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Meet fellow scuba diving travel enthusiasts in London! Beginners who have never dived before are also welcome and you can join our beginners event which runs throughout the year. We have beginner sessions very month so look out for these and come along and join in with the underwater experience. Come to the monthly group meetup to relive adventures, share photos from around the world and get first-hand recommendations on new exciting destinations and events and scuba diving locations. Find fun, laughs and maybe even a new scuba diving travel buddy! Our Meetups can be scheduled by any member and will range from Social gatherings in London, to days out within the UK, holidays abroad. Look out for up coming equipment demonstrations and PADI course seminars to give you all the information you need about specified PADI courses. We also run a beginners scuba diving awareness event where beginners get a change to do a try dive and discuss scuba diving with our experienced members. Come and join us today!! Click Here (http://www.londonscubadivingholidayclub.co.uk) to go to our website and you will find further information about all events.

Upcoming events (5)

Try Dives - PADI Discover Scuba/PADI Refreshers and Pool Session

If you want to take part in any of the following and are available on Tuesday evening from 7.00pm onwards then please RSVP this meetup and confirm which option you want to undertake. If you can not make this session but would like to check for future sessions please email me on [masked]. We can book Tues, Weds & Thurs in advance. 1) Try Dive - Simply try dive to experience being underwater. Scuba diving taster - Less than £50.00 2) PADI Discover Scuba - More detailed introduction to Scuba Diving - Official PADI intro - £50.00 3) PADI Refresher - Scuba diving skills refresher in preparation for dive season or planned holiday - £75.00 4) Pool Session - To try out kit and spend some time in the pool - £20.00 LOCATION Address is Marshall Street Leisure Centre 15 Marshall St, London W1F 7EL The fantastic leisure centre at Marshall Street in Soho, London. This facilities is perfect for our group as it is very central and the facility has just been refurbished. Soho is amongst the most vibrant, exciting and cosmopolitan areas of London that houses world class shops, leading businesses and now the UK's premier PADI scuba diving and travel centre. These facilities are perfect for any introduction to diving. The pool depths range from 1 metre to 3 metres which is sufficient for all diving training requirements. Our central London dive courses take place just behind London's iconic Carnaby Street in the state-of-the-art £38m Marshall Street leisure centre, containing arguably the finest pool in central London. This 30m long pool gives students tonnes of room to swim around in, practice their skills and fine tune their buoyancy. The pool is constantly heated to 27 degrees celsius and has a maximum depth of 3m (10ft). This centre also has a conference room for any study aspects of the dives and for registration prior to getting the kit. PADI DISCOVER SCUBA - £50.00 A try dive is also available which is a taster dive so you can briefly experience being underwater with the equipment. This will be cheaper than the official PADI Discover Scuba. Have ever wondered what it's like to breathe underwater? This is an ideal way of experiencing the under water world without having to commit to a PADI course like for example the PADI Open Water. If you want to check out what scuba diving is like than the try dive is the perfect option for you. You will me assisted by excellent qualified instructors who are trained to offer you the best experience and make you feel comfortable in the water allowing you to enjoy the experience. Once you complete a try dive you will be unable to remove the smile from your face for a while as you soak in the experience of the underwater world. This is not a scuba diving certification it is certainly a good way of seeing how you feel under water. During the scuba diving try dive experience you'll learn how to use scuba equipment in a warm pool and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. There is nothing like breathing underwater for the very first time. Of course it can take a little getting used to but with a little time and guidance you will be diving underwater enjoying the experience. You will soon see how easy scuba diving is and also gain experience of what scuba kit is and what it does which is perfect exposure prior to any PADI Open Water Course. Usually it is harder to get people out of the water than into the water as the experience takes hold of them and they don't want it to end. What You Learn You learn the basics you need to dive under the direct supervision of one of our PADI Professionals. One thing you'll learn is that you really can breathe underwater and whether you like doing that or not. You will! Learn what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to glide around underwater while wearing it. Find out what it's like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable there. Learn some basic skills and safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step. The Scuba Gear You Use All the equipment you will need is included in a Discover Scuba Diving experience. You'll use all the basic scuba gear including a mask , snorkel and fins, a buoyancy compensating jacket that also carries your scuba tank, a scuba regulator to breathe from and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply. PADI REFRESHER DIVE/REVIEW - £75.00 If you are looking to go on holiday soon and have not dived for over a year then you will want to consider completing a scuba diving refresher course. This course will give you the confidence again prior to any planned holiday. If you haven’t dived for a while, or are a bit apprehensive about getting back in the water and want to freshen up your skills then a PADI Scuba Review is for you. Most dive centres around the world will insist that you complete a Scuba Review if you haven't dived for 12 months or longer. You’ll run through the important aspects of the theory and go through the important skills you learn't on your PADI Open Water course in the safety and comfort of a heated swimming pool. The course normally takes 3-4 hours. Please remember to bring along your PADI certification card and log book. POOL SESSION - £20.00 If you are looking to just spend time in the water and you are already qualified as PADI Open Water then you can join us for this session and spend time in the pool testing out kit and practicing. Lets be honest it is difficult to find the opportunity to have time in a pool testing out kit and getting used to equipment or dive computers. This way you will not have the pressure of group holiday diving and you can have around 1 hour 30 minutes to do what you want. If you want to undertake any of the above dives then RSVP and let me know which dive you want. All dives will need to be booked in by us and paid for so payment will be requested prior to the event itself once dive has been confirmed.

