West Hollywood Aquatics (WH2O) is a Masters swimming and water
polo club based in West Hollywood, California. The club currently
has a roster of over 180 athletes from around the Southern
California area. The teams include athletes of all abilities
ranging from ex-Olympians to beginners. Everyone is welcome
regardless of skill, gender, race, sexual orientation, or
WH2O grew out of a group of athletes training for Gay Games I in
1982. After returning from the Games, the participants started the
West Hollywood Swim Club, which now including water polo, is West
We have daily professionally coached workouts as well as seasonal
clinics to develop each member’s skills. Your first workout
with us is complimentary! Visit the swim team and water polo team
pages for more information and their regular workout schedules.
Come on in, the water’s great!
WH2O is one of the founding members of International Gay and
Lesbian Aquatics (IGLA) and is sanctioned by United States Masters
Swimming (USMS) and United States Water Polo (USWP). Locally, the
swim team belongs to Southern Pacific Masters Association (SPMA),
while water polo is part of USWP’s Zone 11, Coastal
California Water Polo. The teams and their members compete in
regional, national, and international meets and tournaments.