Weekend Lap Swim Restructuring: FAQs

  • Why is DAM doing this? 
    • DAM's mission is to provide swim opportunities to the community 
    • During this unprecedented time and new rules around swimming, the demand for pool time exceeds the current supply 
    • DAM can now provide members this weekend opportunity to help mitigate travel to other pools, lakes, or other bodies of water 
  • How would I sign up and how do I pay? 
    • Payment is made from the account you use to make your automatic monthly payments.
  • How would I get priority? 
    • we will assign slots by lottery so no swimmer has an advantage over another
    • priority will be given to those who were not able to secure a swim reservation the weekend prior
  • How far in advance can I sign up? 
    • Sign ups for each weekend open on the Monday before with a link to the sign-up form on the Monday Message. Sign ups close on Thursday evenings at 9pm. Assignments go out by email Friday morning.
    • If you signed up but receive no assignment email by noon Friday, contact webmaster@damfast.org or djsperka@gmail.com. If you are a gmail user, here are some tips.
  • What are the hours? 
    • Saturday 9am-12 noon
    • Sunday 10AM to 1PM 
  • How long can I swim? 
    • There will be 2 1-hour slots  on Saturdays and 3 1-hour slots on Sundays. 
    • On Sunday
      • 10 - 11 am
      • 11 - 12 am
      • 12 - 1pm
    • On Saturday
      • 9 - 10am 
      • 10 - 11am
      • 11 - 12 noon
  • How many people per lane? 
    • Two people per lane
  • Can I swim more than one weekend session per day? 
    • weekend swim sessions are limited to one session per day, per member. This means you can sign up for 1-hour sessions on both Saturday and Sunday. 
  • Do I have to swim weekends? 
    • weekend swims are optional, there is no impact to your current fee schedule if you choose not to attend a weekend session