Hello and welcome to the Colchester Diving Club website. We are a BSAC (British Sub Aqua Club) branch based in Colchester, Essex. We also have links with the Colchester Sub Aqua Club (SAA). We are open to divers of all levels from all organisations. We were formerly known as the North East Essex Sub Aqua Club (NEESAC) and have been in existence for over 50 years!

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to go scuba diving, we offer ‘try dives’ in the swimming pool. We offer training so that you can become a qualified diver, with theory and practical training led by our experienced instructors.

We meet on the 2nd Monday of the month at 8 p.m. at The Yew Tree Great Horkesley, to discuss past and future dives, arrange theory training and for general socialising!

We meet Thursday evening at 9:00pm. at Walton-on-the-Naze pool and Colchester Leisure World Sunday evenings at 8:00pm for pool training. Contact Pat Blackman to arrange times.

We arrange regular dive trips to inland water sites for training, to the South Coast and East Anglia Coast to dive on reefs and shipwrecks, and once or twice a year, further afield, such as the Red Sea and Spain.

Some dive shops will train you up and get you qualified, but then it can be quite difficult to arrange diving after that – especially if you just want to go diving for a day or weekend somewhere. In our club, our members generally want to do just that, so if you think you might be interested, why not come along! There is plenty of information on the site, so enjoy!