London Scuba Diving Group - Monthly Mingle Session

The Bridge Tap, London

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN PUB!!!!! We are now based at the Bridge Tap at London Bridge. Come and join us for our monthly social. It is important to note that the group will have an area reserved. We will reserve a corner sofa area so should be easy to locate on the night. We will also have meetup signs as well. The staff will also be aware of our group so by all means ask on arrival. You will be able to spot us as you walk into the pub. As a result of the group having increased in size and the large number of divers attending the social evenings we have changed venue so we have more space and so that we can have an outside area during the warmer summer months. Come and join us!!! As the pub is a Stonegate pub they have a great variety of ales and all drinks. They have the fantastic ale library which has over 20+ ales and a whisky showcase. They also have a great variety of good quality wines and food as well. POSTCODE FOR GOOGLEMAPS = The Bridge Tap - 32–34 Borough High Street, London - London Bridge, SE1 1XU This venue is right in the heart of London Bridge. It is well known for a large selection of craft beers. We will be located in one of the corner sofas which has enough room for 20+ and provides the group with a much better location. This is a monthly meetup to enable all members to have an input on future meetups and enable everyone to meet new members and encourage introductions. We now have at least 20 divers at every monthly social. Why not come down and join us for a drink and meet the group. It will also be a chance to provide an outline of future trips and diving destinations and provide further information on existing scheduled diving trips if anyone has any questions. This meet up might be an opportunity to meet members who have booked on the same trip as you in advance of your departure. We look forward to seeing you all. DIRECTIONS The easiest way to get to the bar is from London Bridge Station. You will need to exit onto any Borough High Street Exit from London Bridge Underground Station. You will then need to walk further down Borough High Street for a few metres. You can see the Bridge Tap Pub marked on the map below for easy location.

