U12 Program 2022


The togs and back packs are purchased from the office. Togs: Boys $60 and Girls $105.

The polo shirt can be ordered online here. Click on uniforms and click on photo for size chart. Any problems contact the office.

Players must have the club togs and polo shirt to play in any tournaments. 

Getting Started in U12’s

What do you want out of this sport?

  • Playing water polo at this age and learning to play sport with other children the same age
  • Learning how to play in a team environment with no pressure on children
  • Coaches who are passionate about teaching the children to enjoy the game
  • Being placed in teams that will enhance the children’s game throughout the season
  • Have the opportunity to meet lots of children your own age and play sport with them
  • Commit to trainings with the team and coach throughout the season
  • Play in tournaments around Auckland
  • If you are passionate about the sport the opportunity to trial for U14 age group teams.

Do you want to purchase one of our club back packs? They hold your togs, drink bottle, snacks and show you are a member of our club. Look at the information in this booklet about uniform sales

U12 Programme 2022

Dates of events for 2022:

3 - 6 June,  Mountfort Park U12 Tournament 

This event is run at the Manurewa Aquatic Centre and is a private event run by Mountfort Park Water Polo Club. Games are normally 5 minute halves and run in a slightly smaller pool than standard pools. We will be sending three - four teams in B and C Grade to compete in this tournament.

22 - 24 July,  Rowan Brown Jelly Belly U12 Tournament 

This event is run at both our home pools AUT Millennium and National Aquatic Centre. This event is run in honour of Rowan Brown a Club member who we lost in 2019. This event is run by North Harbour Water Polo club and all North Harbour Teams will be entered.

Oct (TBC) Tauranga U12 Tournament 

This event is run by Tauranga Water Polo Club and is held at the Baywave Aquatoic Centre in Mt Maunganui. We will be sending down two teams (A & B) teams to compete in this tournament. Accommodation and transport will be up to each player to organise for themself.

28 - 30 October, Tournament of Olympic Hopefuls

This event is run by NZ Water Polo as a fundraiser for the national players. The event is run during school time on Friday so you must be aware of this. The event is being run in Auckland this year. ​​​​​​​

We will be entering 3 - 4 x teams into this event.​​​​​​​

U12 Trial Information 2022​​​​​​​

Trial Dates and Times

A reminder that $20 registration fee is required upon registration.

Friday 4th February – Combine Testing Sessions for all players (AUT Millennium)

Players born 2011 or Later

3:45pm – 4:45pm

Players born 2010

4:45pm – 5:45pm

(Please arrive 15min earlier to register, we understand this may be tight for some players coming from school)

Friday 4th will see players run through our combine testing session. We have uploaded a short video for each testing station onto our North Harbour Members Facebook group. Can we please ask that you join this group online and have a quick look at these videos prior to trials so the children are aware of what we will be asking them to do. It will also be explained to them again at the session.

Link to join group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/3422435594491144 or search ‘North Harbour Water Polo Club Members Group’ on Facebook.

Sunday 1st May – Trials for ALL Players (AUT Millennium)

Group 1 – 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Group 2 – 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Friday 6th May – Trials for ALL Players (AUT Millennium)

Group 1 – 3:45pm – 5:15pm

Group 2 – 5:15pm – 6:45pm

(Players will be notified which group they are in prior to the day)

If you are not available for trials please let us know via email as far in advanced as possible.