12U Boys

 

ABOUT: Rain City’s 12U boys team is for boys in the Greater Seattle and Eastside area that are new to water polo, experienced veterans or somewhere in between. No experience is necessary. The programs focus on developing fundamentals while emphasizing teamwork and fun.

AGES: Boys ages 11 or 12 as of August 1st. Experienced 10-year-olds may be invited to participate at the coach’s discretion.

Youth 2016_01SESSIONS: Athletes can participate in any or all of Rain City’s fall, winter, spring and summer sessions (summer session for JO participants only)

COACHES: Thor Tyson and Matt Gumpert are the 12U boys coaches

PARENT REPSJeni Gaisser (Seattle) & Anett Meinzinger (Eastside) are the 12U parent reps

TOURNAMENTS: Athletes are highly encouraged but not required to attend tournaments. Tournament fees are not included in session costs.

FREE TRIAL: All players new to Rain City are welcome to try out the club for up to one week with our Free Trial. Learn more by clicking here.

USA WATER POLO: All athletes must be registered with and current members of USA Water Polo. For more information about USA Water Polo Membership, click here.

QUESTIONS: Please contact the parent reps.

SPRING 2017

Dates:
February 27 – May 10

Practices:
Sun: 3:00 – 4:30 pm @ Sand Point Country Club
Mon: 7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Sand Point Country Club
Wed: 7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Sand Point Country Club

Cost:
2x per week: $395
3x per week: $475

Tournaments:
THills Kickoff @ Beaverton, OR (March 11)
Rain City Invite @ KCAC (March 31–April 2)
Boys Junior Olympics Qualifiers @ Gresham, OR (May 12–14)

Scrimmages:
March 17, 7:30 – 9:00 pm @ Mercer Island Country Club
May 5, 7:30 – 9:00 pm @ Mercer Island Country Club (intrasquad scrimmage and end-of-season celebration for ALL players ages 11–14)

Registration:
Click here to register

SUMMER 2017

Dates:
May 20 – July 19

Practices:
May 20 – June 18
Sat: 9:00 – 10:30 am @ Woodridge Swim Club 
Sun: 6:30 – 8:00 pm @ Helene Madison [no practice 5/28]

June 19 – July 19
Mon: 7:30 – 9:00 pm @ King County Aquatics Center
Wed: 7:30 – 9:00 pm @ King County Aquatics Center
Sun: 6:30 – 8:00 pm @ Helene Madison

Cost:
TBD

Tournaments:
Puget Summer @ Tacoma, WA (June 17–18)
PNW Summer Champs @ Gresham, OR (July 8–9)
Junior Olympics @ Orange County, CA (July 22–25)

Scrimmage:
June 2, 7:30 – 9:00 pm @ Mercer Island Country Club

Registration:
Available late March

 

FALL 2017

Dates:
September 18 – November 12

Practices:
Mon: 7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Sand Point Country Club
Tue: 6:30 – 8:00 pm @ Sand Point Country Club & 5:00 – 6:30 pm @ Woodridge Swim Club
Wed: 7:00 – 8:30 pm @ Sand Point Country Club
Thu: 6:30 – 8:00 pm @ Sand Point Country Club & 5:00 – 6:30 pm @ Woodridge Swim Club 
Sun: 6:00 – 7:30 pm @ Woodridge Swim Club

Cost:
2x per week – TBD
3x per week – TBD
4x per week – TBD

Tournaments:
Pacific Northwest Youth League @ Mercer Island, Surrey BC & Victoria BC
Spooktacular @ Victoria, BC (early November)

Registration:
Available late July

 

WINTER 2017-18

Dates:
January 2 – February 18

Practices:
Sun: 6:30 – 8:00 pm @ Helene Madison
Wed: 7:30 – 9:00 pm @ Mercer Island Country Club

Cost:
1x per week: TBD
2x per week: TBD

Tournaments:
THills New Years Tournament @ Beaverton, OR (early Jan)
Valentines International Tournament @ Victoria, BC (mid Feb)

Games:
TBD

Registration:
Available late November

TEAM EVENTS

Each session, Rain City’s Youth group puts together several fun team-building events, including inner tube water polo, Gameworks excursions and trips to local High School games. Keep an eye on your email for our next fun event! If you would like to help organize our next team event, contact Kirsten at kirstenotis@gmail.com.

Youth at Gameworks