DIVE TRIP TO EGYPT - El Gouna - (7 days) Sat 14 Nov 20 to Sat 21 Nov 20

We are running a flexible Nov 2020 trip to El Gouna, Hurghada, Egypt for the dates Sat 14 Nov 2020 to Sat 21 Nov 2020 which has amazing diving. All the information you require for the trip is below to include accommodation and prices. Egypt is a great option for this time of year due to weather and water temperature. We also know the dive centres well and the accommodation providers. This vital as we know the covd policies in place and how it will all work. The diving in El Gouna, Hurghada is excellent and one of the best dive locations in the world. More info on the following website page - https://chikarma.com/londonscubadivingholidayclub/trip/dive-trip-to-egypt-el-gouna-7-days-sat-12-sept-20-to-sat-19-sept-20/ IF YOU ARE INTERESTED YOU CAN EMAIL ME ON [masked] TO CONFIRM YOUR INTEREST and also RSVP. COVID 19 POLICY & INFORMATION A strict hygiene and safety action plan has been implemented. The dive centre and the Hotel accommodation have very strict covid 19 policies. 1) Non-contact temperature checks are done daily for all hotel staff and guests. 2) All surfaces and high touch points are frequently sanitized 3) Social distancing. 4) Restaurants allow for social distancing and only set menu allowed to prevent buffet style food 5) Sanitizer dispensers at key locations throughout the resort and the dive centre. 6) All rooms sanitized daily. Easyjet Covid Policy is as follows - Many steps have been taken to allow people to fly with confidence. You will find the steps which have been taken on the Easyjet website. As a group we will also take the steps to ensure everyone is comfortable and follow guidance and policies which have been put in place to help us all. El Gouna El Gouna ("the Lagoon") is a tourist resort, developed and owned by Sawiris' Family, Samih Sawiris and Orascom Hotels and Development, dating from about 1990. It is located on the Red Sea in the Red Sea Governorate of Egypt, 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of Hurghada. Accommodation The Accommodation Available will be based at El Gouna Marina. The accommodation is a 4 star resort which has recieved very good reviews and is based where the day boats depart for the diving. The dive centre is also based a short distance from the hotel and you also have the option of being collected by the dive club every morning if preferred at 07:45am. The price of the accommodation for 7 nights is as follows: Based on two sharing - Sharing a Twin Double Room - £240.00 includes breakfast every morning Single Occupancy could be more expensive. Diving (further info on available dive sites can be found below) The diving will be with the same dive club we used last year we went to Egypt because the feedback was very good and they have good covid practices in place. The diving costs will be as follows: 5 days diving which includes (2 dives, tanks, weights, fuel surcharge) Additional dives will be available each day but will be charged extra. Price of the diving will be in the region of £265.00 for 5 days diving. All divers will be booking 5 days diving so we can stay together as a group. Full equipment hire with computer is in the region of £25.00 per day but will not be required on days where you will be completing a PADI Course and equipment is included. Flights Currently the best flights are with Easy Jet. The price at present is £210.00. Flight details are as follows: Sat 12 Sept 2020 @ 11:55am Depart London Gatwick arrive 18:25 Hurghada, Egypt EZY8861 Sat 19 Sept 2020 @ 19:20pm Arrive London Gatwick 00:15am EZY8862 If you have any questions please let me know. Please also check with my by email on [masked] if required. Do not book flights until given green light. Dive Sites in Area Abu Nuhas Siyul Kebira Siyul Soraya Shabroah Siyul Ghayna Shaab El Erg Abu Nugar Abu Galawa El Fanadir Umm Gamar Shabroah Umm Gamar Careless Reef Rosalie Moller Salem Express Marsa Abu Dabab

