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Cooperation plan for water polo players to join a swim team

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"Shaun, we are doing this all summer, weather permitting. Pool closes in mid August.  We are also doing a Monday to Friday afternoon Swim & Water Polo Camp with Pittsburgh Public Schools' Summer Dreamers Academy, a summer school…"
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Community Water Polo invite from Pittsburgh's Hill District

We are playing "community water polo" in the inter city in Pittsburgh from 6 to 7:45 pm every Tuesday at Citiparks Ammon Pool, corner of Bedford Ave and Memory Lane, Hill District. There is plenty of room for both adults and kids, experienced and rookies. Just show up, weather permitting.See More
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"How do I get onto the speakers' list and present? Who should I contact. I would love to share in a more formal setting the work we are doing in Pittsburgh with our Swim and Water Polo efforts and PPS Summer Dreamers. This year we want to bump…"
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"On week five, we started by getting new running shoes for all the campers who are going to participate in a one mile road race on the evening of the last class, called, Liberty…"
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Summer Dreamers Water Polo with the AM Girls

At Thelma Lovette YMCA with PPS Summer Dreamers playing water polo in week 3 of 5 week camp. Just a random clip.
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Water Polo in Pittsburgh with our Summer Dreamers Camp

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Community Water Polo invite from Pittsburgh's Hill District

Posted on July 3, 2014 at 7:26pm 2 Comments

We are playing "community water polo" in the inter city in Pittsburgh from 6 to 7:45 pm every Tuesday at Citiparks Ammon Pool, corner of Bedford Ave and Memory Lane, Hill District. There is plenty of room for both adults and kids, experienced and rookies. Just show up, weather permitting.

Water Polo in Pittsburgh with our Summer Dreamers Camp

Posted on August 2, 2012 at 10:06pm 2 Comments

We are in week 3 of a five week camp, doing swimming and water polo.

(Draft) Introduction for Pittsburgh Public Schools -- an effort to increase aquatics by a factor of ten.

Posted on June 10, 2012 at 10:30am 1 Comment

In the wake of:

a recent Citiparks Aquatics Division audit by City Controller Michael Lamb, as well as

my participation with the PPS Athletic Reform Task Force, and

the merger of some PPS high school sports teams to the WPIAL, and

the 2012 arrival of additional, terrible, institutional roadblocks at PPS,

it is prudent push all involved to 'think again' about aquatics. An overhaul of aquatics with the city, PPS and others is past due, especially in…

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Goalie helps Pittsburgh team torch Upper Arlington and scores 2 goals in 5 games at tournament

Posted on September 18, 2011 at 10:00pm 1 Comment

Sports News - RESULTS:





HEADLINE: Pittsburgh Combined gets 3rd at Ohio Water Polo Tournament -beats Upper Arlington 11-6.



High School Water Polo Results:



Pittsburgh Combined, with high school athletes from Pittsburgh PublicSchools and Shaler Area, finished in third place in the Ohio Cup WaterPolo Tournament JV hosted in…

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Legislation about sports injuries: Really?

Posted on April 4, 2011 at 11:44am 2 Comments

http://athleticbusiness.com/editors/blog/default.aspx?id=479&t=NATA-Says-Time-is-Running-Out-for-Sports

 

I posted that if the legislative critters were really interested in sports safety, then teaching the kids to swim would be at the top of everyone's agenda.

 

 

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At 2:37pm on May 2, 2011, Jayson Jackson said…

Mark, feel free to reach out to Arthur on the site. Here's the website for the team as well:

 

http://www.nadarporvida.org

At 2:22pm on December 14, 2010, Jayson Jackson said…
At 3:05pm on December 9, 2010, Jayson Jackson said…
Mark - How many of the Pittsburgh Public Schools aka City League have operating pools?
At 8:35am on July 29, 2010, Andrew Barer said…
Hey Mar --

Yes we have sports -- a fairly wide variety. Our school day is long also, and we too want to emphasize maximizing class-time for our kids, but we find that sports involvement helps us to accomplish this.
 
 
 

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