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2016 MWPA 3v3 tournament was a great success! MWPA could
not deliver these types of events without the support of
the Clubs and their individual members. MWPA would like
to thank the water polo community for all of their support.
171 athletes participated in this event!
Women: Young Dogs
Men: The Dudebros
WATER POLO ASSOCIATION - is hosting the 3rd Annual 3v3 Water
Polo Tournament at Pan Am Pool
November 18: 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm and
November 19: 12:00 pm to 7:30 pm
are as follows: Open men and women, 18U male and female,
16U male and female, 14U male and female, 12U Co-ed
details: small field of play, shorter games, 3 field players
and one goalie play a time, 6 players to a roster
a MWPA Member Club to participate
with a MWPA Member Club to participate
via your MWPA School Team
more information or to register a team contact the MWPA
Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
to register a team November 7, 2016
the Date for WPC Summit 2016
ahead for the Fall and join WPC in Calgary for the annual
gathering of water polo in Canada. A great professional
development and networking opportunity with impactful presentations,
in-venue training and engaging workshops.
more info please click
School League Coordinator
MWPA Board is looking for an energetic person to co-ordinate
and implement the Manitoba High School Water Polo League
(MHSWPL) this fall (Sept-Dec 2016). The successful candidate
will have a solid knowledge of the game and (if possible)
will possess refereeing skills. Salary is commensurate with
experience and ability.
complete job description at this link - job
submit your application directly to email@example.com
by September 15, 2016.
School League Program
Water Polo Association is inviting you and your school to
participate in the Manitoba School Water Polo League that
takes place from October to December each year. Games are
held at the Pan Am Pool on Sunday. No prior water polo experience
is required, and teams are co-ed.
to students include :
: like other
sports, the best results come when the team works together.
: school teams
are co-ed, and we do our best to ensure there are opportunities
for all to play (for example, if there are 22+ students
interested, we try to make up two teams).
: swimming is
not only a life sport; it is a life-saving activity. Through
games, students become stronger swimmers without even
joint stress :
water polo increases flexibility and balance and is easy
on the joints.
to the school include:
organized league :
MWPA organizes league games and provides game officials.
: if the school
does not have a water polo coach, MWPA will find one for
: all equipment
(balls, caps, nets) for games is provided by MWPA. All
that students require is a bathing suit.
time : MWPA will
arrange one weekly pool time for practices.
clinic : MWPA
can arrange a clinic for your students to try the sport.
participate, the school only needs to provide the following:
of the team : students join the team through school
recruitment. The school completes the necessary roster
rep : the school provides a teacher rep to be present
at weekly practices and Sunday games.
of fees : typical student fees are between $40 and
$75 this is to cover league fees and practice times.
The school collects these fees and submits them to MWPA.
health benefits of water polo are plentiful. It combines
parts of basketball, hockey and soccer together into one
game, making it a very physically active sport.
more information regarding the 2016 School League program
please contact the MWPA Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
would like to thank everyone for attending the 2016 AGM.
Your continued support of all things water polo is greatly
Board of Directors and Staff would like to thank exiting
Board members - Brad Borgstrom and Cindra Leclerc - for
all of their hardwork and passion. Your support has been
also recognized long term service volunteer awards to Nancy
Smith, Lucia Davidson, Robert Barkwell and Grant Badger.
Smith was in attendance.
also recognized Mike Reid for all of his dedicated work
with respect to the MWPA Provincial Team program. Mike has
been the Provincial Team Head coach since 2011. Mike will
be greatly missed and we wish him the best!
is quickly approaching and so are Summer Camps. You are
invited to attend to a water polo camp with Bushido Club.
If you are 8yrs -14yrs old, love the water and like to have
fun, then this camp is for you! No water polo experience
necessary, except being able to swim in deep water. Club
players also welcome. So, bring a friend or two and remain
active while having fun this summer.
Deadline for July Camp is July 1, 2016 - Register
Outreach Program - Coach Required
to Apply: June 3, 2016
Water Polo has an exciting coaching position for an 18+
year old coach. The position runs during the months of June
to August 2016 on various days of the week with a varying
weekly work load. Please note that this is a part-time coaching
position for only the months of June to August 2016.
the successful candidate will be visiting various locations
in Southern Manitoba to provide Water Polo programming
the successful candidate will be paid $15/hour for coaching
and administration plus an automobile allowance rate of
Total hours of ~120-150 hours (this
includes coaching and travel)
must have previous coaching experience, working knowledge
of designing a lesson plan and running a practice
some level of coaching education is an asset
use of an automobile and a valid drivers licence is a must
as you will be visiting communities in Southern Manitoba
demonstrated ability to work independently
with good communication skills
you must be able to attend all the sessions that are scheduled
submit a report to MWPA at the conclusion of this position
by September 15 2016.
Please send a cover letter plus your resume highlighting
your coaching and organizational skills via email to Manitoba
Water Polo email@example.com
Please put in the subject line: Summer Outreach Water Polo
Coach - 2016
If you have any questions about this position, please contact
Michael Reid, Provincial Team Head Coach at the following
to Apply: June 3 2016 email your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Manitoba Aboriginal Athlete Awards Announced
is pleased to announce that local water polo player - Malachi
Leclerc has received the Aboriginal Athlete Award presented
by the Manitoba Aboriginal Sport & Recreation Council!
support your local water polo community this Sunday! Hope
to see everyone at the pool.
thanks to NWPC for all of the hard work and support in organizing
this event on behalf of MWPA.
Provincial Team Program seeking Coaches
Manitoba Water Polo Association is looking to select four
coaches for the 2016 Summer Provincial Team Program.
The coaches will work closely with the Clubs and Provincial
Team Head Coach, Michael Reid to develop the next up and
coming Water Polo stars in Manitoba.
of the provincial team for this summer will be on boys and
girls born in 2000-2002. The program will engage our athletes
to play a longer season with a challenging fun trip to play
in another country and against different opponents.
more details please click
Provincial Team Program
Water Polo Association
is very excited to provide some NEW
information on the 2016 Summer Provincial Team Program.
of the provincial team for this summer will be on boys and
girls born in 2000-01 (exceptional 2002). The program will
engage our athletes to play a longer season with a challenging
fun trip to play in another country and against different
more details please click
22, 2016 and March 24, 2016 6pm to 9pm
Manitoba, 145 Pacific Avenue, Room 7: March 22 and Theatre
Room: March 24
3, 2016 and April 10, 2016 5pm to 8pm
in conjunction with MWPA Super League)
Cindy Klassen Rec Complex, 999 Sargent Avenue
attend all sessions to receive course credit
deadline: March 14, 2016
here for complete details
Office has a new email address!
immediately the MWPA office email address is email@example.com.
Office has a new phone number!
immediately the MWPA office phone number is 204.290.2800.
LOVE WATER POLO
introductory, grass roots water polo program that promotes
fitness, aquatic skills and non stop fun and action"
James Assiniboine Centennial Pool
City of Winnipeg in partnership with MWPA present's WPC's
introductory water polo lessons for boys and girls ages
9 to 16.
April 6 to June 8, 2013
more information and registration details please read
it doubt....Sit them out!
don't have to lose consciousness to have
return to play if you have concussion symptons.
a doctor-supervised and step-wise return to play.
hide it, report it!
a Doctor to check you out!
care of your brain!
out what you need to know about concussions at www.thinkfirst.ca.
Q & A
handouts for parents, players, coaches and teachers
to play guidelines
and Rec programs