South Bay Polo is located just 30 minutes south of San Jose in Gilroy CA. We offer a full range of polo opportunities from learning to play to working with our pros to improve your game.  We host club chukkers, tournaments and player/family BBQs from the May - October on our beautiful polo field. Winter polo is played in the arena at Horse Park Polo Club or on the field if conditions allow.

We look forward to welcoming you!

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South Bay Polo offers several programs for the beginner to advanced player, youth to adult. We also offer boarding and full horse care.

Learn to Play

South Bay Polo offers different options to learn the game. Take an Intro to Polo class and see if it is for you or enroll in our 6 or 8 week Polo Academy and you will be playing chukkers by the last class! We also offer  an Advanced Polo Academy at South Bay!

Youth Programs

We offer youth polo programs from Leadline polo starting at 3 years old, to students ranging from 5-11 years old and a competitive Interscholastic program for middle and high school students.  Our young players learn to play and improve their horsemanship skills.

Improve Your Game

South Bay Polo has programs for players looking to better their skills and game strategy. From video swing analysis,  riding video analysis, Fundamental/Fast Fridays and coaching chukkars with our pros, we have you covered. 

Coaching & Competitive Chukkars

At South Bay Polo, you can choose to play with one of our Pros to improve your game and strategy. We will be offering club tournaments throughout the 2024 season to hone you competitive play. Be sure to check our calendar for our 2024 Season Tournaments.

Chukkar Sign-up

As we get closer to the beginning of our season, we will begin our chukkar sign-up online.  Members and players need to sign up for Thursday and weekend chukkars on-line through ChukkerBook.  Be sure to check our calendar for the latest dates!

Our Pros

Meet our incredible Polo Pros.  They are invested and dedicated to work with you to improve your riding, skills and game. We can't wait for the 2024 season to start! All of our pros offer group and private lessons, coaching, horse training and sales. We also have a Visiting Pro Program where we welcome pro's to come play with our members!

Title Sponsor of the Christopher Ranch Garlic Cup Tournament:

Christopher Ranch Garlic

South Bay Polo is proud to announce their partnership with Christopher Ranch for the Christopher Ranch Garlic Cup Pro Am Tournament Series was September 17-18.  

are you looking to learn,  play and have fun?

South Bay Pro Lee Mullins enjoying our kick off tournament

We are not only polo players, we are friends and have post chukkar and game activities where everyone is included.  Most Saturday games are followed by a potluck BBQ and get together for members and players to socialize.

Throughout the season, there are competive club tournaments in addition to USPA sponsored tournaments such as our annual Garlic Cup and Wes Linfoot Memorial Tournament. We are excited to also be offering a 2 Goal League this season.

Complete the Contact Form below for more information and learn how to join the fun!

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South Bay Polo 

We offer many playing options

South Bay Polo open is open May – October. Many of our player also play at Menlo Polo Club which is open April – July.  Throughout the season, South Bay Polo offers weekend chukkers, club tournaments and USPA tournaments.  This is in addition to our regular Thursday evening club chukkers and morning Fast Friday sessions. Lessons are also available with our pros throughout the week.  In August, we will begin hosting several USPA tournaments to offer a more competitive option for our members and local players.

In addition to offering polo at South Bay Polo and Menlo Polo Club, we also play arena polo at Horse Park Polo Club in Woodside, CA and winter polo at Eldorado Polo Club with our pros.  There is a place for all levels of players at South Bay Polo Club.

Contact us for more information!

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