We are an independent diving club catering for all levels of diving, from complete beginners through to elite junior level.
Our training venue is at Guildford Spectrum, where we have use of 1m and 3m springboards and a 5m platform. Our competitive squads also have access to dry-land training, trampolining and dry boards.
We take children on once they can swim 25m and are comfortable in deep water without goggles (usually six years upwards). We provide a pathway for all our divers to achieve their maximum potential. We aim for all our members to get the most they can from the sport based on their ability, time and commitment.
We are affiliated to Swim England, our national governing body, through Swim England South East Region and have SwimMark accreditation (formerly Swim21).
The club is run by Swim England-qualified diving coaches under the direction of head coach Kirsty McMahon. We have a club committee which meets once a term, providing valuable support. This enables the coaches to concentrate on club sessions and events.
We run a recreational learn-to-dive programme and have a number of competitive squads that compete at a range of levels from novice through to elite junior. We have divers who compete annually at the National Skills Finals, National Age Groups, English Schools, England Talent Games and British Elite Junior Championships.
Divers in the learn-to-dive programme follow our grade scheme, with certificates and badges awarded at the end of term as each level is passed. For more information about the grade scheme click here.
We run internal club competitions a few times a year, where members of all ages and abilities are encouraged to take part, have fun and help support the club.
Our squad divers are encouraged to become poolside helpers from the age of 14, and are given the opportunity to become a qualified L1 coach at 16.
This means that members can be involved with the club all the way through their school years, allowing them to enjoy the sport of diving, keep active and build confidence and self-esteem in the process.
Check out the open evening presentation below.