Swansea Canoe Polo Club

Sesiynau Hyfforddi

Sesiynau Hyfforddi


Os ydych chi'n newydd i gaiacio neu polo canŵ, byddwn ni'n dysgu popeth sydd angen i chi.

Mae gennym raglen hyfforddi strwythuredig i chi. Byddwch yn dysgu popeth yn cynnwys sut i symud eich caiac drwodd i sgiliau uwch fel stern dips a rholio.

Byddwn hefyd yn dysgu popeth sydd angen i chi ei wybod am Polo Canŵ gan gynnwys rheolau, tactegau a chwarae gêm, ac os oes gennych ddiddordeb mae gennym gyfleoedd hyfforddi hyfforddwyr ar gael.

Os oes gennych ddiddordeb mewn disgyblaethau canŵio eraill fel caiacio Whitewater, rydym yn ffrindiau â Tawe Kayak Club gyda llawer o'n hyfforddwyr a'n haelodau yn cymryd rhan mewn Polo Canŵ, caiacio Dŵr Gwyn a disgyblaethau eraill gan gynnwys Caiacio Môr, Slalom a Syrffio.

During the winter months we train indoors at Penlan Leisure Centre and Pontardawe Swimming Pool.

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What You'll Need

If you haven’t been before you’ll need to cofrestrwch. If you have any questions please get in touch, you can message us on Facebook or you can email contact@swanseacanoepolo.club. If you’d like to talk to someone directly feel free to contact John or Geraint (07742057140).

To play canoe polo your shoulders must be covered, you can wear a t-shirt or rash vest and a swimming costume or shorts.

If you want to use your own equipment it must meet canoe polo regulation standards.

Session prices are listed below, you can attend up to 3 sessions before you’ll need to become a member of the club.

What We'll Provide

We will provide all of the equipment you’ll need including a Canoe Polo Kayak, Buoyancy Aid, Paddle, Spreydeck and a helmet with face guard. We’ll also have plenty of balls available for use at sessions.

Instruction and guidance to our members will also be provided for members no matter what your ability.


Our current main session is held at Penlan on Sunday and we are hoping to establish a new session in Pontardawe on Thursday.

For beginners and those wishing to practice skills you are also welcome to attend Tawe Kayak Club‘s Ystradgynlais session on Friday’s when there is spare capacity. You can find more details for all three sessions below.

Let us know if you don’t have your own transport and we’ll see if we can help.


When: Sunday 5th November – 20:30 – 21:30 (November – June)
Cost: £8 (£10 for non members)
Ability: Advanced + Beginner
Contact: Geraint (07742 057140)
Booking: Phone / SMS
Minimum Age: 12

This session is shared with Tawe Kayak Club, half and half Canoe Polo and general kayaking session.

For advanced, the first half of the polo session is dedicated to fitness, and the second half games are played between 2 – 4 teams.

New starters are welcome at this session. For beginners, you’ll learn the skills you need to participate in Canoe Polo and we have training goals available for you to practice shooting and goal keeping once you’ve mastered the basics.

Members from other local clubs such as Rhondda Paddlers and Swansea University Canoe Club often join us to train at this session, if you would like to come along please get in touch.


When: Thursday 1900 – 2000 – (August – June)
Cost: £8 (£10 for non members)
Ability: Beginner + Intermediate
Booking: Contact Geraint (07742 057140)
Minimum Age: 12

Our Pontardawe session is on Thursday from 7 – 8pm and is for beginners and intermediate paddlers.

Beginners are welcome to attend, please get in touch. We’ll teach you the skills you need to participate in Canoe Polo, and aim for everyone to get a game in at the end of the session.

The session is a mix of fitness, skills, tactics and practice games.

We  hope to introduce a second session at Pontardawe in the new year to enable more people to attend.

Ystradgynlais (Tawe Kayak Club)

When: Friday – 19:30 – 20:30 (September – June)
Cost: £8 (£10 for non members)
Ability: All
Contact: Geraint (07742 057140)
Booking: Phone / SMS

This is a general kayaking session held by Tawe Kayak Club. If you’re looking to practice skills, members are welcome to attend this session when there is spare capacity, but priority is given to Tawe Kayak Club members which you are welcome to join.

Spaces are limited to 10 so you’ll need to get in touch before coming along and we will liaise with Tawe Kayak Club to ensure there’s enough space and arrange for polo equipment to be available.

We also hold occasional sessions for Canoe Polo at Ystradgynlais to enable new members to join us outdoors in the Summer. These will be advertised when available.