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European Water Polo Academy Camp – Spring Break 2018


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.



Surrey Orcas Spring/Summer Water Polo

Spring Session: May 1 to June 29, 2017
Summer Session: July 4 to August 31, 2017

Spring and Summer registration is now open!!!

Surrey Orcas Water Polo is about fun, fitness and skill development. 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. Athletes have an opportunity to participate at a recreational level or at a competitive level during the Spring and Summer sessions.

Spring Session (deep water and Splashball):

  • A continued focus on improved swimming, water polo skill development and FUN!!
  • Runs from May 1 to Jun 29
  • Options to practice 2, 3 or 4 times per week
  • No Family Volunteer Fee
  • No League Fee
  • BCWPA Insurance fee not required if already paid $70 for Sept 1/16 – Aug. 31/17

The summer session adds some summer fun by having one practice per week in the ocean in the White Rock area. The athletes pursuing the competitive steam will have the opportunity to play in the summer water polo league during July and August and can work towards qualifying for the BC Provincials in Kamloops mid-August.

Summer Session (deep water only):

  • A continued focus on improved swimming, water polo skill development and FUN!!
  • Runs throughout July and August.
  • Teams will play in tournaments, registrant numbers dependent.
  • Some practice flexibility for Summer Swim Club Participants (BCSSA Members)
  • No Family Volunteer Fee
  • No League Fee
  • BCSSA Insurance fee of $35 is required, unless already paid with another club

Register now so our coaches can begin program practice planning. Payment is not required until the first week of practice for each session.