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School League Water Polo

The Manitoba Schools Water Polo League promotes the benefits of participation in water polo. The league supports a positive and inclusive environment that provides competitive opportunities in an educational setting for all participants.

 

MSWPL - fun, fitness and friendship!

 

Together, we are developing leaders and striving for excellence, in and out of the pool.

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NEW FOR 2023!

 

Manitoba Water Polo Association (MWPA) is excited to launch another season of Water Polo 4s for our school league program this fall 2023. Including both high school league and middle years league! Start spreading the word now for September start up!

MWPA is also looking for a new school league director and convenor. If you, or someone you know are interested please contact MWPA directly at manitobawaterpolo01@gmail.com for more details.

Overview:

  • School league practices will commence week of September 18.

  • School league games will commence October 1 and will run 8 weeks.

  • School rosters will contain no more than 10 players per team. Schools can submit multiple teams.

  • High school competition will be gender specific.

    • Middle Years League will be co-ed.

  • League fees will be confirmed after school teams are fully registered.

    • Fees tentatively set at $750 per high school team and $350 per middle school team

  • All athletes, coaches, and team managers must purchase a MWPA/WPC membership.

    • Athletes: Community membership - $35

    • Coaches and Team Managers: Volunteer membership - $0 (complimentary)

  • Coaches (including assistant coaches) must have a minimum NCCP accreditation of WPC Community Club Coach

  • Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Team Managers must have completed Respect in Sport (RIS), Making Head Way in Sport and submit clear criminal record check and child abuse registry checks to the MWPA office prior to September 29, 2023.

 

Start Up Meeting:  A virtual start-up coaches meeting will be scheduled on September 14 via Zoom. Please contact the MWPA Office to express interest in the 2023 Fall School League and an invitation to the start up meeting will follow.

For further information contact the MWPA Office at manitobawaterpolo01@gmail.com.

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School Water Polo - fun, fitness and friendship

High school

Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12

Gender specific water polo

Water Polo 4s

School league water polo

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MIDDLE YEARS

Grades 6, 7 and 8
Gender specific water polo
Water Polo 4s

School League Transfers

For the 2023 season of school water polo, MWPA will be implementing the following import protocol:

  • All “Request for Placement” forms must be received by September 15, 2023, attention MWPA office. Any forms received after this date will not be considered.

  • A list of imports will be circulated to all participating water polo school teams to ensure transparency.

  • Any school requesting imports will need to provide their school roster in advance.

  • Any school requesting imports will only receive a maximum of 2 athletes from the import list.

  • Imports will be notified via email if their application has been approved.

  • All placements will be completed no later than the first week of games.

  • The completion of this form does not guarantee a spot on a school team.

Water Polo Players

2023 Schedule

Schedules to be updated weekly

Net and Ball

2023 Results

Results to be updated weekly

SAFE SPORT

Offering a safe environment to all our athletes and to all the various individuals who contribute to the Sport of water polo - whether they are coaches, officials, volunteers, staff, parents or only fans/spectators – is an absolute priority for Manitoba Water Polo. 

We are all responsible for maintaining and enhancing the dignity and self-esteem of participants and other individuals by:

 

  • Demonstrating respect to individuals regardless of body type, physical characteristics, athletic ability, age, ancestry, colour, race, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status, marital status, socioeconomic status, gender identity, gender expression, sex, and sexual orientation

  • Focusing comments or criticism appropriately and avoiding public criticism of athletes, coaches, officials, organizers, volunteers, employees, or participants

  • Consistently demonstrating a spirit of sportsmanship, sport leadership, and ethical conduct

  • Acting, when appropriate, to correct or prevent unjustly discriminatory practices

  • Consistently treating individuals fairly and reasonably

  • Ensuring adherence to the rules of Water Polo and the spirit of those rules

School League Coaching

MSWPL Coaching requirements for 2023:

All school league coaches (head coaches and assistant coaches) must have –

  • a minimum NCCP accreditation of WPC Community Sport

  • Respect in Sport (RIS)

  • Clear Criminal Record Check (CRC)

  • Child Abuse Registry Check (CARC)

  • NCCP Making Head Way in Sport

  • NCCP Making Ethical Decisions

 

All school league coaches (head coaches and assistant coaches) are

strongly recommended to have –

  • NCCP Safe Sport

 

Encountering any problems completing your requirements? Reach out to manitobawaterpolo01@gmail immediately.

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