Club Statement | COVID-19 – Cessation of Season 18.03.20

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Club Statement – 18 March 2020

The health and safety of players, staff, volunteers, members, supporters and the broader community is the Club’s number one priority, and changes made by the Club to any programs are designed to reduce the risk of our Club community and the wider community being exposed to COVID-19.

On 17 March 2020, the Board of Water Polo WA advised that due to the health risk associated with COVID – 19, all State League Senior, Junior, Challenge Cup and Masters Competitions would cease.  This notice is available on our club website.

As a result of this decision all State League training has ceased immediately.

On 18 March 2020, the Executive Committee of the UWA Water Polo Club met and advised all Club programs will cease as of today.

This includes the cancellation of

  • Swimming at UWA on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings
  • FlippaSwim on Monday and Wednesday afternoons (including this afternoon)
  • Friday Night FlippaBall and presentations
  • DSC Flippaswim (Friday afternoons)
  • District School Grand Finals (21 March) and presentations
  • Junior State League training, games, and Windup in its past format planned for 29 March (alternate options are being considered and will be advised)
  • Senior State League training, games and Windup planned for 3 April (alternate options are being considered and will be advised)
  • Masters trainings and Tuesday night games
  • Sunday women’s training at UWA

for the remainder of the season.

We acknowledge that these measures may cause disappointment and frustration for our members and supporters. As a club we are incredibly disappointed to have to finish a very successful season in such a way. We hope that you understand and appreciate that these temporary measures have been introduced to benefit the health and safety of all.

The Club will be continually monitoring advice and liaising with our State Association and our Venues.  As soon as we are able to provide advice on recommencing programs we will advise.

Season over 2020

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Senior State League Windup – Friday 3 April 2020 – Cancelled

Save the Date and Celebrate Season 19/20

Who will take out team of the year?

Who have the Refs recognised as our MVPs?

Who will ‘win’ the Dunny Seat Award?

The answers will be revealed on –

Friday 3 April @ the Floreat Hotel

7pm start | Presentations from 7.30pm to 8.30pm

All A to F Grade players and partners welcome!

An RSVP is required if you are attending – Under 18s will be provided with a wristband

ALL PLAYERS who RSVP by Monday 30 March will receive a complimentary drink (beer, wine, soft drink) on arrival, so RSVP HERE
(PS – if you can’t remember your logins, register as a guest)

Senior Windup 2020

Junior State League Windup – Sunday 29 March 2020 – Cancelled

JSL Windup Final

All U14, U6 and U18 State League players and families welcome to attend!

Who are this years Fairest and Best players as voted by referees?

Who will be awarded Our Under 14 Rising Stars?

Who will be named our Junior Polo Bear of the Year?

Come along and find out . . .

Sunday 29 March, following the Under 18A Boys Grand Final.

Pizza and soft drinks provided for players.

JSL Windup Final

HBF Western Concourse Shade Canopy Relocation

HBF Western Concourse

The Club has recently completed a relocation of the shade canopies to the western concourse of the HBF Water Polo Pool!

We gratefully acknowledge the help of the following businesses that helped make the project such a success.

Business UWA Member/Supporter
     
Head Contractor Orixon Mark & Liane Kelly
Architect  Oldfield Knott Ian Oldfield
Shade Canopy    West Coast Shade Daniel Williams
Landscape Design  Landscape Elements Nathan & Sascha Phillips
Electrical Services Williams Electrical Stephen Cook
Signs Supersigns Scott Mackinnon
LED Scoreboard Electronic Rescue  Daniel Annett-Stuart
Bleachers AKA Malcolm Taylor
Concrete BGC  
Paving Brikmakers  

Please support these businesses where you can.

HBF Western Concourse