February 2011 Volume 6 Issue 02
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Dive Club Meeting Thursday 27th January 2011 Chaired By Mr Mark Abbott
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Dive Club Meeting Club Members Benefits
Swimming Pool Sessions Club Events and Trips Calendar Club Trips for 2011
The club trips organised for this year are filling up fast, with some of them having only places on the reserve list available. So if you are interested in joining us on one of these trips, please pay your £10 deposit before it is too late! Wherever possible to will try to organise an extra boat to accommodate all interested divers, but we need to know as soon as possible the numbers involved so we can make arrangements, unfortunately sometimes this is not possible. Dive Club membership fees for 2011 are now due, if your membership fees are still outstanding could you please pay them ASAP by popping into the dive shop or at the next club meeting.
Next Club Meeting is on Thursday 24th February 2011 7.30pm onwards at the Ring O Bells, Church Street, Swinton, Rotherham, S64 8EG.
Club Members Benefits With your club membership you can save many times the low £12 annual fee.
Discount on the Specialty of the month.
50p off Air and Nitrox fills in our shop.
Use of the swimming pool every other Sunday for £5, during the pool sessions,
Dream Divers branded merchandise now available including Polo Shirts £12.95 Log Binders £15.95 Mask Strap Covers £8.50
provided you have own equipment.
Members Discount on Items purchased in the Dream Divers Shop
10% Discount on regulator and cylinder servicing
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To help you plan your diving training we are now going to list the scheduled specialty and other courses, over the next few months.
March 2011 Search and Recovery Diver Specialty
Dates : Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th March Price £165 : Club members £145
These courses can be credited towards the PADI Master Scuba Diver qualification, which is PADI's highest recreational diving qualification Contact the dive centre ASAP for more details and to book any of these courses
April 2011 Advanced Open Water Diver Course
Build upon your PADI Open Water Diver Skills, this course consists of five specialty dives; under the guidance of your PADI Instructor you complete the Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives. These dives boost your confidence to build on the skills you learnt during your open water course. You then choose three additional dives from more than 15 Adventure Dives to complete your course. So if you haven’t already completed the course book your place and start your journey towards the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating. EFR Instructor Course
Dates : Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th April The EFR Instructor course can now be studied by everyone aged 18 or over provided they have passed the EFR Primary and Secondary Care Course or an equivalent First Aid qualification. You will focus on developing the extra skills required to teach the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR), Secondary Care (First Aid) and Care for Children and Infants programs. The Course will cover the specific goals and performance requirements including:
Your role as an instructor How to motivate students, How to present course content, Becoming proficient in developing hands on skills during student practice sessions
How to present effective scenarios to aid student learning. Interested in taking any of these courses? Please contact the dive centre on 01709 525480 ASAP to book your place.
In addition to the courses listed above we are continuously running PADI Open Water Diver Courses, so if you have family or friends who want to learn to dive, please contact the dive centre to find the next available course
Dive Club Newsletter Swimming Pool Sessions
At Chapeltown Swimming As Dive Club members, you can use the pool for only £5 per person, during our pool Pool sessions, using your own kit, or just £15 per person including rental of full kit.
So whether you just want to refresh your skills, have a piece of new kit to try out or just having that burning desire to get wet.
Call the dive centre to book your place. th
27 February 5:30pm to 7:30pm 13th March 5:30pm to 7:30pm 27th March 5:30pm to 7:30pm 10th April 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Club Events and Trips Calendar If you have any other ideas for club trips for next year, please let us know at the next club meeting, so we can organise and book boats etc... This is because we need to book early to ensure that we can have access to the best boats at each destination. If you want to secure a place for next year’s trips you must bring £10 per trip to the meeting otherwise your name cannot be put down to reserve a place. Anyone who pays a deposit and revokes must pay for the trip in full if you do not find anyone to take your place as we have to book and pay for our boats in advance.
Club Trips for 2011 May 2011 Location Dates Trip Details Price Places Left
Brighton 28th. 29th
Diving on hard boat with diver lift, Advanced Divers and above only, with experience of sea diving in the UK essential. £80 for two days diving - 12 Divers All Places Booked. May be able to book boat for afternoon trip so taking reserves at the minute 7 spaces left
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June 2011 Pembrokeshire
18th – 19th June
Advanced Divers and above only, with experience of sea diving in the UK essential.
Hard boat with diver lift takes 12 divers £110 for two days diving - 12 Divers
If you have the diving centre’s accommodation then £140 for the trip. FULL
July 2011 Location Dates Trip Details
Farne Islands 30th – 31st July
Glad tidings Hard boat with diver lift 24 divers
£80 for two days diving - 24 Divers 10 spaces left
September 2011 Location Dates Trip Details
St Abbs 17th - 18th September
£60 for two days diving, Hard boat with Diver Lift, diving with Pete Possibility of two boats maximum 24 divers. Suitable for Open Water Divers and above.
4 spaces left
October 2011 Location Dates Trip Details
Egypt – Marsa Alam Depart Approx 19th October
Possibly 5 days land based and 3 days mini safari diving with Pharaoh Divers Price to be confirmed with specific dates later.