Northampton Waterpolo Club
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Northampton Waterpolo Club

Born in 2012 after 3 years work by George Huckle and Jon Lane there were just enough players to hire a pool.  The initial concept was to break the bond of genetic polo - father plays, introduces son, son plays, introduces son, etc. 

Jon hunted for schools with pools and George delivered club polo to those schools.  For those individuals who showed an interest to further develop their love for the sport, 2 hours club polo was made available at the Duston School pool on a Sunday lunch time.

Initially we joined with Northampton Swimming Club to keep all aquatics under the same roof but, with no promotion and a different fee structure, quite quickly the decision was taken to set up our own entity.  Since then we haven't looked back.

Teaming up with Kevin Spencer and Connor Evans made a trio of coaches with the same vision. 

Swimming clubs share the same customers, have the same suppliers, just sell a different product.  They are our natural competitor for pool time and players.  Realize this and Water Polo will flourish.

Now we take risks to grow the sport and the club.  We have purchased a minibus, doubled the available pool time, entered existing leagues and started new leagues.

Our aims are: to increase participation, the polo gene pool, compete ant regional and National level, create a 'club' which promotes success and keeps members.  At the same time we don't want to win at all costs, so a club competition...is a club competition and we will not import players just to win a hollow victory.


All of our training sessions are held at Northampton School for Boys as follows:

Wednesdays, 20:15 - 21:30 Swimming session for all age groups to help increase speed and endurance

Thursdays, 19:30 - 21:30 Over 16's and Ladies.  Juniors by invite only

Fridays - Elite player training (extra fee payable) Over 16's - 19:00-20:00 pool, 20:10-21:10 land training Under 16's - 19:00-20:00 land training, 20:00-21:30 pool

Saturdays, 09:00 - 11:00 Juniors only

Sundays, 08:30 - 10:30 Juniors only


Latest Images

  • Winning Herts KO tournament team
  • 2005 Born Cheltenham Festival results
  • Manchester Under 14s Team 2017
  • Manchester under 12s team 2017
  • 2017 Regional players
  • Club youth 214
  • Training pic 3
  • Training pic 2
  • Training pic 1
  • nsb gym

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Calendar

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Jul 1 Herts - Oblivion v Herts - Dulkis

Northampton School for Boys
11:00 AM

Player selected for Inter-regional competition

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11:00 AM
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Jul 2 Cheltenham v Northampton Y

Cheltenham Leisure Centre
05:30 PM
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Jul 8 Northampton H Hinckley W

Northampton
11:00 AM

Jul 8 Northampton H Hinckley W

Northampton
11:00 AM

Cheltenham Tournament

View Event Cheltenham Lido
12:00 PM
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Jul 10 Biggleswade v Herts - Dulkis

Biggleswade
09:00 PM
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Jul 14 H.G.S.O.B. B 8 Northampton 9

Handsworth Leisure Centre
08:30 PM

Jul 14 H.G.S.O.B. B 8 Northampton 9

Handsworth Leisure Centre
08:30 PM
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Jul 15 Northampton Y v Warley Wasps

Northampton Y
11:00 AM
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