The Diving Pool is an expansive 22m x 22m area with a uniform depth of 5m, adhering to international standards. It is equipped with a comprehensive set of diving platforms, including 1m, 3m, 5m, 7m, and 10m platforms, providing divers with a wide range of options to practice and perform at their best. The water in the pool is crystal clear and adorned with a captivating bluish hue, offering divers both comfort and confidence as they hone their skills. This facility caters to a variety of needs, from hosting highprofile events to daily training sessions. Whether you’re a event organizer or looking to gain experience in world-class diving conditions, the Diving Pool is the perfect choice. Safety is paramount, and we ensure that you can focus on delivering an excellent diving performance while we take care of your wellbeing. Competing in the Sugathadasa Diving Pool is a source of pride for organizers, as it offers the ideal setting to showcase your event and elevate your status in the diving community. Dive in, reserve your spot, and experience the thrill of diving in a world-class facility that’s designed for excellence.
The facility was a brainchild of V.A. Sugathadasa, the former Mayor of Colombo Municipal Council and the first Minister of Sports in Sri Lanka and construction of the Sugathadasa Outdoor Stadium commenced on January 16, 1957 and completed on December 16, 1962. Subsequent to various other development initiatives, the Sugathadasa National Sports Complex was entrusted to the Ministry of Sports as a trust fund with effect from 1st of February 1995 and the Act No. 17 of 1999 was submitted to the Parliament of Sri Lanka on 20th April 1999 for incorporating it as the Sugathadasa National Sports Complex.