I will tell you the one thing that distinguishes swimming from all other forms of exercise. People enjoy it a lot more. Fraser Anderson Head Swim Coach Thanks to all the players, young and not-so young, coming out for our swimming sessions this past few weeks. Their eagerness to learn and improve their strokes has pushed the coaching staff to find innovative ways to train and build our players' endurance and speed. Every week, we've focused on one element of swimming. So far we've covered: the top part of the front crawl [...]
Wow! So many of you were eager to get back in the water! Our Camp #1 sold out very quickly. It's been so wonderful to see all of the happy faces (both athletes and coaches) and to hear the wonderful sounds of sports being enjoyed again. Details for Camp #2 will be coming soon: https://ottawawaterpolo.com/summer-camps/ Stay Tuned!
Coming Soon! Water Polo Canada (WPC) will be implementing a new registration system for the 2021-2022 Season. In the past, the Club has collected insurance fees on behalf of Ontario Water Polo and WPC. This new system will allow members to register themselves and pay these organizations directly. More information to come.
Please Welcome the New Directors Thank you to everyone who attended our AGM on June 16. Wa say goodbye to the following outgoing members of the Board: Julie Pilson (Owen P's Mom) Allan Garner (Abby G's Dad) Beth Landstrom (Will's Mom) Thank you for you dedication and energy in making CW the club it is today!!! Your Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 Season is: Jason Plomp - President Ahmed Abdelfattah - Treasurer Kim Darling - Secretary Masha Bhullar - Sponsorship & Fundraising Anna Chang - Registrar Kai Szeto - Digital Commerce Fraser Anderson - Webmaster We are [...]
Please see the following policy regarding what to do in case of inclement weather. It can be found on the website here: https://ottawawaterpolo.com/summer-camps/ And is repeated here - Depending on the weather forecast and the current day weather conditions, Capital Wave will make the decision whether or not to cancel the practice. IF you do not receive an email that the practice is cancelled, please assume the practice is still on. If you do not receive an email, it means that the City Pools did not cancel or have intentions of cancelling the practice when CW called to confirm, the [...]
Time to celebrate all of our amazing athletes, coaches, and volunteers who persevered through the most unique season ever! This year, the theme will be Olympians. Do you know how many Olympians are CW affiliated? Save the date: Sunday, June 6th, 2021 @ 7:00pm Hopefully one of our last Zoom sessions this season!
The Capital Wave Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 16th @ 7:00pm on Zoom. The meeting agenda and minutes from last season’s meeting will be sent out closer to June 16th.
We are extremely excited to announce that Capital Wave is now sanctioned as a dual sport aquatic club for both water polo and swimming. This is a first for any aquatic sports organization in Ottawa and in Ontario! In an effort to offer more opportunities for our athletes and to develop into better water polo players, over the course of several months we have been working on an application for Capital Wave to become a dual sport club. The board ultimately submitted an application to Swim Ontario, the governing body for competitive swimming in Ontario to [...]
Who’s looking forward to some summer fun? We are excited to announce the final details for our Summer Program this year! All details are available on our summer program website here: https://ottawawaterpolo.com/summer-water-polo/ To help with our planning, we would ask if everyone can complete this Google Form (one for each athlete) showing their interest in participating this summer. This will help coaches group athletes together and gather interest to offer the best program options. Please click on the link below and fill it out for EACH athlete: https://forms.gle/HXdotUBsnmcf8Lf4A Deadline for Survey: Monday, May 17, 2021 Summer [...]
By Owen Pilson Capital Wave U19 Team / Coach 14U To those of you that don’t know me, I’m Owen Pilson. I’ve been playing with Capital Wave for 5 years now. I’ve also been coaching with the club for 3 years as of now. It’s been a long journey. I try and say that I’m a person that lives in the moment and most of the time enjoys the moment. I used to swim at Brewer Pool from the ages 10-12. It was a once a week swim session called Power Swim. It wasn’t much, but [...]