Membership & Pricing

Registration for the 2018/2019 Season will open by September 6th


Membership Fees

Graceville Lightning Swim Club is an affiliated member of both the Brisbane Swimming Association and Swimming Queensland.  Your membership fees to Graceville Lightning include insurance through Swimming Queensland and provide club swimmers with the opportunity to participate in a range of Brisbane Swimming Association and Swimming Queensland events.  Membership fees are levied on members on an annual basis. For the most part the fees paid by members go directly to SQ as part of our affiliation. A small portion goes to Graceville Lightning to cover administrative expenses. The membership fee covers the entire 2018/2019 season. Refunds (or reduced fees) are not available for swimmers who leave the club mid season (or who join later in the season).

This season, all members will receive a free Graceville Lightning swim cap with their membership.

Fees 2018/2019

  • Swimmer 9+ (Ages 9yrs & over) - $100
  • Swimmer 8 yrs (Ages 8yrs) -$65
  • Junior Dolphin (Ages 7yrs & under) - $20
  • Parent / Guardian - Free
  • Associate Member - $20
* Family discounts may be available for 3 or more children swimming in the same age category. Please contact secretary@gracevillelightning.org.au


Category Definitions

Swimmer 9+
A swimmer who is 9 years or older as at time registration (for new swimmers) or as at 1 July 2018 (for continuing GLSC swimmers). This swimmer can compete at club nights, QSA, BSA, National Meet and any other swimming meets representing GLSC.

Swimmer 8 yrs
A swimmer who is 8 years old as at time of registration (for new swimmers) or as at 1 July 2018 (for continuing GLSC swimmers). This swimmer can compete at club nights, QSA, BSA, National Meet and any other swimming meets representing GLSC.

Junior Dolphin 
A Junior Dolphin is a swimmer aged 7 years or under as at time of registration (for new swimmers) or as at 1 July 2018 (for continuing GLSC swimmers). This is free membership with Swimming Qld for all swimmers aged 7 years and under. These swimmers will be covered by SQ in the same way as paying members. To cover administrative costs Graceville Lightning requires a Club Levy of $20 for each child 7 years and under. NB: The minimum age for this category 4 years - i.e. in prep this year or starting prep in Jan next year.

Parent / Guardian

These are members who are either parents or guardians of a registered swimmer.

Non-Parent Member

These are members who are neither parents nor guardians of a registered swimmer.

Associate Member

A swimmer who belongs to another Swimming Queensland affiliated club but would like to attend our club nights as well. This swimmer can compete at GLSC club nights, and other swimming meets representing GLSC as long as their home club is not attending the meet. For further details please refer to the current handbook. These memberships require manual processing so please contact the Secretary (Annie Chand) or the President (Heidi Marshall). 




How do I register and Pay?


  • Brand New Member (Including Parents) / Renewing Membership / Transferring Membership - Please go to the Online Registration tab on our website.
  • Associate Member / Non-Parent Member - Please contact the Secretary (Annie Chand) or the President (Heidi Marshall).



Other Expenses

The fees shown above are for the whole season. There are no additional fees or charges for attendance at Club nights or participation in Club meets. However, participation in any Brisbane Swimming Association or Swimming Queensland events may incur a small fee.  Any concerns / questions, please feel free to contact either the Secretary (Annie Chand) or the President (Heidi Marshall).