Diving

Due to COVID-19, our diving coaching programmes have been cancelled until further notice. If you have a direct debit with us, then this will have been frozen until we reopen. You do not need to do anything. Please check our website for reopening details for the Royal Commonwealth Pool and other Edinburgh Leisure venues. In the meantime, you can stay active at home with our custom-made drills, strength routines and much more, so you’re ready to make a splash when we reopen.


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Dive in and join the fun at the Royal Commonwealth Pool with our outstanding, dedicated dive area. All dive sessions are under the close supervision of our lifeguard team and we also offer coached sessions and lessons. Our dive coaching programme follows the Scottish Swimming diving framework with classes to suit beginners through to competition level.

The Royal Commonwealth Pool has a diving pool and dry dive area with a range of facilities including:

  • Spring boards - 1m and 3m 
  • Dive platforms - 1m, 3m, 5m, 7.5m and 10m 
  • Video view
  • Dry land dive facility featuring trampoline, tumble track, diving boards onto crash mats, somersault boxes, wall bars and stretching area


Casual Diving
(1m and 3m)

Simply turn up and dive. These non-bookable sessions are the perfect opportunity for you to practice your diving on the springboards under the close supervision of our lifeguard team.

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Supervised Diving
(All Boards)

Dive under the watchful eye of a qualified coach who will give you expert advice on how to dive safely.  This session has the option of progressing onto the higher platforms if you're brave enough!

Coaching


We offer coaching for all ages, beginning at P1, with our experienced, qualified coaches at the only diving facility of its kind in Edinburgh.  Here are some of the benefits you will get from diving in with us:

  • qualified coaches
  • more confidence in the water
  • improved coordination, flexibility and fitness
  • great fun

Find out more here...