As a branch of the British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC) we are able to offer two different snorkelling courses.

Dolphin Snorkeller

The Dolphin Snorkeller course is an entry level course for youngsters (8 years and above), it introduces snorkelling in a series of 7 progressive, fun and practical sessions.

Each session teaches a new skill and includes a game at the end which demonstrates the skill learnt:

  • Basic water confidence
  • Fitting and clearing of mask and snorkel
  • Fitting fins and finning techniques
  • Surface dives
  • Entries and exits
  • Buddy pairs
  • Buddy rescue

The sessions are named after different dolphins and completion of a session results in the award of a corresponding dolphin sticker. Once snorkellers have collected all 7 stickers they are awarded the grade of BSAC Dolphin Snorkeller.

Snorkel Diver

The snorkel diver course is open to anyone 12 years or above and includes of 3 theory lessons covering:

  • An introduction to LSAC
  • The course and costs
  • The snorkelling kit used for the course
  • The science of snorkelling
  • Safety with buddy pairs
  • Surface cover
  • Site assessment
  • Marine conservation

The theory lessons are followed by an assessment (either a multi choice paper or verbal assessment, or as a fun quiz for younger members).

The course also has 5 pool sessions covering:

  • Introduction to snorkelling equipment and usage
  • Different finning techniques
  • Types of entry/exit
  • Mask and snorkel clearing
  • Ear clearing
  • Buddy rescue

Dolphin snorkellers who later wish to become a snorkel diver only need complete the theory part of this course.

Get In Touch With Us


By Email: info@lsac.co.uk

By Phone: 07365 207708

When And Where We Meet:
Wednesdays from 19:00
At The Olde Royal Oak, Bitteswell
How to Find Us

Diving and Dive Trips


Dive Trips Calendar

29th March - 1st April 2024
Falmouth

19th to 21st April
Capernwray - Rescue Skills Refresher

24th May to 27th May 2024
Farne Islands

14th to 17th June 2024
West Bay

6th - 9th September 2024
St Abbs

Several days most weeks
Stoney Cove

Events and Socials


Events and Socials

10th February 2024
Annual Dinner
The Olde Royal Oak, Bitteswell

6th March 2024
Curry Night
Sunargow Broughton Astley

26th June 2024
Go Karting
Sutton Circuit

10th July 2024
Curry Night
Sunargow Broughton Astley

4th August 2024
Rutland Outdoor Swim
Rutland Waters

10th August 2024
Treasure Hunt
Lutterworth

23rd October 2024
Tenpin Bowling
TBC