EVENTS & CAMPS


12U Jamboree Tournament on Feb 13, 2016
The City of Coquitlam is celebrating its 125th year anniversary. On this occasion, Coquitlam Lions Water Polo Association is organizing a one day 12U Jamboree Tournament on Feb 13, 2016. We take this opportunity to invite all of the Lower Mainland Clubs and are also extending this invitation to Saanich Water Polo School. Come and join us for a day of fun games.

Annual Christmas Party on Saturday, December 5th, 2015
Please join us for our annual Christmas Party on Saturday Dec 5, 2pm-4pm at Poirier Community Centre. We will have a Dessert Potluck followed by our traditional Gift Exchange.
Please RSVP on this Sign-Up sheet:
Christmas Party Sign-Up Sheet

RBC Sports Day “Let’s Play Water Polo” Free Try-it Event on November 21, 2015
In celebration of Sports Day in Canada , we will be hosting a Free Try-it Event on November 1, 2015.
Click here for details

Team Photos
In celebration of Sports Day in Canada , we will be taking team photos to post on our website & on FaceBook. Please wear your Lions Team shirt & join us for a team photo at the following times:

  • For 16U & 18U, Nov 12 at CCAC, 7:00pm
  • For 10U & all 12U ( Hyde Creek & Chimo Practice groups), Nov 14 at PSLC, 3:45pm
  • For all 14U ( Hyde Creek & Chimo Practice groups), Nov 14 at PSLC, 4:45pm

For athletes who have not signed a media release, copies will be available for you to sign on team photo day. Forms can also be downloaded here

2015 Mid-Season Tournament Information
This year the 12U and 16U tournaments will be held on the weekend of November 27 – 29 at Fleetwood Pool in Surrey. The plan is to hold the 12U tournament all day Saturday, November 28th, while the 16U tournament will be held on the evening of Friday, November 27th and all day Sunday, November 29th.

The 14U and 18U events will take place on the weekend of December 11 – 13 at CCAC in Coquitlam.

The 12U tournament will be a jamboree event with team rosters selected from athletes from all participating clubs. Each player will receive a special event T-shirt in his or her team’s colour. We hope that all 12U players will attend the tournament, including 12U-aged players from clubs without a 12U team. Teams will be selected, coaches assigned, and all Saturday long the coach and team will have an opportunity to share their common love of water polo and enjoy the camaraderie of teammates they usually compete against.

2014 Mid-Season Tournament Information
The Mid-Season Tournament for our 15U & 18U teams will be held Friday, Dec 12th to Sunday, Dec 14th at City Centre Aquatic Centre.

2014 12U LMWPL TOURNAMENT
Hosted by the Lower Mainland Water Polo League
Location: Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex, Surrey, BC
Dates: Nov 29 & 30, 2014
Times: Saturday 8am-9pm and Sunday 8am-9pm
Click here for the tournament package.
Click here for Tournament Schedule and Food Assignment

BC Sport Conference
The BC Sport Conference is an exciting new one-day multi-sport coaching development conference featuring world-renowned coaches, trainers and athletes who have worked and competed at the collegiate, provincial, national, and international levels.

The BC Sport Conference will be happening on January 10th, 2015 at the Michael J. Fox Theatre. Lunch and refreshments will be included.

Registration will be available online until the end of day on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. Early Bird pricing ($150) is in effect until November 30, 2014. Tickets sold after November 30 will be standard pricing ($175). Seating is by general admission. Doors open at 8:00am for check-in. Opening remarks begin at 9:00am. The conference will conclude at 5:00pm.

Click here for more information.

FREE WATER POLO TRY-IT EVENT
Coquitlam Lions Water Polo is a safe, fun, high energy indoor game of teamwork, endurance and excitement, where two teams to try score on each other’s net in the pool (think of it as a mix of soccer and basketball in the water).
If you are between the ages of 5 and 15 come on out and give it a try.

Saturday Nov 22, 2014

Venue: City Centre Aquatics Complex (1210 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam)
Times: 1pm – 3pm

Cost: FREE
Pre-requisites: You just need to be comfortable in the water and able to swim at least 25 m. Just show up and register at the door!

Questions – email to lionswaterpolo.info@gmail.com

Referee Clinic
Nov 15 & 16, 2014
Venue:
Fortius Sport and Health
Calgary Room, 3713 Kensington Ave. Burnaby
Times:
Saturday: 09:00 – 15:30
Sunday: 09:00 – 16:30

Cost: $60
Instructor: Gabor Toth

To request a spot please email your request to referee@bcwaterpolo.ca

Minor Officials Clinic : For Parent Volunteers
Date: Nov 15, 2014
Venue:
Fortius Sport and Health
Calgary Room, 3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby
Time:
Saturday 9 am – 1 pm ( approx 4 hours)
Cost: FREE
Instructor : Gabor Toth

NCCP Competition Development Modules
Pacific Sport Fraser Valley is pleased to offer the upcoming series of NCCP Competition Development modules for amateur athletes and coaches in the Fraser Valley Region. These are for Coaches who have already completed the NCCP Compettion Introduction modules. Click here for more information.

Unfortunately, there are no discounts for these courses.

Please note that some sports have integrated these courses into their sport specific coach education pathways. To determine if the multi-sport Competition Development Modules are part of your coaching pathway, click here for more information.

Parent Volunteers Training Session
Thursday, September 25 at 6:45pm – Eagle Ridge Pool
Lower Mainland Water Polo League games are scheduled to begin soon. Families participating in our Parent Volunteer Program will be volunteering as minor officials during games.

To ensure our volunteers are familiar with the various minor officials’ roles, our Head Coach, Ethan D’Souza will be hosting Parent Volunteers Training sessions. Training sessions will cover how to work the Game Clock, how to fill in the Game Sheets and what the referee’s hand signals & whistle blows mean.

All families are encouraged to attend. Please print the Game Sheet ( sent via email) to bring to the training session. Attendance will count as one volunteer hour.

Please read the Minor Officials Handbookto learn about the various minor officials roles. If you any questions about the volunteer program, you can email Ivy at lionswaterpolo.info@gmail.com

BC Water Polo Association 2014 AGM
Sunday, September 28 at 12:00 noon
Fortius Sport and Health Center
3713 Kensington Avenue, Burnaby

Global Wave Skills and Coaching Camp
Saturday, October 4 at 9:00am
Vancouver Aquatic Center
click here for more info

2014 Growth and Leadership Summit
Oct 17-19, 2014
Radisson Downtown, Winnipeg MB
Registrations opens Sept 5, 2014
click here for more info

Yoga Ball Therapy Workshop
Sunday, Nov 2, 2014 12:30pm-3:00pm
#108-2922 Glen Drive, Coquitlam
click here for more info

Try a new Sport – Waterpolo
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 – 1:00-3:00pm
CCAC Pool, 1210 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC
bring a friend
ages 5-15.
FREE

Coquitlam Lions are showing their support for sport by joining schools, organizations and communities across the country in celebrating the 4th Annual RBC Sports Day in Canada.

Presented by ParticipACTION, CBC, and True Sport, RBC Sports Day in Canada is a great chance to celebrate the power of sport and all it can do for schools, families, communities and our national pride.