November 24, 2011

National Water Polo coming to Kamloops

Kamloops, B.C. – The City of Kamloops and the Pacific Storm Water Polo Club out of Vancouver are excited to announce that the Canada Games Aquatic Centre will host the 2012 U18 Canadian Women's Water Polo Nationals!

The premiere club event will take place from May 3rd to 6th, 2012. Recently, the City of Kamloops has hosted multiple Water Polo training opportunities and tournaments including a High Performance NCAA Camp, BC/Alberta Dual training camp and the 2011 Pacific Storm Evergreen Invitational Tournament.

The Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Division will be launching the 'I Love Water Polo' program for youth interested in the sport in January 2012.

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Media Contacts:
Heidi Ogilvie, Aquatic Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3754
hogilvie@kamloops.ca