The Ft. Lauderdale Diving Team is a member of USA Diving, the national governing body for the United States Olympic Committee. The competitive team offers training year round and competes in competitions within the Florida Gold Coast Diving Association (Keys to Jupiter, FL), nationally and internationally depending upon level of expertise.
We have Future Champions group for beginning level competitive divers. We also offer a Junior Team, Senior Team, and Masters Team. Training times vary between 2 1/2 hours per day up to 4 1/2 hours per day and from 2 days per week to 6 days per week.
In the summer months or when school is closed, we typically offer two workouts per day on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday as well as single workouts on Wednesday and Saturday. For more information, contact us or visit the information booth at the entrance to the pool.
Future Champions is for beginning athletes that have the goal to compete. Divers in this group work on basic voluntary dives in all directions (101, 201, 301, 401) and develop a few optional dives. Divers in this group are eligible to compete in our Home Meets and USA Diving Future Champion competitions.
The Junior Team is for athletes that have the goal to compete at the national level. Athletes learn the skills and dives necessary to prepare for advanced competitions. Divers in this level are excepted to dive at regional and zone championships. Training is suggested 3 – 4 days per week, 2 1/2 hours per day.
This team is made up of individuals that have competed in the Junior National Championships and or Senior National Championships within the past 2 years. This group travels to competitions monthly. This team is for dedicated divers that are striving to reach as high as their goals will take them. College coaches look at this group of divers to offer college scholarships. This team trains 5-6 days per week 2 1/2 or more hours per day, Monday to Saturday.
The Masters Team is a program for divers ages 19 and older who are not currently pursuing USA Diving sanctioned Senior National level competition. We accept athletes from beginner to advanced levels and gear their program to their ability. Our goal is to provide a fun, healthy, and supportive environment that will allow each individual to reach his or her fitness and competitive goals. Training is geared to each person’s needs whether they dive for fitness, local competition, or the master’s national championship. There are 3 to 6 local meets per year available in the South Florida area as well as a national and international level masters competitions each year.