What we're about

You've been looking for a scuba group that actually dives? YOU'VE FOUND IT!

FREE mask, snorkel, and weight replacement program for members! (https://www.meetup.com/Scuba-Diving-San-Diego/messages/boards/thread/7806076)

A SAFETY-FOCUSED, NO-DUES, NON-PROFIT, INDEPENDENT SCUBA GROUP that dives more than any other club or group in San Diego (and beyond)!

Whether you dive occasionally or every week, Power Scuba is the fun, easy way to stay connected with the underwater scene in San Diego county and beyond. Explore familiar and brand new dive spots throughout Southern California (and overseas).

Safe diving within your personal limits and skillset is our emphasis. Advanced & technical dives will occur (for qualified members), in addition to our normal dives, but safety is not just lip service with us.

Eco-mindedness, in addition to safety, is always at the forefront of our thinking. The group participates in (and hosts) various environmental programs and our president represents our no-fishing (for fish) group to various orgs and entities. What better ocean stewards than those who peer beneath the surface regularly?

WE ACTUALLY DIVE, NOT JUST TALK ABOUT IT! All certification levels are welcome at this no-profit group. We're fun, often irreverent, and very, very passionate about our diving and the environment. Sound good? Do you want to see more of San Diego diving, both from the shore and boats? In need of a dive buddy? Join up now!

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* We're not a scuba shop or boat and do not represent any of the same. *

* Power scuba will not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual preference. All are welcome. *

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You must read the following fascinating info before attending any event: Terms and Conditions (https://www.meetup.com/Scuba-Diving-San-Diego/messages/boards/thread/5914647)

Then sign a liability release before attending your first event: http://bit.ly/power-scuba

Upcoming events (4+)

Night Dive at La Jolla Shores!

Kellogg Park

IMPORTANT:
For safety reasons, you must be solid in your skills, a competent night diver, and have dove at this location before during the day. No one will act as your guide.

COVID-19 NOTICE:
Stay home if you have tested positive for COVID-19, are waiting for COVID-19 test results, have COVID-19 symptoms, or had close contact with a person who has tested positive for or who has symptoms of COVID-19.
(Check out https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html)
Wear a mask at the event if not fully vaccinated or if you can't maintain 6 feet distance from others.

Please make sure to sign our liability releases online once per calendar year. It's quick and easy, just follow this link: (http://bit.ly/power-scuba)

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Come out for an evening underwater at La Jolla Shores and join us for a one tank dive.

Meet on Vallecitos Street. Parking is limited, you may want to drop off your gear and park elsewhere. Please don't block the sidewalk with gear. Just ask for Power Scuba if you aren't sure.

Bring all of your own dive gear (including weights, tanks, and at least two lights). Check our Shops and Instructors list in the Discussions/Message Board area if you need to rent something. A tarp is good for gearing up/down. A lantern helps after the dive.

Your hosts are volunteers and there at the event to dive themselves. If you are here on vacation and need a guide or training, there are professional dive operations that provide these services. Do not expect to buddy with the host, but you can find a buddy at the event.

* Ensure you are properly weighted!
* You must perform a good Pre-Dive Buddy Check prior to water entry.
* You are responsible for yourself on every dive. Not the host, lifeguards, your more-competent buddy, nor anyone else. Only YOU.

SEE YOU THERE!!!

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ADMIN STUFF YOU MUST READ:

The Virtual Donation Jar is always out (for the Meetup site costs and general fund). It's strictly voluntary, but is very much appreciated and needed: Click here for the DONATION JAR: (https://www.meetup.com/Scuba-Diving-San-Diego/messages/boards/thread/9702303).

You must also read the Disclaimer and Clarification/Terms of Service/Terms and Conditions: (https://www.meetup.com/Scuba-Diving-San-Diego/messages/boards/thread/5914647).

Anyone with a medical condition possibly counter-indicative to diving must have a doctor’s signature on a diving waiver form submitted to Bill Powers (or an organizer) before attending any Power Scuba event. YOU MAY NOT ATTEND AN EVENT WITH AN UNDISCLOSED MEDICAL CONDITION. Doing so is grounds for expulsion from the group. Here is our medical statement and physician waiver form:
(https://files.meetup.com/1307107/Medical%20Statement%20and%20Questionnairea.pdf)

Attending any scuba event Power Scuba constitutes the attendee's affirmation they are medically fit to dive, certified to dive by a nationally-recognized agency, have the necessary skill & training level for the dive being offered, have read the Terms and Conditions, and have submitted a signed Liability Release to an organizer.

