Welcome To Crystal Palace Diving Club

Learn To Dive

The Diving Pool is Currently Closed for Upgrade & Refurbishment.

Re-opening Autumn 2026

Join us and start diving with the champions

Established in the 1980s, Crystal Palace Diving Club has been operating out of Crystal Palace National Sports Centre since the clubs inception. We are one of only two 10-metre facilities within London, have one of the largest dry-land facilities in Great Britain and our one of the most successful diving clubs within Great Britain.

Founded and run by Chris Snode (former 3x Olympian and World Champion) and Gill Snode (former International coach), supported by a team of world-class coaches, Crystal Palace Diving Club has produced numerous Senior Olympic and International Divers and countless Junior World and European Medallists.

Whether you’re aiming for the Olympics or simply want to give diving a try we cater for all ages and abilities and our team will be able to help you reach your full diving potential.

Book your diving lessons online today and start your journey

Talent Testing – Enquire Now

As part of our commitment to producing the next Olympic Champions, Crystal Palace Diving Club aims to identify and nurture the best young talent through our Talent Identification pathway.

Strength, Power and Flexibility are just some of the physical characteristics we test for! If you think you are brave enough to throw yourself off a platform 2 double-decker buses tall, Diving could be the sport for you!

If your child has already been tested in their school and was given a letter inviting them to Crystal Palace Sports Centre for a further testing session please enrol them on one of the diving taster sessions listed on the taster sessions page.