First, we had another big practice with great weather and deep water at Citiparks Ammon outdoor pool.
We are in a new month! Please pay dues if you are an active member (you come to practice or plan to play in tournaments): $5/month
Practice this week:
- Tuesday, August 7: Ammon Pool from 6-7:45pm
- Thursday, August 9: Ammon Pool from 6-7:45pm
- **Team Social following practice- location will be announced as we approach the date**
We had quite a few Renegade sightings this past week (pics attached):
Claudia Smith in Denali National Park in Kantishna, Alaska
Michael Braun, Gregory Kinz, and Kinz at the Quarry Scramble
Adrienne Fyock and Wilbert Kragten at the North Park Triathlon.
Summary from the Quarry: 3 great games. Lost in sudden death to the same team that beat us by 4 in the previous game!
We are currently looking for a pool for the fall. If you have a connection or know of one that might be “centrally” located then please send me an email!
Chartiers Valley in Bridgeville has reached out looking to start a high school program at the school. Please email: email@example.com if you or anyone you know of might be interested. Very exciting times!
Labor Day Tournament is approaching! We need to know if you plan on attending.
Labor Day NCAA Men’s Tournament (3 Renegades Games):
Each player will need to pay $20 for the tournament fee before Labor Day. Payment can be made to the paypal account above or brought to Mark Rauterkus at practice. There is a cap of 20 players for the Renegades and it will be a first come first serve basis so register early. (Schedule below) Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday September 1st at Highland Park Pool
10:00 AM Mercyhusrt vs W&J
11:00 AM Ganon vs PSB
12:00 PM Renegades (Pittsburgh Masters) vs PSB B
1:00 PM Mercyhurst vs PSB
2:00 PM Ganon vs W&J
3:00 PM W&J Alumni vs PSB B
Sunday September 2nd at W&J Pool
10:00 AM PSB vs W&J
11:20 AM W&J Alumni vs Renegades (Pittsburgh Masters)
12:40 PM PSB B vs W&J
2:00 PM PSB vs W&J Alumni + Renegades
Please always send updates, pictures, questions, and comments our way!
With so many new members i am going to LOOK INTO ordering more shirts as a few people have asked. I cannot quote the exact price as these are now additions to an old order.
Find us on Social Media:
- Edgeworth Club in Sewickley,
- South Hills Country Club,
- Greensburg Country Club,
- Citiparks Riverview,
- Citiparks Ammon,
- Windwood in Wexford,
- and still to come at:
- Green Tree,
- Valley Brook,
- Moraine State Park.
Michael, Greg senior and Greg junior after the first day of action in the open water water polo event in Ohio.
Come out to the swim pool for evening practices.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Switching practice dates: Not on Thursday, July 26, but we can practice on Friday, July 27.
The Swim Carnival had hundreds of people flooding to the pool on Thursday and the pool closed at 6 pm. They had to clean up and recover.
In the future, we need to suggest that the carnival not happen on a day of water polo. Or else, we need to embed water polo into the carnival. Might be a great day for a demo game.
See the poll, log-in, click the date that makes best sense for your attendance.
If you have thoughts on where to gather, leave a note in the comments on that page.
Okay to bring friends.
How’s that for positive summer team outreach!
In 2015, the swim pool at Ammon was closed. So, we shifted some water polo practices to Ream Pool in Mt. Washington.
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We have plenty to do. Here are a few ideas for volunteering:
Webmaster assistance. New player welcome agents. Sponsor relationships. Equipment caretaker. Social director. Tournament planners. Game-day stats keepers. College coach applicants. Scholastic coaching assistants. Lifeguards. Swim instructors for the youth programs. Moving helpers with trailers.
Info on this form gets passed to multiple volunteers helping with the program.
Hope to see you around town and at the pool soon.
Feel free to post questions on our Facebook group as well.
Other links are at the hub site, https://Hub.CLOH.org.
When summer arrives, practices resume.
Tuesday and Thursdays we practice water polo at 6 to 7:45 pm at the outdoor pool at Citiparks Ammon Rec Center in Pittsburgh’s Hill District on the corner of Bedford Avenue and Memory Lane.
Tip: Watch the CLOH.org Google calendar. Practice happens twice a week, weather permitting, every Tuesday and Thursday.
Save the Labor Day Weekend dates of Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2, 2018 for games at Highland Park on Saturday and W&J on Sunday.