Volunteer Requirements and Jobs

To have a successful swim meet, we need everyone to pitch in and volunteer. Our volunteer requirements are as follows…

  • Each family is expected to volunteer throughout the season unless you take the buyout option to pay $400 at the time of registration.
  • The total number of volunteer jobs for each family is 10, with 6 jobs (5 jobs at a home meet and 1 at B Champs) and 4 jobs in the “Other” jobs category
  • Home meets are defined as the following; The Intersquad meet, Home dual swim meets, and Championship meets (Division “B” champs, League “A” Champs)

List of Meet Volunteer Jobs

  • Set-Up/Clean: Help set-up or clean-up meets.
  • Announcer: Keep all meet participants informed of important meet details and swim events. The announcer keeps the swim meet running smoothly.
  • Officials (Stroke/Turn): Midlakes Training is required for this job (done at the beginning of the season). Watch that swimmers have proper swim strokes, touching wall, etc.
  • Starter: This requires previous training. The starter works closely with the announcer who calls the events. The starter will call the swimmers to the blocks and buzz the start of the event.
  • Relay Exchange: Watch that swimmers do not leave wall before the touch by the incoming swimmer.  Must attend Officials meeting at 5:30 pm.
  • Timers: Responsible for timing each swimmer and recording it for each event. Timers are needed at both home and away meets and are split into 2 shifts. The first half begins at the timers meeting at 5:30 and runs through the first 37 events.  2nd half timers begin at event 38 and run through the end of the meet.
  • Runner: Will pick-up official and relay exchange slips and deliver to swimmingly lead.
  • Event Flipper: Keep event flip board accurate as the meet progresses.
  • Concessions/BBQ’r: Help run concessions during home meets.
  • Dishwasher: Home meet job. Take all dishes home after swim meet and wash. Return to the pool prior to the next meet.
  • Parking Lot Attendant: Ensure parking is organized
  • Ribbons
  • Bring Donation/Food Items

List of Event Volunteer Jobs

  • Picture Day/Pancake Breakfast
  • Pool Party
  • Pool Clean-up Day
  • Awards Celebration
  • Intersquad Afterparty