Star Diving Club Guildford
Star Diving Club Guildford
Welcome to Star Diving Club
We are a springboard and highboard diving club in Guildford, Surrey.
We are affiliated to Swim England through Swim England South East and have SwimMark accreditation.
Our programme is based at Guildford Spectrum.
Whether you are a complete beginner or have some previous experience, you are welcome to join us.
Catering for all abilities we run a variety of sessions six days a week.

Want to start diving?

For more information, to arrange a free term-time taster or to book a place contact membership@stardiving.org

We run a variety of term-time sessions catering for all levels six days a week.

Everyone must be able to swim 25m and be comfortable in deep water without goggles.

 Autumn Term

The autumn term runs from Monday 3rd September - Sunday 16 December.
There are no 'learn to dive' lessons in the half-term week: Monday 22 October - Friday 26 October.
Our winter club competition will take place on Saturday 17th November (12.30pm onwards). Information to follow once the term is up and running.
 
View or download the autumn term overview below...
Autumn Term Overview 2018.v3
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Half-Term Holiday Course

 

We are now taking bookings for our October half-term holiday course: Tuesday 23 October - Friday 26 October (4pm-5pm).

 

Children must be able to swim 25m and be comfortable in deep water without goggles.

 

Download the booking/consent form below and email it completed to membership@stardiving.org

Holiday Course Booking Form (October 2018)
Holiday Course Booking Form (October 201[...]
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Bill Johnston Grand PrixLeg 3

 

Well done to the dozen divers who competed as 'guests' at the third leg of the Bill Johnston Grand Prix in Amersham.

More than half the team here were competing externally for the first time. There were some great performances from everyone with three-quarters of the divers ending up on the podium.

In Group 4 (8/9 years), Abigail claimed a bronze and Luke a silver. In 10/11 years, Amy and Issac won gold and Natalia a bronze.

In Group 3 (8/9 years), Ada came first equal while twin sister Isla finished sixth. In 10/11 years, Felix and Piper won gold and bronze respectively. Liberty wasn't far behind in fifth.

In 12/13 years, Carrie won silver while Charlotte finished in a creditable sixth place.

The detailed results are available here.

Luton Novice Challenge

 

Congratulations to the team of 12 divers who competed at the first-ever Luton Novice Challenge at Inspire: Luton Sports Village.

The format of this new competition combined poolside with 1m and/or 3m.

Anna impressed with a win in the A - Girls and Archie claimed silver in the C - Boys.

A further eight divers finished in the top 10.

Well done to Tegan for scoring a 9 from one of the judges for her forward jump piked from poolside, one of only three girls across the whole meet to do it.

The detailed results are available here.

National Skills Finals

 

Well done to all 12 divers who represented the club at this year's National Skills Finals at the Manchester Aquatics Centre.

The club came away with a gold and a bronze, six other top 10s and heaps of experience for those competing nationally at this level for the first time.

On day one George was first to compete, diving steadily across all three stations to finish 7th= in the D1 Boys.

In the D2 Girls - the largest event of the meet with more than 45 divers - Andina came 15th, twin sister Najany 9th and Lyra improving on last year's bronze in London with a win here!

In the C2 Girls - with just half a point separating second and third - Amy took the bronze, Kotryna less than two points behind her in fourth and Scarlett in eighth.

In the C1 Boys, Archie narrowly missed out on a medal, finishing 4th, while team-mate Alex finished his first-ever national skills in 26th.

Tegan was first to dive on day two, finishing 19th in the D1 Girls, while Thomas and Leo came 10th and 21st respectively in the D2 Boys.

A good team trip was had by everyone - and a fantastic way to end the season.

The detailed results are available here.

Swim England South East Region Skills

 

Congratulations to the team who competed at this year's South East Region Skills Competition at the K2 in Crawley.

All 12 divers impressed with everyone achieving their recommended standards for the National Skills Finals in Manchester in July.

