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Advanced Diver – October 2018

Fins up for Bryan, for dedicating countless hours, to hone his skills as a diver to be certified as Advanced SCUBA Divers.

Bryan started his class in early June, worked diligently through the next few months, and performed his last open water dives on October 7th in limited visibility.

FINS UP

ERDI I –Technician Class – National Park Service

Congratulations to the National Park Service Dive Team for going the extra distance and completing ERD 1 Diver Technician Training.

The Group began their training September 2018.

The weekend of October 7th, 2018, the group hit the open water to move forward with their training to ERD I Technician Level Certification. They braved chilly, ZERO visibility water; and excelled. We are honored to have had the opportunity to work with these dedicated Law Enforcement Professionals.

Dry Suit Diver Class – Summer 2018

Congratulations to the Dry Suit Class of 2018 for completing their Dry Suit Diver Course.

Arms up for Kelley, Lorraine, William, and Randy who began their course early on in August and then hit the water at Dutch Springs on September 15, 2018, to complete their training and certification process.

What’s with the arm up, well “it’s a dry suit diver thing!”

ERDI I – Diver Technician Class – Fall 2018

Congratulations to the Harrisburg Fire Department and Susquehanna Twp EMS  Dive Teams for going the extra distance and completing ERD 1 Diver Technician Training.

The Group began their training late summer 2018.

The weekend of August 18th, 2018, the group hit the open water to move forward with their training to ERD I Technician Level Certification. They braved dark skies and ZERO visibility water; but they persevered to prove that they are truly dive professionals.

SCUBA Diver Class – 2018 Late Summer Session

Congratulations to the 3rd Scuba Class of 2018 for completing their SCUBA Diver Course.

The group started their class in May, worked diligently through May and June May, and performed their open water dives the weekend of August 4 and 5, 2018 at Dutch Springs.

Special Thanks to the Staff and extended Fish Family, for all of their help.

Nitrox Divers – July 2018

Fins up for Bryan L. for completing his Nitrox Specialty Course, while enjoying the beautiful warm Day at Dutch Springs.

After focused study of gas laws and the physics of diving, he completed a series of dives using enriched air (nitrox) on July 28, 2018 at Dutch Springs.

Solo Diver – June 2018

IMG_3571Fins up for Brett A. for completing his Solo Diver Specialty Course, while enjoying the beautiful warm Day at Dutch Springs.

The Solo Diver course stresses proper dive planning, personal limitations, and accident prevention, as well as the benefits, hazards, and proper procedures for diving solo. This is the perfect course for underwater photography and underwater video divers as well as those diving with their children or buddies that may not be very experienced in scuba diving.

Image may contain: 1 personNitrox Divers – June 2018

Fins up for Jay T., and Amanda B. for completing their Nitrox Specialty Course, while enjoying the beautiful warm Day at Dutch Springs.

After focused study of gas laws and the physics of diving, They completed a series of dives using enriched air (nitrox) the end of June 22, 2018 at Dutch Springs.

SCUBA Rescue Diver Class – 2018

FINS UP to

Steve, Devon, Kelly, Cassidy, Joe, Jonathan, Jeff, Chris, Tony, Maurice, and John

for completing their NAUI Rescue Diver Course.

They started the class in early May and worked diligently through the month as they developed a keen understanding of risk management and accident prevention.

They completed their open water dives on June 8, 2018

Special thanks to the Newton Lake Association and the Greenfield Twp. Fire Company for provide support for the class.

SCUBA Diver Class – 2018 Summer Session

Congratulations to the 2nd Scuba Class of 2018 for completing their SCUBA Diver Course.

The group started their class in February, worked diligently through April and May, and performed their open water dives the weekend of June 2 and 3, 2018 at Dutch Springs.

Special Thanks to the Staff and extended Fish Family, for all of their help.

Diver Masters – 2018

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Erica, Chris, Scott, and Tyler have successfully completed training and testing for their DIVE MASTER certification.

Dive Master training is the portal into the professional dive world. As a dive professional, you are expected to have an in-depth knowledge of diving physics, dive equipment mechanics, and health and wellness of divers.

