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One of the most exhilarating sports in the world, diving is a fantastic and unique way to stay active and have fun. No matter if you’re a seasoned diver or are just looking to try something new, we offer a range of diving pools in Better centres across the UK for everyone to enjoy.
With everything from beginner lessons at our Tom Daley Diving Academy to more advanced sessions, enjoy the benefits of diving, no matter your experience level. Want to help your little ones learn a new skill? As long as your child is able to swim competently in deep water, they can learn to dive from as young as five years old.
Diving is a great way to build your confidence in and out of the water, make new friends and learn a whole host of new skills. So, if you’d like to experience the thrill of diving for yourself, use our centre locator to find a Better swimming pool with diving boards near you.
Our Diving Activities
There are plenty of diving lessons and sessions to choose from at Better centres, so you can find one that’s just right for you.
Our Tom Daley Diving Academy ‘Learn to Dive’ programme has been carefully devised with the aim of taking you from a beginner all the way through to an advanced level diver. The programme is for everyone whether you’re an adult who wants to enjoy the health benefits of diving, or a child with aspirations to dive at the Olympics.
Helping you to refine your diving skills and perfect your movements before hitting the water, develop your skills with dry diving. Available only at the London Aquatics Centre, work on your technique with trampolines to practice positions and rotations, springboards for launching and a large foam pit for safe landing.
Our amazing diving facilities are open to everyone to use in our 'Dive for All' sessions. Whether you want to dedicate some time to practicing what you’ve learnt or simply want to make a splash with friends and family, make the most of local pools with diving boards at Better.
Check your local centre to find out more:
What To Expect at a Better Diving Pool
So you can arrive prepared, our experienced instructors have compiled everything you should expect to see at a Better diving pool before your first visit.
At centres across the UK, our diving pools offer a range of diving board heights to suit divers of all skill levels, from beginner to advanced. Our facilities provide board heights, including*:
- Platforms (1 meter, 3 meters, 5 meters and 10 meters)
- Springboards (1 meter and 3 meters)
*Diving boards heights will vary depending on location.
Our diving pools are designed with safety as a main priority, and all meet the minimum depth requirements. We regularly check for safety hazards and ensure that a trained lifeguard is always on hand to offer assistance.
We strive to make our facilities accessible to everyone, including our diving pools. To make it easier for those with mobility impairments to access the pool, we provide ramp access in our swimming pools across the UK.
The Benefits of Diving
Diving is a unique sport with a whole range of mental and physical benefits to enjoy including:
A full-body workout – Diving engages multiple muscle groups, including the core, legs and arms, making it an excellent full-body workout
Improved flexibility - Requiring a wide range of motion, diving helps to improve your flexibility and increase your mobility
Enhanced coordination – Requiring you to use both your body and mind, diving can help develop your balance and coordination
Increased confidence – Challenging yourself at a diving pool can help to grow your confidence in and out of the water
Where to find indoor diving pools near you
Find Diving Pools Near You
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Frequently Asked Questions
Are swimming pools with diving boards safe?
Diving under the supervision of our trained instructors and lifeguards poses minimal risk, as long as all safety rules are followed. In addition, our diving pools meet all relevant safety regulations.
Can children participate in swimming pool diving?
Yes! At Better, children can participate in swimming pool diving, with our trained instructors always on hand to teach them essential skills, protect their safety and ensure they are using the correct diving boards for their skill level.
For answers to any other questions you may have about our Better facilities, read our FAQ section to learn more.