Welcome to the Ottawa Titans Water Polo Club

Serving the National Capital Region since 1984
Au service de la région de la capitale nationale depuis 1984

 

 


HEADLINES & UPCOMING EVENTS

  • November 21, 2016 - U18 Girls Competed in Hamilton Early Bird Tournament

On Nov. 19-20th, a squad of intense and tough U18 (and younger U16) Titans girls made us proud by competing at McMaster pool against four teams from the Toronto area.  The Saturday morning match against the rough and tough KW Inferno was a close one that Titans could’ve won (10-6 final) hitting four or five posts in the fourth quarter.  Game 2 against Hamilton was evenly matched with the lead changing hands several times. Titans stayed organized and committed winning 9-7!! The coaches, Rachel and Yorek, said it was the whole team that won the game, but it is also worth mentioning that Molly was great in nets and Alicia (girl on fire) scored 6 goals (including backhands from the hole, lobs and shots from almost half!!  The Titans were outmatched Saturday night against a Hammer team which consisted of larger National league players, the score was 11-3. Sunday morning was against a technically strong Mavericks squad, this was a disciplined opponent who were undefeated until the last game, Hammer beat them 6-5 to end the tournament.  Proud parents of Julia, Julianna and Alicia, Teodora, Molly, Alex and Taylor, Lianne, Madison, Shayna, Abi, Liz and Trinity  would like to thank Rachel and Yorek for the passion and knowledge they bring to coaching. (All were disappointed that Hannah was too sick to play.)

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  • November 14th, 2016 - Huge Titans Delegation at Gatineau Cup
With over 50 players participating in the Gatineau Cup from November 11-13th, our Titans club was well represented... thanks to all the efforts from players and parents!  We had 2 U14 Boys teams, one U14 Girls team and 2 U12 Coed teams. Many newer players were participating in their first tournament and learned a great deal from more veteran players.  Every team played hard and had great moments.  Congratulations to all of our Titans!
 
Thanks to our coaches Blake, Owen, Rachel and Mihailo who spent their weekend encouraging our players to learn new skills, be positive and have fun!
 
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  • November 10th, 2016 - Mouthguard Clinic Nov 12th & 30th  mouth_guards.jpg
Mouth guards are a very important piece of protective equipment for water polo players.  When produced by an experienced dentist, mouth guards not only help prevent potential dental injuries, they also play a very important role in reducing the risk of concussions.    The Titans strongly encourage all water polo players to wear a mouth guard whenever they participate in a game.  In an effort to promote sport safety, Dr. Tanya Bracanovich, owner of the Sparks Dental Clinic, will offer two clinics where dental imprints will be taken and custom mouth guards produced.  The cost per mouth guard has been set at $75, which compares very favourably against the $150-$200 that most dentists would typically charge.  Tanya agreed to cover 100% of the costs (materials and staff) to produce the mouth guards.  As a result, every dollar collected for the mouth guards will be given back to the Titans and will be applied against this season’s Titans fundraising objective.  A giant thank you to Tanya and her team for this great initiative!

In order to get your custom mouth guard, please show up at one of the following two clinics:
November 12th (Saturday) @ Sparks Dental Clinic at 240 Sparks Street (3:30pm)
DATE CHANGE November 30th (Wednesday) @ Nepean Sportsplex (9:00pm)

If you have any questions regarding the need for mouth guards for your athlete(s), talk to your coaches.

 
  • November 8th, 2016 - Great experience for the Titans at the Mavericks Cup

This past weekend (Nov 4-6th) the Titans sent a boys and a girls team to Etobicoke, to participate in the Mavericks Cup. This was their first opportunity of the season to experience play against other clubs, with many players participating in their first U14 games. With the tournament being a Provincial qualifier, the level of competition was very high and both of our teams had to bring their "A" games. The Girls' team had a great time gaining valuable experience which they will be able to put to good use at upcoming tournaments. The Boys' team won their inaugural game, then won their last two to finish in fifth place in a solid field. We look forward to the rest of the season and hope for more of the same kind of efforts from our athletes!

