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Summer Diving Programs

May 2, 2016 / Posted by in News

Windy City Diving Summer Programs- Come join the FUN!

Summer is a great time to dive!!

Our lessons and club practices are at various times and locations for your convenience!

Divers are encouraged to sign up for multiple sessions in order to see the most improvements!

Check out our various programs at;

Level 1- Beginner Diving Lessons at either AHPD or PPD or SPD or UC

AHPD                    Heritage Pool:      9-10 am  (M- TH 2 week sessions-1 – 1 week session)

AHPD                      Pioneer Pool:        11am -12pm  (M-TH  2 week sessions-1–1 week session)

AHPD                    Olympic Pool:      6 pm-7 pm (M-TH- 2 week sessions)

AHPD                      Olympic Pool:      9 am-9:55 am (Saturdays)

PPD                        Birchwood Pool: 10 am-11 am (M- TH- 1 week sessions)

SPD                        Meineke Pool:      9:45 am- 10:30 am (M-TH- 1 week sessions)

SPD                        Meineke Pool:      10:30 am- 11:15 am (M-TH- 1 week sessions till 6/30/16)

UC                          Myers-McLoraine Pool: 4:30-5:15 and 5:30-6:15 pm (Mondays


Level 2- Intermediate Lessons at AHPD or PPD

Required Skills: 101 and 201 with no assistance

PPD                        Birchwood Pool:  11-12 am (M-TH)

AHPD                    Olympic Pool:      10-11:10 am (Saturday mornings)

Intermediate Lessons at SPD

Skills required: 101, 201, 102, 202, and 5111

SPD                        Meienke Pool:      10:30 am- 11:15 am (starting July 11, M-TH)


Level 3- Advanced Lessons/Future Champions Club at AHPD

Skills required: 101,201 and/or 102 or 401

  • High school diver – not yet at an 11 dive list of dives

AHPD               Pioneer Pool- 9:15 am- 11 am (M-Th)

 AHPD               Olympic Pool – 7 pm -8:30 pm (Tu and Th)


Level 4- Competitive Local Team at PPD or SPD or UIC

Skills required: 101, 201, 102, 401/ or 301, 5121- or

  • High School diver- conference list of 11 dives
  • Attend all local meets

PPD                 Eagle Pool:            5-6:30 PM- Competitive Local Team  (M-Th)

SPD                 Meineke Pool:      9:30- 11:45 am (M-TH)

 UIC                Flames Nat.:         3:30-6:00 or 5:30-8:00 pm (M-TH)


Level 5- Competitive Travel Team at PPD or UIC

Skills required: Competitive dive list for age group USA Diving Meets

  • Junior Olympic level Age group list or
  • Full 11 dive high school list or
  • Collegiate divers
  • Attend all meets

PPD–                   Eagle Pool:            9:15 am to 11:45 am (M-F)

 UIC –                Flames Nat.:         3:30-6:00 or 5:30-8:00 pm (M-TH)


Windy City Divers do well at 2016 Boys IHSA State Championships.

March 1, 2016 / Posted by in News

12 of the 48 qualifiers to the 2016 IHSA Boys State Meet train with Windy City Diving.

And 9 out of the top 12 finalist at the meet were from Windy City.


Christopher Canning ~ 2nd place (Loyola Academy)

Maxim Royzen ~ 3rd place (Niles North HS)

John-Michael Diveris ~ 4th place (Lake Forest HS)

Seamus Scotty ~ 5th place (Lyons Township HS)

Eric Correa ~ 6th place (Mt Carmel HS)

Kevin Sullivan ~ 7th place (Downers Grove North HS)

Ryan Burggren ~ 10th place (Lincoln Way West HS)

Peter Barabolak ~ 11th place (York HS)

Jacob Hedberg ~ 12th place (Belvidere North HS)

Spring Session – UIC Training Site

February 4, 2016 / Posted by in News

The Spring Session at UIC will begin on Monday, February 29, 2016.

Please click on the link for detailed information on the session.

2016 Spring Diving Program at UIC 

If you have any questions regarding the program information, please contact Coach Susan Bromberg at susan@windycitydiving.com

Windy City has 9 divers qualify for the 2015 Girls IHSA State Championships

November 15, 2015 / Posted by in News

Nine divers who train with Windy City Diving, have qualified for the 2015 Girls IHSA State Championships.

