UWE Swimming and Water Polo Club

Join our successful and thriving Team UWE sports club!

#UWESWPC has something for everyone! The club welcomes beginners and those with more experience, everyone is welcome! For the more competitive swimmers and water polo players, we offer extra, fantastic wet and dry land training opportunities. Apart from training, there are many social events we hold throughout the year too! Events are organised by our social sec which include weekly socials, weekend trips, team meals and much more.. Work hard, play hard, right!?

Join our Facebook group and follow our instagram page for up to date, weekly info – such as fixtures, socials, training times etc. It is also an opportunity for you to meet the team and ask any questions! (social media links at the bottom)

Swimming

We offer 1-2 training sessions are available for members who are looking to swim socially or for fitness. There are up to 5 sessions for those interested in swimming competitively for UWE and will be entered for the BUCS competitions and team championship. Finally, the club has an elite swim squad for which there are entry and commitment requirements and this offers 6-8 sessions a week.

Achievements:

  • British Summer Championships, Sheffield 2016 – UWE swimmer wins gold in the 50m freestyle becoming the National Champion in this event. Also swimming a PB to achieve silver in the 50m breastroke 
  • UWE swimmer has qualifies for the European University Games in Croatia for 50m fly.

Competitions:

  • BUCS Short Course
  • BUCS Long Course
  • Team Championships
  • Varsity vs Bristol University
  • Exeter University – Charity Varsity event
  • British Championships

SESSIONS AND VENUES:

THURSDAY 20:00 - 2:00 (social)

Horfield Leisure Centre, Dorian Road, BS7 0XW

Competitive training still to be confirmed

come and join us for a taster session

Water Polo

UWE Water Polo is open to all members who fancy giving a fast paced, contact team sport a try. The club offers two sessions of training a week for both men's and women's teams. There is an option for the Men’s 1st Team to train with the Bristol Harlequins team on a Thursday. The Women’s team is also invited to join Bristol Central for an additional training session on a Tuesday and Thursday.

Achievements 2017/2018 year:

  • Our Men’s’ 1st Team won Varsity against Uob
  • Our Women’s Team achieved 3rd place in the BUCS Western 1A league – a very impressive achievement for a team mostly made up of new players!

Competitions:

  • BUCS
  • BUCS Trophy U-Polo South-West League
  • Varsity vs Univeristy of Bristol

SESSIONS AND VENUES

MONDAY 20:00 - 22:00

Horfield Leisure Centre, Dorian Road, BS7 0XW

SATURDAY 16:45 - 18:00

University of Bristol Pool, Queens Road, 

SUNDAY 14:30 - 16:30

University of Bristol Pool, Queens Road, BS8 1LN

come and join us at a taster session

SOCIALS

A real bonus of joining the team is making new friends. We have a social sec who plans and organises our weekly Wednesday socials. These can be from small get togethers, pub nights, themed nights or most commonly PAMPAMs Sports Night joined with the other UWE teams. 

There are also two big events in the calender every year, these are the Christmas Dinner with the team and the the ENd of Year Sports Ball with all UWE's sports teams. Definitely events you want to be at!!

Social Media

Keep up to date with UWESWPC on the following sites:

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/uweswimandwpolo/

Twitter https://twitter.com/uweswimandwpolo

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/uweswimandwpolo/

COME FIND US AT THE FRESHERS FAIR ON FRIDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER FOR MORE INFO!