UWE Swimming and Water Polo Club
Join our successful and thriving Team UWE sports club!
#UWESWPC has something for everyone! For competitive swimmers and water polo players, we offer fantastic wet and dry land training opportunities. We also offer a recreational membership for people try out our sports for the first time. Everyone is welcome to join in with the 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 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! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1371541976197188/
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.
• 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.
BUCS Short Course
BUCS Long Course
Varsity vs Bristol University
Exeter University – Charity Varsity event
We have had a great year and 2016-17 is looking very promising. 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.
• Our Men’s’ 1st Team have had an exceptional year and finished with a promotion into top of the league, BUCS Premier South for 2016-17
• 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!
BUCS Trophy U-Polo South-West League
We are very excited to reveal a new opportunity available to all students in 2016. We will be joining up with UWE Athletics and UWE Cycling to form UWE’s first ever Triathlon club! Training times and membership information will be available on the Triathlon page of the Students’ Union website.
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/
SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER!