List of water sports

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There are a large number of sports that involve water. The following is a List of water sports, divided by category. This list is not complete. Some of the sports include only one part related to swimming, as for example Triathlon.

In the water[change | edit source]

Under water[change | edit source]

  • Diving
  • Scuba diving - Swimming under water using a (self contained) breathing apparatus
  • Free-diving - The aim to maximize the depth dived using no breathing apparatus
  • Apnea - The practice of not breathing for extended times.
  • Underwater rugby - Rugby played under water with a ball that has been rendered neutrally buoyant. Surfacing to breathe is only allowed without the ball.
  • Underwater hockey - Hockey played under water with short wooden curved sticks and a heavy puck. Players wear diving masks, snorkels, and fins, and must surface to breathe while team mates continue the game on the pool bottom.

Near the water[change | edit source]