Learn to Scuba Dive

Have you ever considered learning to scuba dive but didn't know if it was for you? Why not come for a try dive?

Try dives take place at Hough End Leisure Centre on Friday evenings. To book a place simply contact us.

Try dives cost £10 and there is no obligation to join the club however, should you wish to join, this will be deducted from your membership fee.

Our training programmes are affiliated to the internationally recognised Sub Aqua Association and IANTD. Also, it costs considerably less to train with us than at other diving organisations.


Play Octopush

Octopush is kind of underwater hockey: It's fast, it's furious, it gets you fit and improves your snorkelling skills!

The club play octopush at Hough End Leisure Centre on Monday evenings.

If you want to play, come down to the pool just before 20:00 and bring a mask, snorkel, fins and a glove to protect your bat hand. Bats are provided.


Club News

  • MDG 60th Anniversary celebrations Manchester Diving Group 60th Anniversary celebration day will take place on June 4th 2016. Members old and new are invited to join us celebrating the club's 60th anniversary on ...
    Posted 20 May 2016, 11:17 by MDG Buddy
  • May Lecture: Underwater photography. This month's lecture will take place on  Friday 20th May at 9:15pm.  (Please note the later time). The topic of this month's lecture will be underwater photography ...
    Posted 16 May 2016, 11:17 by MDG Buddy
  • Club Meeting There will be a club meeting on Monday 23rd May after Octopush (at around 9:15).The main focus of the meeting will be discussion around preparations for the 60th ...
    Posted 16 May 2016, 11:12 by MDG Buddy
  • April Training Lecture April's training lecture will take place on  Friday 15th April at 7:30pm.  Trainees should attend this lecture rather than the usual pool training session. For those who are ...
    Posted 6 Apr 2016, 13:46 by MDG Buddy
  • Club Holiday: Arran For this year's UK holiday, we are off to the Isle of Arran between 24th September and 1st October. We will be staying in Lochranza.  We will be self ...
    Posted 12 Mar 2016, 07:42 by MDG Buddy
  • March Lecture: Dive Planning and Gas Laws There will be a lecture at the club on dive planning and gas laws for trainees on Friday 18th March at 7:30pm.  Trainees should attend this lecture rather than ...
    Posted 12 Mar 2016, 06:53 by MDG Buddy
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