Welcome to St Ives Sub Aqua Club
Just come and have a go to see, you may like it.
Currently qualified with another agency we will accept your qualification and transfer you across to BSAC. The St Ives Sub Aqua Club (SISAC) is a nationally recognised Cambridgeshire based branch of the British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC).
We meet on Sunday nights at One Leisure St Ives (the St. Ives Recreation Centre), with theory lessons starting at 6:30PM and the pool is available exclusively for our training from 8:15PM. One Leisure St Ives Recreation Centre Westwood Road, St. Ives Cambs. PE27 6WU.
If you are not interested in SCUBA diving how about snorkelling?
When you go on holiday in warm waters do you snorkel?
Are you able to do it safely, do you understand the risks?
Do you frighten away the marine life you wanted to see?
Have you tried taking underwater photos of the marine live and not had any success?
Are you able to identify potential hazards in or around your in water environment?
Would you like to learn to recognise the way to keep yourself in safe situation, learn to fin correctly, correctly fit basic equipment, clear your mask without damaging the marine environment, enter and exit the water in a safe way?
Dive to take underwater photos to a limited depth while breath holding?
Then contact us, we can help make your snorkel and experience even more enjoyable and build your confidence. By joining SISAC for a short duration we can develop your existing skills or provide new ones for teenagers 14 years and above and adults alike (being able to swim is a prerequisite, but you don’t have to be an Olympic contender).
St Ives Sub Aqua Club (SISAC) is part of the British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC). BSAC is recognised across the world for providing high quality diver training with the emphasis on safety. You will receive up-to-date training and on-going training all within a friendly club environment. BSAC has something to offer beginners or experienced divers of any level. To learn more about BSAC and BSAC training, please follow this link www.bsac.com.
SISAC has been training divers and organising trips for over 40 years, while BSAC has been at the forefront of British diving since the early 1950s.
The following dates are trips to Stoney Cove for General Experience diving and skills training
Put these dates in your diary to build up your dive experiences and get your skills done for qualifications
Experience and Training days for 2020
|Sunday 2nd February||Sunday 15th March|
|Sunday 5th April||Sunday 17th May|
|Sunday 7th June||Sunday 19th July|
|Sunday 9th August||Sunday 20th September|
|Sunday 11th October||Sunday 22nd November|
|Sunday 13th December||Sunday 31st December – Pleasure Dive|
Anyone wishing to go please inform the Training Officer and Diving Officer prior to going so that arrangements can be made for skill or buddy pairing as necessary
When you Learn Scuba Diving there are four BSAC dive grades. These are Ocean Diver, Sports Diver, Dive Leader, and Advanced Diver. Training for all these grades can be undertaken within the club environment. All conducted at a pace suited to each individual. This guarantees the time, experience, and attention needed to become practised and proficient at each level.
Ocean Diver course
- 6 Pool Lessons & theory assessment
- 6 Theory Sessions
- 5 Open Water Dives at an Inland Dive Site
- BSAC Membership
- SISAC Membership
- Course Workbook
- Qualification Record Book
- Internationally Recognised Qualification
- Qualification Certificate
- Dry Suit Training
Not included: • Transport to/from dive sites • Entry fees to inland dive centres • Air fills at inland dive centres • Food and drink *Although all SCUBA equipment is provided during training, with the exception of protective wear for open water training which can be hired from the dive centres used, we would encourage students purchase their own equipment after qualifying.
What are the costs?