What equipment is required?
A mask, snorkel, fins and a weight belt suitable for SCUBA* and dive boots. A wetsuit is optional and recommended. We have special pricing for our students. Let us know when you would like to come in to be fitted for your student equipment package. Most important is that you will get the "Right Gear, the Right Fit at the Right Price" *Note: Snorkeling equipment is not always suitable for SCUBA activities.
Please arrive on time, late arrivals are subject to rescheduling and fees.
If you have any questions please email or call the shop
New Students, If this is your first pool session, you must:
1. Complete the required academics before the pool session;
Online Students must complete Chapters 1 -6CD Rom students must complete Sections 1-5
2. Bring a bathing suit and a towel. There are lockers in the changing room so bring a lock if you like.
3. Drink plenty of water before class
4. Don't forget to print out and bring your skills checklist (http://www.1877scubausa.com/pdfs/skills.pdf).
5. Print out a copy of the Hand Signals to review and bring with you.
6. If you have not yet completed a "Student Folder" at the store.
Please print out, complete and bring the following three forms to the pool;
SDI General Liability Waiver (http://www.1877scubausa.com/forms/sdi_forms_03_general_liability_release.pdf) Fill in ALL the blanks the "Instructors": F. Ventura & C.K. Scharf, the "Facility: 1-877-SCUBA-USA", the Agency is" SDI" and Others": (fill in at pool), then, Sign and date at bottom
SDI Medical Info Waiver (http://www.1877scubausa.com/forms/SDI_Medical_Waiver_2013.pdf) "Instructor": F. Ventura, "Facility: 1-877-SCUBA-USA ,"City of" Paramus "state of" N.J.
Student Information Form (http://www.1877scubausa.com/pdfs/studentl%20info.pdf)
If you have answered YES to any of the medical question; Please print out and have your MD complete the following Physician Sign-Off Form (http://www.1877scubausa.com/forms/SDI_Physician_Sign_Off_2013.pdf)
Why it's a good idea for Divers to own their own SCUBA gear? (http://www.1877scubausa.com/pdfs/whybuymyown.pdf)
Please RSVP for all pool sessions. RSVPs are required so that we have sufficient staffing for each session. Students who do not RSVP may not get on the roster.No shows are subject to a $29 rescheduling fee.