Sheffield Diving is one of the top diving clubs in the country. We are a British Diving Home County Development Centre (HCDC) and 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, Leon Taylor won the Clubs first Olympic medal, taking the Silver in the Mens 10 Metre Platform Synchro with partner Pete Waterfield from Southampton Diving Club. Check out our Role of Honor here – City of Sheffield Diving Club Role of Honour (updated Jan 18)
Sheffield Diving was the first diving club in the UK to be awarded Club Mark to Performance level and in November 2017 was awarded ‘Performance Club of the Year’ at the Swim England Aquatic Awards. Most recently in July 2018 the Club won the first ever Hallam FM Radio Station South Yorkshire Sports Challenge!
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.