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Diving Taster Sessions

The Quays Swimming and Diving Complex, Southampton

Run by: Active Nation Diving Programme

Diving taster sessions for children aged between 6 to 13 years.


Suitable for 5-13

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Participants will need to be able to swim at least 25 metres unaided, to be confident in deep water and to be happy to swim without goggles.

Each session will last for 30 minutes and divers will be taught in groups of up to eight by qualified instructors from the Southampton Diving Programme.

Everyone who takes part in the scheme will receive a certificate of participation.


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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Sun 18 Oct 10:45–11:15
  2. Mon 19 Oct 19:00–19:30
  3. Tue 20 Oct 16:00–16:30
  4. 16:30–17:00
  5. Wed 21 Oct 16:00–16:30
  6. 16:30–17:00
  7. 18:30–19:00
  8. 20:00–20:30
  9. Fri 23 Oct 16:30–17:00
  10. 18:00–18:30


The session will cost £7.00 to cover costs.

Skill Level

  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced


ASA (Amateur Swimming Association)


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The Quays Swimming and Diving Complex

27 Harbour Parade, Southampton, SO15 1BA


This activity is organised and run by Active Nation Diving Programme.

Please register in advance.

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