No. For water polo, athletes are evaluated by their performance at tournaments. For swimming, athletes are evaluated by their performance at swim meets.
If the coach has informed you that your athlete is ready to move up then it is expected that this invitation is accepted. In order for that athlete to develop, further challenges are required. Not accepting the invitation to move up can only be made once. If there is a second denial of moving up a group by a parent/guardian, your athlete will not [...]
If it concerns a decision made at a water polo tournament or a swim meet, you must wait 48 hours after the event to expect a response. Coaches will not address your concern until that time has passed. If it is another concern, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for a meeting during office hours. If you are not satisfied with the response, you [...]
Each pool has a Lost and Found. Coaches are not responsible for equipment that is left behind. You can try posting to the Parents Facebook group to see if anyone has picked up your belongings.
Athletes that participate in swim meets and water polo tournaments are allowed to register before athletes that do not participate in competitions.
We use the Amilia app for all practice schedules. We use the Goggle calendar for all deadlines for events such as commitments, meets, club activities, merchandise orders etc... Changes are made on both calendars. If you notice a discrepancy between the two calendars, please contact lisa.bloom@ottawawaterpolocom.
There are specific times to order equipment and swim suits. Swim suits take time as they are a special order. Pick up of orders is arranged for specific times during the year - usually once in September and again in November and January. The Team Managers will post pick up and order dates.
Regional and Provincial level swim meets are to be attended over an open invitational water polo tournament. Provincial and National level water polo tournaments are to be attended over Regional and Provincial level swim meets.
Yes. WAVE is a competitive club. Tournaments and swim meets are when coaches evaluate the progress of the athletes in the Junior WAVES and 13U programs. Failure to participate in at least 2 swim meets and 1 tournament between September and January and again between February and June, may lead to you not being able to renew. You and your athlete must be committed [...]
No. All Mini WAVE, Junior WAVE and 13U Competitive athletes must participate and train in both swimming and water polo.