Programs

Programs for all ages
from learn to swim/play
to competitive

Our programs are staged to create the best experience and learning environment at every level. It is possible to start at any point in our program, but the minimum level of swimming ability increases as the age of the players goes up.

FREE TRYOUTS ALWAYS AVAILABLE – Please use the Contact Us form on the right to arrange a tryout.

For Markham Programs, please click here.

LikeAFish: Learn to Swim and Play!
10 & Under and 12 & Under Pre-Competitive
12 & Under Competitive
14 & Under - Competitive
16 & Under and 19 & Under - Competitive
Senior - Competitive / Fit for Life – Men & Women
Markham Program Information

 

LikeaFish - Learn to Swim and Play!

For swimmers ready to build the foundations for competitive swim & water polo training. For kids aged 5-10. These sessions sell out - enrol early.

Aquatic drills and skills important to all water sports

Who:  You've taken some swimming lessons, are comfortable in the water alone, and can swim a length. You're ready to get more involved in swim and water polo training. In this program you'll learn all competitive swim strokes and water polo skills.
What:  Likeafish offers kids an introduction to aquatic skills. More fun (way more fun!) then swimming lessons, you'll get a good vigorous workout while learning the basics of swimming and water polo and having a blast with other kids at your level.

2 lessons/week   •   Approx. 1 coach for every 10 athletes   •   Fun race days and water polo game days

1 session (15 weeks)  •  $575 per session OR Reserve your spot for the season and register for 'Full Season' for $1150

What’s included?
All practices; Coaching; The opportunity to participate in fun swimming race days and water polo scrimmages

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10 & Under/ 12 & Under Pre Competitive

The fun, fit way to have fun in the water while you learn to play water polo!

Who:  You have very good water skills. Perhaps you have done some competitive swimming, or our Likeafish programs. You might have experience in another team sport. But you love the water!

What:  Our 10U/12U Pre-Competitive program is the first stage in our competitive stream where we focus on water polo training using Canadian National Team routines and techniques. Here you will develop strong passing, shooting and mobility skills while continuing to improve your fitness and swimming.

3 x 100  min practices/week   •   Dryland training   •  Tournament play

Full Season Program (Sept - June)  •   $1550 

What’s included?
Regular game play; Coaching

What’s extra?

Participation in Tournaments (3-5 times per season); Team Equipment

With thanks to RBC for their genorous support for our 12 & Under BaseCamp Program!

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12 & Under Competitive 3

Full exposure to a great team sport

Who:  You have very good water skills. Perhaps you have done some competitive swimming, our Likeafish or BASE Camp programs or synchro. You might have experience in another team sport. But you love the water!

What:  Our 12U Competitive program is the first stage in our competitive stream where we focus on water polo training using Canadian National Team routines and techniques. Here you will develop strong passing, shooting and mobility skills while continuing to improve your fitness and swimming.

3 x 120  min practices/week   •   Dryland training   •  Tournament play

Full Season Program (Sept - June)  •   $1650 

What’s included?
All practices; Coaching; House League (if applicable)

What’s extra?
Participation in Tournaments (3-5 times per season); Team Equipment

 

12 & Under Competitive 4

Who:  Identified athletes in the Competitive 3 program will be offered a 4th day of training per week. 

What:  Athletes who are ready for more, are offered a little more in this program.

4 x 120  min practices/week   •   Dryland training   •  Tournament play

Full Season Program (Sept - June)  •   $1800 

What’s included?
All practices; Coaching; House League (if applicable)

What’s extra?
Participation in Tournaments (3-5 times per season); Team Equipment

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14 & Under- Competitive

Who:  You have excellent water skills. Perhaps you are interested in transferring from competitive swimming or synchro. A couple of hours of Staying active in the water while learning new skills in a team environment sounds like fun to you!

What:  Our U14 program trains to compete in provincial and national championships. Here you will develop a great understanding of water polo tactics and strategy. Fitness and swimming continue to be major factors. National and Provinicial team placements are possible at this age level.

4 x 90/120  min practices/week   •   Dryland training   •  Invitational, League and Championship Tournaments

High Performance Training available (additional cost)

Full Season Program (Sept - June)  •   $1850

What’s included?
All practices; Coaching; Dryland

What’s extra?
Participation in Tournaments (+/- 5 per season); Provincial League/ National Championships; Team Equipment

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16 & Under and 19 & Under - Competitive

Who:  Likely you've been playing water polo for a number of years and want to compete at the highest levels.

What:  Our 16U and 19U groups represent our top Age-Group programs where the highest level of training are offered. Here we try to maximize fitness, game sense as well as swimming and water polo skills. National and Provinciical team placements are possible at this age level.

4-6  x 120  min practices/week   •   Dryland training   •  League and Championship Tournaments

High Performance Training available (additional cost)

Full Season Program (Sept - June)  •   $2050

What’s included?
All practices; Coaching; Dryland

What’s extra?
Participation in Tournaments (+/- 3 per season); NCL (National Championship League); Team Equipment

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Senior - Competitive / Fit for Life – Men & Women

Who:  Likely you've been playing water polo for a number of years, quite possibly with The Mavericks. You’re not looking to train every night but would like to stay fit and keep playing.

What:  Among other things, our Senior teams participate in the Men’s and the Women’s Major Leagues of Water Polo. For more information on our Senior programs, please inquire by filling out the Contact Us form on the right.

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