Important Note: It is not the organizer's role to lead your dive (or to wait for you after you come out of the water). He/she merely facilitates you getting to the pre-dive meeting location. The Organizer will not assign you a buddy nor will he/she be leading the dive as a "group dive". Visibility and liability do not allow for that. Nor will the Organizer tell you whether you are skilled enough to make any particular dive. That is for you (only) to decide. When you enter the water, you and your buddy are on your own. You must plan and execute your dive with your dive buddy only. Once members arrive at the meeting spot, the Organizer becomes simply another diver.

Power Scuba bears no responsibility or liability for a member's loss (gas, airfare, hotel fees, etc) in the event of a canceled event.

Your participation constitutes your affirmation you agree to the above rules and disclaimers.... and that your attending guest(s) (if applicable) has read and agrees to the same.

DRAWING: Oceanic Pro Plus 4 w Compass!

San Diego

$3.89

DRAWING: Oceanic Pro Plus 4 w Compass dive computer!

Enter for a try at this SUH-WEET Oceanic dive computer that retails North of $700!

A small donation ($3.89) gets you in! Add "guests" (1,2,3,4,5) to get extra chances at winning this computer! (Extra donation required for each guest).

RSVP here on this event page and render payment via the Paypal popup. (Safe and secure. We've used it for years.)

Winner will be drawn by random number generation on Sept 30th*.

Thanks to Oceanic... a Power Scuba Sponsor...and PCH Scuba for this cool donation to our membership! Check out their entire line of dive products here: https://www.oceanicworldwide.com and https://www.pchscuba.com
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*This is an on-line event. Drawing will be accomplished on FaceBook video and posted to the Power Scuba FB group, along with the written result, within a few days of the drawing.

NOTE: The entire industry is currently experiencing supply chain and back-order issues. Winner may have to wait to receive item for a bit.
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PS - FOLKS: PLEASE DON'T LET THIS DRAWING keep you from buying the product from a local store if that was your intent previously. The odds are against you winning, obviously, and if you delay a planned purchase you're taking money out of the store's pocket... and goodness knows we want our LDSs, the decent ones, to survive and thrive during these Covid times. Werd!

PS - If you DO win and you already bought one at the store, you can always sell your prize to someone else!

DRAWING: Atomic B-2 Regulator!

San Diego

$3.77

DRAWING: Atomic B-2 regulator (DIN)!

Enter for a try at this QUALITY regulator (1st and 2nd stage) that retails North of $700! (DIN first stage easily used with yoke tank via a converter.)

A small donation ($3.77) gets you in! Add "guests" (1,2,3,4,5) to get extra chances at winning this computer! (Extra donation required for each guest).

RSVP here on this event page and render payment via the Paypal popup. (Safe and secure. We've used it for years.)

Winner will be drawn by random number generation on Sept 30th*.

Thanks to Atomic... a Power Scuba Sponsor... and PCH Scuba for this cool donation to our membership! Check out their entire line of dive products here: https://www.atomicaquatics.com/ and https://www.pchscuba.com
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*This is an on-line event. Drawing will be accomplished on FaceBook video and posted to the Power Scuba FB group, along with the written result, within a few days of the drawing.

NOTE: The entire industry is currently experiencing supply chain and back-order issues. Winner may have to wait to receive item for a bit.
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PS - FOLKS: PLEASE DON'T LET THIS DRAWING keep you from buying the product from a local store if that was your intent previously. The odds are against you winning, obviously, and if you delay a planned purchase you're taking money out of the store's pocket... and goodness knows we want our LDSs, the decent ones, to survive and thrive during these Covid times. Werd!

PS - If you DO win and you already bought one at the store, you can always sell your prize to someone else!

Power Scuba Beach Bonfire and Dive!

la Jolla Shores Beach

Join Power Scuba at La Jolla Shores on the sand, close to the main lifeguard station, for a dive, pot luck food-fest, and bonfire gathering!

You don't have to dive at this one, but you sure can. We'll provide soft drinks, some firewood, and some light foodstuffs. You bring a pot-luck dish to share, maybe some firewood... and your dive gear (if conditions merit it).

This outdoor event is perfect for these times we find ourselves in. Let's gather as we once did, in fellowship, good humor, and a mutual love for our shared sport! Come hang with other Power Scuba divers and see what they do best... tell tall tales!

What are you waiting for? Sign up now!
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Bring: A beach chair, tarp (for your gear), pop-up (if you like)... and some fire wood. (Speak up in the Comment section below if you can bring wood.)

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Night Dive at La Jolla Shores!

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