Propulsion. Our uniform retains the club's iconic propulsion logo and, while updated, acknowledges the club's history.

In stock club uniform items may be ordered at https://wmpropulsion.square.site and will be available for collection from your specified training venue when notified.

All new club members receive a swimming cap and competition t/shirt at a subsidised price as part of their welcome to the club. A club representative will organise collection shortly after registration.

State and National swimmers may be presented with an event specific t/shirt, at the club’s discretion. Club swimming caps are compulsory during training and competition

Contact our uniform officer via email to the club secretary propulsion.secretary@gmail.com for a fitting or any uniform enquiries.

Volunteers

Clubs and Districts rely on volunteers to help conduct their meets. For a proposed qualifying meet to be approved by Swimming Victoria, meets must have a minimum number of volunteer 'officials' on pool deck in compliance with Swimming Australia requirements.

Parents are expected to assist as volunteers at swim meets hosted by Western Melbourne Propulsion, Metro West District and Swimming Victoria. Volunteer rosters are published prior to the event on Team App, and parents are expected to confirm their commitment to their allocated role.

Timekeeping is one of the main tasks allocated to parents. Parents can also be asked to assist with other duties such as marshalling, check starting and when we conduct social events.

If you are interested in assisting at the club in a greater role, or have an interest in obtaining more formal, Technical Official qualifications, please let us know.

Any questions about volunteering should be directed to the Volunteer and Officials coordinator via email to the club secretary: propulsion.secretary@gmail.com

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