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. Participants will be invited to compete in Atlantic Water Polo League Competitions throughout the year against other teams. Competition fees are not included.
The Water Polo Team is made up of these age groups:
- Atom | Ages 8-12
- Peewee | Ages 12-14
- Bantam | Ages 14-18
Pre-requisites for Teams Atom, Peewee and Bantam: These teams are our competitive water polo teams structured for the Atlantic Water Polo League competition age groups. Teams will have a focus on fitness and swimming skills for water polo, along with technical skills and game time. For a
less competitive option, please see our intro teams (details listed below).
Training & Competition Schedules
The 2018-2019 Water Polo Team runs from September 10th-June 16th. Start and end dates may vary slightly depending on group. Further details will be communicated by the coach.
2018/2019 Water Polo Competition Schedule
Saturday, December 1st — U16 @ Centennial Pool Halifax, 12pm-5pm
Saturday, December 8th — U14 & U18 @ Moncton, 9am-4pm
Saturday, January 12th — U12 @ Saint John, 12:30pm-3pm | U18, 3pm-8pm
Saturday, January 19th — U16 @ CGC Halifax, 1:30pm-6pm
Saturday, February 16th — U14 & U16 @ Moncton, 9am-4pm
Saturday, April 6th — U16 @ Saint John, 12:30pm-6pm
Friday, April 19th (Easter Weekend) — U18 @ Centennial Pool Halifax, 11am-4pm
Saturday, April 27th — U12 & U14 @ Moncton, 9am-4pm
Saturday, May 4th — U18 @ CGC Halifax, 1:30pm-6pm
Saturday, May 18th & Sunday, May 19th (Victoria Day Weekend) — FINALS @ Moncton, 9am-4pm
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 Water Polo Team receive a 12-month Canada Games Centre membership.
- Atom: Annual fee $700 | Bi-weekly fee $31.85 (20 payments)
Down payment at registration $63.70 | Water Polo Nova Scotia fee $25 due at registration
- Peewee: Annual fee $750 | Bi-weekly fee $34.10 (20 payments)
Down payment at registration $68.20 | Water Polo Nova Scotia fee $25 due at registration
- Bantam: Annual fee $800 | Bi-weekly fee $36.40 (20 payments)
Down payment at registration $72.80 | Water Polo Nova Scotia fee $25 due at registration
Add-on membership options are available for family members of the CGCSA participant.
Intro to Water Polo
Interested in joining Water Polo? Does our competitive team seem like too much? Join Intro to Water Polo! Our Intro to Water Polo program teaches participants the basics of the game of water polo, and the fundamental skills need for the sport. This program also helps enhance swimming, balance
and coordination skills.
Our groups are broken up by two age groups:
- Intro Ages 8-11 (Swimmer 4 or higher)*
- Intro Ages 12-16 (Swimmer 4 or higher)*
* Players will be evaluated by our experienced Water Polo Coaches and encouraged to join our competitive teams if they meet required skill levels.
Members $60, Non-Members $80
Online registration code 712410
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.