Sheffield Diving is one of the top diving clubs in the country and a British Diving Home County Development Centre (HCDC) in England a Swim England Talent Development Centre (TDC). 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 12 Olympians and 55 senior & junior international divers. In 2004 Sheffield diver Leon Taylor won the silver medal at the Athens Olympic Games in the Men’s 10 metre synchro event with partner Peter Waterfield from Southampton Diving Club. In 2012, Sheffield divers Nicholas Robinson-Baker and Monique Gladding competed for Great Britain at the London Olympic Games and in August 2016 Freddie Woodward competed in the Rio Olympic Games.
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 Sheffield Diving Learn to Dive Programme is open to everyone through it’s weekly diving lesson scheme and holiday camps. 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.