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This Girl Still Can


To celebrate its 5th birthday, This Girl Can is back with a brand-new TV advert to inspire more women and girls to take part in sport and physical activity.

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The National Lottery’s 25th Birthday

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We are delighted to be celebrating The National Lottery’s 25th Birthday this year, a landmark moment and to highlight the incredible difference that funding from The National Lottery made to Bradford Sub Aqua Club.

With funding from the National Lottery we were able to improve our clubhouse and our equipment.

This funding made a huge difference to our club and we want to say #ThanksToYou the National Lottery players who made it possible by offering 25 free try dives one each week for every year the National lottery has been in existence.

For more information and to request your FREE try dive click here

weekend dive trip to The National Diving & Activity Centre

A weekend dive trip to The National Diving & Activity Centre

Friday to  Sunday 22nd Nov– 24th November 2019 

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The National Diving & Activity Centre is a large flooded quarry at Tidenham, near to the border with Wales at Chepstow NP16 7LQ. It was formerly Dayhouse Quarry, a source of limestone, which was flooded  to make a dive centre in 1996. 

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Very Sad News

It is with great sadness that we have to inform members of the passing of John Womack Snr.


John has been a long standing member of the Club since he started diving when he joined our Club  in 1972 .  He soon worked his way up within the British Sub Aqua Club and became a First (1st) Class Diver in 1979 as well as an Advanced Instructor. 

John  has been a member of the branch and BSAC continually since he joined all those years ago.  He was our  Diving Officer in the 70's and then became Chairman of the club. He was appointed a Trustee of the Club in 1976 a position he still holds.

John also held the position of Diving Officer of Norfed for many years.

It was John who was instrumental in obtaining a mortgage on our Club premises which enabled us to buy, as opposed to renting, which we had done prior. In so doing he acted as one of the guarantors and his own house was used as security for the mortgage. Without his foresight, our Club would not have the facilities it has today.

 For many years he was  someone who gave much of his spare time to training new divers both locally and on trips that he organised at home and abroad. 

John has dived in numerous locations around the world and was involved in many expeditions to dive some of the worlds most outstanding wrecks the Britannic, Victoria, Prince of Wales, Repulse and lots lots more. 

in 1986 John Snr decided to set up Otter Watersports and Divers Warehouse in Bradford. Soon after, his wife, sons and daughter joined him to make truly family businesses, both of which were very successful.johnsnr

John has been a great friend to both the Club and many of its members past and present, and has always supported the club and all of its members with preferential discount on the suits he made and diving equipment that he sold.    

In 2014 John received Life Membership of the Club for all his years of service. 

John is a great loss to both the Club and all who new him . John WAS Bradford Club through and through.

Our thoughts go to his family and friends at this very sad time.

Thanks john, many of us have much to thank you for.john twin hose


Club Events

21 Jan 2020;
07:15PM - 08:30PM
Oxygen Admin Refresher
24 Jan 2020;
07:00PM - 10:00PM
club Evening
24 Jan 2020;
07:30PM - 09:00PM
Bouyancy workshop
31 Jan 2020;
07:00PM - 10:00PM
club Evening
31 Jan 2020;
07:30PM - 09:00PM
Bouyancy workshop
04 Feb 2020;
08:00PM - 09:00PM
committee Meeting
07 Feb 2020;
07:00PM - 10:00PM
club Evening
14 Feb 2020;
07:00PM - 10:00PM
club Evening
21 Feb 2020;
07:00PM - 10:00PM
club Evening
22 Feb 2020;
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Dive leader Course

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Next Lectures

AED training for family and friends course Sunday 3rd Feb 2019

Compressor Operator  course  Sunday 10th 2019

AED training for family and friends course Friday 18th Jan  2019

Ocean Diver  Tuesday 22ndJanuary 2019 at 7:30 and for the following 5 Tuesdays at  the clubhouse

Sport Diver Friday Evenings 7:30 25th January 2019 and the following Fridays

AED Skill Development Course  

AED Refresher course Tuesday 13th November

Firstaid for Divers  Sunday 21st October 2018 at  the clubhouse 

Ocean Diver  Tuesday 7th August 2018 and for the following 5 Tuesdays at  the clubhouse

Sport Diver Tuesday 3rd and 10th July 2018

Marine Radio (SRC) 14th April at the clubhouse

Sport Diver  Tuesday Evenings 20th , 27th,  March 2018, 3rd April 7:30pm

Ocean Diver  Friday Evenings 22nd Dec 2017 7:30 pm 5th,12th,19th Jan 2018