Try Dives - PADI Discover Scuba/PADI Refreshers and Pool Session

If you want to take part in any of the following and are available on Tuesday evening from 7.00pm onwards then please RSVP this meetup and confirm which option you want to undertake. If you can not make this session but would like to check for future sessions please email me on [masked]. We can book Tues, Weds & Thurs in advance. 1) Try Dive - Simply try dive to experience being underwater. Scuba diving taster - Less than £50.00 2) PADI Discover Scuba - More detailed introduction to Scuba Diving - Official PADI intro - £50.00 3) PADI Refresher - Scuba diving skills refresher in preparation for dive season or planned holiday - £75.00 4) Pool Session - To try out kit and spend some time in the pool - £20.00 LOCATION Address is Marshall Street Leisure Centre 15 Marshall St, London W1F 7EL The fantastic leisure centre at Marshall Street in Soho, London. This facilities is perfect for our group as it is very central and the facility has just been refurbished. Soho is amongst the most vibrant, exciting and cosmopolitan areas of London that houses world class shops, leading businesses and now the UK's premier PADI scuba diving and travel centre. These facilities are perfect for any introduction to diving. The pool depths range from 1 metre to 3 metres which is sufficient for all diving training requirements. Our central London dive courses take place just behind London's iconic Carnaby Street in the state-of-the-art £38m Marshall Street leisure centre, containing arguably the finest pool in central London. This 30m long pool gives students tonnes of room to swim around in, practice their skills and fine tune their buoyancy. The pool is constantly heated to 27 degrees celsius and has a maximum depth of 3m (10ft). This centre also has a conference room for any study aspects of the dives and for registration prior to getting the kit. PADI DISCOVER SCUBA - £50.00 A try dive is also available which is a taster dive so you can briefly experience being underwater with the equipment. This will be cheaper than the official PADI Discover Scuba. Have ever wondered what it's like to breathe underwater? This is an ideal way of experiencing the under water world without having to commit to a PADI course like for example the PADI Open Water. If you want to check out what scuba diving is like than the try dive is the perfect option for you. You will me assisted by excellent qualified instructors who are trained to offer you the best experience and make you feel comfortable in the water allowing you to enjoy the experience. Once you complete a try dive you will be unable to remove the smile from your face for a while as you soak in the experience of the underwater world. This is not a scuba diving certification it is certainly a good way of seeing how you feel under water. During the scuba diving try dive experience you'll learn how to use scuba equipment in a warm pool and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. There is nothing like breathing underwater for the very first time. Of course it can take a little getting used to but with a little time and guidance you will be diving underwater enjoying the experience. You will soon see how easy scuba diving is and also gain experience of what scuba kit is and what it does which is perfect exposure prior to any PADI Open Water Course. Usually it is harder to get people out of the water than into the water as the experience takes hold of them and they don't want it to end. What You Learn You learn the basics you need to dive under the direct supervision of one of our PADI Professionals. One thing you'll learn is that you really can breathe underwater and whether you like doing that or not. You will! Learn what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to glide around underwater while wearing it. Find out what it's like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable there. Learn some basic skills and safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step. The Scuba Gear You Use All the equipment you will need is included in a Discover Scuba Diving experience. You'll use all the basic scuba gear including a mask , snorkel and fins, a buoyancy compensating jacket that also carries your scuba tank, a scuba regulator to breathe from and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply. PADI REFRESHER DIVE/REVIEW - £75.00 If you are looking to go on holiday soon and have not dived for over a year then you will want to consider completing a scuba diving refresher course. This course will give you the confidence again prior to any planned holiday. If you haven’t dived for a while, or are a bit apprehensive about getting back in the water and want to freshen up your skills then a PADI Scuba Review is for you. Most dive centres around the world will insist that you complete a Scuba Review if you haven't dived for 12 months or longer. You’ll run through the important aspects of the theory and go through the important skills you learn't on your PADI Open Water course in the safety and comfort of a heated swimming pool. The course normally takes 3-4 hours. Please remember to bring along your PADI certification card and log book. POOL SESSION - £20.00 If you are looking to just spend time in the water and you are already qualified as PADI Open Water then you can join us for this session and spend time in the pool testing out kit and practicing. Lets be honest it is difficult to find the opportunity to have time in a pool testing out kit and getting used to equipment or dive computers. This way you will not have the pressure of group holiday diving and you can have around 1 hour 30 minutes to do what you want. If you want to undertake any of the above dives then RSVP and let me know which dive you want. All dives will need to be booked in by us and paid for so payment will be requested prior to the event itself once dive has been confirmed.

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