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We are really pleased to announce that the National Diving & Activity Centre (NDAC) has reached 7,000 likes on it’s Facebook Page.
There has been a massive boost in popularity of the site with all the recent investment. Over the last four months we’ve had an extra 1,000 likes, our largest growth yet.
We created our new Facebook page in February 2011 and it has proved a very popular way of staying in touch with everyone.
Please continue to share your stories, photos and videos with us as we love seeing them.
If you haven’t already liked us you can do so in the sidebar on the right, or by visiting the NDAC Facebook Page.
"100 trillion cells. 280 days. One human life. A BBC Science series, produced in partnership with The Open University, exploring the making of you."
On Monday 28th September you may have seen the National Diving & Activity Centre feature on BBC 2 Science show ‘Countdown to Life: The Extraordinary Making of You‘.
The whole show is fascinating and well worth watching and you can catch it on the IPlayer. If you don’t want to watch the whole thing, the freediving section starts at around 46 minutes in
SaltFree Divers offer freediving courses, training, coaching and competitions at all levels at The National Diving and Activity Centre, a beautiful flooded quarry in Chepstow, near Bristol.
Their purpose-built freediving platform is the deepest of its kind in the UK, possibly in the world, fully equipped for safety and comfort.
Whether you want to learn to dive deeper, hold your breath longer or perfect your underwater swimming technique, SaltFree is the perfect location for Constant Weight and Free Immersion breath hold dive training.
Find out more about Saltfree and book on their courses via their website at www.saltfree.biz
British underwater photography competition winners have been featured in the The Guardian.
A rare fireworks anemone, a jellyfish, a blue shark and the National Diving & Activity Centre (NDAC) Land Rover feature in the winning images from this year’s British Society of Underwater Photographers (BSoUP) competition.
Elaine White’s ‘Diver on Land Rover’ at the NDAC was highly commended and we think it is a fantastic shot.
View the article and see all the photos here:
Find out more about the British Society of Underwater Photographers (BSoUP) on their website:
A team from CBBC have been onsite for a couple of days at the National Diving & Activity Centre to film for a new TV Show called DareDevils.
The brand new CBBC show DareDevils puts families to the test to see what they are prepared to do to win unique prizes.
The DareDevil will research his contestant’s family and friends thoroughly, digging deep to uncover their passions, likes, dislikes, phobias and fears and will then craft a devilish dare for each individual. This is chaos and calamity with heart, testing whether contestants’ families will go that extra mile and face their fears to help them win a once-in-a-lifetime prize.
You’ll have to wait and see to find out what the ‘devilish dares’ were at the NDAC. However we’ll be sure to post on our Facebook Page and Twitter feed when the programme is screened.