Water Polo is the oldest and longest standing team sport in the modern Olympics, having played at all modern Olympic Games since the 1900’s. Today both males and females are playing water polo in over 150 countries around the world.
WA has been well represented at the playing and officiating level of the sport in national teams since Australia commenced competing in the Olympics and WA has been very successful on the national stage for the past 40 years having been a pioneer in the sports development.
Currently there over 2700 registered members in Metropolitan and regional Western Australia and there are another estimated 1,000 participants in various school competitions. Water Polo WA has a long-standing reputation for holding outstanding international tournaments and also hosts a national age group carnival every year.