The 2021-2022 try-outs for team placement will take place Tuesday November 9th – Friday November 12th (6:45 – 8:15PM) at Alga Norte Aquatic Center.  Starting Week 2, practices will be M-F 6:45 – 9:15PM. We expect to have Novice (no water polo experience necessary & no cuts, basic swimming & water treading skills required), JV and Varsity teams.

You must have your Athletic Clearance turned in by November 1st to participate in try-outs.  Go to

Information Night is November 3rd 5:30-6:30PM at Alga Norte Aquatic Center. We will be near the basketball courts at south end of the pool facility.

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Program Information

The team culture is one of hard work, good sportsmanship, academic excellence and supportive friendships.

SDA Girls Water Polo is part of the North County Conference playing in the Coastal League. CIF San Diego Section Girls Water Polo

Clearance due November 1st for Winter Sports:

The athlete must complete a sports physical and turn in an online clearance confirmation page to SDA Athletic Office to participate in Winter sports.

See SDA Foundation Athletics Clearance Instructions for details. Or start the process at


  • Players purchase their Game Day team suits at the beginning of the season.
  • Practice water polo suit
  • Swim caps (one navy, one white)
  • Swim goggles
  • Size 4 water polo ball
  • Game Day Shirt (TBD)

Swim West, located at 120 Encinitas Blvd, gives SDA team members a 20% discount on their gear, practice suits, etc.

PE Credit Option

Athletic Credit for PE applications will not be accepted until the start of athletic activities. Contracts should be emailed to

A student can earn 5 PE credits per season with a maximum of 20 credits earned through participation on a SDA sports team. Download the Athletic PE Credit Contract here. The option is available to grades 10-12. The FITNESSGRAM must be passed the year prior to applying for credit. For FITNESSGRAM Performance Standards, please click here.

For 2021-22, the due date for PE Credit for Athletics applications will be:

Fall – 9/17/21

Winter – 12/17/21

Spring – 3/18/22

Please refer to the Parent/Player Handbook for more information.


2021-2022 Season

*Rostered players check Team Snap for Game Schedule*

Varsity Play-off Dates Varsity Tournaments JV Tournaments Novice Tournaments
Feb 5 seeding for play-offs Draz Classic 11/19 or 20  TBD Winter Classic 12/3 Poseidon Invite 12/4
Feb 7-19 play-off games RB Varsity 12/3-4 SD Open 1/21-22 SD Open 1/14-15
Feb 19 finals Winter Classic 12/16-18
SD Open 1/27-29

*All tournaments will be local. No travel. 

Holiday Breaks
Thanksgiving 11/24-26
Winter 12/24-1/5

Mandatory Athlete/Parent Winter Sports Meeting:                                       Monday, Nov 29 @ SDA Stadium. 3:15 Athletes. 6PM Parents. Sign-in sheet.

Team Photos: Jan (date TBD) @ Moonlight Beach

Senior Night: 1st week Feb (date TBD) @ Alga Norte

End of Season Banquet: Mar (date TBD)



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Thank you in advance for your help in keeping our program going – 
We appreciate your support!

Water Polo Families, please consider making a voluntary, non-refundable donation of $275 for the Winter 2021 season. All donations are used to cover expenses associated with running the team that our school district does not cover (equipment, tournament fees, team caps, senior night, banquet costs and awards, coach apparel, etc.).

Donate Online:   Click this link: SDA Foundation Team Donation and fill out all pertinent information, making sure to designate funds to Girls Water Polo in the notes.

Donate by Check:   Make checks payable to SDA Foundation (or SDAF). Be sure to include Girls Water Polo in the memo line.  Mail checks to: SDA Foundation, PO Box 235109, Encinitas, CA 92023-5109, or drop off at the SDAF campus office.

If your employer offers a matching donation please consider utilizing this benefit – it is a great way to raise funds for our team.

SDAF is a 501(c)3 organization Tax ID: 33-0629427