Event List

Water Polo World Aquatic Championship

Water Polo Canada in conjunction with the Alberta Water Polo Association is pleased to host the 2013 Men's and Women's UANA World Championship Qualification Tournament January 30th to February 3rd at Talisman Centre.

Event Info

This international event is a tournament-style competition with quarter finals, semi-finals and finals for both men and women. Two teams from each gender will qualify to represent the Americas at the 2013 FINA World Aquatic Championships in Barcelona, Spain in July 2013. There will be four men's teams and four women's teams at this tournament including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, USA and Venezuela.

This event is open to spectators free of charge. Feel free to come by and cheer on your favourite team – GO CANADA GO! 

Teams will be training in between 9:00am – 12:00pm each day and official games will run in the evening beginning each day at 4:00pm.

Member and Customer Access Changes

We are excited and proud to host such a high profile international competition! We appreciate your support as we strive to create the best event with the least amount of impact to our members and customers. Please continue to check back to this page for more information on the event, and any space restrictions to help plan your work outs accordingly.

Public Swim

  • There will be NO PUBLIC SWIM lanes available from 4:00pm – 8:00pm, January 28th – February 3rd.
  • Competition Pool will be closed to public.
  • Training Pool and Dive Tank will be availble for limited public swim times. Please check our Public Gym/Swim Times for daily schedules.
  • Springboards and dive towers will be closed to public.


  • We will have RESERVED PARKING for our Members at the north end of the parking lot. Have your member access card handy. This space is also for clients of Cardiac Wellness and LifeMark Physiotherapy.
  • Members and customers can also park at the South end of parking along with Event Parking on a first come, first serve basis.
  • The South Entrance drop-off loop will be closed. Customers requiring pick-up or drop offs are encouraged to use the North Entrance.
  • Please give yourself extra time to arrive at Talisman Centre or consider using public transit. We are conveniently located by Erlton C-train station as well bus routes.

Group Fitness Classes

  • All classes normally held in Gym 1 will be moved to Gym 5.
  • Deep Water Fitness will be cancelled, January 28th – February 1st.

Training and Competion Schedules

Please check back, COMING SOON!