3rd – 4th August 2019
The Lyme Splash Water Polo Sea Championship is due to take place this weekend. In the space of just a few years it has become established as the largest and only championship of its kind in the UK. Situated just a few miles from Newlands Holidays
, the event provides a perfect excuse to pay a visit to nearby Lyme Regis. The matches take place near Victoria pier with good viewing points from The Cobb.
Lyme Splash runs over both days of the weekend with a presentation and BBQ at The Power Boat Club on Saturday evening. The event is run entirely by volunteers, who are passionate about the local area and coastline.
The first games at Lyme Splash start at 8:15am on Saturday 3rd August and 8:45 on Sunday 4th August. The event coincides with the Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival Week
. The championship is competed by men's and women's teams in the over 16 years category on two floating water polo pitches. There could be as many as 18 teams from Dorset, Devon, Somerset, Hampshire and Wales expected to be competing in the event.
BBQ & Presentation
On Saturday evening players and spectators gather for a BBQ at Lyme Regis Power Boat Club on Monmouth Beach. A chance for all involved with the event to get together and enjoy the delicious local food. Tickets for the BBQ cost £15 for adults and £7.50 for children of 11 years & under. Advance booking is required if you are thinking of eating at the evening gathering.
Lyme Splash Raffle
There are fantastic prizes up for grabs in the raffle including a Lyme Bay Swimming voucher and a meal for two at The Pilot Boat.
For full details on the event visit the Lyme Splash Water Polo Sea Championship website