Swimming Squad

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City Beach Water Polo Club in conjunction with UWA Torpedoes Water Polo Club is conducting a swimming squad for all members and families:

There are three great reasons to join our Winter Swimming Squad:-

  1. Much Cheaper than any comparable swimming squad – just $75 / month including pool entry. At this price it is 1/3rd of the cost of comparable swimming squads,
  2. City Beach’s swimming squad has your fellow team members swimming with you and not only can you gauge your improvement but you can also have social interaction with friends, and
  3. The swimming sessions are designed to improve your general swimming for school etc and also improve your basic water polo swimming skills.

This winter City Beach WPC has restarted the morning swimming squad to complement water polo training sessions. Water polo is a swimming game and requires a high level of fitness to participate. Commitment to a swimming squad is an essential part of a water polo player’s weekly training routine.

The details of the Swimming Squad are as follows:

Days: Monday – Friday

Born 1999+ Girls         Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Born 1999+ Boys         Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Time: 5:45am – 7:00am

Venue: UWA Pool in Crawley

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Whilst the swimming squad is available to all CBWPC members and parents, young & old, the squad is strongly encouraged for boys & girls who aspire to be selected in our junior teams competing at the National Championships.

Currently we have about 25 boys & 25 girls attending the swimming squads. We can accommodate more than double this attendance number as we have use of the entire UWA pool. We also have mums & dads in the squad swimming as best they can to keep up with their kids. The swimming Squad is Directed by Damian Kelly with former Olympians, Andrei Kovalenko & Martin Callaghan coaching the squad.

For the senior club member the swimming squad is also available for general fitness. If you enjoy keeping fit then this is a great place to be as you are in good company swimming with your team mates.

Parents are most welcome to join in as well. If you like to keep fit or want to lose weight / improve general fitness then this squad is also available for you to join.

Please click on this link for registration

CBWPC Born 2001, 2002, 2003 Winter Academy

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City Beach Water Polo once again will be conducting our very popular annual Under 14 Winter Academy. This is a great way to develop your skills and fitness over the winter months and to prepare you for 2014-15 State League water polo selections. Participants in this program will receive specialist coaching and weekly game experience.

Details are:

  • Commencing the week beginning Monday 18th May 2014
  • Concluding Friday 26 September 2014
  • Challenge Stadium, and UWA Aquatics Centre
  • 2/3 x training sessions per week, 1 x game per week
  • Break for July School Holidays
  • Cost $240

CLICK HERE to register your place

Under 14’s off to Nationals in April

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Our Under 14 players are training hard for the upcoming Under 14 National Club Championships. This is a prestigious and exciting annual event to be a part of, with usually over 50 teams from all over Australia playing against each other. Our girls are heading off to Melbourne this year, and the boys to Brisbane. A huge thank you to the dedicated coaches, managers and parents of this group for all the hard work, and we wish all our junior polo bears the best at the tournament.

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Register now for the 2014 Winter Flippaball, Flippaswim & District School Competition

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The City Beach Water Polo Club 2014 Winter Flippaball, District Schools Competition and Flippaswim commences on Sunday 18 May. Registrations are now available by clicking on the link below. Many of our youngest members have spent the summer in the water, at the pool or beach, so are fit and ready for the winter season. It has been amazing to see how much all these kids have improved their swimming and water polo skills over the season so far and I’m sure we’ll have many stars for a successful future for the Club!

Click on this link for the 2014 Winter Flippaball, FlippaSwim and District School Competition Registrations form 

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National Water Polo League Starts!

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With the Australian NWPL starting this weekend, City Beach Water Polo Club wishes all the best to the following “Polo Bears” playing this season in the UWA Torpedoes Water Polo team;

Men; Luke Quinlivan, George Ford, Nicholas Hughes, Fraser Smith, Andrew Ford, Philip Salter, Henry Brown, Mitch Emery , Alex Bogunovich, Lach Pethick, Nathan Quinsee, Tom Cunningham, Tom Rigoll, Tom Powell, Tim Ryall & Jed Thompson

Women; Victoria Brown, Jamie Davidson , Alexandra Hughes, Adelaide Garland, Dayna O’Leary, Natasha Liddle, Perri Thompson, Kerin Venter, Sarah Jane Fagan, Tess Hosking, Rebecca Liddle, Eden Rigo, Georgia Symons

Many of the above players started out in the City Beach Water Polo Club Flippaball and Holiday Clinics and are now playing against some of the best players in Australia. Come along to UWA over the summer and enjoy watching the elite play this sport in a great family friendly atmosphere with refreshments available. Go Torps!

Click here for NWPL fixtures