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Jersey Wahoos Swim Club/American Water Polo to Host Water Polo Clinic on September 10 in Mt. Laurel

BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- The Jersey Wahoos Swim Club, in conjunction with American Water Polo, is hosting a clinic on Sunday, September 10, that will introduce the sport of water polo to young athletes (boys & girls ages 8-12).

Top-level water polo coaches & clinicians with years of experience at the age group, high school, collegiate, national & international levels will supervise this two-hour clinic along with several college water polo players from Villanova University.

Participants will have fun in the pool while learning the fundamental concepts, rules, and skills necessary to play one of the country’s fastest growing youth sports.

The Jersey Wahoos Swim Club has been the region’s premier year-round swim club for over 40-years and the AWP is highly regarded for promoting organized competitive age-group water polo throughout the United States.  Together we are truly excited to offer this wonderful opportunity to enhance and expand the scope of aquatic sports in the South Jersey region.

Date & Location:

  • Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017
  • Hours: 11:00 a.m. –to- 1:00 p.m. with 10:30 a.m. sign-in
  • Location: Jersey Wahoos Swim Club (410 Church Rd., Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054)
  • Cost: $30.00 (members); $40.00 (non-members)

What To Bring:

  • All participants should wear a swimsuit and bring a towel to the clinic, as they will be learning and practicing new skills both in and out of the pool.

Athlete Requirements:

While no prior water polo experience is required, participants must be able to perform the following:

  • Swim 8 lengths of the 25-yard pool without stopping using any stroke including freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly or sidestroke.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes.

Space is limited to 40 participants so don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity. Visit www.jerseywahoos.org to register or call 856-234-5898 for more information. (NOTE: Completed Registration Forms, Parental Authorization Forms and Payments are required prior to September 10 for any athlete to participate in this clinic.)

In addition, Visit www.jerseywahoos.org to learn about the 2017-18 Fall & Winter Jersey Wahoos Youth Water Polo Program. Registration opens soon.