About CWPC

Cleveland Water Polo Club (CWPC) is a nonprofit sport club that was founded in 2006 to provide Northeast Ohio men and women with a recreational water polo organization.

CWPC holds regular practices at Cleveland State University and Lakewood High School, and outdoor at Lakewood Park in the summer. The club participates in weekend tournaments throughout the year.

FAQ’s About CWPC
  • Who is eligible to play?
  • I have never played water polo before. Can I learn?
  • I have played before, but I am no longer in good physical shape. Can I still play?
  • How much does it cost to join? What fees are involved?
  • When and where are practices?
  • How competitive or how skilled is CWPC?
  • How can I learn more about CWPC?
  • How is the club managed?
  • I am visiting Cleveland for a day, can I play?
Q:Who is eligible to play?
A: Our membership is made up of men and women ranging in age from 16 to 50+ who live in Northeast Ohio, including Greater Cleveland, Akron and Canton.


Q: I have never played water polo before. Can I learn?
A: CWPC members vary from beginners to players with many years of experience. Club members welcome new participants and work with players to teach them the skills, fundamentals and rules of the sport.


Q: I have played before, but I am no longer in peak physical shape. Can I still play?
A: CWPC members vary greatly in level of conditioning. We are a masters club focused first on fun so we recommend joining us for a practice to gain a sense of your ability.


Q: How much does it cost to join? What fees are involved?
A: CWPC assesses dues for membership and collects individual entry fees per tournament only for participants who choose to play. Payments can be made online at our Membership/Fees page.

Q: When and where are practices?
A: Practice times and location can vary due to pool availability. Sign up for email updates to receive the latest and visit the Contact Us page for location details.

Q: How competitive or skilled is CWPC?
A: CWPC is a growing club with members ranging in skill level from novice to former NCAA Division I water polo athletes. The main purpose of the club is to have fun. Competition is optional, but the team strives to compete with master’s clubs nationally.

Q: How can I learn more about CWPC?
A: Please join us for a practice session or Contact Us.

Q: How is the club managed?
A: CWPC elects a Board of Directors who appoint Officers to run the club. Officers are listed on the Contact Us page. A copy of the club's Byelaws is available here.

Q: I am visiting Cleveland for a day, can I play?
A: Visitors are welcome, but they must sign our waiver before participating. We offer a one-week trial period to visitors and prospective members.