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It’s the Holiday Season

Happy Thanksgiving to all! We are especially thankful this year for all of you who have supported MadisonScuba through your gear purchases, participation in continuing education courses, referring friends for Open Water Diver or Snorkeling and for being a part of our family.

We are honored to share our passion for Snorkeling and Diving with all of you. Thank You!!

Sales just for you

  • Aqualung – Buy a BCD and Reg set and get an i300 computer free! Some restrictions apply.
  • SeaLife Cameras – NEW!!! DC2000, the successor to the DC1400.
  • Open Water Diver Package – Cressi Leonardo Dive computer, Neosport XSPAN 3/2 Wetsuit, TUSA Z-3 Zoom fins, 5mm Zipper boots, Cressi Super Nova Snorkel, Mask allowance and Gear Bag – Special Holiday Pricing
  • Scuba Diving Certification today!

    Open Water Certification class starts on December 7, 8, or 10 but you can start working through the Digital Home Study now. Simply call or stop into the shop to pay for the course and get your registration credentials.

    SSIdigitalipad Scuba Diving CertificationThis time of year you start with digital online academic learning, then two classroom workshop sessions and two pool sessions right here. You then have the option for a referral to a warm water vacation destination or wait until next spring for training dives here. The next Pool sessions are December 10 and 11.

    While the local dive season is coming to a close, the dive and snorkel travel season is getting into full swing. Get your old gear replaced with some new gear. Get your gear serviced prior to getting on the plane. Get that Scuba Skills Update before you arrive at your wonderful vacation only to be assigned to the remedial boat.

    Speaking of Scuba Skills Update – Need a Scuba Skills Update before you go on that dive trip? Email Brian – brian@madisonscuba.com – or call the shop to set up a one on one class.

    Full Service Snorkel and Dive Shop

    MadisonScuba is a full service Snorkel and Dive Shop carrying the full lines of Aqua Lung, Deep See, Cressi, TUSA, WaterProof, Henderson, Tilos, and more. Wetsuits, Drysuits, Regulators, Masks, Snorkels, Fins for all ages and skill levels. Full line repair and service on all makes and models along with quality Rental Gear makes MadisonScuba the place for all of your Snorkeling and Diving needs.

    New Class Opportunities

    Can’t make a regularly scheduled class time for Scuba Skills Update, Snorkeling or even Open Water Diver? Choose a private session with an instructor. We are able to accommodate your time availability with some private sessions either at the shop or in the pool. With a little schedule comparison, we can get you into the pool or the classroom in the evening, daytime or weekends. There is a small fee for this private service but if that makes you able to complete your course, it’s well worth it. Click here to email Brian today to schedule your sessions.

    Nitrox Yes!

    It’s one of those certifications to complete during the winter as 1) you don’t have any dives to do and 2) on that dive vacation you will feel better, have more energy and be safer by diving Nitrox instead of Air.

    Usually the 3rd Monday of the month but can be a one on one arranged class also.

    Check out the dates and register here.

    Update your Scuba Skills!

    Planning that warm water dive destination trip, we should also think about getting the rust off of our diving skills BEFORE you go on that trip. Every dive agency, therefore almost every dive destination, has a refresher or Scuba Skills Update requirement if you haven’t had a dive (and can prove it with a log book!) within the last 6 months. Don’t spend your first day on the remedial boat demonstrating the things you know already, get a Scuba Skills Update with MadisonScuba in the pool. It will cost you half the price and you get your entire first day of diving back on your vacation.

    Snorkeling Gear and Classes too!

    We have new snorkeling gear at the shop! And we’ll teach you how to use it! New from Aqualung – Aqua Glide fins. Snorkeling class every time we are in the pool. Read more here …

    What’s new in 2017

    Want to learn more about St. Lucia? A special informational gathering for the St. Lucia trip will take place at the shop on October 13, 2016 Register HERE.
    More International traveling – Little Cayman and St. Lucia (in 2017).
    More Local traveling – Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Mermet Springs, Haigh Quarry, Pearl Lake and Devil’s Lake.
    More Diving – 2016 Dive Challenge, Tuesday Night Adventure Dives, Stick’s Golf Ball Hunt.
    More Classes – Deep, Night, Dry Suit, Wreck and Navigation.

    We’ll see you at the shop.