Program Descriptions (K-W Water Polo)

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Updated for season: 2018 - 2019


Refer to the Age Divisions page for the birth years associated with each program.

10U - Fun and Fit Water Polo


What:
 A co-ed program for girls and boys who are 8-9 years old, are comfortable in the water and can swim a minimum of 10-15m (Swimming Level F or G or equivalent). The fun and fit way to have fun in the water while you learn to play Water Polo. The program is coached by the KW Water Polo Club. Participants will be introduced to the basics of the sport and will get a good vigorous workout while having fun.


Details: Run through the city of Kitchener, several sessions are run throughout the year Refer to the Registration page for more information. To inquire further about the Fun and Fit program, email [email protected]


12U - Competitive Program

What: A co-ed program for girls and boys who have taken some swimming lessons and can swim the length of the pool. Especially appealing to those who have done another water sport such as competitive swimming or synchronized swimming. Athletes will learn about the game of Water Polo in a more competitive environment. They will develop passing, ball handling, shooting and mobility skills while continuing to improve fitness and swimming.

Details: 

  • Tryouts are held in September. Refer to the Tryout page for more information.
  • Season runs from September to June
  • 3 X 60 minutes practices a week
  • 4 to 6 tournaments or game days per season
  • Multiple venues are used. Refer to the Schedule for locations and time


14U Boys and Girls - Competitive Programs


What: These gender specific programs are for girls and boys who can easily swim 2 lengths of the pool (50 m) and who love water sports and are ready for an exciting team sport. They can swim front crawl, back crawl and breast stroke. Our 14U Program trains to compete in Regional, Provincial and National championships and tournaments. Fitness and swimming are major factors. Players will develop strong passing, shooting and mobility skills while gaining game sense.

Details: 

  • Tryouts are held in September. Refer to the Tryout page for more information.
  • Season runs from September to June
  • 4 practices a week of between 1 hour and 2 hours in length
  • 1 hour "dry land" practice a week
  • 6 to 8 tournaments or game days per season
  • Multiple venues are used. Refer to the Schedule for locations and time


16U, 19U and High School (HS) Boys and Girls - Competitive Programs


What: These gender specific programs are ideal for girls and boys who are very strong swimmers, have competitive experience, who love water sports and are ready for an exciting team sport. They can swim front crawl, back crawl and breast stroke. Our 16U Program trains to compete in Regional, Provincial and National championships and tournaments. Fitness and swimming are major factors. Players will continue to develop strong passing, shooting and mobility skills while gaining game sense.

Details: 

  • Tryouts are held in September. Refer to the Tryout page for more information.
  • Season runs from September to June
  • 4 practices a week of between 1 hour and 2 hours in length
  • 1 hour "dry land" practice a week
  • 16U and 19U gender specific teams may practice and play together as part of a High School (HS) team
  • 8 to 10 tournaments or game days per season
  • Multiple venues are used. Refer to the Schedule for locations and time

Refer to our Current Coaches page  for coaching assignments.

For more information about any of the competitive programs, email [email protected]

 

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