FlippaBall, FlippaSwim & District Schools Comp

Season 2021/22 FlippaBall and DSC are underway.

Term 1, 2022 commences on Friday 4th January.

Contact Alyssa flippaball@uwawaterpolo.com.au or call – 0438 245 161 for more information

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 (2021) – 22 October – 10 December 2021
  • Term 1 (2022) – 4 February – 1 April (End date TBC. No game on Friday 4 March, may be two other byes 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 2009 to 2013 (Year 2 through to Year 6)
    Note: 2009 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


  • $205 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 – $185 plus pool entry

COMMENCES – Monday 18 October and Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Damian Kelly and Raul Ricci will lead the Flippaswim sessions in 2021

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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 (2021) 16 October – 11 December 2021
  • Term 1 (2022) commences Saturday 5 February 2022 (no game Saturday 5 March 2022)
  • 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
  • Recommended proficiency: Able to swim 50 metres freestyle and tread water


  • $205 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.  


Wednesday 5pm to 6pm at HBF Dive Pool for Boys, Girls contact Registrar

 COST – $185 plus pool entry

 COMMENCES – Wednesday 13 October 


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