Free Diving Lessons Fun Day

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  • Location: Kawana Aquatic Centre, Kawana Waters 4575 Queensland

Kawana Aquatic Centre this Saturday- 3 generations of diving here on the coast!!!! free lessons!!!!

The Donnet family have been involved In the sport of springboard and platform diving for over 60 years. Their involvement in the sport has produced many Olympic, Commonwealth, International, National, State and Local achievements over the years.

With 4 generations contributing to the sport over the years, the Sunshine Coast is going to be rewarded with members of 3 of the generations here on the coast this Saturday!!!!!

Hot 91FM will be there between 9-10am cheering the divers on, while other media may be also present.

Barbara Donnet (snr -- Olympian and Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist ), Jenny Donnet (4 time Olympian and twice Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist ), Barbi Donnet Carver (World Masters Triple Gold Medalist and Australian champion) and Jesse Carver (Youth Olympics Silver and Bronze medalist and Australian Champion)will all be attending the launch of the Sunshine Coast Elite Diving Squad at Kawana Aquatic Centre this Saturday.

This is the first time that 3 of the 4 generations have been all together for a diving event since the 80s. And the Sunshine Coast is the place they have chosen to come together!

Divers at  Kawana will be coached by Barbara, Barbi and Jenny (who runs the sister club Whitehorse diving club in Melbourne) to hold free diving lessons as well as elite diving here on the coast at Kawana Aquatic Centre. Our elite squad will be training and testing their skills, as well as our club divers flipping and spinning through the air.

Divers from beginners with no experience to Qld, Australian Champions and International divers will be training. Coaches include Barbara Donnet Snr -- Olympic and Commonwealth Games coach, Jenny Donnet -- State and National coach, Barbi Donnet Carver -- State, National and International coach.

The launch of the new squads will begin the summer season of elite diving and also the exciting summer start to learn to dive and intermediate diving classes here on the coast. Intensive training in both diving skills and dryland drills, strength/fitness/flexibility skills for all divers, and will also include a program for new divers to the sport.

The Sunshine Coast has been chosen for the venue for elite, learn to dive, intermediate and adult programs due to its location, sun and also facilities and holiday atmosphere. Applications for all squads are now being taken.

For more information on diving, please log on to or phone Barbi Donnet Carver 07 54926571 or 0423825994, or come along and have a free lesson this Saturday between 9 and 10 am!!!

Downloadable: "Diving Information & Registration" pdf

R.A.P.S Diving Club Inc :
c/o Kawana Aquatic Centre, Kawana Waters
0411 121 198
R.A.P.S Diving Club Inc

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Kawana Aquatic Centre, Kawana Waters

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