Are you looking for a sport you can enjoy with your mates? Do you love being in the water? Want to be part a Club or maybe event represent your country? Water polo is the sport for you!

Water polo offers individuals more than just a place to play sport. It allows players, coaches, referees and volunteers to be part of their local community in and out of the pool. To join your local club and get involved in this great sport find a Club near you

Benefits of being a member

Water Polo Australia provides members with a community that is connected across the country and the globe. When you join a Club, it’s not just the 13 people in your team that you will be sharing your water polo experience with, but rather a network of people.

One Community 

  • Connection. As a member of Water Polo Australia - you are part of our team! From the beach to bush, right across all of Australia and indeed the globe, with more than 21,000 members - we provide a sense of community. 

  • Access. Enjoy access to many great informal and formal events and programs on the national calendar.  Regardless of your experience or competition level - you can access fun programs and great competition at a local, State, national and international level. Social or competitive, young or old - we have something for you!

  • Communication. Receive exclusive member updates via the fortnightly e-newsletter ‘The Fifth Quarter’.  All the latest member news delivered to your inbox. 

  • Exclusive Discounts. Full access to exclusive WPA member benefit programs and discount offers. Unlock the various leisure, retail, entertainment and more discounts available through WPA’s exclusive water polo member rewards website. Click here for more

Safe Sport 

  • Insurance. You’re covered by WPA insurance - meaning when you take to the water, we have your back! All members receive public liability, personal accident and professional indemnity insurance for all sanctioned water polo activities throughout the year! 

  • Integrity. Your membership fees also contribute to WPA keeping all those in the sport safe through rules and policies protecting the integrity of the sport and the water polo community.  

Learning and development 

  • Education. All members receive exclusive access to the Water Polo Learning Centre with more than 100 courses and resources to assist you whether you have been involved for 20 years or are just getting started as a coach, referee or table official.

  • Volunteers and Clubs. Volunteers are the backbone of our sport and thanks to the online hub of practical tools and information through ClubPool saving time and effort, water polo club administrators and volunteers are supported more than ever

  • Pathways. Access to pathways programs for athletes wanting the opportunity to represent at State, National and International levels

Make our sport, your sport and become a member today!

How do I become a member?

To become a member, you join your local club, giving you affiliation to your State and National Associations.

To find your closest water polo club click here. All clubs use Water Polo Australia's membership portal, the WPA MemberPool for membership registrations.

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