FlippaBall, FlippaSwim & District Schools Comp

Water Polo season 2019/20

New season info below! 

Check out our promo video from 2017 to get a feel for Flippaball!

Only limited places now available.  Contact Jackie before registering!
Email, or call Jackie – 0417 972 652!

ALL Term 1 Fixtures on Pull-Down Tabs

Flippaball and DSC have concluded for season 19/20.
 

 Our popular Friday night FlippaBall and Saturday morning District Schools Competitions are back for a new season in the Water Polo Pool at HBF Stadium!

The major focus of these programs is for children to have fun, in a safe, family oriented, aquatic environment.  The BBQ will sizzle and the Polo Bear Café will be available for refreshments.

FRIDAY NIGHT FLIPPABALL

FlippaBall is a non-competitive social introduction to water polo for boys and girls in years 2-6.  The rules are modified, with the field, goals and ball reduced in size to suit the age of the participants.  Players are able to form their own teams (10 players optimal) or be placed in appropriate teams.  The pool is divided in to quarters.

SEASON

  • Term 4 (2019) – 25 October – 13 December 
  • Term 1 (2020) – 7 February – 3 April (No games on Friday 14 February, Friday 28 February or Friday 27 March) 
  • Games have a 30 minute duration and are held at 5pm, 5.30pm, 6pm, 6.30pm, 7pm and 7.30pm
  • Younger children play at the earlier time slots

AGES

  • Open to children born 2007 to 2012 (Year 2 through to Year 6)
    Note: 2007 born players MUST be in Year 6 at school to play on Friday nights
  • Separate boys and girls teams as well as mixed teams
    Note: Competition and team composition is dependent on number of registrations
  • Recommended proficiency: Able to swim 20 metres freestyle and tread water

COST

  • $200 plus pool entry to HBF Stadium
  • UWA Water Polo Club accepts ‘Kids in Sport’ vouchers

PLAYING WITH FRIENDS

There is a section on the registration form where you can list your ‘preferred team members’ or an identifier for your team.  Eg:  City Beach Primary Year 3s or team organised by John Smith.  For extra security the team list can be emailed to Flippaball Admin   We will do our best to accommodate all requests!

FlippaBall players are encouraged to register for FlippaSwim to complement and improve their FlippaBall game.

FLIPPASWIMFlippaswim

FlippaSwim is a 60 minute, structured, water polo specific training session that develops swimming ability, balls skills, leg strength and team play. 

After school sessions are offered on Monday and Wednesday afternoons (4pm to 5pm)

COST – $175 plus pool entry

COMMENCES – Monday 21 October and Wednesday 23 October, 2019

SATURDAY MORNING DISTRICT SCHOOLS COMPETITION (DSC) 

The very popular Saturday morning District Schools Competition is an intra club competition played by girls and boys in years 5 and above, who have played FlippaBall or are capable swimmers.  The DSC is about enjoying social water polo with friends.  It is also a great way of gaining experience and progressing through to the Under 14 Junior State League Water Polo Competition on Monday nights.

Players from schools or districts are encouraged to nominate their own teams. Individually registered players will be placed in teams. Teams play a round robin competition with finals.  The pool is divided in to thirds for Year 5/6 and half for Years 7+. 

SEASON

  • Term 4 (2019) 19 October – 14 December
  • Term 1 (2020) commences Saturday 8 February 2020
  • Games have a 40 minute duration and are held between 8.40am and 12pm

AGES

  • Subject to registrations, two age groups: Year 5 / 6, Year 7 +, and 2 Divisions A&B
  • Boys and girls play separate competitions
  • Based on last season -Year 5/6 boys play at 8.40am & Year 5/6 girls play at 9.20am, followed by Year 7+ Boys, then Girls
  • Recommended proficiency: Able to swim 50 metres freestyle and tread water

COST

  • $200 plus pool entry to HBF Stadium
  • UWA Water Polo Club accepts ‘Kids in Sport’ vouchers

DSC players are encouraged to register for DSC FlippaSwim to complement and improve their DSC game.  

FLIPPASWIM DSCDSC 7

As part of FlippaSwim, Saturday District School Competition (DSC) players and teams can train on Friday afternoons (4pm to 5pm) and practice game structures, in addition to skill development and conditioning.  

 COST – $175 plus pool entry

 COMMENCES – Friday 18 October, 2019

Click here to register for season 19/20