This registration form is for the Viking Water Polo Club which includes the Fall 2016 school season practices, games and state tournament. Registration is open to girls and boys, all swimming levels. The season runs August 1 - October 11. Practices for Aug 1 - Aug 13 will be Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:30 - 6pm, then starting August 15th will be Mondays 8:00pm - 9:30pm. Practice will be held at the Dynamo Swim Club in the dome (50 meter pool). No practice during Labor Day. Additional practice sessions will be announced as soon as the pool schedule is finalized.
To play on any high school club or team you must have your Dekalb Athletic Participation Form completed (http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/www/documents/athletics/physical-form.pdf) and for water polo you must be a member of the American Water Polo organization. The American Water Polo membership is required to compete in Georgia HS Water Polo events. Membership covers your athletic liability and insurance coverage for practice and games. (go to https://awpa.memberclicks.net/ and click Join Now). Please register or renew your AWP membership before the first practice. Athletic Consent forms can be given to Coach Andy at any practice or mailed in with your registration payment.
We have 5 teams for this season. There is a Boys A, Boys B, Coed C, Girls A, Girls B, so there will be lots of opportunity for team play. Many different levels and polo experience on each team. Team placement is based on practice attendance and off season participation. The local teams that we play include but are not limited to St. Piux, Greater Atlanta Christian (GAC), Norcross, Collins Hill, Pope, Southern Crecent, and Atlanta Public School (APS). Game venues are located in and around Atlanta.
The booster club registration is $225.00. This includes your team t-shirt, facilities costs for practices, equipment, coaching staff, and games. Team suits are new this year and orders can be submitted online via credit payment. More information on suit orders will be sent out shortly following registration.
There is a mandatory parent meeting Thursday August 4th 6-7 after practice at in the Dynamo dome. Checks or money orders for registration can be paid at that time and should be made out to Viking Water Polo. Or you can mail to Laurie Hobbs 2862 Galahad Dr Atlanta, GA 30345 with your Swimmer's Name in the Memo section of the check. Scholarships are available and we are able to work with all families. Please contact Laurie Hobbs directly (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Games schedule will be announced at the parent meeting, however be ready for the first games the weekend of August 15th.