About Water Polo Team
Water Polo Team will introduce participants to the sport of water polo, while providing them with training opportunities geared towards skills development and competition. Throughout the year, specially trained water polo coaches will concentrate on developing each participant’s strength, power, and endurance. Participants will also focus on swim technique and expanding their skills into the sport of Lifesaving. Water Polo Team participants may register for the annual program or choose the seasonal program.
The Water Polo Team is made up of two age groups:
- Water Polo – Team B | Ages 8-12
- Water Polo – Team A | Ages 13 & up
Pre-requisites for Teams A & B: Completed Swimmer 4 or Swim Kids 5, have some water polo experience, feel comfortable in deep water, tread water for 1 min, swim 5-8 minutes continuous and follow coach’s directions.
Training & Competition Schedules
The 2017-2018 Water Polo Team runs from September 11th-June 17th. Start and end dates may vary slightly depending on group. Further details will be communicated by the coach.
Annual Program fees cover coaching; a training schedule which may include dryland, yoga, swimming, water polo and lifesaving sport training; equipment costs and Swim Nova Scotia fees. Also, annual Swim Academy participants on the Lifesaving Sport Team receive a 12-month Canada Games Centre membership.
- Team B: Annual fee $600 | Bi-weekly fee $27.30 (20 payments)
Down payment at registration $54.60
- Team A: Annual fee $700 | Bi-weekly fee $31.85 (20 payments)
Down payment at registration $63.70
Add-on membership options are available for family members of the CGCSA participant.
Seasonal CGCSA programs are structured with four registrations throughout the year, but still provide access to training for all three sports – swimming, lifesaving and water polo. Register
for all four seasons or pick and choose. Seasonal programs do not include Canada Games Centre Membership or option for Dryland and Yoga training.
Seasonal Program fees cover coaching; a training schedule which includes swimming, water polo and lifesaving sport training; equipment costs and Swim Nova Scotia fees.
- Team B: Seasonal fee $200
- Team A: Seasonal fee $200
In-person only and registration is currently on-going.
CGCSA & Sport For Life
The Water Polo Team is aligned with the Fundamentals and Learn to Trains stages of the S4L Long-Term Athlete Development. Click to learn more about CGCSA and S4L.