Some confusion surrounds the roles of Edinburgh Leisure and Edinburgh Diving Club. In short, Edinburgh Leisure is a professional body in charge of everyday training. Edinburgh Diving Club is a volunteer body in charge of all things to do with competitions.
As a professional sports programme the Edinburgh Leisure Diving Programme cannot register itself as a club with the governing body (SASA). Therefore there needs to be a separate club: The Edinburgh Diving Club.
The club exists to
It is totally separate from the Edinburgh Leisure programme and run by volunteers. Some of the Edinburgh Leisure diving personnel may also be involved with the club but this is in a voluntary capacity and is a different role from their job.