Congratulations and good luck to ~

  • Emma Ruchala ~ Andrew HS
  • Carolyn Dietz ~ Lockport HS
  • Sydney Dusel ~ Naperville Central HS
  • Jessica Wirtz ~ Lockport HS
  • Madeline Bovino ~ Hersey HS
  • Carly Goodsite ~ Fremd HS
  • Ellie Arndt ~ Loyola Academy
  • Claire Van Dame ~ Staggg HS
  • Lizzie Johns ~ Palatine HS

Winter Training information for UIC location

November 9, 2015 / Posted by in News

Winter Training at our UIC location is now available.

The winter session will begin on Monday, November 30 and run through the end of February.

2015-16 Winter Training at UIC

2015-16 Meet Schedule

October 27, 2015 / Posted by in News

2016 Meet Schedule

January 23-24, 2016               Schroeder Winter Invite, Brown Deer, WI

February 13-14, 2016              GA Invite, Northbrook, IL

March 5-6, 2016                       Chicago Dive Club Invite, Evanston, IL

April 9-10, 2016                        Windy City Invite @ UIC, Chicago, IL

May 6-8, 2016                           Region 7 Championships – Minneapolis, MN

May 6-8, 2016                           Region 8 Championships – St. Louis, MO

June, 2016                                  Illinois Diving Association Championships, TBD

June 18-26, 2016                      Olympic Trials, Indianapolis, IN

July 7-10, 2016                          Zone D Championship – Columbia, MO

August 1-14, 2016                     AT&T National Championships – TBA

Information for Fall 2015 programing

August 18, 2015 / Posted by in News

2015 Fall Program information is now available for our 3 locations; Palatine, Arlington Heights, and UIC.

Click on the location for fall program information.

PalatineFall 2015 information

Arlington Heights – Fall 2015 Information

UIC –2015 Fall Diving at UIC

Learn to dive classes at University of ChicagoFall 2015 

Windy City Divers do well at Nationals

August 9, 2015 / Posted by in News


There were 9 divers from Windy City who qualified for the USA Diving Junior National Championships in Orlando, Fl July 31 through August 9th.

Harrison Nolan and Owen Hren qualified in the 11 & under age-group events.  Harrison placed 8th in both the  1 & 3 meter events. Owen placed 26th on the 3 meter event, 30th on 1 meter, and 30th on platform as well.

Kevin Sullivan, Zack Mega, and Jacob Hedberg qualified in the 14-15 age-group events.Jacob placed 16th in the 1 meter event, and was also 16th in the 3m prelim event (the top 12 qualified onto the semi-finals).  Zack was 23rd in the 1 meter prelim event, 29th in the 3 meter event, and 22nd on platform.  Kevin was 17th in the prelims on 1 meter, 21th on 3 meter, and finished 19th in the platform event.

In the 16-18 age-group, Joey Cifelli, Maxim Royzen, and Sydney Dusel competed in the meet.  Sydney competed in the 1 meter event and placed 6th in the prelims and moved onto the semi final event where she finished 22nd.  Maxim competed in the 1 meter event and finished 30th in the prelims, was 11th in the prelims for 3 meter and moved onto the semi final event and finished 31st overall.  On platform he placed 17th in the prelim event.  Joey competed in the 1 meter event and finished 9th, and on 3 meter his final place was 7th.

Zayne Danielwicz qualified for nationals but chose not to compete in the meet.

Overall the team did very well and in the final team standings, the team was 32nd in the country and was the highest placing team from Illinois.

7 Windy City Divers awarded 2015 NISCA All America Divers

June 15, 2015 / Posted by in News

7 Windy City Divers have been awarded the 2015 NISCA All America Diver.

Congratulations to –

Sydney Dusel

Sophia Heiser

Emma Ruchala

Joey Cifelli

John-Michael Diveris

Maxim Royzen

Seamus Scotty

There was a total of 14 divers from Illinois who recieved this award this year.

Congratulations to everyone!

To view the compete list of NISCA All American Divers follow this link


Summer Program Information – 4 training sites to choose from!

May 11, 2015 / Posted by in News

This summer Windy City Diving will be offering instruction at multiple sites across the Chicago area.

Please click on the highlighted text to see information for each of our sites.

Summer Diving Program at UIC 2015

2015 Summer Diving at U of C

Palatine Park District – page 47

Arlington Heights Park District – page 62 and page 65


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