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In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

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Joining A Water Polo Club

If you want to join a club so you can play water polo regularly and enjoy the high octane, fast-paced game as often as you can, then you’ll find more information on this page.

At school? Check out our Under-16s' section for more on clubs.

If you want to play water polo then you’ll be in good company – around 15,000 people in the UK play across all levels – and it’s a sport growing in popularity.

Whether you’re new to the sport, inspired by the Olympics, or just fancy giving it a go, there are several ways to track down your nearest water polo club to get started in the sport

How to get involved

  • If you are in England find your nearest pool with a water polo club using our Pool Finder and book a taster session. Check out the Scottish Swimming and Welsh ASA websites for clubs outside England.
  • Students. Many universities have water polo and competitive swimming teams. Ask about them.
  • Competitive swimming teams often have a ‘sister’ water polo team.
  • The ASA Learn to Swim Framework has specific stages based solely around water polo.
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