Welcome to the British Freediving Association Website

The British Freediving Association (BFA) is the UK governing body of the international freediving organization AIDA. We promote recreational and competitive freediving, ratify freediving records, and sponsor events for our members. The BFA also supports a growing network of affiliated freediving clubs throughout the UK.



Join us now!

To sign in as an existing member, or to become a member of the British Freediving Association for the year 2019, simply click here 

The annual rate is £20.91 and renewing members benefit from £5 discount.

You will receive an e-card as proof of your membership. All memberships expire on the 31st Dec 2019 so make sure you get in early to make the most of your benefits!

Note to Instructors: If you wish to be registered on the BFA website, you also need to have paid your instructor renewal fee directly to AIDA International.

Please note: If you are renewing your membership for 2019 you will be given a new membership number due to recent upgrades to the system.

Membership Benefits for 2019

    • Discounts for freedive products from our partner companies
    • Help to find a training buddy
    • Information about courses and training workshops to further your freediving knowledge and safe practice.
    • You are eligible to gain ranked points at AIDA competitions and make British record attempts
    • Information on events taking place
    • The chance to qualify for the 2019 world championships events.

Club and Organiser Benefits

    • Help in setting up events and press support. Please see our grant application process for more details.
    • Help in setting up a club

Click here to join now and discover freediving!


Bristol Blue 2018 BFA National Championship

This weekend, Bristol Freedivers hosted their 3rd Bristol Blue Freediving competition, which this year incorporated the British Freediving Association’s National Freediving Championships.  The event took place across two days, with the dynamic (with fins) taking place at Hengrove Park Leisure Centre on Saturday 24 March and the dynamic no fins and static at Horfield Leisture Centre on …