Whether you’re a newcomer to the sport or a top-level competitor, UQ Water Polo caters to players of all levels!
UQ competes in local, state and national-level competitions year-round, with playing pathways for both emerging and elite student-athletes.
UQ students, staff and alumni, as well as the greater community, are welcome to join. Plus, there’s a UQ Water Polo LGBTIAQ+ program launching soon – more details to come!
UQ Sport Aquatics Centre
The University of Queensland,
St Lucia, Qld 4067
Becoming a member of UQ Water Polo will give you access to train with UQ Water Polo, as well as a number of discounts on selected water polo apparel, UQ Sport activities and more.
And to keep costs low for each UQ Water Polo member, UQ Sport will cover a portion of pool hire costs, as well as club association, team competition and insurance fees.
To join, simply purchase your Membership at the UQ Sport Aquatic Centre before your next visit. All Memberships are valid for one year (normally equal to Water Polo Queensland registration year; From 1 July till 30 June each calendar year.
Please visit our social media for the latest updates. We have specific morning Polo Swim session, afternoon Skills Sessions and Team Sessions. You will have to be a confident swimmer and would have a background in basic water polo rules and game play.
UQ Water Polo play in a number of social and competitive competitions around Brisbane.
Open to all
The summer season runs from October – December (first half) and January – April (second half). The winter season runs from July – August. Please note, fixtures are held at a variety of different venues across Brisbane or Interstate, with competitions running outside of University semester dates.
Prior to each season or competition, an Expression of Interest (EOI) form is sent to members. If you are interested in joining a team, please complete the EOI form, or email UQ Water Polo stating your competition preference. ^Teams may be selected by trials, on ability or preference, and places fill up fast. Commitment to training and signing up as a UQ Water Polo member is required. You will have to be a confident swimmer and would have a background in basic water polo rules and game play.
Open to UQ students
UQ Water Polo members may be eligible to represent The University of Queensland at UniSport Nationals, Varsity Games or University Competition providing they are enrolled at UQ. Teams may be selected by trials, on ability or preference, and places fill up fast. Commitment to training and signing up as a UQ Water Polo member is required. You will have to be a confident swimmer and would have a background in basic water polo rules and game play.
Aside from regular competitions, anyone can join UQ Sport Social Sport, were there are modified rules for water polo. Please check information on UQ Sport Social Sport to sign up and dates.
There is also an Inter College Championships for College Students only, some of our members actually play, coach or are a referee.
UQ Water Polo organises social events to join, for example Trivia nights. We also offer market day and open day’s information stands. We join UQ Sport Awards or Appreciation Celebrations to connect with members. When we can we organise fundraisers or be a part of it for good course and team bonding.