Programs we offer
One hour lessons , Monday – Friday at 4PM. Introduction to the sport of diving, teaching the beginning skills, diving awareness, body control and basic stretching. You can sign up for 2, 3 or 4 days per week.
A beginning competitive diving program. Novice divers will train with the goal of competing in U.S. Diving and AAU Novice local age group meets. Training will include stretching, dry-land exercises, trampoline skills and, of course, diving. This group is expected to compete. You can choose from 2 or 3 days per week. Lessons will be 1 1/2 – 2 hours in duration depending on skill level.
Junior and Senior Olympic
A program offering five to six 3hr coaching sessions per week (M-F, occasional Sat) to divers who, within a defined age group, can perform JO dives as required by the US Diving and AAU National Organizations. Training will include stretching & strengthening , dry-land exercises, trampoline skills and diving
Who We Are
We are located in Long Beach, California. Our team trains at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, which was built for the 1968 Olympic Trials. It is a huge glass complex right on the beach with great sunset views of the Queen Mary. We have the ONLY indoor complex in Southern California with a full complement of springboards and platforms. We have access to trampolines, spotting rig over the water, portable bubble machine, dry boards and port-a-pit. McCormick Divers offers Lessons, Novice, Junior Olympic, Senior Olympic and Masters programs.
Every year, McCormick Divers sends several of its divers to the CIF-SS Divisional meets.
Since 2001, McCormick Divers sends athletes to the USA and AAU national championship meets on a regular basis.
Divers that come through this program continue on to college programs like USC, UCLA, Hawaii, Utah, Cal Baptist and others.
McCormick Divers and Diving News
Long Beach-Based McCormick Divers to Hold Annual Dive Meet in Palm Desert LONG BEACH, Ca – A staple of the Long Beach sports scene, Long Beach-based competitive springboard diving team McCormick Divers will be hosting their annual fundraising dive meet not in their hometown of Long Beach, but 120+ miles away in Palm Desert. The Read more about LOCAL SPORTS CLUB FORCED TO HOLD ANNUAL MEET 100+ MILES AWAY[…]
Last month saw the 2nd induction of the Long Beach Aquatic Hall of Fame. This class included the induction of both Glenn and Kelly McCormick, founder and daughter of McCormick Divers respectively. Both inductees were introduced by current McCormick Divers Mary Sojian, and Sydney Wren. It was a great evening overall and honor to see Read more about Long Beach Aquatic Hall of Fame – Recap[…]
In a 6 hour debate on Tuesday May 16th, the City Council approved the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the replacement Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool here in Long Beach. While this is a win for Aquatics in the city of Long Beach, it is one of two major steps in the journey to reconstruct this Read more about Final EIR Is Approved, Moves to Coastal Commission[…]
This coming Thursday March 2, 2017, will mark one of the last and biggest hurdles in the ongoing saga of the new Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool here in Long Beach. The hearing is scheduled to start at 5pm in the council chambers at City Hall. The hearing (originally scheduled in October) is to approve the Read more about Belmont Final EIR Approval Set[…]
On Monday January 30th, McCormick Divers owner and head coach Debby, received the “Ernie Pollman Memorial Award” at the 61st Long Beach Century Club Sports Night Banquet. According to the Century Club, the “Pollman” award is given to a team or individual who achieves their maximum through determination and hard work and has the ability Read more about Long Beach Century Club Awards Debby McCormick[…]