The BOA is the managing body for Underwater Hockey in the UK. Corporate and personal memberships are a requirement of booking the pool. Once you start playing… Read more “Q14. How do I join the British Octopush Association BOA.”
Underwater Hockey is a non-contact sport and serious injuries are very rare. However as with any game they are possible. The most common injuries are bruises from… Read more “Q 6a What are the risks?”
New members will be expected to join the British Octopush Association which is the sport’s governing body. This is about £30 for adults and less for children.
You can buy top quality kit for less than £80 and often much less. Have a look a our kit page for more details. We have a… Read more “Q 8 How much does kit cost?”
Yes. We are all good friends and after a game many players adjourn to the local Chinese restaurant for tea and snacks. You are welcome to join… Read more “Q 3 Do you have a social side?”
Underwater hockey is simply great fun. A great comparison is 5-a-side football but the big difference is that older players are not at a massive disadvantage because… Read more “Q 2 Why should I play underwater hockey?”
Underwater hockey is a hockey-like game played between two teams of 6 players on the floor of a swimming pool. The players try to push a lead… Read more “Q 1 What is underwater hockey?”
Yes. Confident swimmers can usually learn to snorkel in a less than an hour. Teenagers sometimes take about 10 minutes!
We only accept children under 16 years old if their parents are in the pool learning with them. The club started when a dad was looking for… Read more “Q 5 Can children play?”
No! Our members include young fit people and older people with a range of chronic conditions. We all play in the same game.