Alex Dodgson certainly enjoys diving in at the deep end as he hopes to be a water polo star.
The Blessed Trinity RC pupil got into the sport after seeing a class straight after his swimming lesson.
He now competes for Burnley Water Polo team and trains once a week for an hour at Padiham Leisure Centre. He also swims for Burnley Aquatics team.
Alex, 12,who lives in Hollins Avenue said: “I have played for around two years and compete locally.
“I enjoy the game and love playing for a team.”