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Lisburn Sub Aqua Club

Joining Lisburn Sub Aqua Club

Divers on a Rhib

Qualified Divers

Qualified divers who are at Sports Diver standard are welcome apply for membership at any time of the year. For further information contact our Membership Secretary by e-mailing membership@lisburnsac.co.uk

Qualified but haven't dived in a while?

Join BSAC and refresh your practical scuba skills in a pool up to BSAC Ocean Diver level or equivalents such as PADI Open Water or PADI Advanced Open Water level (excludes Nitrox training). The session includes a Scuba Refresher Qualification Card and take home pack.

See https://www.bsac.com/refresh-your-scuba-diving-skills/ for more information or to sign up

Learning to dive

Want to learn to Dive?

BSAC’s Ocean Diver course with Lisburn Sub Aqua Club is the place to start.
This entry-level diving qualification will equip you with the core skills to dive to a maximum of 20 metres in open water, in the UK and abroad.

Our BSAC Ocean Diver course takes place in the safety of the swimming pools at Lisburn Leisureplex and includes an introduction to open water in a controlled, safe manner. Training takes place under the guidance of a Nationally Qualified BSAC Instructors and will take place at a pace which suits you.

By joining Lisburn Sub Aqua Club you find a full range of club activities, including further training and specialist skill development courses, social activities, day and weekend diving trips and diving holidays. Our club has access to an excellent pool for regular skill practice and offers other facilities, such as  boats, compressor and free use of equipment for training.

While you will need to be reasonably fit for the Ocean Diver course, it is by no means an endurance test. Provided that you are over the age of 14, can swim 200 metres and are in good health, you're ready to take that first step to learn to dive.

You’ll learn how to use basic dive gear, control your buoyancy and move about underwater. You’ll also learn some basic safety skills and how to plan and manage your diving. The course includes six theory modules, at least five sessions in a pool or sheltered water, and at least four open-water dives.

As a newly qualified diver, you can continue on through BSAC’s diver grades and learn new specialist diving skills. With Lisburn Sub Aqua Club you can dive regularly in the UK and Ireland's beautiful and diverse waters or add a new dimension to your next holiday abroad.


Lisburn Sub-Aqua Club usually runs Ocean Diver training courses twice a year. Please contact membership@lisburnsac.co.uk to find out details of the next course which will be early 2019.

If you would like to  learn to dive with us why not call in to our Clubroom and have a chat with us. Our Club meets each Tuesday and Thursday from 8.30 pm onwards. The Clubroom is located next to the Lisburn LeisurePlex and has a large sign over the door.  Its best to contact our membership secretary by e-mail membership@lisburnsac.co.uk before hand to arrange a date.  It is also possible to have a "try dive" to see if diving is for you.

Due to the high demand of people wanting to join and the limit at which new members can be accepted for training with a qualified instructor, membership is on a “first come, first served” basis.  Membership subscriptions must be paid in full to the Membership Secretary before training can start.  It is essential that new divers have the commitment to complete the course as a vast amount of time and effort is given voluntarily by each of our instructors to train new members.

All new members must complete a medical self certification form before they are permitted to use the scuba equipment

For further information on membership please contact our Membership Secretary by e-mailing membership@lisburnsac.co.uk