Hall sport

Hall sport (also known as IMS), is a free programme and a great way to enjoy sport, socialise with friends and get the most out of your hall experience.

The programme is open to all Loughborough University students so whether you are currently living in halls or are affiliated with one, you can get involved.

Waterpolo – Men's and Women's one day event

Venue: Swimming Pool

No University Water Polo Players,

No University Swimmers, Including Development squad

No University Lifesavers

No University Triathletes

Points grading: ‘C’

6 Players Minimum, Confirmed Entry Required


1. Teams will swim seven-a-side. Three substitutes will be permitted. Players may be substituted only after a goal. Failure to do so will result in a penalty.

2. It is essential that everyone involved is at the pool to register. Please ensure that team members have their University ID available.

3. The duration of the matches 6 minutes with no breaks. 1 minute change over between matches (Teams for the next match must be waiting on the sideline ready for their match).

4. Players CANNOT hold/ catch the ball with two hands as well as they cannot take the ball under the water. Any violent offence as well as contesting the referee’s decision will result in the player being excluded.

5. In the event of a tie at full time, the teams will play penalties (5m). Teams will have 3 shots each. In case of a tie after 3 penalty shots become eliminatory.

6. All matches will be played with size 4 balls


Get involved

To compete for your hall you just need to contact one of the sport secretaries. Email us with your name, hall and the sport you want to play in.  

Email us