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Spring 2021 Registration for Water Polo Youth Sport is Open

Spring 2021 Registration for Water Polo Youth Sport is Open

Posted in News / Kelowna Water Polo / Water Polo

Registration for our youth sport swim team sessions are open for Spring 2021. We will be running swim lessons at the Kelowna Family Y and H2O Aquatic Centre during May & June and then in July and August we will be training on Lake Okanagan. Find more information about our Water Polo...


Water Polo Leg Day in Kelowna

Water Polo Leg Day in Kelowna

Posted in News / Kelowna Water Polo / Training & Drills / Water Polo

When you want to get a good leg workout in there is not sport like water polo for putting your strength, agility and skill to the test. Check out this video for a great leg workout that throws a medicine ball into the mix to add some extra resistance to power against. 10 exercises for...


Eggbeater – Water Polo Swim Club Foundational Skill

Eggbeater – Water Polo Swim Club Foundational Skill

Posted in News / Kelowna Water Polo / Training & Drills / Water Polo

Firstly, eggbeater is one of the foundational skills that are taught by our water polo coaches in our swim lessons here in Kelowna. For players, practicing a good eggbeater builds strength in the water. Secondly, the ability to transition from eggbeater to breaststroke kick will allow players...


Dribbling & Passing Drills

Dribbling & Passing Drills

Posted in News / Kelowna Water Polo / Training & Drills / Water Polo

A water polo player passing the ball. 1. Dribble & Pass In a water polo swim club you need to work on a diverse range of skills. Swim strength, speed, stamina as well as passing and catching accuracy. This is possibly the simplest dribbling and passing drill out there for players training...


When Can My Kids Start Playing Water Polo?

When Can My Kids Start Playing Water Polo?

Posted in News / Kelowna Water Polo / Water Polo

Kids as young as 4 or 5 can start water polo. At first it will look like swimming lessons but soon it will develop into full games and a lot of fun! Water Polo can be taught at very young ages, from 4 or 5. To begin with this is just like swimming lessons but with a ball and goal thrown in...


Water Polo Relay

Water Polo Relay

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A water polo player dribbling the ball This is a variation on a 50m swimming club relay adapted for water polo clubs. Speed, control and a ball pass at the changeover make this a fun relay to use with youth or adult water polo players. 1. The First Swimmer The first swimmer will enter the...