Scuba diving & Snorkeling in
British Sub Aqua Club Leeds (115)
About Leeds BSAC
Meet at the John Charles Centre for Sport, South Leeds for training sessions every Wednesday between 8pm to 9pm. Various pools are
used for training that includes both snorkel and scuba diving instruction. Luckily the sports centre has a 5.5metre diving pit ideal for some of the
club also has a very active octopush section. Octopush is a form of underwater hockey played by snorkel divers. They game requires
stamina, good tactical techniques and excellent breath holding whilst underwater & quick recover of your breath on the surface.
The Leeds club have been training people to dive for over 40 years. The British Sub Aqua Club is the largest diving club in the world.
Leeds BSAC History
The Leeds branch of the BSAC started out as Leeds Underwater Swimming club and was one of the oldest underwater swimming clubs in the country and
using ex war department dry suits and cylinders.
The club trained at Holbeck pool, one of the old fashioned 25 yard long pools,
that were common in the City at that time. The clubs compressor was also ex WD that used to be on a Submarine. Later this was replaced with a brand
new Williams & James Compressor
It then became the 115th branch of the BSAC and shortley later moved to the new International Pool in Westgate, Leeds. At the demise of
the International Pool The Leeds BSAC moved to John Charles Centre for Sport
Leeds BSAC Training Venue
John Charles Centre for Sport, South Leeds
Leeds BSAC after pool session Drink
Victoria Pub, behind Leeds Town Hall, Wednesday from around 9:30pm
For more information visit BSAC website British Sub Aqua Club Leeds
Reunion Leeds BSAC members around 1950 1980
A reunion of old member of the Leeds BSAC was held on Nov 12
Details / photographs
BSAC Reunion 2005
LEEDS FREEDIVERS SUB AQUA CLUB LUUSAC
The Dive club meets on a Monday and Friday night at the Morley swimming baths. this takes place between 8:00 and 10:00 and then the
social meeting at a near by pub to sink a few jars.
Leeds University Sub Aqua Club
Leeds University have there own Sub Aqua clubs, a branch of the British Sub Aqua Club.