Southampton University has a Men's team and a Ladies' team entering BUCS and playing a variety of friendlies, offering a full fixture list and opportunity for players of all abilities to compete and learn. We have a range of abilities with many members never having played before University and welcome anyone to give it a go. Water polo is a fantastic game that involves strength and a love of water, come along and try it out. Out of the pool we also offer a great socials, encompassing everyone's enjoyments. Our sessions are: WEDNESDAY: 8-9pm (GIRLS) 9-10pm (BOYS) THURSDAY: 8-9PM (1 LANE FOR SWIM TRAINING) SUNDAY: 8-9pm(BOYS) 9-10pm (GIRLS)

The Southampton University Water Polo Club is a well-established university club and has been since its formation in 1936. No experience to join is necessary as we welcome players of all abilities. It is the opportunity to try a new sport, improve fitness or improve existing skills if you are a seasoned player. The Men’s and Ladies’ teams enter into British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) and Hampshire Leagues. Outside the pool, socials vary from bar crawls to more formal (but still great fun) events where we celebrate our successes!

We train at the Jubilee Sports Centre at these times: 

  • WEDNESDAY: 8-9pm Women's , 9-10pm Men's
  • SUNDAY: 8-9pm Men's, 9-10pm Women's

We’re one of the most sociable and inclusive clubs at Southampton University. If you’re looking for a way to meet new people, have fun and get fit, give us a go!

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The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Water Polo this year are:

Nathan Dimond
Fixtures Sec
James Popple
Fresher Sec
Rhia Perks
Kit Sec
Miroslav Milanov
Men's 1st Team Captain
Alexander Wilmshurst
Til Jordan
Social Sec
Claudia Ellis-Bone
Social Sec
Abbie Turner
Charlotte Davis
Katie Magill
Women's 1st team captain

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Membership Information

These are the current membership fees offered by Water Polo, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

Please note that some memberships of this group may also require you to purchase Sport & Wellbeing membership from the University of Southampton in order to use the relevant sport facilities
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NameCostValid PeriodDetails
Annual Membership£60.0001/09/2021 - 31/08/2022Annual SUWPC membership for the academic year 2021/22.
Half-Year membership £30.0009/01/2022 - 31/08/2022SUWPC membership for Semester 2 (Jan-July) of the 2021/22 academic year
Social membership £10.0001/09/2021 - 31/08/2022SUWPC social only membership for the 2021/22 academic year. This membership does NOT include any training sessions or matches. It is only for members who wish to only attend socials.
Placement Student Annual membership £30.0001/09/2021 - 31/08/2022Annual SUWPC membership for students on placement during the 2021/22 academic year. This membership is only for students who will be on placement and therefore only able to attend less than half of club activity.


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Health & Safety

All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for Water Polo are available to view below