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Apr. 21, 2014 - ENRICHED AIR NITROX EANx Certification Class
April, 2014 - ENRICHED AIR/NITROX Certification Class. Instructor: John Langella Develop your skills and extend your range of diving experiences! Learn to use Nitrox to increase your bottom time and improve your safety factor. Only three classroom sessions. No Dives Required. The cost of this NITROX / ENRICHED AIR course is $130 and includes the books, tables and certification for PADI and Enriched air Diver. Take this with Advanced Open Water Class and recieve a $30.00 discount. Class Schedule: (classes are at Giant Stride Dive Shop) Classroom #1: Monday, April 21: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Meet the instructor and review course requirements and schedules. Classroom #2: Wednesday, April 23: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Turn in all paperwork, go over knowledge reviews and enriched air tables. Practice practical applications. Classroom #3: Monday, April 28/: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Practical application nitrox analyzing, logging and dive planning using tables and computers and nitrox exam. Enrollment is Limited! REGISTER and STOP IN TO THE STORE TO SIGN UP AND PICK UP YOUR STUDENT PACKAGE! registration

Apr. 27, 2014 - Sunday Scallop Dive!!!
SOLD OUT!!! Sunday Scallop Dive!!! Two tank dive in Boston Harbor TEMP: HIGH 30s MAX DEPTH 60' COST: $85.00 Seats go really fast so don't delay....sign up now! Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment. If our captain cancels the trip, we issue a full refund if you paid in cash and a store credit if paid by credit card. Cancellations by our Captain are made on the day of the charter, one hour before sailing time. We cannot guarantee dive sites, alternate dive site selection does not constitute a cancellation or a refund. Please be at the marina 1/2 hour before sailing time, to fill out a waiver, present a certification card and get fully loaded 15 minutes before departure time. These boats sail on time and if you miss the boat it's your loss. Your seat is held by full prepayment only. Call 401 732 8808 or stop in to prepay. registration

May 4, 2014 - Teti /Neptune Wreck Dive Charter
Teti /Neptune Wreck Dive Charter Teti /Neptune Wreck Dive Cost: 140.00 Dive the Teti with us aboard Prioroty Charters Sunday 5/4 leaving from Galilee The Teti was a Tug 80 ft. long, that sunk in 1972 in a storm. Sitting upright in 100 ft' of water (usually with viz in the 15 to 25 ft range)she is mostly intact and very picturesque with a generous coating of anemones,sea squirts,and sponge. The second dive will probably be The Neptune II, sunk in 1989, a fishing boat 58 ft long with a 21 ft beam, sitting upright and intact in 85 fsw. Both of these wrecks are nice dives and very photogenic so bring cameras. Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment. If our captain cancels the trip, we issue a full refund if you paid in cash and a store credit if paid by credit card. Cancellations by our Captain are made on the day of the charter, one hour before sailing time. We cannot guarantee dive sites, alternate dive site selection does not constitute a cancellation or a refund. Please be at the marina 1/2 hour before sailing time, to fill out a waiver, present a certification card and get fully loaded 15 minutes before departure time. Our boats sail on time and if you miss the boat it's your loss. Your seat is held by full prepayment only. ADDRESS:Dock in front of The Pirate Girl Resteraunt Sunday @6:30am to load the boat at 33 State st. Narragansett, RI 02882 (in front of where the lobster boats and the Francis Fleet Dock.) registration

May 5, 2014 - Open Water Diver Class (Entry Level)

May, 2014 - Open Water Diver Class (Entry Level)
 Class starting May 5, 2014 - OPEN WATER DIVER certification class Instructor: John Langella Schedule: Monday: May 5 classroom #1: 6:30 – 9:00 PM Wednesday: May 7 classroom #2: 6:30 – 9:00 PM Monday: May 12 classroom #3: 6:30 – 9:00 pm Wednesday: May 14 pool #1: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Monday: May 19 classroom #4: 6:30 – 9:00 pm Wednesday: May 21 pool #2: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Tuesday: May 27 classroom #5: 6:30 - 9:00 pm Wednesday: May 28 pool #3: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Open Water Check-out Dives to be done when weather permits. or Ask about the Referral Option: do your checkout dives in a warm climate. The cost is $450.00 This includes the PADI Open Water Diver manual, tables, certification materials and pic card, use of open water training DVD’s and use of SCUBA equipment, wet suits and weight belts. Also included is lots of fun with an experienced staff who will not only teach you to dive but will also get you involved with dive clubs and other divers who love diving as much as you will. You will need to supply your own personal mask & snorkel, fins, boots, gloves and hood. Classroom sessions are at the Giant Stride Dive Shop. Pool session location: East Providence Boys & Girls Club. 115 Williams Ave., East Providence. Full certification requires four Open Water check-out Dives will be at Ft Wetherill in the spring. The dates for the checkout dives, dependent on weather and conditions, will be announced further in the class. Ask about our Referral Option if you would like to do your open waters dives sooner in warmer climates. A 10% Student discount is offered to students for the duration of the class and 30 days thereafter. This class has no hidden costs!!! We don't just sell it WE LIVE IT! Call 401-732-8808 for more info or stop by the store to enroll. registration

May 10, 2014 - Guided Shore Dive at Fort Wetherill
May 10 ,2014 -May 10,2014 - Guided Shore Dive at Fort Wetherill Giant Stride Dive is doing a Guided Shore Dive at Fort Wetherill in Jamestown @ 9:00 am. This is open to any divers with an Open Water Certification (please bring your Certification card) Our Divemaster, Steve will guide you, and be your buddy if you haven't got one. Rental Gear is available at our store if you haven't had a chance to get your own yet. Steve is a PADI Certified Divemaster and works for Tips so please be generous to show him that you had a good time and appreciate his efforts. Please contact Steve directly @ skoczan1@gmail.com so we know how many to expect and to be able to notify you if there is a change in plans due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. registration

May 10, 2014 - PADI RESCUE DIVER COURSE
May 10, 2014 – PADI Rescue Diver Course. Instructor: Rob Hudson. Develop your skills and confidence as a diver! Learn how to organize dives so as to minimize the need for rescue assistance. Learn self-rescue techniques as well as assisting/rescuing another diver. The cost of the Rescue Diver Certification Course is $300.00. This includes books and registration materials. Divers must supply their own personal dive equipment as well as an underwater compass and a pocket mask for CPR. Prerequisites: Diver must also be Advanced Certified, proficient with underwater navigation and must be EFR primary and secondary certified within the last 24 months. We will have an EFR class May 15th that when taken with the Rescue Course is $100 rather than the usual $130. Class Schedule (classes are at Giant Stride Dive Shop): Class #1: Tuesday May 13: 6:30-8:30 pm (at Giant Stride Dive Shop). Meet the instructor and review course requirements and schedules. Class #2: Saturday May 17: Rescue Exercises in Open Water (at Ft. Wetherill). Demonstrate techniques. Class #3: Sunday May 18: Rescue Scenarios in Open Water (at Ft. Wetherill). Class #4: Tuesday May 20: 6:30-8:30 pm (at Giant Stride Dive Shop). Turn in all paperwork, go over knowledge reviews, develop an emergency assistance plan and take Rescue Diver exam. Class #5: Sunday May 24: Rescue Scenarios in Open Water (at Ft. Wetherill). Simulated Diver Rescues. Enrollment is Limited! REGISTER and STOP IN TO THE STORE TO SIGN UP and PICK UP YOUR STUDENT PACKAGE! registration

 

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