Learn to Play / Training Session
7.30-8pm Wednesdays

These sessions will focus on developing people’s skills and understanding the game of water polo. Each week we focus on different things, but here is a general overview:

  • Building confidence moving around the pool and basic ball skills
  • Building game awareness and shooting skills
  • Building passing, shooting and defensive skills
  • Scratch match to consolidate all the drills and skills covered.

Cost swim entry each week or use your BALC membership

8pm - 8.45pm Wednesdays

Social games that a fun, fast paced and developed your team playing skills.

New players needed.

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About Our Club

We are a group of both experienced and new players who come together to have fun in the water, and compete when we can.


We train on a Wednesday night at the Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre, from 7.30pm-8.45pm. We are always learning and having fun as we go. New players always welcome.

Get Involved

If you’re looking to play or be part of our club as a support member please get in touch to discuss.

Sign up for our 4 week skills development session

Session include learning the foundations, passing and shooting and game play.

Contact us to register


Here are a few images from us training, and  some tournaments  we have been involved in.


Women’s action


Game play


Women’s team


Game action




Goalie ready






FAQs about Water Polo

Water Polo can be a great way to be fit and part of a community.

Is Water Polo a contact sport?

Yes it is –  we only bite sometimes.

How many players on a team?

There are 7 players on the field, and then you have a bench of subs.

How old can I be to play?

Kids can start from an age that they feel comfortable in the water. Senior players are similar, as long as you can swim comfortably you can play.
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Are there positions you play?

There are positions however it is a fluid sport and you can change positions depending on the game at play.

What is the egg beater?

Egg beater is the movement used in the water to keep you upright.

Do I need to ride a horse?

No, Water Polo does not involve horses!

Latest News

News from our club from…

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Victorian Country Water Polo Championships 2022

A successful Country Water Polo Championships this year! After a blow last year when we were unable to run the Championships on the weekend it was planned due to a  snap lockdown, this year we were able to run ahead as planned. We had 160 players, plus officials, spectators that came to the event. It […]
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New scoreboard – Community Impact Grant.

Thanks to the Ballarat Council for giving us a grant to purchase a new Water Polo scoreboard as part of their Community Impact Grant Program. We also thank Blue Vane Scoreboards for making it specifically for our club. We look forward to the pool being open again so we can get some great use out […]
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Winning at Victorian State Championships for Water Polo

Congratulations to Luke Harper who played in the Victorian State Championships for Water Polo tournament and the team finished off first in league. Luke has been an integral member of Ballarat Water Polo in the last 12 months. He has helped us grow as a club by sharing his knowledge, he has played alongside us, […]
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