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Our club meetings are the 2nd Monday of EVERY month at 7:00pm.

There are many more local events and diving activities. Please see our calendar. It has both as month view and a list view.


Greetings Divers:
Patrick here, I am one of many Scuba Instructors at Aquatic Adventures and Scuba Club Activities Coordinator. Jack Hornsby is our Scuba Club Membership Coordinator and also is a Scuba Instructor.

About new Web Site
We are excited to present our new club website that is full of cool and wonder features. The club calendar is now online to include all trips that are being run that some clubs members will be participating. You can stay in the know 24/7 and get updates and changes to stay informed.

Some of the features are:
- Calendar (Clubs events with location detail and auto direction maps)
- Message Board (find a dive buddy and keep tabs on what is happening)
- Photo Album (See what everyone has bee up to)
- Polls (very important to us to help plan what you want to do, please vote)
- As events come up please RSVP so we can plan for space, food, drinks and staffing for all club events. We have planned a lot of events for 2009. We know everyone is busy, however maybe there is something that maybe of interest to you.
- Files that contain flyers for events, from other clubs and forms such as dive release forms from the various dive sites, etc.

The new site is also part of a much big site called Meetup. It contains 1,000's of other clubs from around the world. It helps you find other people that might be interest is some subject that you might be like hiking, biking or photography, etc.



About the Club
Thank you for your interest in the in our scuba club. You can meet other local people interested in scuba diving, snorkeling and exchanging information about underwater exploration, photography, videography, archaeology, ocean and reef conservation and all things scuba related. The organizers are all volunteers and we are really pleased that you are interested in joining our group!

NON Divers are Welcome too
NON Divers can Discover Scuba at our meetings in full gear in the water. Please contact us in advance and let us know that you would like to try. We provide everything you need to experience scuba diving. Non divers can also learn about ocean and reef conservation.

Also you can learn more about recreational and technical scuba diving, dive equipment and additional training opportunities. We plan trips to far away places and well as local diving, camping and scuba events.

We Welcome Everyone
We welcome all divers from all over, all other dive stores and other dive clubs both local and from around the world. We have members from all levels of experience and skill levels from none divers, recreational, technical, and cave divers. We all love scuba diving, to learn more about it and what others are doing. This online membership is free to all. Please join us at our monthly meetings, a local event or join us on a trip aboard.

What We Do
Our club meeting are on every second Monday of the month at 7:00pm at Aquatic Adventure Ohio Aquatics Center. We encourage you to RSVP so we can plan accordingly for the number of people that will be attending the events.

Monthly Club Meeting - It is different every meeting
- Movies, Diving Videos and Photos from trips by club members
- Dive Trip Reports
- Video Web cast meetings with people in the diving community
- Dive News and the latest in Dive Gear
- You can do check out dives to test your equipment in our pool for Club Members
- Talk with Scuba Instructors
- Discover Scuba Diving (need to schedule in advance)
- Underwater Games in the Pool (poker, blackjack and checkers)
- Cookouts, Camping and Scuba Travel planning
- Equipment testing for upcoming trips, travel, photography and videography
- Ocean and Reef Conservation

Past Meetings
- Several Video Web cast with DAN on the last updates with diving medicine and injures.
- Video Web Cast with Greg the Dive Master from Scuba Radio
- Behinds the scenes tour of the Columbus Zoo Aquarium and the Chicago Shed Aquarium
- Presentations from various vendors such as Wayne Hasson President of the Aggressor Fleet
- Sealife Camera demo for Photography and Video
- Equipment review and the different types of regulators and best performance.
- Technical Presentations from equipment to Ice Diving
- Maritime Archaeology presentations on Isabela and Monti Cristi in the Dominica Republic on the search for Columbus's lost Fleet and the French ship Wrecks of the northern coast.
- Saint Lawrence Seaway Wreck Dive Reports
- MAST Summertime Survey Reports
- Secore Presentation from the Columbus Zoo
- Underwater Santa and Poker

Campouts
We have several campouts per year and they are at locations in which we can dive. So bring you camping gear, trailer or whatever you wish to bring. A lot of places there are hotels close by and you can stay there or just come up for the day and just dive.

We have cookouts, movies, camp fires, stories, games and then it back to diving again. We even do night dives too.



In-Pool Meetings
Yes we have meetings in the pool. In these meetings we do underwater Games in the Pool poker, blackjack and checkers. We also do equipment testing for upcoming trips, travel, photography and videography. We test our equipment to get ready for the season or to try something new that the retail store may have like masks, fins, BC and computers.

Our Sponsor
Aquatic Adventures Ohio Scuba Club is affiliated with Aquatic Adventures Ohio. The club is run by scuba instructors and we are all volunteers for the club. We have many members that are members of other clubs in the local area and we welcome members of other clubs to participate in our outing, events and trips. Just let us know and we will make room for you. We are all about diving for divers no matter who you are affiliated. Being a member of several clubs is not uncommon and is welcome. Our ONLINE club is FREE, FREE, FREE to all.

Attending Events
If your club is planning and event let us know by RSVP, we will spread the word and plan accordingly. We just want to dive, dive dive!!!

History
This club was founded in March 2007 as Aquatic Adventures Ohio Retail Center was built and opened. The club was formerly known as the Aqua Voyagers. That club was closed and all funds were donated to the OCSSDI scholarship fund.

Email Policy
The club website will send out an email one week prior to an event, the day before and the day of the event. We will send out updates as well too during the month. The club mailing lists emails everyone on the list.

Stay In Touch
We are updating the site daily and weekly with the latest in scuba happenings in our local area and well as around the world.

So get involved in something you enjoy! Let's go diving!

Thanks!
Patrick Enlow
SDI/PADI/EFR Instructor




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Table of Contents

Page title Most recent update Last edited by
Go Pro January 22, 2009 12:05 PM Patrick Enlow
Insurance March 18, 2009 5:32 PM Patrick Enlow
Travel Guide February 10, 2011 6:21 PM former member
Diving Links January 20, 2009 10:18 PM Patrick Enlow
Privacy January 20, 2009 10:19 PM Patrick Enlow
Code of Conduct January 20, 2009 10:19 PM Patrick Enlow
Diving Check List January 20, 2009 10:18 PM Patrick Enlow
Get Involved March 31, 2009 10:58 AM Patrick Enlow
How to Join the Club February 10, 2011 6:19 PM former member
Keep Diving February 10, 2011 6:16 PM former member
Need a Refresher February 10, 2011 6:13 PM former member
Learn more about Scuba Diving January 20, 2009 10:16 PM Patrick Enlow

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