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Water polo visitors on Tuesday, Jan 22 at Chartiers Valley — 7:30 pm

Get over the the swim pool at Chartiers Valley on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, from 7:30 to 9 pm for some water polo play with an out-of-town college team. If you can attend, call or text with Coach Mark, 412-298-3432. 

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swimmer kids with SKWIM disks

Community SKWIM at Moon High School Pool


SKWIM, like water polo but without the contact and much easier for the new players.

Kids and adults that learn and enjoy SKWIM can be prepared to make a smooth transition to water polo in the months and years to come, if they desire.

Help us launch new community programs at the wonderful, recently opened, indoor swim facilities at Moon High School. 

All times from 2 to 4 pm on the following dates:

  • Sunday, November 11, 2018
  • Sunday, December 2, 2018
  • Sunday, December 23, 2018
  • Sunday, December 30, 2018 

Who else wants to join us at the community SKWIM games at Moon High School pool on Sunday(s) from 2-4 pm? Great fun and fitness.  

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First games of the season

Water polo squad in team photo with Pittsburgh Combined

Team photo after our first two games of the new year.

Lots of players enjoyed their first encounters with water polo in their first games on Sunday as the Pittsburgh Combined squad was able to fill a slot in the weekend action hosted at North Allegheny Senior High School in Sunday’s play with two games with Cumberland Valley.

Only three of the players had prior water polo game experience.

The team played in two games, both with 12-minute halves, running clock. One was with the CV boys and the second was with the CV girls.

Players formed the team from various school districts:

  • South Park,
  • Mt. Lebanon,
  • Pittsburgh, (home schooled)
  • Elizabeth Forward,
  • Ringgold, and
  • Keystone Oaks.
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behind the goalie view

Pregame warm-up in the NA pool.

Team on side of pool

Are you ready? We're here to have fun and get some experience playing another team that is going to understand how to counter-attack. 

team locks arms before game starts

New friends. What are we doing? Moving beyond our comfort zone, untied.

Renegades invited to return to South Park – with developmental game night

Pittsburgh’s masters water polo team has been invited to join the Pittsburgh Combined teams for a game day at 7:30 pm on Thursday, September 27, 2018.

However, everyone who plays needs to be a current member of American Water Polo. Sign up with the team, Pittsburgh Renegades.

Without being a member, you won’t be able to play. The membership is visible on mobile devices. The Redegades squad did hold a few practices, along with CMU players, in the fall of 2017. However, at that time, there were not any youth water polo players at South Park.

Even if only five or so players attend, the evening practice will still be a success. The Pittsburgh Combined team has averaged about 8 players per practice, and the numbers are growing. So, getting a few more players should insure a full-pool scrimmage.

Game day on Sunday, September 22, 2018

Our first game is at 11 am. Be there, ready to play about 10:45 am.

North Allegheny Senior High School swim pool. Park between the football field and the school. Enter on the side door of the school. Go downstairs to the pool locker-rooms and pool deck.

Outdoor games in Pittsburgh start off college season

Men’s NCAA Water Polo Games were held for the first time at Highland Park Pool on Saturday, September 1, 2018

Spectators and teams had a wonderful time. Read the coverage and watch the coach interviews.