LAMVAC is a 100% parent-run club. In
fact, we have a longstanding reputation for having outstanding
volunteers and the benefits go to all our kids! LAMV relies on its
parents to run the LAMV Swim Meet, time at other meets, run the
business of the club and provide fun and engaging experiences for
our kids, e.g, Swim-a-Thon, picnics, newsletters, etc. Volunteering
is a part of good swim parent citizenship, and we are lucky and
appreciative to have our many active parent
those of you who are new to the club, please note that volunteering
time each year is a not only to help our kids have a wonderful
experience, but also is a requirement of membership. The following
is part of LAMV’s Club By-Laws.
Section 4.3 Service
All member families are required to provide service to the Club as
determined by the Board. This season, the requirement is 20 Service
Hours per family. Failure to meet the service obligation shall
result in a finacial obligation, as determined by the Board,
currently set at $25 per hour of volunteer time.
Some of the ways you can help are noted below, but if you have any
particular talent you would like to offer to the club, even if not
listed, we would love to have you! Please just click on the above
link to sign up and indicate your interest in
- LAMVAC Short Course Meet - held
- LAMVAC Long Course Meet - held annually
in the spring. We run all aspects of this meet and it requires our
single largest one-time commitment from our
- Timing at meets - this is your easiest
way to meet your service hour requirement.
- Administrative support - ongoing
throughout the year.
- Equipment maintenance and
- Office support.
- Membership and recruiting support
including new parent orientation.
- Fundraising programs. e.g. Swim-a-thon,
- Stroke and Turn
- Annual Picnic - held in
Please select one or more of the
volunteer areas and return this form, along with the other
registration paperwork, to the address above.
Family service hours are required for membership in our club.
Service hours are completed at swim meets and other club-sanctioned
events, and by volunteering within the club. Service hours
typically total about 20 hours per family per swim year (September
1 to August 31). Tadpoles and swimmers joining only for July and
August are exempt.