Dive Master’s act as aids to certified instructors and as such undergo rigorous training, both in the classroom and in water, to ensure that they have the highest level of confidence as a leader.

The group began their journey to Dive Master last year in the Florida Keys, continued through the winter and spring, in several locations and a variety of complex diving environments, and completed final testing the week of May 21, 2018 at Dutch Springs.

Nitrox Divers – May 2018

Fins up for Larry G., for completing his Nitrox Specialty Course, while enjoying the beautiful warm Spring Day at Dutch Springs.

After focused study of gas laws and the physics of diving, he completed a series of dives using enriched air (nitrox) the week on the week of May 21, 2018 at Dutch Springs.

ERDI I – Diver Technician Class – Spring 2018

Congratulations to the West End, Ryan Township and Schuylkill Haven Dive Teams for going the extra distance and completing ERD 1 Diver Technician Training.

The Group began their training late summer 2017.

The weekend of May 13th, 2018, the group hit the open water to move forward with their training to ERD I Technician Level Certification. They braved cold rain, dark skies, and ZERO visibility water; but they persevered to prove that they are truly dive professionals.

SCUBA Diver Class – 2018 Spring Session

Congratulations to the 1st Scuba Class of 2018 for completing their SCUBA Diver Course.

The group started their class in February, worked diligently through March and April, and performed their open water dives the weekend of April 28 and 29, 2018 at Dutch Springs.

Special Thanks to the Staff and extended Fish Family, for all of their help.

Nitrox Divers – April 2018

Fins up for Tyler, Erica, Scott, Chris for completing their Nitrox Specialty Course, while enjoying the beautiful warm Spring Day at Dutch Springs.

After focused study of gas laws and the physics of diving, The group completed a series of dives using enriched air (nitrox) the week on the week of April 28, 018 at Dutch Springs.

Advanced Diver – February 2018

Fins up for Katie and Jeff, for dedicating countless hours, to hone their skills as divers to be certified as Advanced SCUBA Divers.

The group started their class in early December, worked diligently through the next few months, and performed their open water dives in February in the Warm waters of St. Kitts.

Thanks to Dive St. Kitts for providing logistical support.

Master SCUBA Diver – Fall Session 2 – 2017

Congratulations to the Chris and Scott for earning their Master Scuba Diver Certification.

A NAUI Master Scuba Diver holds the highest recreational certification available as a non-professional diver. The three began their extensive academic training during the spring; hit the water in during the summer and fall, to complete 8 training dives, and completed their certification dives on October 28, 2017 at Dutch Springs. 

Standby, there are more Master Divers in the current.

Master SCUBA Diver – Fall Session 1 – 2017

Congratulations to the Amanda, Erica, and Tyler for earning their Master Scuba Diver Certification.

A NAUI Master Scuba Diver holds the highest recreational certification available as a non-professional diver.  The three began their extensive academic training during the spring; hit the water in Key Largo in July, to complete 8 training dives, then replicated those dives in Northeastern Pennsylvania's to wrap up their  certification process. 

Standby, there are more Master Divers in the current.

ERDI I – Diver Operations Class – Fall 2017

Congratulations to the West End, Ryan Township and Schuylkill Haven Dive Teams for going the extra distance and completing ERD 1 Diver Operations Training.

The Group began their training late summer 2017, with in-depth academics, followed by swim testing, basic rescue skills, and cumulated with confined water dives the weekend of October 22, 2017.

 

The group plans on spend the winter months perfecting their newly acquired skills, and hitting the water in May 2018, for their ERD I Technician Level Certification..

SCUBA Diver Class – 2017 Fall Session

Congratulations to the 3rd Scuba Class of 2017 for completing their SCUBA Diver Course.

The group started their class in August, worked diligently through September, and performed their open water dives the weekend of September 30 and October 1, 2017 at Dutch Springs.

 Special thanks to the staff that came along for the weekend to lend support to the class.

Special Thanks to the Staff and extended Fish Family, for all of their help.

SCUBA Rescue Diver Class – 2017 Fall

FINS UP to Amanda, Bryan, Jay, and Marisa, for completing their NAUI Rescue Diver Course.

