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Affiliated Cable Park Information

What do we need to do to become a USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Affiliated Cable Park?

ANNUAL CLUB AFFILIATION FEE

  • Club Affiliation is $125 per year. All affiliations expire on Dec. 31 each year. Click Here

USA WATER SKI & WAKE SPORTS MEMBERSHIP

  • The club contact person must be an Active USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Member ($85 annually)
  • If listed, club officers must be Active USA Water Ski & Wake Sports members ($85)
    • Listing club officers is not mandatory
  • All members of your club (staff who participate in sanctioned events) must be USA Water Ski & Wake Sports members ($85)
  • All guest skiers (non-members) participating in your sanctioned event must have a guest membership ($10 each event)

CERTIFIED OFFICIALS FOR SANCTIONED EVENTS
Sanctioned events include club practices, exhibitions, clinics, and tournaments
For Officials Clinic Calendar, click here.

  • Safety Coordinator (May also double as either Trained Operator or Instructor for an event)
    • Must be USA Water Ski & Wake Sports member ($85)
    • Attend a Safety clinic (Cost depends on test administrator) 
    • Must attend a Safety Clinic every 4 years to satisfy CE (Continuing Education) requirement
    • For complete information on the Safety Directors’ Development Program, click here.
  • Trained Operator (May also double as Safety Coordinator for an event)
    • Must be USA Water Ski & Wake Sports member ($85)
  • Instructor (May also double as Safety Coordinator for an event)

Instructor is only required for Basic Skills Learn to Ski events or events with guest members.

    • Must be USA Water Ski & Wake Sports member ($85)
    • 3-part course all online ($70) ($110 if including coaches liability insurance)
      • Criminal Background screen
      • Safe Sport training
      • Level 1 manual and test  
    • Background screen and Safe Sport must be renewed every two years
    • For complete information on the Coach’s Development Program, click here.

Benefits of Cable Park Affiliation

  • Official USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Sanctioning
    • Eligible to host and sanction tournaments, practices, clinics, exhibitions, ski shows and related activities through USA Water Ski & Wake Sports.
      • Sanctioned events provide consistent standards promoting safety and fairness in competition and certified officials
      • Sanctioned events are covered by USA Water Ski & Wake Sports’ General Liability and Secondary Participant Accident insurance.
  • Access to Programs That Provide Protection for Your Club
    • General Liability and Secondary Participant Accident coverage in connection with sanctioned events.
    • Optional insurance coverage for third parties
    • Access to USA Water Ski & Wake Sports’ customized online screening system
    • Full-service national background checks club members, volunteers or paid staff at a preferred price.
      • Ensure the health and safety of all participants
  • Information Access
    • Listing on USA Water Ski & Wake Sports’ online affiliated club directory allowing water sports enthusiasts (and potential club members) in your area to find your park
    • Access to USA Water Ski & Wake Sports’ password protected “Members-Only” section on our website, which allows your club to:
      • renew their club membership online or via mail
      • purchase certificates of insurance
      • view and edit the club’s membership profile and change their login password
      • view and print the club’s affiliation certificate and certificate of insurance
      • access to USA Water Ski & Wake Sports’ roster of the club’s members for easy verification of membership status and sport discipline preference
        • sort, add and remove members from your roster 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
      • view and sanction club practices and exhibitions online
      • access members-only benefits offered by USA Water Ski & Wake Sports partner organizations and much more
    • Official, athlete and coaching development programs to develop your club’s members and provide the necessary certifications for sanctioning events
    • Online officials’ directory to allow your club to easily locate and contact the required personnel for running your sanctioned event
    • Access to USA Water Ski & Wake Sports’ online event registration (OLR) program to make registering for your club’s sanctioned event a breeze
    • Access to Basic Skills Learn to Ski Clinic online event registration
    • Authorized use of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports logo on club materials
    • Friendly and knowledgeable staff members available to answer your club’s questions -- we’re only a phone call or e-mail away
    • Ability to advertise jobs on ShareLifeontheWater.com
    • Also listed as an affiliated park on usawaterski.org
      • Comes with all of the benefits of an affiliated park