It was a one-two for the club in the D Girls 'closed' event with Lyra winning gold and Caitlin the silver. Just a few points separated them.

Meanwhile, Andina finished fourth while twin sister Najany, less than several points behind, was fifth equal. Competing in their first-ever regional skills qualifier, Tegan and Mia dived well to finish 11th and 12th respectively.

In the D Boys 'closed' event Thomas won bronze, less than half a point behind the runner-up. George was not far behind in fifth place.

In the C Girls 'closed' event, Amy won gold with Kotryna less than a point behind her claiming the silver.

Archie won silver in the C Boys 'closed' event and Alex came a creditable 11th.

The detailed results are available here.

Surrey Schools, 1m Age Groups and 1m Championships

 

Divers from 14 schools across the county competed at this year's Surrey Schools Diving Championships at Guildford Spectrum. Six guest divers from schools in Kent and Hampshire also took part.

Lily Chandler won the primary girls with Lyra claiming silver and Caitlin the bronze. Mia, Annabella and Tegan came fourth, fifth and sixth respectively. Archie was runner-up in the primary boys and George took the bronze. Alex and Leo finished fourth and sixth respectively. Scarlett won gold in the junior girls and Lily Cole was runner-up. Johannes topped off the meet by winning the intermediate boys.

Star was the dominant county club in the Surrey County ASA 1m Age Groups and 1m Championships - also winning the Jimmy Aldous Trophy for accumulative team points in the age groups.

Annabella won the E girls. In the D girls, Caitlin won gold, Lyra the silver and Mia a bronze. Tegan was not far behind in fourth. The C girls was won by Lily Chandler while Natalia claimed silver and Lily Cole the bronze. Kotryna, Scarlett, Amy and Ayisha came fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh respectively. Johannes won the B boys.

In the 1m Championships, Lily Chandler won the female junior and senior events while Natalia was runner-up in the junior. Patrick claimed gold in the male junior and senior events with silver in both to Johannes.

The detailed results are available here.

Gavin Brown Love To Dive

 

Well done to the 14 divers who represented at this year's Gavin Brown Love To Dive competition in Southampton.

Red Bull cliff diver Blake Aldridge popped in to present some of the medals and also judged some of the events.

Annabella won the E Girls ahead of the runner-up by less than a point.

George, Thomas and Leo dived well to finish 8th, 10th and 14th respectively in the D Boys.

Najany medalled in sixth place and Andina, Tegan and Mia came 12th, 15th and 17th respectively in the D Girls.

In the C Boys, Alex Casemore dived consistenty to win bronze while team-mate Alex Cookson finished eighth.

Amy claimed silver in the C Girls and Lily medalled in sixth. Her forward roll from 3m impressed the judging panel who awarded it two 9s and a 10.

Anya dived steadily throughout and medalled in sixth place in the B Girls.

Cole finished seventh in the B Boys, missing out on a medal by less than half a point.

The detailed results are available here.

Surrey Skills

 

Congratulations to the team of 12 divers who competed at this year's Surrey County ASA Diving Skills Competition at Guildford Spectrum.

Everyone put in a great effort and we came away as the top - and only - Surrey diving club here for another year.

Annabella Higgins was crowned E Girls champion for the second year running, scoring an 'excellent' 10 from one of the judges for her V-sit hold.

The D Girls was won by Andina Fernandez White, while sister Najany claimed silver and Katie Pye, whose first time it was competing at Surrey Skills, the bronze. Mia Barnes and Tegan Fookes also dived well, finishing fourth and fifth respectively. George Taylor won the D Boys and the silver went to Leo Bontempo. Amy Smith won the C Girls, nearly 10 points ahead of her nearest rival. Ayisha Durbar and Arabella Wilson dived consistently well to win silver and bronze respectively. Alex Cookson won gold in the C Boys.

The detailed results are available here.

Coaches Wanted! Interested in learning to coach diving? Contact Kirsty here.

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