They started the class in early May and worked diligently through the summer. They developed a keen understanding of risk management and accident prevention.

They completed their open water dives on Sept 9, 2017.

SCUBA Rescue Diver Class – 2017 Summer

FINS UP to Ashley, Andy, Randy, Jennifer, Robert, and Larry for completing their NAUI Rescue Diver Course.

They started the class in early May and worked diligently through the summer. They developed a keen understanding of risk management and accident prevention.

They completed their open water dives on July 13, 2017.

Advanced Diver – June 2017

Fins up for Brett, Laura, Erica, Chris, Randy, Corey, John, and Scott, for dedicating countless hours, to hone their skills as divers to be certified as Advanced SCUBA Divers.

The group started their class in early April, worked diligently through the next few months, and performed their open water dives in June

Thanks to Uncle Richie for teaching the class, Dive Masters Rich and Jason for keeping everyone on track, and Amanda, Ashley, Bryan, and Tyler for acting as dive buddies, and providing logistical support.

Dry Suit Diver Class – Summer 2017

Congratulations to the 1st Dry Suit Class of 2017 for completing their Dry Suit Diver Course.

Arms up for Rich, Scott, Erica, Chris, and Amanda                 who began their course early on in May and then hit the water at Dutch Springs on June 11, 2017, to complete their training and certification process.

What’s with the arm up, well “it’s a dry suit diver thing!”

SCUBA Diver Class – 2017 Summer Session

Congratulations to the 2nd Scuba Class of 2017 for completing their SCUBA Diver Course.

The group started their class in April, worked diligently through April and May, and performed their open water dives the weekend of June 10 and 11, 2017 at Dutch Springs.

 Special thanks to the staff that came along for the weekend to lend support to the class.

Special Thanks to the Staff and extended Fish Family, for all of their help.

ERDI I – Diver & Tender Technician Class – Spring 2017

Congratulations to the Ryan Township and Schuylkill Haven Dive Teams for going the extra distance and completing ERD 1 Diver Training and Line Tender Technician Level Training.

The Group began their training late summer 2016, with in-depth academics, followed by swim testing, basic rescue skills, and cumulated with confined water dives the weekend of October 15, 2016.

 

The weekend of May 13th, 2017, the group hit the open water to move forward with their training to ERD I Technician Level Certification. They braved cold rain, dark skies, and ZERO visibility water; but they persevered to prove that they are truly dive professionals.

SCUBA Diver Class – 2017 Spring Session

Congratulations to the 1st Scuba Class of 2017 for completing their SCUBA Diver Course.

The group started their class in February, worked diligently through March and April, and performed their open water dives the weekend of April 29 and 30, 2017 at Dutch Springs.

 Special thanks to the staff that came along for the weekend to lend support to the class.

Special Thanks to the Staff and extended Fish Family, for all of their help.

ERDI I –Tender Class – Spring 2017

Congratulations to the Hemlock Farms, Bushkill, and Milford Fire Departments for going the extra distance and completing ERD Line Tender Operations Level Training.

The Group began their training late in the early part of March, with in-depth academics, followed by swim testing, basic rescue skills, and cumulated with confined water dives the weekend of March 18, 2017

 

Special thanks to the Pike County Public Safety Training Center for supplying logistical support to the class.

Nitrox Divers – February 2017

Fins up for Carol and Tom  for completing her Nitrox Specialty Course, in Roatan, during our annual spring dive trip, the week of February 12, 2017

After focused study of gas laws and the physics of diving, they ventured to the warm waters of the Roatan to complete a series of dives using enriched air (nitrox)

 

Advanced Diver – February 2017

Fins up for Tony P, for dedicating countless hours, to hone their skills as divers to be certified as Advanced SCUBA Divers.

The group started their class in early April, worked diligently through the next few months, and performed their open water dives 

Special; thanks to our Dive Masters for acting as dive buddies, and guides during the class.

SCUBA Rescue Diver Class – 2017 Spring

Congratulations to the Mike R. for completing their NAUI Rescue Diver Course.

Mike started his class in early January, and worked diligently through the month. They developed a keen understanding of risk management and accident prevention.

They completed their open water dives on February 15, 2017, in Roatan

 

 

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