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Edwin Carrera

Hi NIWPC Families. For families who are traveling to Utah and wish to pay cash for same day rapid testing, the Orange County Covid Clinic is offering a discounted rate for North Irvine. This coupon code will expire on November 4. Schedule an appointment for drive through testing at: http://www.orangecountycovidclinic.com You must select the type of test you wish to have PCR vs Rapid Antigen. The differences were explained in the previous email about testing sites. The coupon codes are as follows: tournament150 This is for PCR testing. $150 off....

Edwin Carrera

Hello families! In preparation for the Salty Splash Tournament in Utah, each athlete must be tested for COVID-19 between Oct. 29 and Nov.4. Shawn Stringham, the tournament coordinator, is recommending a PCR test rather than a rapid antigen test to be done. The PCR test ( polymerase chain reaction) test is considered the gold standard of testing. It tests for genetic material of the virus. The Antigen tests for the presence of proteins of the virus. This tends to have a more false negative rate. There is currently no 100%...

Edwin Carrera

Schedule for the week 10/26 -10/30 10U at All at WOOLLETT Monday Tuesday Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm 12U Boys at Northwood & Woollett Monday 4:30pm-6pm NORTHWOOD Wednesday 4pm-5:30pm WOOLLETT Thursday 4:30pm-6pm NORTHWOOD Friday 6pm-7:30pm NORTHWOOD 12U/14U Girls Woollett & Northwood Monday 5:30pm-7:30pm WOOLLETT Tuesday 4:30pm-6:30pm NORTHWOOD Wednesday 5:30pm-7:30pm WOOLLETT Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pm NORTHWOOD 14U/16U (Not Olu) Boys at Northwood & Woollett Monday 5:30pm-7:30pm NORTHWOOD Tuesday 5:30pm-7:30pm WOOLLETT Wednesday 4:30pm-6:30pm NORTHWOOD Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pm WOOLLETT 18U/16U Girls at NORTHWOOD Monday 7pm-9pm Tuesday 6pm-8pm Wednesday 6pm-8pm Thursday 7pm-9pm 18U/16U OLu boys (please refer to coach Nestor)...

Edwin Carrera

Hi North Irvine Families, We are sending an 18U Boys Team to Utah for the Salty Splash Classic WP Tournament. We would like to extend the invitation to the (gather interest): 12U COED (boys and girls) 14U boys 14U girls 18U girls. Here is a link to the tournament with hotel information and Covid protocols. https://www.olympusaquaticswaterpolo.com/tourney Let us know if you are interested ASAP, thank you to those who have already reached out. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you, Ed Carrera

Edwin Carrera

COVID Guidelines for NIWPC Training Sites As more of the NIWPC training facilities begin to reopen, we ask that families adhere to the policies and guidelines set forth by the many organizations that oversee the operation and safety of our communities. This includes, but not limited to: All participants must wear a mask until they are getting in the water. All Irvine sites will be limited to 50% reduction in overall use which is no more than 3 swimmers per lane (this includes the deck) No spectators in the facility...

Edwin Carrera

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Edwin Carrera

"The Academic All-American program recognizes student athletes for their accomplishments in the pool and in the classroom. USA Water Polo is proud of the fact that we are able to acknowledge student athletes for their hard work and dedication in and out of the pool. Last year we recognized over 900 student-athletes as Academic All-Americans 2019-2020 USA WATER POLO ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN A USA Water Polo Academic All-American is a student-athlete who has earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.60 or higher for the 2019-2020 academic school year; completed the...

Edwin Carrera

USA WATER POLO All athletes who play polo for NIWPC must sign up with USA Water Polo for insurance purposes. This is mandatory for all athletes in our club in order to practice/play/participate with North Irvine Water Polo Club. Important USA Water Polo Information The Bronze level membership is acceptable for practice participation. To participate in any JO qualifying tournaments and the JO tournament, athletes must have the Gold level membership. Memberships are on a calendar-year basis, and expire on December 31. You can upgrade to 'Silver' or 'Gold' if...

Edwin Carrera

COVID Guidelines for NIWPC Training Sites As more of the NIWPC training facilities begin to reopen, we ask that families adhere to the policies and guidelines set forth by the many organizations that oversee the operation and safety of our communities. This includes, but not limited to: All participants must wear a mask until they are getting in the water. All Irvine sites will be limited to 50% reduction in overall use which is no more than 1 swimmers per lane (this includes the deck) No spectators in the facility...

Edwin Carrera

North Irvine Water Polo Club is back. We are so excited to be able to return back to the pool. We are offering programs for 18U, 16U, 14U, 12U, 10U, Splashball, and are also offering Intro to Water Polo Classes at Northwood High School and Great Parks Neighborhood. Please note that we are taking extreme social distancing measures as we approach our return. All athletes will need to have a mask at all times, and temperatures are being taken upon enterance to the pool. We are not allowing any spectators...