|The Branch was formed in 1960 by five young local Bathgate
stalwarts on the instigation of Alex Samuel a local commercial diver.
The six founding members were
They were given help by the Scottish Sub Aqua Club and commenced their pool training in Motherwell Pool under the guidance of the Motherwell Branch of SSAC. In 1962 they joined SSAC as the Bathgate Branch of the Scottish Sub Aqua Club, itself formed only 10 years earlier - the first training organisation for Sport Diving in Scotland and the UK. We have started to assemble the history of the Branch in words and pictures. We will be grateful to receive any photographs, diving or membership details from the years of the Branch's existence. If you select from the decades above a new window should open with links to the years of which we have some data. Keep checking back as new information will be added from time to time. If you wish to be included on our e-mailing list to receive notification of updates, then click on our link below to contact us.
| The original badge of the Scottish Sub
This is a picture of a small enamel badge presented by Branch founder member George Mitchell.