Congratulations to both teams and a huge thanks to both Coach Blake and Jason!
 
  • October 8th, 2016 - Another National Capital Water Polo League season begins

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The NCWPL is about to begin its 9th season with 4 teams participating in the league: Titans 1, Titans 2, the Ottawa GeeGees, and Titans SC. The 2016-17 season will get underway on October 12th, 2016 at the Nepean Sportsplex at 8:15pm. To have a look back at last year's standings and all stars follow this link:

https://sites.google.com/site/ncwpl1516/

 

 

  • September 21st - Ottawa Titans Win Again at the Ottawa Army Run

A huge thanks and congratulations to all the Ottawa Titans volunteers who once again made our Titans Green Team initiative a huge success! More than 50 volunteers represented the Titans in making sure the entire finish line area was kept neat and tidy leaving little sign after the race that 23,000 runners had been through there. Well done Team!

Also noteworthy was the National Minister of Defense, MP Harjit Singh Sajjan , taking time post-race, for pictures with some of our Green Team members

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  • September 12th, 2016 - Ottawa Titans and Ausome Ottawa working together once again

The Ottawa Titans and Ausome Ottawa will be teaming up again to introduce our sport to youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Find out more about this program and how it benefits the Ottawa community at the link below. Registration for classes on Oct 16th, 23rd, and 30th is now open. We are also looking for volunteers to help run the program (info at link below)

Special thanks to Sarah Parks, who is an Ottawa Titans parent for providing the inspiring write-up.

http://www.titanswaterpolo.ca/index.php/titans-programs/ausome-water-polo/

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  • Sept 5th, 2016 - New season...Welcome back!

The 2016-17 season is about to begin! Welcome back all athletes. The schedule is now posted, but check regularly for any changes or cancellations

http://www.titanswaterpolo.ca/index.php/calendar/

GO TITANS!

  • Titans are U12 Provincial Champions!

Congratulations to our U12 Titans team which captured GOLD in convincing fashion at the 2016 Ontario U12 Provincial Championship!
This past weekend (May 28-29th) the Ottawa Titans were able to send a team to the U12 Championship in Waterloo, Ontario. The team was a mix of experienced U14 veterans and some newer players who recently joined the Academy Program. The Titans drew the KW Inferno Black, the Hamilton Waterpolo Club, and the Mavericks Red in their pool. They were able to secure solid victories versus Hamilton and the Mavericks and were able to pull out a nail-biter against KW in their head to head match-up to ensure a first place finish. Their crossover game against the veteran Mavericks Black team was another close affair with the Titans ultimately winning 8-4 setting up a rematch with KW Black in the Gold Medal game. KW put up a valiant effort but the Titans were ultimately able to pull away thanks to superb defense and goalkeeping and clinched the Gold with a 9-2 victory!
Adding to their jubilation over the win was the naming of Andrej Gavric as the weekend's Male MVP. Congratulations to Andrej and all his teammates: Tomas, Jackson, Daniel, Liam, George, Alex, Maria, Saari, Eva and of course Coach Blake who was sent for a swim by his players after the award ceremony! (they soon followed him in).
Congratulations to all our athletes (and their proud parents)!

Go Titans!

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CLUB OVERVIEW

The Ottawa Titans Water Polo Association is a not-for-profit organization that has been serving the Ottawa community since 1984, offering recreational and competitive water polo opportunities to players from 5 to 55+ years old. We are one of the largest and most successful water polo clubs in Canada. In the past five years, the Titans have ranked among the top 5 water polo clubs in the country and have produced a number of athletes who proudly represent Canada at the international level. This tremendous success at the competitive level can only be sustained thanks to one of the most comprehensive set of recreational water polo programs in the country. The Titans are THE place to be for any water polo enthusiast.

 

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