Crescent Beach Swimming Club
Water Polo Program 2020

Water polo is played in deep water & players must be comfortable treading water, and have a solid swimming background. We offer competitive (three teams U12/U14/U16) and developmental (U10 and Splashes). 



2020 Water Polo handout


General Considerations

  • Physical distancing - minimum of 2 metres
  • Hand and personal hygiene - washing with water and soap for 20 seconds.
  • Equipment cleaned after each training session
  • Individual health monitoring of coaches and participants
  • Attendance taken at each practice to allow communication in the event of an outbreak of COVID-19. 

Training Guidelines

  • Physical 2m distancing applied outside of pool
  • Physical 2m distancing applied in the pool
  • Lane ropes used to help divide the pool into sections
  • Registration has been capped to reduce number of participants in a training session
  • Coach to participant ratio has increased to support smaller group training
    • U16 = 16 maximum # Coaches = 4 (1:8 ratio) U14 and U16 share pool time
    • U14 = 16 maximum # Coaches = 4 (1:8 ratio) U14 and U16 share pool time
    • U12 = 16 maximum # Coaches = 4 (1:4 ratio)
    • U10 = 12 maximum # Coaches = 4 (1:3 ratio) 
  • Splash = 8 maximum # Coaches = 4 (1:2 ratio)
  • Permitted - outside dry-land training (but not on the lower pool deck)
  • Permitted - individual ball/technical skills
  • Permitted - passing and shooting drills (including on goal keeper)
  • Not permitted - travel
  • Not permitted - opposition work
  • Not permitted - scrimmages


COMPETITIVE WATER POLO (3 GROUPS) 

1. U12 born 2009/2010 

2. U14 born 2007/2008

3. U16 born 2005/2006 

All competitive players must be able to swim 200 meters unassisted. Googles are mandatory this year. 

U12 Training Days for 2020 (once a day/5 days a week): 

• Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 4:45pm to 5:45pm

• Wednesday: 1:00pm to 2:00pm 

U14 Training Days for 2020 (once a day/5 days a week):  

• Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 5:30pm to 6:30p

• Wednesday: 1:45pm to 2:45pm 

U16 Training Days for 2020 (once a day/5 days a week):     

• Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 6:30pm to 7:30pm

• Wednesday: 2:30pm to 3:30pm 

Fee: $80/month 


DEVELOPMENTAL WATER POLO (2 GROUPS) 

1. U10 born 2011/2012

2. Splash Program born 2011/2012/2013 

U10 Training Days for 2020 (once a day/4 days a week): All developmental players must be able to swim 25 meters. Googles are mandatory this year. 

• Monday: 4:45pm to 5:30pm 

• Tuesday: 4:45pm to 5:30pm 

• Thursday: 4:45pm to 5:30pm 

• Friday: 4:45pm to 5:30pm 

The U10/U12 CBSC hosted tournament this year is cancelled. 

The U10 sessions will be 45 minutes in the afternoons, M/T/Th/F. Fee: $70/month 

Our Splash sessions for 2020 runs twice a week for 30 minutes and most of the time is spent in the shallow water pool. The program introduces swimming skills, ball handling skills, and basic water polo game knowledge. 

• Class 1: Monday, Thursday 3:15pm-3:45pm 

• Class 2: Monday, Thursday 4:00pm- 4:30pm 

• Class 3: Tuesday, Friday 3:15pm-3:45pm 

• Class 4: Tuesday, Friday 4:00pm- 4:30pm 

Fee: $45/month



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