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2023/24 Summer Registration is now open

All Players, officials and volunteers MUST be registered before the metro season starts.

If you are new to Ryde please contact the club via before undertaking a registration.

This page is only for players who will be participating in the Sydney Metropolitan Competition only.  Please do not register here for our Junior Development or our Learn to Play Polo program or Tournaments.

Registering with our water polo club not only enables you to play water polo for the Ryde Rhinos WPC – it also includes your membership with our peak sporting bodies (Water Polo Australia and Water Polo NSW) for the 2023-24 season (full year - summer 2023-24 and winter 2024 seasons) and covers players for Association insurances.


The Club Management Committee undetake a thorough review of the Clubs finances to arrive at the season's fee structure.  

When calculating the fees consideration has been given for the following:-

  • Capitation Fees – These fees are set by WPA and WPNSW and provide insurance cover and support by the Governing bodies

  • GST – All fees are inclusive of GsT.

  • Pool Hire – This is the most significant cost to the Club for training sessions and Metro games. We utilise Ryde Aquatic Centre and Macquarie Uni Aquatic Centre for training sessions, we also pay a fee to WPNSW for pool hire for all metro games.

  • Coaching – Our Club has a commitment to ensure quality coaching to develop and grow our members.  To attract and retain our quality coaches they are paid for the service they provide to our members. We also have volunteer coaches that provide their time free to the club which we are appreciative of.

  • Metro Competition Costs – Fees are charged for all Team Entries, Referees and also  Pool Controller fees except Div 2.

  • Equipment – Caps and Balls are supplied to all teams for the Metro competition as well as equiprment for all training sessions.

To complete your player registration for Summer please Choose ONE of the following payment classes and RENEW or NEW member button at the bottom of this page:

A: Club Supporters, Table Officials, Managers $0.00

D: Jnr with Active Kids: born after 31st December 2005 - $360.00 (Plus Association Fee of $147.51) = $507.51

E: Jnr No Active Kids: born after 31st December 2005  - $410.00 (Plus Association Fee of $147.51) = $557.51

F: Senior Registration: Born before 1st January 2006 - $335.00 (Plus Association Fee of $159.82) = $494.82

G: WPNSW Life Member: Restricted - $0.00 (Plus Association Fee of $0.00) = $0.00

H: Ryde Life Member: Restricted - $0.00 (Plus Association Fee of $159.82) = $159.82

I: Non-Playing Coach: Restricted - $0.00 (Plus Association Fee of $44.98) = $44.98

J: Non-Playing Referee: Restricted - $0.00 (Plus Association Fee of $44.98) = $44.98

O: Div 1 Registration: $460.00 (Plus Association Fee of $159.82) = $619.82

P: WPNSW Get Involved (ONE event only) & Train On: $400 (Plus Association Fee of $55.41) = $455.41

Pool Entry is NOT included in the above -  Please note that the above fees do not include pool entry to the various aquatic centres you will enter for training or game day. Normal entry fees apply for all aquatic centres. Multi-visit passes are available at Ryde Aquatic Centre please make enquiries with the front desk. Fitness Passport is accepted at Mac Uni Aquatic.

DON'T forget to claim your ACTIVE KIDS REBATE

RYDE Water Polo Club is a registered  provider for NSW Active Kids Rebate [click here] if you need to  apply for your active kids rebate voucher. You can use claim it via club fees or via the Ryde Aquatic Centre purchase of multi swim passes. .    


  • If you are joining from a different club complete as a RETURNING MEMBER. A returning member is someone who already has a NATIONAL ID number. 
  • If you are going to a different club, refer to that club’s registration page, click RETURNING MEMBER (or RENEW) and complete your  TRANSFER registration there.

FOR ALL  OTHER PLAYERS here is what to do:

  • If you are rejoining us after playing last season or earlier, please click RETURNING MEMBER below and complete your registration. Returning players are those who have a National ID Number.
  • If you are joining Water Polo for the first time, WELCOME. Click NEW MEMBER below and complete your registration. (New members have never been issued with a National ID Number.)

Follow instructions to complete registration:

  1. If you have an Active Kids Voucher - PLEASE ENTER DETAILS AT THE TIME REGISTRATION and ensure that the discount is applied BEFORE PAYMENT
  2. Finalise payment online
  3. ALL payments include GST
  4. A processing fee of (2.0% + $0.60 AUD) will be applied to the total fee – requirement of the WPA/WPNSW portal

If you have any further queries please contact our Club Registrar - Stewart Randall, Registrar E:

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