Canoe polo is an exciting paddling disipline which combines paddling and ball skills in a fast moving team game. The game is played on a marked pitch either indoors or outdoors with five players plus upto 3 subs on each side. The object of the game is to score in the opposition's goal , the ball can only be held for 5 seconds and any player in possesion of the ball can be pushed over.
Viking compete in several leagues under the name VKC. This year VKC entered 2 teams into National Division 4 - one into South East region and one into the Central region. We also entered a ladies team into the national Ladies Division 2 and a youth team into National Youth Division 2 South. We have around 20 members who are regularly involved in the sport.We train indoors at Robinson Pool during the winter and on the river during the warmer months.
Polo Training Times
18:45 - 21:00 Squad training (during the summer months only)
21:00 - 22:00 Senior squad (Robinson pool) - (September - May)
18:30 - 20:00 Training/games for all (river) - check first
10:00 - 12:00 Training for all (river) - all year