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Welcome to the official home of Illinois Water Polo!

The mission of Illinois Water Polo (IWP) is to provide direction and growth of the sport of water polo in the state of Illinois at the player, coach, club, and high school level.

IWP works in conjunction with the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) to support the spring IHSA Boys State Finals and IHSA Girls State Finals.

IWP helps educate athletes, officials, and coaches on the proper game play of water polo.  In addition, IWP helps recognize athletes, officials, and coaches for outstanding performance and service to Illinois water polo through the annual All-State banquet.

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Passing of Joe Lewandowski

Illinois Water Polo is saddened to hear of the passing of Boys Water Polo Coach, Joe Lewandowski. Lockport families have recently set up a go fund me page to support his family during this time:...

Returning to play?

American Water Polo is compiling a list of information about clubs returning to play.  To see more about the rules, regulations, and procedures that clubs are putting in place as they return to the pool, please visit:...

Our apologies.

IWP is sorry for cutting the zoom call with USA Water Polo’s Matt Farmer short this afternoon.  We apologize for the interruptions and disruptive behavior of some of the participants.  We appreciate Matt’s professionalism and all those active, respectful,...