F.A.Q. – Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q: What is the WRA? 

A:  The Woodcrest Recreation Association (aka Woodcrest Swim Club) is a not-for-profit organization incorporated for the benefit of the community.  It includes social and athletic programs focused on community and family life.


Q: Who owns the WRA? 

A:  Each family owning a bond owns an equal share of the WRA.  At annual and special community meetings, each bondholding family has one vote.


Q: What is the Board of Trustees?

A1:  The board is composed of 12 bondholders elected to 3-year staggered terms.  Elections are generally held at a community meeting at the end of each summer.

2:  Board members volunteer for between 4 and 10 hours a month to work on committees and projects.  Additional volunteer hours are needed in April and May to prepare for each season opening.

A3:  Board members attend monthly progress meetings and vote on any topics requiring board approval.


Q: What do board members get paid?

A:  Nothing. Board members do not get paid. It is strictly volunteer. 


Q: Why do board members serve?

A:  Most serve to help the keep the club as a safe, clean, and enjoyable place; similar to those who serve their PTA, place of worship, or other community organizations.


Q: When are board meetings?

A:  Generally, the 3rd Monday of each Month.  (Always posted on the club's homepage.)


Q: Can I volunteer without being on the board?

A:  Absolutely, we welcome all volunteers. Annually, more than 30 WRA members contribute more than 500 hours to improving the club each year.  Contact the president or any board member to see what projects are available and/or to volunteer.


Q: Are board meetings open to the public?  

A: Board meetings are generally open to Bondholders and other invited guests.  On rare occasions, the board may discuss a legal or sensitive matter where attendance is limited to board members.


Q: I have a topic that I would like to discuss with the board.  What should I do?

A:  Contact the current club president to schedule time at an upcoming meeting.


Q: Who is welcome to be a member of the WRA?

A:  The WRA welcomes all members of the community regardless of age, race, religion, creed, sexual orientation, country of origin, or disability.  We do reserve the right to exclude any individual who either is not likely to abide by our rules, or who might be a threat to the safety or well-being of any of our members.  In practice, this has rarely been an issue in our more than 50 years of community service.

Q: Are there geographical limitations to membership?

A:  No.  We have members from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and even Florida.


Q: Where can I find the rules and regulations that govern the WRA?

A:  All should be found either on the web site or posted at the club.