Welcome to Rochdale Underwater Hockey

 

 

Welcome to the homepage of Rochdale Underwater Hockey Club. We train twice a week, so you can come & see us at one of the sessions below or you can drop us a note.  Its great fun and easy to join and get going, whether you are junior or adult, you just take it at your own pace. We are currently recruiting new members and have equipment available for new starters, just bring your cossie and towel!.  All ages: 8 - 80+    We have Junior and Adult sections, so starters can start at all ages. New starters should be able to swim 2 lengths of the pool, have water confidence and be happy holding their breath underwater.

Seniors contact Mick Hyde 01706 646988 or hydukes@btinternet.com

Juniors contact Barrie Whitehead on 01706 373967 or rochdaleuwh@gmail.com

Training sessions

Day Time Location
Monday (ex b/h) 9:00 - 10:00 PM Manchester Aquatics Centre- Training pool. Adults and experienced Invitees
Thursday 7:30 - 9:00PM Oulder Hill Leisure Centre pool (OL11 5EF)  Juniors & Beginners. Skills and fitness training for all (including experienced players)

Useful Links

GB Under Water Hockey http://www.gbuwh.co.uk/boa.asp

Rochdale Underwater Hockey Club  http://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/sites/rochdale-underwater-hockey-club

 
Useful Information

Manchester Aquatics Centre Tel 0161 275 9450 http://www.manchester.gov.uk/leisure/indoor/mac/

Oulder Hill Leisure Complex. Hudsons Walk, Rochdale, OL11 5EF. Tel: 01706 716680. http://www.ohlc.co.uk/

Mondays  Competitive training matches in Manchester in 1.8M deep pool. Adult mixed session, all welcome. Rochdale play in the North-West league which includes teams from Liverpool Uni, Trafford, Southport, Stoke, Manchester Diving Group and Xarifa.

Thursdays The junior club meets on Thursdays at Oulder Hill. Starter equipment is provided for new members, all instructors hold DBS/CRB certificates. Anyone is welcome provided they can swim at least two lengths and are confident in the water.  Thursday sessions are also suitable for adult beginners and any other players who wish to improve their fitness or practice skills. For insurance reasons, no more than 4 attendances in total are permitted before joining the club.