We welcome players ages 8 - 18 years old regardless of your playing ability. From beginner to elite skill levels, we are excited to have you join our club! Players must be able to swim the length of a 25 yard pool without touching the wall.
We have practice groups for players 8 - 18 years old, divided into the following age groups
10/12 and under
14 and under
High School players
Fall season will run September 6 - November 21. The tentative practice schedule is below, subject to change based on pool availability.
When Chelsea Piers is hosting a swim meet, we will do our best to find alternate pools/games. If we cannot schedule an alternate location, we will not have practice.
Practices take place at Chelsea Piers Stamford (1 Blachley Rd, Stamford, CT) in the Olympic Pool.
Practices are scheduled based on age groups per below. These are tentative times and may change depending on pool availability and whether our teams are playing games at other locations. The up-to-date schedule is on the Crossbar app which you will have access to once your player is rostered.
We will schedule games with other clubs in the area. Travel and accommodation for out of town games will be the responsibility of the families.
At games, players must wear CT Premier suits, t-shirts and shorts which are available for purchase on our team store page.
For practice, boys must wear water polo suits, girls must wear a one piece suit.
Anyone with long hair must have their hair in a swim cap.
USA Water Polo Membership
All players must have a current USA Water Polo membership. If your player doesn't have one, please go to the USA Water Polo website and sign up. Players need to have a minimum of Bronze level membership to play with our club. To participate in certain travel tournaments, players will need to have a Gold level membership.
If you are doing a trial practice, please register for their 2 week free trial membership. Please make sure your membership dates cover the dates of your trial practice. Once you decide to sign up, you will need to get your player a membership at the Bronze level or higher.
When teams participate in tournaments, participant fees will be billed to families to cover entry fee and other shared costs. These will be calculated on a tournament by tournament basis.
Frequently Asked Questions
Practices take place at Chelsea Piers CT (1 Blachley Rd, Stamford, CT). When Chelsea Piers hosts a swim meet, we do not have access to the pool. On these days, we will try to find alternate locations for practice, but if we cannot, practices will be cancelled for that day.Register
Fall Free Trial Weekend
Join us for a free trial practice. Register here to let us know you are coming, tell a friend and bring them too!
8 - 12 years old:
Sat 10:30am - noonpm, Sun 2pm - 3:30
13 - 14 years old:
Sat 12:15 - 2:15, Sun noon - 2pm
High School Players:
Sat 2:30 - 4:30, Sun 10am - noon
We require that each player can swim the length of a 25 yard pool without touching the wall. Please arrive 15 minutes early to meet the coaches and stretch.Register