UPDATES:  We have made major changes to the 18U/16U Monday & Wednesday practice times/locations.  Additionally, we rescheduled the Winter Game Day #1 and have added a Holiday Game Day/Alumni Game.  Lastly, we will have athlete/parent meetings on Sunday, December 3rd.  Please see highlighted sections below for the updates.

The Alamo Area Water Polo - Winter Season 2023-2024 will begin the week of Monday, November 27th at the Alamo Heights Natatorium and SWISD Aquatic Center (Athlete RegistrationAthlete Registration - SWISD Athletes).  All athletes are welcome and there will be a practice group for everyone (no experience necessary…beginners are welcome!!!).  We want all athletes to do what they can when they can.  The expectation is for athletes to choose which practice locations/times work best for their schedule.  Athletes will be able to attend all practices for their age groups each week at any of the practice locations (no additional fees).  

Athletes will be split into practice groups based on age/experience so please be sure to choose the proper practice group when registering (age as of August 1, 2024).  There will be multiple practices each week for the various age groups, plus Game Days, and Weekend Tournaments.  The monthly club dues include all practices and Game Days.  For the optional Weekend Tournaments, there will be additional costs.  All fall practices, Game Days and weekend tournaments have been updated at the Alamo Area Water Polo – Online Calendar.  Again, ALL ARE WELCOME at the club…come out, play, practice, compete, learn, and have fun (please spread the word….Athlete Registration and Winter Season).

Athlete Registration Information:  New athletes to the club will need to pay an athlete registration fee which will cover the rest of the practices/game days remaining in the month they register.  All monthly dues will be paid on the first of each month (see monthly dues listed below).  

  • New Athletes:  All new athletes need to complete the club registration.
  • Former Athletes:  All former Alamo Area Water Polo athletes can email [email protected] to reactivate your club registration/monthly payments.
  • Current Athletes: Athletes who are current Alamo Area Water Polo registered athletes do not need to complete the club registration to continue to play this Winter Season.  Simply keep coming to practice, Game Days, etc.  NOTE:  If an athlete needs/wants to take a break from the club, please email [email protected] and we will suspend their club membership/monthly payments (please give at least 30 days notice).
 
  • Alamo Area Water Polo - Athlete Registration
  • Alamo Area Water Polo - Winter Season
  • Alamo Area Water Polo - Club Website
  • Alamo Area Water Polo - Online Calendar
  • Start Date/End Date:  Monday, November 27th – Sunday, February 4th
  • Practice Days/Times:  Age as of August 1, 2024.  We want all athletes to do what they can when they can.  The expectation is for athletes to choose which practice location/times works best.  Athletes will be able to attend all practices for their age groups each week at all practice locations.  NOTE:  For those athletes who are still 14 on August 1, 2024 but they are 9th graders, we would like these athletes to attend the 18U/16U practices.
    • 14U/12U/10U Athletes Practice Days/Times​
      • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 pm at the Alamo Heights Natatorium
      • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:00-6:30 pm at the SWISD Aquatic Center
    • 18U/16U Athletes Practice Days/Times
      • 18U/16U Girls:
        • Mondays, 7:00-9:00 pm at the Alamo Heights Natatorium 
        • Wednesdays, 7:15-9:00 pm at the Josh Davis Natatorium
      • 18U/16U Boys:  
        • Mondays, 7:15-9:00 pm at the Josh Davis Natatorium
        • Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm at the Alamo Heights Natatorium
      • 18U/16U Boys & Girls:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30-8:15 pm at the SWISD Aquatic Center
    • Holiday Break - No Practice:  Friday, December 22nd - Tuesday, January 2nd (normal practice will resume Wednesday, January 3rd)
    Monthly Dues:  All monthly dues will be paid on the first of each month.  Below are the monthly dues for the various groups.  Athletes will be split into practice groups based on age/experience so please be sure to choose the proper practice group when registering.  Age as of August 1, 2024
    • 14U/12U/10U Athletes:  $75/month.  Includes all practices and Game Days.
    • 18U/16U Athletes:  $95/month.  Includes all practices and Game Days.
    • Scholarships:  All are welcome as we do NOT want an athlete to NOT play because of finances.  For scholarship opportunities, please email [email protected].
  • Athlete/Parent Meetings - Sunday, December 3rd:  There will be Alamo Area Water Polo Athlete/Parent Meetings on Sunday, December 3rd at the Alamo Heights Natatorium.  The athlete/parent meetings will take place in the stands of the pool, and we encourage all athletes/parents to attend.  Below is the schedule based on age group/gender (Age as of August 1, 2024).  We will go over the basics of the Winter Season, the overall structure of the club, preview the Spring/Summer Seasons, discuss travel trips in Spring 2024 and the National Junior Olympics in Summer 2024.  Additionally, there will be an opportunity for everyone to ask questions, give feedback, and volunteer to help out.  All athletes/parents are welcome to attend!!!
    • 12U/10U Athletes:  4:00-5:00 pm 
    • 14U Girls & 14U Boys:  5:00-6:00 pm
    • 18U/16U Girls:  6:00-7:00 pm
    • 18U/16U Boys:  7:00-8:00 pm 
  • Primary Contact:  Coach Joe Linehan, [email protected], 713-705-0945
Alamo Area Water Polo - Game Days:  All athletes will have the opportunity to play in Game Days (part of monthly dues, no extra costs).  Athletes will automatically be assigned to at least one team and play at least two games each game day (games within a division will be scheduled back to back or with one game break...no waiting around all day for games).  A schedule for each Game Day will be emailed to everyone the Monday prior to the specific Game Day.  There is no extra charge for these Game Days as this is part of the program/seasonal dues.  Some Game Days will simply be intra-club while others will be against other club teams in the South Texas area.  All Game Days will be at the Alamo Heights Natatorium.
  • Alamo Area Water Polo – Winter Game Day #1:  This Game Day will be during normal practice times on Wednesday, December 6th and Thursday, December 7th.  All Athletes/Age Groups. All Athletes/Age Groups. 
  • Alamo Area Water Polo - Holiday Game Day/Alumni Game:  Saturday, December 30th at the Alamo Heights Natatorium.  All Athletes/Age Groups.
  • Alamo Area Water Polo – Winter Game Day #2:  Sunday, Sunday, January 7th at the Alamo Heights Natatorium.  All Athletes/Age Groups. Alamo Area Intra-Club Games.
  • Alamo Area Water Polo – Winter Game Day #3:  Sunday, January 21st at the Alamo Heights Natatorium.  All Athletes/Age Groups. Alamo Area Intra-Club Games.
Alamo Area Water Polo - Weekend Tournaments:  All athletes will have the opportunity to play in optional Weekend Tournaments throughout the year.  For the weekend tournaments, athletes/parents will receive an email for each event.   The weekend tournaments do require extra costs regarding entry fees, possible travel expenses, etc.  All info regarding costs, transportation, hotels, etc. for the specific event will be included in a tournament specific email.  Athletes/Parents will need to register by the “commitment deadline” in order to insure their participation.  We will enter as many teams as needed to make sure everyone gets plenty of playing time.  This will be the same process for ALL weekend tournaments out of town or local in San Antonio.
  • Cowtown Stampede – December 16-17, 2023 at the Keller ISD Natatorium and LISD Eastside Aquatic Center in North Texas. All Athletes/Age Groups.
  • USAWP Texas Dare to Dream – January 27-28, 2024 at location TBD.  12U/10U Athletes.
  • South Texas Winter Champs - February 3-4, 2024 at the Alamo Heights Natatorium.  All Athletes/Age Groups.