Gloves, sticks, masks, snorkels, pucks, fins and players at the bottom of the pool. Practices happen in both the shallow water and the deep, from time to time. In tournaments, play happens in deeper water.
Newbies can often just show up with a swim suit and get loaner equipment: fins, mask, stick, glove, snorkel. Playing with goggles and without a snorkel is okay. High school swimmers can join in with the adults.
Mt. Lebanon High School Pool on Thursdays from 8 to 9:30 pm
Thursday nights are often the time when folks gather to play Underwater Hockey at the Mt. Lebanon High School swim pool. Time: 8:30 to 10 pm.
West Allegheny High School Pool on Tuesdays nights
Tuesday nights are often the time when folks gather to play Underwater Hockey at the newly refurbished High School swim pool at West Allegheny. Time: 8:20 to 9:50 pm.
Saturdays offer a good time to train. Underwater Hockey training happens between 9 am and 11:30 on Saturdays. In the past, we've often called for a practice game at 1 pm.
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Underwater Hockey at Summer Dreamers with Swim & Water Polo Camp
After a summer of swimming and playing SKWIM, it is often a fun idea to have a special day to feature, learn a bit, and play underwater hockey. Get some equipment and support from the local players and mix it up in the pool, pushing the puck.
The dynamics are different. No sense in talking underwater. Fitness matters. Power works wonders too.
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Pittsburgh's club team is fortunate to have a number of experienced players who help to guide the practices and the team.
Underwater Mini Course
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