nantwich pool water polo

Nantwich outdoor pool played host to a regional Junior Water Polo festival.

10 mixed teams of boys and girls aged 14 and under gathered from across the North West region and further afield for the event.

They played non-stop, back to back matches at the MANUP! Festival Junior Edition.

Teams played in two groups stages going into playoffs and semi finals.

Bridgefield Water Polo Club (Liverpool) secured the Gold medal, beating runners up City of Sheffield Water Polo Club, with City of Chester Swimming and Water Polo Club taking Bronze

Water Polo is a fast, exciting aquatics sport where competing teams attempt to score against each other using a ball and floating goals.

Players can swim with the ball, pass, tackle and shoot in order to score and the action is intense, tactical but great fun.

water polo nantwich pool

It is growing in popularity boosted by events like MANUP! which showcases the sport in public locations like Nantwich Pool.

MANUP! have further tournaments planned this year, for Senior men and Women at Liverpool’s Albert Dock and Media City, Salford Quays.

There are a number of Water Polo clubs close to Nantwich.

To find your nearest club email [email protected] or contact them via Facebook (@manupfestival) with your postcode for signposting to your nearest club.

For existing swimming clubs who would like to start offering water polo, MANUP! can provide advice and guidance on how to get started.

water polo in action nantwich pool

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