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April 15 - May 31, 2024

Springboard Diving (Ages 14 +)

Richards Pool and Fitness Center • 345 Ocean House Rd. Cape ElizabethME  04107 Organized by Cape Elizabeth Community Services
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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Friday, May 31, 2024.

Here's your opportunity to take your diving to the next level! We will be using two, 1-meter, 16' Duraflex Maxiflex Model B cheese boards mounted on Durafirm stands with movable fulcrums and be diving into water 12 ft. deep.

Subjects of instruction and coaching include:

  1. Safely and productively getting the most out of a diving board
  2. Mechanics and technical aspects of competitive diving
  3. Importance of proper body and head alignment
  4. Line-ups and entries
  5. Building a list of dives suitable for competition
  6. Mental aspects of learning new dives and performing well in competition
  7. Having fun with diving
Pre-requisite: Previous athletic training in either diving or some other sport. Individual athlete must be able to do a standing headfirst dive off the diving board and swim a minimum of 15 yards.

Instructor Info: Mike Bartley, past national platform and international springboard diving champion is the diving coach for Bates College and Cape Elizabeth HS. He has been college DIII Diving Coach of the Year for New England and NESCAC Coach of the Year. His divers have produced 28 NCAA All American titles, one Maccabian Games Championship and 25 Maine State High School championships.


Richards Community Pool at Richards Pool and Fitness Center


April 15 - May 31, 2024

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

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Ages 14-255 · Co-Ed


Richards Pool and Fitness Center

345 Ocean House Rd. Cape ElizabethME  04107

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