Programs & Fees

PLOUF

PLOUF is an introduction to diving through recreation and fun, ideal for children comfortable in deep water, ages 6-12. Children should be able to swim one length of the pool (widthwise, approximately 18m), unassisted.   

PLOUF is offered once per week, as a 75-minute class, for 10 weeks. The class will include a dryland component, pool time, and games.

Fees for a 10-week session are $250 

Registration for Winter 2024 PLOUF is open. Classes begin Saturday, January 13, 2024.

Recreation 

The Recreation stream is for older children, 10+, with completion of at least one term of PLOUF. It will focus on proper technique and safety on 1m and 3m springboards, as well as the platform tower. Training will include dryland conditioning, pool time, and an introduction to trampoline.  

The Recreation program is 4 hours per week (2 x 2-hour practices) 

Fees for the year (September to June) $1600

Moving Up 

Moving Up is a program for children who have completed at least one term of PLOUF. Entrance to Moving Up is by evaluation and invitation only. Divers in this group have been identified as having ability and interest in the sport, and a potential to move further in the Development/Competitive stream. 

Divers In Moving Up will continue work on the proper safe progressions in diving, and will start to learn the diving lists for their age group, as specified by Diving Plongeon Canada.  

The Moving Up class will train for 4 hours per week (2 x 2-hour practices) and will include dryland training and pool time, with an introduction to trampoline. Further in to the training season, divers in this group may be invited to do additional training with the Development/Competitive group. 

Fees for the year (September to June) $1600

Development

Our Development program is for divers with previous diving experience, and who have progressed beyond the PLOUF program and show potential to work towards the Competitive program.  Admission to Development is by evaluation and invitation only. 

Divers in Development are aiming to perfect their diving technique in order to compete, using the diving list for their age group, as specified by Diving Plongeon Canada. 

Focused, small class sizes will work on flexibility, coordination, and agility, and work on 1m, and 3m springboard, and towers. Throughout the season, the divers will work on more advanced techniques such as hurdles. 

Trampoline and specific dryland training will be a component of Development.  

Development will train for a total of 6 hours per week (3 x 2-hour practices)

Fees for the year (September to June) $2200

Competitive

The Competitive training group is comprised of a small number of divers, primarily training with the Head Coach. Divers in this group have been evaluated and are admitted by invitation if they are working on their Tier I Diving Plongeon Canada list for competition in their age group. Divers at this level must have demonstrated their passion for the sport, natural talent, are coachable, and willing to invest a significant portion of their time to the sport. 

Divers in this group train for a minimum of 10 hours per week, at the discretion of the Head Coach. Training at this level will include trampoline, dryland, agility and flexibility training. 

Fees for the year (September to June) $3000

Additional fees for travel and extra training will be determined in consultation with the coaching staff, and could vary due to training requirements and competition qualification.  

A springboard and platform diving club in Halifax, NS.