“Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.”
-JWooden

 

Welcome to Riverside Water Polo!

Below you will find several options and detailed information about our Water Polo programs. We have programs for beginners to former collegiate players as well as beginner adult masters. We offer national team level training year-round, while ensuring your athlete learns the many valuable life-long lessons that can ONLY be attained through the physically and mentally demanding team sport of Water Polo.

*Practice times and locations will only be posted on the Calendar.  Please visit that page often for updates and changes.

New Athletes - Beginners
Monthly Programs

Riverside Water Polo accepts new athletes all throughout the year. We have a program for the beginner athlete: Splash Ball (4-13yrs).

Splash Ball

Splash Ball focused to help the new athlete understand the basic fundamentals of water polo starting with egg-beating. Proper technique of passing and shooting are introduced along with mini scrimmages to help them better understand the game of water polo.  Once the coaching staff feels they are ready for more of a challenge, we graduate them to the 'Year-Round' program.

1 hour practices, 2x week

5:30-6:30pm (Tues/Thurs)

Training:

Egg-Beater (how we tread water)
Passing Form
Shooting Form
Basic rules  (only one hand, trying not to use the bottom, lining up at half after a goal, etc.)

The monthly fee for this program is 
$70 per month

 

Futures (New Fall 2016)

This hour and half long class is for returning Splashball / Intro to Polo athletes who are wanting to advance their water polo skills, but not yet ready to commit to the year-round club program.

1.5 hour practices, 2x week

6:30-8:00 pm (Tues/Thurs)

Training:

Fundamentals

Body Control

Ball Handling

Shooting / Game Tactics

The monthly fee for this program is 
$90 per month

Please see the Calendar for practice times and locations.

Intermediate and Advanced Athletes Year-Round Program

RWP offers year-round quality training for athletes who are ready to be challenged and compete on a local, state and national platform (6-18 yrs). These athletes attend scrimmages and tournaments, compete in leagues, and attempt to qualify for the National Events such as US Club Championships and National Junior Olympics.

Athletes condition daily, develop fundamentals, learn strategy, and compete with the best athletes in their age division.

2.5 hour practices, 3x week

5:45-8:15pm (Tues/Wed/Thurs)

Training:

Fundamentals
Passing/shooting
Conditioning
Defense philosophy (wins Championships!)
Offense philosophy
Counter attack
Power play
Special game situations
Advantages (creating and stopping)
Angles (shooting and passing)

*We train for long-term success and long-term development

Tournaments and Leagues:

Athletes will attend tournaments and leagues each month. These events can be found on the Events page.

Ages 6-18

The monthly fee for this program is
$130 per month (*plus tournament and league fees).

Sibling Discount: First athlete - $130; second athlete - $110; third (plus) athete - $95 (All fees are per athlete, per month).

Please see the Calendar for practice times and locations.

Masters Programs
For those 18 and over

Masters Program provides an opportunity for those who played when they were younger to relive their glory days, get in shape, have fun or for simple exercise. These programs compete in various tournaments throughout the year.  Must be a USAWP Member in order to participate.

Men's and Women's Program

Practices are Tuesday's and Thursday's at RCC from 8 - 9:00 p.m. 

The monthly fee for this program is 
$15 per month

Teams:

10 and under Coed (10uc)
12 and under Girls (12ug)
12 and under Boys (12ub)
14 and under Girls (14ug)
14 and under Boys (14ub)
16 and under Girls (16ug)
16 and under Boys (16ub)
18 and under Girls (18ug)
18 and under Boys (18ub) Masters Women (18+) Masters Men (18+)

*Contact us for inquiries:  riversidewp@gmail.com

 

Private Lessons

Water Polo

Private Water Polo Lessons are for individuals who are wanting to further their technique and knowledge of the sport.  These lessons will be taught by current RWP Coaches and other local Water Polo Coaches.  Coaches availability will vary.

1 to 4 Athletes 
$25 each
4 - 4:45 p.m.
4:45 - 5:30 p.m.

*Contact:  riversidewp@gmail.com