See Club Pay.
There is no fees or dues the first time you come to practice. Once you start playing regularly or go to your first tournament, you will need to join the national UWH organization, which costs about $40 per year. Whether you want to just try the sport out or want to play for the rest of your life, we're a casual club - our only commitments are to the sport and to having a good time.
Join the National UWH organization and pay your annual dues online. (Detailed instructions on opening a new account and paying annual dues.) You can also check you current membership status (login info required).
Yes. You don't need to know how to free dive or SCUBA dive and you don't need to be a competitive swimmer. You just need to come and have fun. it does help to be comfortable in the water, but that's easily learned.
sport is non-contact. Water removes a lot of your mass, so size isn't
really important. It's more about using the puck to your advantage and
speed. The smart player is rewarded over the big player. That said, you are holding your breath, so it can get intense.
All you have to bring is yourself, a swimsuit, and a towel. We'll provide all the gear you need to play, free of charge. We'll also provide instructions on how to use it.
We realize not everyone who lives in the City can easily get to the pool. If you need a ride, please ask, we can probably arrange for you to carpool with one of our other players.
No. Wear whatever you're comfortable in. However, big shorts
or swim trunks drag, and slow you down.
Between 10 to 20 players.
Depends if you want to. You can spend the entire time learning and doing drills, you can jump right in without instruction, or you can do a combination of both. Whatever you prefer.
No. Most City pools are indoors.
Our Underwater Hockey Beginner’s Guide has a ton of information about everything from drills, to positions and formations.