Water polo originated in England and Scotland and was one of the original team sports at the first modern Olympic Games in 1900 with Great Britain winning the first four men’s Olympic gold medals in 1900, 1908, 1912 and 1920.
The sport combines speed and strength as well as teamwork and a high level of fitness – one outfield player can cover up to two miles in one game alone. Around 15,000 people play water polo in the UK across all levels – why not add to that number by joining one of the many Swim England North West clubs?
Joining one of the many water polo clubs in England can be the first step towards getting into Swim England Talent Squads and means you can enter local, regional and national competitions. Swim England North West is one of the leading regions in England for water polo and contains 26 clubs stretching from Carlisle to Chester and Birkenhead to Burnley.
Introduction So you have attended swimming lessons in your local pool and followed the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme. You have earned your swimming badges stages 1 – 7 and are...Read more
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