Swim England National Skills Diving Championships 2018
Swim England National Age Group diving championship 2018
Swim England South East Regional Skills Crawley 2018
Diver of the Month May 2018
Diver of the Month April 2018
East Region (Kent) Skills 2018
East Region National Age Group Qualifier 2018
British Diving National Junior Elite Diving Championship 2018
Albatross Wins Team Performance Award. Get Berkshire Active 2018

Albatross Diving Club has been in Reading for forty years.  We are proud of our local history and the success of our divers at Junior International, National, Regional and Local competitions. We work hard to spot local diving talent and are especially proud that Albatross nurtured the early talent of Chris Mears, current GB Senior Dive Team Member and 2016 Olympic Gold Medallist.

 

Albatross is now based at a brand new facility
The Abbey School Reading 
Divers also benefit from dry training at a dedicated dry training facility
Rivermead Leisure Centre Reading

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

Albatross divers won gold at every level of National competition in 2017

British Diving National Junior Elites Gold Medallist James West
British Diving / Swim England National Talent Games Gold medallist  Lauren Saunders
Swim England National Age Groups Gold Medallists Charlotte West & Finlay Cook
Swim England National Skills Gold Medallist  Alfie Cook

 

Quick Facts

  • Albatross Diving Club was founded in 1978 by Anne Green Jessel, our current Club President
  • We have approximately 30 competitive squad members and around 40 more members involved in learn to dive and adult diving
  • Our squad divers are aged from 5 years and train up to 5 times a week
  • All coaches are fully qualified (Swim England L1/L2 QFC) with some having additional qualifications in lifesaving gymnastics, trampolines & rig work
  • We take our commitment to child safety extremely seriously.   All adult coaches are DBS checked and have attended workshops on safeguarding & protecting children in sport. The club has been awarded Swim Mark accreditation from Swim England
  • Many divers know Albatross through attending our novice interclub competition. This highly popular event attracts over 150 divers from clubs across the country to Reading each summer

To find out more

including a record of our National success since 2006
 please take a look at our interactive club handbook.