FlippaBall, FlippaSwim & District Schools Comp

Water Polo season 2020/21

Season concluded.
Registrations for season 2021/22 will open in August 2021.

Contact Jackie flippaball@uwawaterpolo.com.au or call – 0417 972 652!

Check out our promo video from 2017 to get a feel for Flippaball!

 Our popular Friday night FlippaBall and Saturday morning District Schools Competitions are back for a new season in the Water Polo Pool at HBF Stadium!

The major focus of these programs is for children to have fun, in a safe, family oriented, aquatic environment.
The BBQ will sizzle and the Polo Bear Café will be available for refreshments.

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FlippaBall is a non-competitive social introduction to water polo for boys and girls in years 2-6.  The rules are modified, with the field, goals and ball reduced in size to suit the age of the participants.  Players are able to form their own teams (10 players optimal) or be placed in appropriate teams.  The pool is divided in to quarters.


  • Term 4 (2020) – 23 October – 11 December 
  • Term 1 (2021) – 5 February – 26 March (No game on Friday 26 February, may be one other bye due to AWL) 
  • Games have a 30 minute duration and are held at 5pm, 5.30pm, 6pm, 6.30pm, 7pm and 7.30pm
  • Younger children play at the earlier time slots


  • Open to children born 2008 to 2012 (Year 2 through to Year 6)
    Note: 2008 born players MUST be in Year 6 at school to play on Friday nights
  • Separate boys and girls teams as well as mixed teams
    Note: Competition and team composition is dependent on number of registrations
  • Recommended proficiency: Able to swim 20 metres freestyle and tread water


  • $200 plus pool entry to HBF Stadium
  • UWA Water Polo Club accepts ‘Kids in Sport’ vouchers


There is a section on the registration form where you can list your ‘preferred team members’ or an identifier for your team.  Eg:  City Beach Primary Year 3s or team organised by John Smith.  For extra security the team list can be emailed to Flippaball Admin   We will do our best to accommodate all requests!

FlippaBall players are encouraged to register for FlippaSwim to complement and improve their FlippaBall game.

FLIPPASWIM (training)

FlippaSwim is a 60 minute, structured, water polo specific training session that develops swimming ability, balls skills, leg strength and team play. 

After school sessions are offered on Monday and Wednesday afternoons (4pm to 5pm)

COST – $175 plus pool entry

COMMENCES – Monday 19 October and Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Damian Kelly and Raul Ricci will lead the Flippaswim sessions in 2020.

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The very popular Saturday morning District Schools Competition is an intra club competition played by girls and boys in years 5 and above, who have played FlippaBall or are capable swimmers.  The DSC is about enjoying social water polo with friends.  It is also a great way of gaining experience and progressing through to the Under 14 Junior State League Water Polo Competition.

Players from schools or districts are encouraged to nominate their own teams. Individually registered players will be placed in teams. Teams play a round robin competition with finals.  The pool is divided in to thirds for Year 5/6 and half for Years 7+. 


  • Term 4 (2020) 17 October – 12 December
  • Term 1 (2021) commences Saturday 5 February 2020
  • Games have a 40 minute duration and are held between 8.40am and 12pm


  • Subject to registrations, two age groups: Year 5/6, Year 7 +, and 2 Divisions A&B
  • Boys and girls play separate competitions
  • This season -Year 5/6 boys play at 8.40am & Year 6/7 girls play at 9.20am and 10am, followed by Year 7+ Boys, then Year 8+ Girls
  • Recommended proficiency: Able to swim 50 metres freestyle and tread water


  • $200 plus pool entry to HBF Stadium
  • UWA Water Polo Club accepts ‘Kids in Sport’ vouchers

DSC players are encouraged to register for DSC FlippaSwim to complement and improve their DSC game.  


Tuesday or Thursday 4pm to 5pm

 COST – $175 plus pool entry

 COMMENCES – Tuesday 20 or Thursday 22 October 2020 (4pm to 5pm) with the Under 14 JSL B Division players


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