Swimming & Waterpolo Club (Bears)

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Welcome! Aston Bears!

Aston University Sports Club of the Year 2012-2013, Aston University’s Most Improved Club of the Year 2011-2012 and iAston’s Club of the Year 2011-2012!

We are all looking forward to an exciting new year ahead with plenty of amazing socials lined up for our 2019-2020 squads.  We provide a variety of opportunities to take part through swimming, waterpolo or socially and welcome students of all abilities to come and join. As a committee we believe your experience as part of our Bears team will help enrich your whole university experience and help you to make life-long friendships.

Keep your eyes peeled for information regarding our taster sessions and fresher's week sign-ups. Plus feel free to stop any current squad members around campus to get their opinion of the club.

Here's to another great season!

Training Times

Monday: 9.00-10.15pm (swimming)

Wednesday: 2.00-4:30pm (swimming) (2:00-3:15pm Improvers, 3:15pm-4:30pm Advanced)

Wednesday: 8.00-9.00pm (water polo)

Thursday: 6.45-8.30pm (**swimming with Warely Wasps) and 8.30-10pm (*water polo with Aston Men's) *AFFILIATED TRAINING

Sunday: 4.45-6.00pm (water polo)


Our Swim Team competes twice a year in the BUCS league, in First Term we swim in the Short-Course BUCS Championships and in Second Term we compete in the Long-Course BUCS Championships. These take place over a weekend so we get to have a few nights away and some great socials while there too!

Our Waterpolo teams are competing in a tournament this year. This means there are matches regularly throughout the year against other Universities competing in the league.

We will also offer you the chance to buy new kit in the coming year. To view our BUCS page; http://www.bucs.org.uk/homepage.asp

Finally if you have any questions about the club or its running, please feel free to contact this years 2019-2020 committee on swimwaterpolo@union.aston.ac.uk,or using the following email addresses if you have anything more specific to ask:

Chairman - Hannah Povall 


Men's Waterpolo Captain -  Alex Cash


Swim Captain - Miles McAuliffe  


Vice Swim Captain - Dan Jenkins 


Secretary - Katie Norris 


Social Secretary - Sam Kirk 



Don’t forget to view our Facebook page; 

and follow us on instagram @Aston_SWP

Bear Love xoxo


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