National Try A Dive

 National Try a Dive or Snorkel Week

In support of the European Week of Sport 22nd – 30th September 2018.



Have you ever watched a documentary on life beneath the seas and wondered what it would be like tosee it first hand? Have you ever wanted to try our Scuba Diving or Snorkelling but were unsure where to go or if you would like it?

Ireland has over 3000km of coastline which is world renowned in the diving community for its variety of marine line and wrecks. The Irish Underwater Council is inviting the public to register their interest to try diving, snorkelling or underwater hockey during the European Week of Sport – 22nd – 30th September 2018.

Go on Give it a Go!!!

To register your interest simply complete the form below during the European Week of Sport 22nd – 30th September 2018, we will then pair you up with a local club to try diving, snorkelling or underwater hockey in the following weeks.

Check out our video to see why you should give it a go !


Already qualified?

Are you a qualified diver? Do you want to be part of Irelands largest diving community, well why not turn up to an open evening and see all the advantages that come with being part of a diving team. We willl be delighted to recognise your qualifications.


Here are answers to some of the questions we have been asked, however please don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any other questions.

What happens at a Try a Dive night?
Our friendly and qualified members will meet and greet you at the pool. From there they will take you diving 4through all the equipment and ensure that you are happy and comfortable to continue. You will be taken on a one to one basis into the pool starting in the shallow end. Only when your ready will you take your first breadth underwater in the safety and comfort of the swimming pool. W have no doubt you will quickly feel at ease and swimming like the fishes by the end of the session.

Do I have to sign up to a course to attend the Try  A Dive night?
]No the Try-A-Dive night is a non obligation opportunity for you to try out the sport. Should you like it (and we are sure you will !!) you can then proceed to enrol in the next available course.

scubadiving ireland Is it too late in the year to start ??
No, October is the perfect time of year to begin training. We pride ourselves on our safety record and thoroughness of our training. For that reason most of our clubs begin training in October to ensure that over the winter new trainees are given ample time to master the skills and confidence from the safety of the pool. Come the new year you will be then be ready to start your new adventure in the sea!

Do I Need to be Fit?
As Diving and Snorkeling are water sport s you do need to be able to swim however you don’t need to be an Olympic athlete, just a length or two and you will be able to start training.

Can I Snorkel with CFT?
Yes we are passionate about snorkeling, Its fun, easy to learn and a great way to get fit and meet new 545801_401242926570990_920728671_npeople. With over 5,000 kms of Coastline Ireland is the perfect location to snorkel and you can bring your children too! We have a wide range of snorkeling courses available to suit your needs including family snorkeling courses and Women’s only groups so don’t delay and contact us today