Barcelona International Water Polo Academy


ℹ️ 2023: Dates out and registration open for camps and tournaments

We offer water polo players and teams from all over the globe a chance to train and play in one of the water polo capitals of the world: Barcelona, Spain.

Facts & Figures 2022

2,300+ athletes

Have taken part in our programs

35 countries

Players and teams from all over

26 programs

Spain, United States, Puerto Rico

Who we are?

BIWPA is an international water polo academy based in Barcelona, Spain, that combines high performance water polo and academic studies for athletes from different parts of the world.

Additionally, BIWPA offers training trips for teams, events and tournaments, water polo camps and courses for coaches. 


The best combination between high performance water polo and academic studies in Barcelona. We target athletes aged 14 to 18 years old who are looking to combine their high school studies with training and competition opportunities abroad. We also offer the gap year program and the Bachelor's/Master's degree program for older athletes. 

Team Training Trips

We offer teams around the world a chance to train in Barcelona's top facilities, compete against local club teams and enjoy the city's culture and gastronomy. Teams of all types and levels are welcome: national, college, high school and club teams. 

Water Polo Camps 

Water polo camps for young players aged 11 to 17 in Barcelona, United States and more. An opportunity for campers to improve the fundamental aspects of water polo, meet players from around the world and have a blast. Available in winter, Easter and summer. 

Coaches Institute

The Coaches Institute is our academy for coaches, where we provide training, education and tools to coaches around the world. Learn alongside our coaching staff during one of our programs or explore the online courses available

Our Tournaments

Technical Corner

A free video training platform for water polo coaches and athletes to learn the fundamental drills and individual skills. A tool with training techniques featuring professional and semi-professional athletes along with comments and tips from our Academy coaches. 

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