SOCAL Programs and Session Dates

Introductory Water Polo Programs

Splash Ball is a fun, introductory program for boys and girls ages 5 to 9 years of age.  There's no waer polo experience needed! They will learn basic water polo skills, meet new friends in a fun environment and understanding of a new sport in a recreational format. Participants must have a basic swimming ability and be comfortable in the water

Water Polo Lite for boys and girls ages 10-12years.  Through games and activities, players will learn the basics of waterpolo such as offense and defensive strategies and skills like passing and shooting the ball. This program is developed to harness all the fun, dynamic aspects of waterpolo in a safe, easy to learn aquatic experience that will motivate kids to swim and stay fit. Players should be able to swim safely across the pool and back.

Competitive Age Groups Programs

10U Boys & 10U Girls Competitive Water Polo 

This program accommodates all levels of players.  The players will learn the basic water polo skills in a fun and safe environment.  Scrimmages and tournaments are in addition to their regular scheduled practices. 

Youth Boys Competitive Water Polo 12u & 14u

This program accommodates all levels of players, experienced to novice.  The 12U players will focus on long term athlete development,  learn the basic water polo skills and further develop their game fundamentals. The 14U players will fine-tune their water skills and fundamentals and work on game tactics.  Scrimmages and tournaments are in addition to their regular scheduled practices.  Teams for tournaments are determined by the Coaches.  

Youth Girls Competitive Water Polo 12u & 14u

This program accommodates all levels of players, experienced to novice.  The 12U players will focus on long term athlete development, learn the basic water polo skills and further develop their game fundamentals. The 14U players will fine-tune their water skills and fundamentals and work on game tactics.  Scrimmages and tournaments are in addition to their regular scheduled practices.  Teams for tournaments are determined by the Coaches.  

High School Boys Competitive Water Polo 16u & 18u

The high school program accommodates all levels of players from novice to experienced, and focuses on enhancing and strengthening fundamentals, conditioning and tactics.

High School Girls Competitive Water Polo 16u & 18u

The high school program accommodates all levels of players from novice to experienced, and focuses on enhancing and strengthening fundamentals, conditioning and tactics.

Masters Coed Program

The masters program welcomes men and women who still maintain a passion and enjoyment for the sport of water polo.  The program brings together players of all skill levels and is focused on having fun.  It also provides an opportunity for those who want to compete in various tournaments.

Swim Conditioning

The swim conditioning program is designed for registered SOCAL water polo players ages 10u-18u.  The focus is on conditioning to enhance water polo playing abilities.

* Note: Age Eligibility

A player's age division is determined by the athlete's age on August 1st of the year in which the tournament is being held.

Example: If a player is 14 years old on August 1, they are eligible to compete in the 14&U division. If an athlete turns 15 on July 31, his/her age is 15 on August 1st and is therefore no longer eligible for the 14&U division. They are, however, able to participate in the 16&U division. 

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Session Dates for Competitive Age Programs

Fall 

Age Group Session 10u Boys & Girls, Youth Boys 12u/14u & Youth Girls 12u/14u, Masters, Swim Conditioning (September 1 - November 30)

High School Girls 16u/18u Session (September 1 - November 30)

Winter 

Age Group Session 10u Boys & Girls, Youth Boys 12u/14u & Youth Girls 12u/14u, Masters, Swim Conditioning (December 1 - February 28) 

High School Boys 16u/18u Session (December 1 – February 28)

Spring 

Age Group Session 10u Boys & Girls, Youth Boys 12u/14u & Youth Girls 12u/14u, Masters, Swim Conditioning (March 1 - May 31)

High School Boys 16u/18u & Girls 16u/18u Session (March 1 - May 31)

Summer 

Age Group Session 10u Boys & Girls, Youth Boys 12u/14u & Youth Girls 12u/14u, Masters, Swim Conditioning (June 1 - July 31)

High School Boys 16u/18u & Girls 16u/18u Session (June 1 - July 31) 

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