THIS SESSION IS REQUIRED FOR BOY SCOUT OPEN WATER STUDENTS PLANNING TO ATTEND THE DUTCH SPRINGS CERTIFICATION DIVES ON JULY 13TH AND 14TH. IF YOU ARE GOING TO DUTCH SPRINGS WITH US YOU MUST STOP BY THE SHOP BEFORE THIS POOL TO PICK UP YOUR 7MM WETSUIT, BOOTIES, HOOD, GLOVES, SLATE, AND DIVE COMPUTER WHICH ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS POOL SESSION. WE ALSO STRONGLY RECOMMEND PURCHASING OPEN HEEL FINS IF YOU DO NOT ALREADY HAVE A PAIR.
THE DUTCH SPRINGS ORIENTATION AND ACADEMIC REVIEW ON THURSDAY, JULY 11TH AT 6PM IS ALSO REQUIRED BEFORE ATTENDING DUTCH SPRINGS.
SCOUT OW STUDENTS AND PARENTS: PLEASE READ AND UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING BELOW BEFORE YOU RSVP FOR THIS POOL SESSION.
At this session we will review the skills needed for the Open-Water Certification dives on July 13th and 14th.
If you have not already done your watermanship skills by this pool you must bring a bathing suit and be prepared to swim 8-12 lengths of the pool and tread water for 10 minutes. This is a required skill before we can recommend you for the Open Water certification dives.
You must have your 6/7mm wetsuit, booties, hood, and gloves at this last pool session so that you can get used to wearing and working with it on your certification dives. Make arrangements well in advance of this session at the shop[masked]r [masked]
EQUIPMENT: Review this list. You are responsible for bringing everything you need to dive. Scuba Gear required for Certification Dives. RESERVE YOURS TODAY
__ Mask, Snorkel, Fins
__ Wetsuit 6 to 7mm
__ Weights, weight belt, and 2 weight stops
__ BCD (Buoyancy Control Device)
__ Dive Log
__ Dive Computer
__ 2 Air Cylinders
Contact the shop for any equipment needs. Purchasing Neoprene gloves is also required.
Using Dive Computers:
We will be diving with and doing a review on the use of dive computers. To help familiarize you with how they work use the following links. http://www.divecomputertraining.com/classes.php?page=genEd&class=1&module=1§ion=1
Introduction to Dive Computers with most of the confined water work complete, it is tilme to move onto dive computers. Using an Underwater computer is one of the safest ways to dive today. Computers are relatively inexpensive and very reliable. With the real time information delivered by computer. The tools you need to complete a safe and fun dive are right in your hand.
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