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 our arena, at Horse Park Polo Club or on the field if conditions allow.
We look forward to welcoming you!
Join us on Sunday, September 10th, for the 2023 Christopher Ranch Garlic Cup Finals!
Spectators can enjoy a day of some of the best polo in the Bay Area while enjoying a catered lunch by Holy Cannoli.
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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.
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 9 week Polo Academy and you will be playing chukkers by the last class! We are also excited to announce an Advanced Polo Academy this season at South Bay!
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.
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 2-goal leagues later in the summer for more competitive play. Be sure to check our calendar for our 2022 Season Tournaments.
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 2023 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!
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are you looking to learn, play and have fun?
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.
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We offer many playing options
South Bay Polo opens April 30th and works with Menlo Polo Club which opens May 6th, 2023. In May, weekend chukkars will be at South Bay. In June, South Bay will be playing chukkers in Gilroy on Sundays and at Menlo Polo Club on Saturdays. July through the fall, chukkers and tournaments will be played at South Bay Polo on Saturdays and at Menlo Polo Club on Sundays. This is in addition to our regular Thursday evening club chukkers and morning Fast Friday sessions. Starting in August, we will be 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.