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TONIGHT – Tuesday Night Adventure Dive – is ON!

The next dive on August 26 is Dive #4 and the last of Stick’s 97th annual Golf Ball Hunt at Shorewood! Instant prizes,a drawing each night, grab bags, movies, and of course, collect balls for the drawing on September 3. Meet at the dive site at 6 pm. Gear rental is only $35 for all of the gear you need. Stop by the shop on Monday night to pick it up.
Sign up here for the dive to let us know who is coming out. In case of a cancelation because of weather we can send an email blast to those who have signed up.

Please note the dive site location link (click on the name) or here

MOVED – It’s a Party!!!!

The 97th Annual Golf Ball Hunt party is moved back a week to Wednesday night, September 3. Even if you missed out on all of the excitement and great viz on the Tuesday Night Adventure Dives for this event, you can still come out for the party. Food and beverages will be provided for all. We have several new lines at the shop including Sea Pearls weights, Worthington Aluminum and Faber Steel cylinders, and Waterproof Drysuits. Check it out. The party starts at 6pm.

Sign up here so we know who to expect – CLICK HERE

Classes and lessons this week

Start Scuba Diving Certification this week Open Water Certification class starts on September 10 or September 13 but you can start working through the academic work online now. Simply click on the SSI banner above to start.

This time of year you have – two classroom sessions, two pool sessions and two checkout dives right here. The next Pool sessions are September 13 and 14.

The next checkout dives are on September 18/19 or September 20/21. Choose your dates here.

New shop hours

MadisonScuba is now open 7 days a week for your diving needs. Friday and Sunday hours are now permanent in the mix. As always we are happy to come in for special appointments to meet your needs, just give us a call a few days in advance. Grab some tanks and let’s go diving!

The Dive Season is here!

Keep diving

Summer is almost gone but we are still in the water! The surface water is warm and even the thermocline, while moving up and down, is warming. The viz is typical August but without storms and low heat, should be clearing up. We have had several successful wreck trips on Lake Michigan this summer. Look for some new excursions to Pearl Lake and maybe Haigh Quarry in the next month. Plans are to have more Lake Michigan dives next summer along with perhaps a weekend to Lake Superior. Let us know if you are interested in those.

The great Tuesday Night Adventure Dives continue and trips to Pearl Lake, Haigh Quarry, and Lake Wazee are in the works.

Learn more

Start working toward your free Advanced Open Water Diver card with Specialties such as Deep Diver, Navigation, Night and Limited Visibility and more. How does this all work? Click here for more information on the free Advanced Open Water Diver Card.

Get your gear checked out!

With the dive season in full swing, get your gear into the shop for it’s annual inspections. Even if you missed going someplace warm to dive this winter, getting your gear inspected before the summer dive season is critical. Are the dive police going to issue you a citation? No, but you want to make sure that your gear will function as it should when you need it! Rusty and Mac are ready to make sure your gear is prepared for the season.

Rental Gear sale – a few sets left

We are releasing a limited amount of our rental gear for sale that is available to you at a crazy fantastic pricing. Reg sets – Cressi AC/2/Ellipse Black/Ellipse Octo/Console 3 for $275 and BCDs – Cressi AquaPro 5 for $159! Now is the time to get into or upgrade your gear.