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2023 FULL PLAYER MEMBERSHIPS

 

Current USPA membership required for all members

 

Full Player Membership is designed for players who have their own ponies.

 

All player memberships include:

Arena practice chukker fees for full season (May-September)

Grass practice chukker fees for the full season

Margarita and Mimosa coaching league fees

Stick and ball by arrangement (arena and grass)

One designated tailgate spot at grass field for Sunday Feature Matches ($250 value)

         

 

Sunday Feature Matches will highlight special event/tournament play and will be open to spectators.  Player membership does not guarantee play in Sunday matches.  Management will work to be as inclusive as possible within the parameters of the level of play and if there is critical mass, a Saturday or Sunday practice may be added.

 

Some Sunday matches will include Bloomfield Polo Club players by invitation of the management at no additional expense. Some Sunday matches will require additional event/tournament fees.

 

Adult Player Membership (by 3/1/23)                                                  $2,200  

Second family member adult membership                                                $1,000

 

Adult Player Membership (after 3/1/23)                                              $3,000  

Second family member adult membership                                                $1,000

 

Youth Player Membership                                                                    $  500

Special membership available to players under 21 

or fully matriculated undergraduate/graduate students           

 

Professional Player Membership                                                           

Membership fee waived for professional players 3-goals and up

To secure your membership check payable to BLOOMFIELD FARM may be mailed to Bloomfield Farm 18 Bloomfield Road, Saratoga Springs NY 12866 or payment may be sent via Venmo to @BloomfieldFarm

SUMMER SCHEDULE

Club Chukkers begin approximately May 9

Tuesdays         6 PM

Thursdays        6 PM 

Saturdays        10:30 AM

 

Practices will begin in the arena in May and will graduate to a mix of grass and arena throughout the summer.

 

Sunday Feature Matches/Special Events

5 PM on the Main Grass Field unless otherwise noted          

                                                                             

Sunday Feature Match                                                                                               July 2

USPA National Youth Tournament Series: Upstate Youth Challenge                            July 8   (Saturday)             Sunday Feature Match                                                                                               July 9

Sunday Feature Match                                                                                               July 16

Sunday Feature Match                                                                                               July 23

USPA Upstate Women's Challenge (2-6 goal) Outdoor Tournament                             July 28-30  (Friday/Saturday)

Sunday Feature Match                                                                                               July 30

Sunday Feature Match                                                                                               August 6

Sunday Feature Match                                                                                               August 13

Sunday Feature Match                                                                                               August 20

Sunday Feature Match                                                                                                         August 27

GENERAL INFORMATION  FOR PLAYERS

  • All players must be current USPA members in good standing.  We appreciate you choosing Bloomfield Polo Club as your primary club as it helps us to successfully apply for USPA grants and programming support.

  • All players must sign 2023 WAIVER (print here or get one at the barn). 

  • HELMETS are REQUIRED by anyone on a horse at any time. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • Players must comply with USPA NOCSAE helmet requirements.

  • ALL chukker signups will be made online using our online Chukker Signup Page.  Signup deadline is 5 pm the day before chukkers. Please respect the 5 PM day before chukkers signup deadline as it allows us to get everyone a chukker schedule in advance and helps us all to be efficient. Receiving the chukker schedule in advance is beneficial and appreciated by our members. 

  • If you have special requests such as early chukkers, late chukkers, green chukkers, please list it in the comments section when you signup and we will do our best to accommodate.  

  • Chukkers will begin promptly at the advertised time. 

  • Good sportsmanship is expected with the goal of fun friendly polo for all. 

  • Whites are required June-September 

  • Players should have a RED, a WHITE and a BLUE shirt available for each practice (not pink , gray, black etc...).

  • For safety players must wear either goggles or have a facemask for chukkers.  

 

2023 NON-MEMBER PLAYER FEES

Practice chukkers                                              $15 per chukker arena/$25 per chukker grass    

Guest Team for Sunday Feature Match              $500 per 4 chukker match

Guest ½ Team Sunday Feature Match                $300 per 4 chukker match

Guest Player Sunday Feature                             $150  per 4 chukker match

HORSE LEASES

A limited number of horses are available for lease by the chukker. Arrangements should be made with Tab Orthwein at 518-526-5705 BEFORE signing up for chukkers. Horse lease for chukkers begins at $50 for arena/$100 grass plus chukker fees. 

QUESTIONS?    If you have any questions please email or give us a call!   

 

Will Orthwein:  518-526-5708  Tab Orthwein:  518-526-5705 
 

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