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Classes and lessons this week

Start Scuba Diving Certification this week Open Water Certification class starts on February 4 or February 7 but you can start working through the academic work online now. Simply call or stop into the shop to pay for the course and get your registration credentials.

This time of year you have – two classroom sessions, two pool sessions right here. You then can get a referral to do your checkouts on that warm water vacation destination or you wait until next spring when the water warms up around here. The next Pool sessions are February 7 and 8.

Watch JoAnn talk Scuba Diving with CW57

Watch “Talk of the Town” with our Head Instructor JoAnn Hoffman discussing MadisonScuba’s Scuba Diving and Snorkeling lessons and certification. Click on the YouTube link here.

New Classes Added

Checkout the new course offerings for the winter season in this blog post. Monday nights are now SPECIALTY MONDAYS! Each Monday night hosts a different Specialty course.

  • 1st Monday – React Right
  • 2nd Monday – Digital Underwater Photography
  • 3rd Monday – Nitrox
  • 4th Monday – Equipment Techniques
  • NEW – Bonne Terre Mine Trip Scheduled for April 3, 4, 5

    It’s back by popular demand. Dive is the super clear waters of one of the largest mines the world. Bonne Terre Mine is a great experience for new and veteran divers. Stick will again lead us down about an hour past St. Louis, Mo to Bonne Terre, Mo for a 4 dive adventure. 3 dives on Saturday and 1 dive on Sunday. Register here and then stop into the shop to pay for the weekend. Nitrox is available for $10/dive and is a great place to start using the Nitrox Certification. We teach Nitrox on the 3rd Monday of the month. Full payment is due on February 19 for this trip.

    The Winter Dive Season is here!

    Winter is here (argh) so everyone’s thoughts turn to warm tropical water diving. If you are heading out on a vacation that includes diving remember to:

  • Bring your gear in for it’s annual inspection
  • Consider upgrading your travel gear. The new regs and bcds are outstanding
  • Consider renting your regs and bcd from MadisonScuba
  • Nitrox, Nitrox, Nitrox – take that course now either the 3rd Monday or by appointment
  • Take a Scuba Skills Update course here rather than spending that first day on vacation in a review class
  • Click on any of the links to sign up or get more information on how you can make this winter diving season a fun and safe adventure.