Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who can play?

Any adult (over 18) with water polo experience is welcome. We are a Masters team consisting of players who used to play in college. We have men and women on the team ranging from 18 to over 50.

Q: When are practices?

Monday and Thursday from 8 - 9:30 PM

Q: Where are practices?

901 W. Roosevelt. The UIC Natatorium is an all deep, 25 yard pool. The team meets near the diving boards before practice.

Q: Can I just stop by practice?

Yes but please email us first so we know to expect you.

Q: What is the closest train or buses to the pool?

The UIC Halsted Blue Line Stop is walkable or you can take the #8 bus down to Roosevelt. The Roosevelt Red Line stop is semi close but you should probably take the #12 Roosevelt bus over to the pool.

Q: Is there parking near the pool?

There is metered parking right outside of the pool on Roosevelt. Check this map: 901 W. Roosevelt.

Q: Is there free parking near the pool?

Parking is free on Roosevelt west of Morgan. It’s also free on Morgan south of Roosevelt. Check this map: 901 W. Roosevelt.

Q: How much are dues?

$250 every four months (January, May, September) or $15 per practice. Your first practice is free. If you want to work out a monthly payment plan, please see the president at practice. You can make checks out to Chicago Apostles Water Polo or pay with Venmo or PayPal.

Q: How many tournaments do you play in each year?

We play in about 6-10 tournaments per year.

Q: Where are these tournaments?

Anywhere and everywhere. Lots in the Midwest (driving distance from Chicago), but we also try to fly out to one or two a year.

Q: I’m in Chicago for work, is it cool if I practice with you guys?

Of course.

Q: How intense are practices?

It's a workout. 20 minutes of warm up while the pool is getting set up and then we scrimmage for the remainder.

Q: Who do we call if the storage room is locked before practice?

Call UIC Facilities at 312-907-1300, tell them you're with the Apostles and the storage room by the diving boards is locked.