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KDC offers lessons year-round, except during the month of August.

Lessons are available for children ages 4+. Young children must be comfortable 

jumping off the board and swimming to the side of the pool to participate.


KDC beginner lessons focus on learning basic diving skills including jumps in 

each direction (front, back, reverse, inward), a hurdle, and basic dives.

Divers will also learn diving skills on the trampoline and dry land.  


A strong basic foundation is important for completing harder dives well.


Beginner lesson days: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 

Beginner lessons times: 6:15 - 7:15 pm


Coach: Claire McDaniels (UK Diver)


Price per session

$80 for once a week lessons

$135 for twice a week lessons

$190 for three times a week lessons

$250 for four times a week lessons

**Each session is four weeks long.


All KDC lesson divers must be registered with USA Diving insurance with an "athlete membership." It is $40. Confirmation email must be mailed to before diver begins training. Divers will not be allowed to train without a USADiving membership. This covers them with insurance. 


To register for USA Diving: 

-Go to

-Click on Join USA Diving 

-Choose an Athlete Membership ($40)

-Fill out information to register. Kentucky Diving Club will be listed under the 'Ohio Association.'

-Email your membership confirmation to before the first day of practice. 

All the steps to register for KDC Lessons: 

1. E-mail to reserve your spot. 

2. Fill out registration forms.

3. Mail forms to 1845 Williamsburg Rd. Lexington, KY 40504 and make payment through Venmo (under Kentucky Diving Club)

4. Join USADiving and email the registration confirmation. 

5. You are ready to dive! 


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