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Spring-Summer 2022


Guy Baker, Executive Director
3x Olympic Medalist, 2x World Champion
7x NCAA Collegiate Champion

Spring Season Update

Since our team began here in Brentwood in 2008, we’ve offered water polo every season (with the exception of the Covid hiccup). After much deliberation, we came to the unfortunate decision that we couldn't have a spring season this year due to a lack of pool space:

-Spring is high school swim season. Naturally, the high schools have first priority over their pools.

-Secondly, late spring is also when our local “rec” (spring/summer) swim teams start.

-Lastly, in the past, we’ve been able to rent space at BFAC (Brentwood Family Aquatic Center) during the spring. However, the City of Brentwood has expanded its aquatic programs and there’s no pool space available to outside users. 

These three factors lead to all pool space being booked until late in the evening, leaving no possibility to hold our normal spring season. What we’ve decided to do instead is have an extended summer season that will start on May 1 - earlier than usual. Click here for the practice schedule and here to register. 

This longer season will provide ample time for kids to “warm up” for summer and more time to prep for Junior Olympics in July (click here for dates and details). 

Since the season will be longer, it will be slightly more expensive than a regular season.  For this reason, we’re allowing the fee to be paid in two installments. The first is due at registration, and the second is due by April 25. Details are on the registration page.

We’re sorry for the disappointment, which we definitely share, but we’re looking forward to an awesome summer season and sending all our teams to JOs! 

In the meantime, we encourage your children to join a swim team to stay in shape and keep improving their swim skills before our summer season!  Here are links to the local teams: 

Brentwood SeaWolves - our partner year-round swim team 
Discovery Bay River Otters
Brentwood Dolphins
AquaKnights

For those with kids between the ages of 5-9, our SPLASHBALL program is a great intro to water polo. Check it out and spread the word!

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 - If your child is a current or past participant, you're on our mailing list and will be notified when registration opens.  

 - If your child is new to our program, please contact us to be added to our mailing list.


Things you can do now to prepare for registration:


STEP 1
:

WAIVERS - PRINT AND SIGN
Every participant must complete/renew all four waivers for 2022.


-PLEASE save your ink and paper - print only the signature pages of multi-page waivers and bring them to the first practice.

-Multiple children can be put on the same form.

  1. Lamorinda Brentwood Water Polo Covid-19 Hold Harmless Waiver
  2. Lamorinda Brentwood Water Polo Liability Release
  3. LUHSD Facility User Protocol Acknowledgement and Liability Form
  4. City of Brentwood Aquatic Waiver & Release of Liability


STEP 2:

USA WATER POLO (USAWP) - JOIN OR RENEW
Every athlete must have a current membership with USA Water Polo, the national governing body for club water polo. 


ALL athletes must complete or renew the online Covid-19 Return to Play Release and Waiver before the first practice.

NEW athletes:  Click here to join USA Water Polo.

Club affiliation is Lamorinda Water Polo (1309).  You'll need your child's Member ID# and Expiration Date to complete Registration.

Membership Options:

  • Trial (No Cost):  14-day Trial Membership.  Available only once in a lifetime and as a first-time membership only.  Does not allow participation in tournaments or events.
  • Bronze* - $45: Allows participation in most local tournaments.
  • Silver - $87: Allows participation all local tournaments.
  • Gold - $135: Required for participation in Junior Olympics.

*Recommended - membership can be upgraded during the season if necessary for tournament participation.  


Important Information:

Fees: Registration fees are payable by credit or debit card at the time of registration. Fees cover practice and local tournaments only (typically 2-3 per team each season). Travel tournaments (i.e. Junior Olympics and Kap7) are not included and require additional fees to participate. 

Installment Option for Extended Summer Season Only: The fee may be paid in two installments.  The first is due at registration, the second payment is due by April 25.  No athlete may start the season without payment in full.

Attendance: No prorated rates or discounts are offered if an athlete isn't able to attend all sessions. 

Refund Policy 25% of the Session Fee is non-refundable once paid. Please review schedules prior to registration.

Uniform Suits & Apparel: Click here for the links to purchase team suits and apparel.



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