School League Water Polo


The Manitoba Schools Water Polo League promotes the benefits of participation in water polo. The league supports a positive and inclusive environment that provides competitive opportunities in an educational setting for all participants.

MSWPL - fun, fitness and friendship!

Together, we are developing leaders and striving for excellence, in and out of the pool.


High school

Grades 9, 10, 11 and 12

Gender specific water polo

Water Polo 4s

School league water polo

A program of Manitoba Water Polo Association.


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Grades 6, 7 and 8
Gender specific water polo
Water Polo 4s

School League Coaching

MSWPL coaching requirement for 2022:

All school coaches (head coaches and assistant coaches) must have a minimum NCCP accreditation of WPC Community Club Coach, Respect in Sport (RIS), Making Head Way in Sport  and a clear criminal record check (CRC).

Respect in Sport (RIS) has a re-certification every 5 years. 

School League Transfers

For the 2022 season of school water polo, MWPA will be implementing the following import protocol:

  • All “Request for Placement” forms must be received by September 30, 2022, attention MWPA office. Any forms received after this date will not be considered.

  • A list of imports will be circulated to all participating water polo school teams to ensure transparency.

  • Any school requesting imports will need to provide their school roster in advance.

  • Any school requesting imports will only receive a maximum of 2 athletes from the import list.

  • Imports will be notified via email if their application has been approved - first week of October 2022.

  • All placements will be completed no later than the first week of games – October 15 & 16.

  • The completion of this form does not guarantee a spot on a school team.



Offering a safe environment to all our athletes and to all the various individuals who contribute to the Sport of water polo - whether they are coaches, officials, volunteers, staff, parents or only fans/spectators – is an absolute priority for Manitoba Water Polo. 

We are all responsible for maintaining and enhancing the dignity and self-esteem of participants and other individuals by:


  • Demonstrating respect to individuals regardless of body type, physical characteristics, athletic ability, age, ancestry, colour, race, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status, marital status, socioeconomic status, gender identity, gender expression, sex, and sexual orientation

  • Focusing comments or criticism appropriately and avoiding public criticism of athletes, coaches, officials, organizers, volunteers, employees, or participants

  • Consistently demonstrating a spirit of sportsmanship, sport leadership, and ethical conduct

  • Acting, when appropriate, to correct or prevent unjustly discriminatory practices

  • Consistently treating individuals fairly and reasonably

  • Ensuring adherence to the rules of Water Polo and the spirit of those rules