West Michigan Diving Academy Facilities

WMDA utilizes two training facilities in the city of Kalamazoo, Western Michigan University's Gabel Natatorium and the Kalamazoo College Natatorium. Both facilities feature specialized training equipment to accelerate learning and maintain a safety-first progression for divers of all ability levels.

Western Michigan University's Gabel Pool

  • Located in the Lawson Ice Arena and Gabel Natatorium building on the campus of Western Michigan University
  • Features:
    • Two 1 meter springboards
    • One 3 meter springboard
    • Trampoline with spotting rig
    • 1 meter spotting rig
    • 3 meter spotting rig
    • 32 inch flat screen with Tivo system

Kalamazoo College Natatorium

  • Located at 1050 Academy Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49006
  • Features:
    • Two 1 meter springboards
    • One 3 meter springboard
    • Two dryboards, one with spotting rig
    • Trampoline with spotting rig
    • Bubbler system under 1 meter and 3 meter
    • Flat screen monitors with Tivo systems on all stations
    • Carpet bonded foam conditioning area with stall bars