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2018 Summer Program – Our Best Ever

2018 Summer Fee and Practice Schedule
2018 Summer Registration

Surrey Orcas SUMMER Water Polo Registration is Now Open!!!

Surrey Orcas Summer Water Polo is about FUN, fitness and skill development! Led by Vladimir Ushakov, Water Polo Olympian and Vlad Kruglikovskiy, international player and goalie coach, our dedicated coaching staff are committed to each player learning not only the game of Water Polo, but also the value of sportsmanship, team play and comradery.

Our summer season runs Tues, Weds and Thurs eves from May 1 to August 9, 2018. Our teams will play in the Regional Championships August 3 to 6 at Watermania, Richmond in an effort to qualify for the August 13-19 Provincials which will be held in Surrey this year. Specific water polo dates TBA.

Additional Offerings This Summer:

  • a fun, competitive evening with other interested Fraser South BCSSA athletes, the last Monday of each month beginning May 28th
  • a competitive component for our Spartans U16 team who will be participating in the Junior Olympics in San Jose, California in July – other high performance athletes welcome to practice!

Give Me the Details:

  • 15 weeks of fitness and fun!!
  • deep water practices only
  • a continued focus on improved swimming, water polo skill development (leg strengthening, tactical skills, positioning, etc.) and FUN, increasing athlete fitness and getting a head start for next season
  • teams will play in local tournaments and the Regional Championships – registrant numbers dependent – maybe the Provincials too!
  • some practice flexibility for Summer Swim Club Participants (BCSSA Members)
  • Fundraising Fee – $75
  • NO Family Volunteer Fee
  • NO League Fee
  • BCSSA Insurance fee of $38 is required, unless already paid with another club
  • full Summer schedule and registration links can be found here: 2018 Summer Fee and Practice Schedule
  • 2018 Summer Registration

Surrey Orcas Summer Registrants will receive $50 off of Fall deep water and $35 off Fall Splashball Registration!!

Come one! Come all! See you at the pool!

European Water Polo Academy Camp – Spring Break 2018

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Dear Water Polo Community!

We are pleased to announce that the Surrey Orcas Water Polo Club is hosting it’s 2nd annual Spring Break European Water Polo Academy. This year’s invitation is open to athletes from any Club (must provide proof of WPC insurance) with the birth years of 2005, 2006 and 2007.

After this Academy, all athletes will have a better understanding of the technical aspects of the Water Polo game and will come away with sharpened skills ready to apply and improve their game!

This year’s academy training will be held at the Guildford Aquatic Center for 4 days from March 26 to 29. You will receive training from our Co-Head Coaches Vladimir Ushakov and Vlad Kruglikovskiy, assisted by Spartans NCL players.

Each training day will be composed of a 45-minute dry-land work out and over an hour in the water. This Academy is free to Surrey Orcas Water Polo Club members and only $60 for all 4 sessions for anyone joining from other Clubs.

Day 1:
* Leg Coordination & Strengthening
* Correct Body Position
* Passing Techniques.

Day 2:
* Counter Attack Training
* How to Choose the Position in the Attack
* Shooting Techniques

Day 3:
* Defense Positions
* Passing Techniques – Level 2
* Quick Thinking Development Tools.

Day 4:
* Time for FUN!!! We will have a friendly scrimmage between all members of the academy
* Detailed analysis of mistakes and advice from our coaches will be provided.

NOTE: During all four days of the Academy, specific Goalie training will be provided by high-performance goalie coach Vlad Kruglikovskiy.

Please register your child for the Academy on our web site as soon as possible. Spaces are limited.

www.SurreyOrcas.com

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Splashball

Does your child want to learn to swim or improve their swimming?

Does your child get bored during regular swimming lessons?

Are you tired of paying for lessons and not seeing progress?

Then you should try our Splashball program and swim like a Baby Orca.

This program was developed by our Head Coach, London 2012 Olympian and Champion of Asia, Vladimir Ushakov. His vast experience in swimming and water polo has allowed him to create this unique program. You will see results in the first lesson. In our program, children master the technique of freestyle (front crawl) during an average of 8 lessons. There will always be three trainers at each lesson, so you can be assured that your child will receive the necessary attention. After an intensive swimming lesson, we teach the children how to use the ball in the water. This helps the child develop coordination and motor skills. And of course we play a water polo game after every swimming session. Your child will learn the strategy of the game and how to interact in a team! Your child will be very confident in the water and will develop great life skills!

We teach kids from 5 years old and we don’t have any prerequisites or requirements. If your child loves this sport, we will help him/her become a real sportsman and a successful person in the future. We have programs and teams for all ages. Our classes take place in several Surrey pools, so you can choose the most suitable one for you.

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