Sheffield Diving is one of the top diving clubs in the country and a British Diving Home County Development Centre. Our home is the world famous Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, boasting one of the biggest diving facilities in the UK. Sheffield Divers have represented Great Britain at every Olympic Games since 1992, with the Club’s role of honour consisting of 10 Olympians and 46 senior & junior international divers. In 2004 Sheffield diver Leon Taylor won silver at the Athens Olympics in the Men’s 10 metre synchro event with partner Peter Waterfield. Sheffield divers Nicholas Robinson-Baker and Monique Gladding competed for Great Britain at the 2012 Olympic Games.
This season the Club has had fantastic results:
International – 10 Competitors, 10 Medals – including Commonwealth Games Bronze
National – 61 Competitors, 44 Medals, 15 National Titles
Yorkshire – 69 competitors, 44 Medals, Top Club at the Yorkshire Championships in 2014
Our aim is to produce home grown Olympians to represent Great Britain at the 2020 Olympic Games. To achieve our aim we created the DNA 2020 project in 2012. DNA 2020 is focused on the three strands: Discover, Nurture and Achieve.
The Ponds Forge Learn to Dive Programme is open to everyone through it’s weekly diving lesson scheme and holiday camps for beginners. If you fancy having a go, qualified coaches will teach you the basics and help you to develop your diving skills.
We’re looking for sponsors. If you would like to help develop our next Olympic divers. Please contact us.