Underwater is Taking a Break over Xmas

Underwater hockey has finished for 2023. It will restart again at the Norville Pool on Wednesday 10 January 2024.

Underwater Hockey Come and Try Day

The Club will be holding a "Come and Try" day for underwater hockey from 3pm to 5pm on the afternoons of 4th and 5th November at the Norville Park Pool. Just pay for pool entry. Bring your mask, snorkel and fins and have a go at the the best sport you've never heard of.

Underwater Hockey to Restart at Norville

Underwater hockey has now finished at Childers for the winter season, and will be moving back to the Norville Park pool in Bundaberg for summer, starting from Wednesday, 4th October 2023. Playing times will be 5:30pm to 7:00pm on Wednesday and Friday evenings.

Underwater Hockey Restarts at Childers

The ISIS War Memorial Pool at Childers has now re-opened following a two month maintenance shutdown and UWH will be resuming at the pool from Monday 7th August starting at 6:00pm.

Great Sandy Marine Park Review has Completed

The Dept of Environment and Science has just released an update on the Great Sandy Marine Park review process to advise that the review has been completed and it is now awaiting the legislative processes to formalise the changes to the zoning plan, which is expected to come into effect in early 2024.

You can find the announcement about the changes at https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/coasts-waterways/marine-parks/zoning/gsmp.

The summary document, it can be found at https://www.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/401114/gsmp-community-summary.pdf

The decision RIS document can be found at https://www.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0012/401115/gsmp-dris.pdf.

Spearfishing World Championship Beckons for Keiren Limpus

Club Vice-president, Keiren Limpus, has been selected to represent Australia, as part of a two man team, at the 2023 CMAS Spearfishing World Championship being held in Laredo-Cantabria, Spain from the 7th - 10th September. Keiren's story has been featured in the June 18 Edition of the BundabergNow digital magazine. The full article can be viewed here.

As entry to the world championship is entirely self-funded, Keiren is currently seeking financial assistance to raise the estimated $15,000 necessary to enable him to get to Spain and compete at this event. Donations can be made at https://gofund.me/82c77c65.

Club Receives Council Grant

After recently receiving a grant under the Bundaberg Regional Council's community grants program which was used to purchase new underwater hockey equipment, the club has now also featured in an article in the June 16 Weekender edition of the BundabergNow digital magazine. The full article can be viewed here.

UWH will take a break over June & July

There will be no underwater hockey played over the period 1st June through to 31st July as the ISIS War Memorial pool at Childers will be closed for maintenance. UWH is scheduled to resume at Childers on Monday 7th August.

Underwater Hockey Restarts at Childers

As the Norville pool has now closed for winter, underwater hockey has moved back to the indoor, heated ISIS War Memorial pool at Childers for the winter months from May through to September with games being played on Monday nights from 6:00 to 7:30pm.

Please note that there will however be a short break for June and July when the pool is closed for maintenance. It is expected to reopen in August at which time UWH will resume.

Pool Time Change for Underwater Hockey

With the finish of the extended summer-time opening hours at the Norville Pool, the pool times for underwater hockey revert back to 5:30pm to 7:00pm on both Wednesday and Friday evenings until the pool closes at the end of April.