Smart Connection Consultancy is a boutique sport and recreation consultancy who has become one of Australia’s leading advocates for the use of synthetic sports surfaces as a vehicle to grow…read more
Water polo’s Queensland Premier League set to launch
Commencing from this Sunday, Queensland’s top water polo talent is set to go head-to-head in the inaugural Water Polo Queensland Premier League.
The competition will consist of eight rounds contested contested by eight teams at venues in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, with finals set to be held at Brisbane’s Yeronga Park Pool on Sunday 22nd November.
Other venues that will host the competition include the St Andrews Aquatic Centre at Perigian on the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane's Valley Pool and the Miami Aquatic Centre on the Gold Coast.
Introducing the competition, Water Polo Queensland explains that “the League will offer senior athletes the genuine opportunity to represent their club/association with a sense of pride and belonging, offering a level of engagement not seen in senior club water polo for many years.
“The prospect of the League will also provide clubs/associations with the opportunity for developing pathways from juniors to senior water polo, increasing the retention of athletes within our sport.
“Designed to attract the best current and emerging talent within Queensland … it is supported by former Olympians, national and state players in the formative years to develop into an elite open level competition. It also provides a local, performance and competition pathway that underpins the QLD Thunder AWL Team.
“Water Polo Queensland aims to provide a nationally aligned, leading WPQ pathway and competition framework which meets the participation, motivation and development needs of all players, coaches, referees and officials at local, regional and state level (with the) Premier League aiming to be the premier water polo competition in Queensland that provides the best performance and pathway opportunities for all involved.”
Click here for more information.
Image courtesy of Water Polo Queensland.
8th August 2019 - Brisbane to host major water polo events in lead-up to Tokyo Olympics
2nd October 2013 - Tasmania welcomes growth in Junior Water Polo
22nd July 2020 - Construction of Gold Coast’s new Miami Aquatic Centre moves forward
5th December 2017 - ALFAQ calls for greater investment in Queensland’s public pools
23rd October 2019 - Swimming Australia unveils Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic campaign
24th April 2020 - Coach calls for elite swimmers to be given access to pools
14th September 2018 - Elite athletes enlisted to inspire Queensland schools students
6th November 2013 - New management at Sunshine Coast aquatic centres
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Track. Engage. Retain GreeneDesk is a suite of cloud based software solutions helping health clubs, leisure centres and swim schools to effectively track progression, improve customer engagement and…read more
INTRODUCTION Abel Sports is Australia’s leading manufacturer and suppliers of Goal Posts, sports ground safety netting systems and coaches boxes for Stadiums ,Sports Clubs, Councils and…read more
SLE Worldwide Australia is a Managing General Underwriter specialising in insuring risks in the world of Sports, Leisure and Entertainment. Be it relaxing, playing, organising or watching sports,…read more
About Priava's Technology - Priava is a cloud-based and centralised venue and event management system aimed at venues of all sizes. With its familiar and easy-to-use web interface, the…read more
Pico Play is a global leader in the planning, design, development and construction of world-class themed attractions and entertainment that deliver extraordinary and memorable experiences to millions…read more
With its sleek good looks and easy-to-use yet powerful functionality, Envibe is the premium fitness club software for the Australasian leisure, recreation and fitness industry. We are the most…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!