Events

Extended Events Schedule

27
May
Heroine & Black Diamond Wrecks 5/27/18

Heroine & Black Diamond Wrecks 5/27/18

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day

The Heroine sank on 6/19/1920 and is 136' long X 26' wide and sitting in 70' of water...a really great dive with lots of fish and marine life on and around her. The Annapolis AKA the "Black Diamond" ,because of her cargo being granular coal, lays on the bottom  a short distance from the Heroine. She was a schooner in her day and had her masts cut down and used the stumps for Navigation lights. She was 228' long X 40' wide and sank February 17, 1945. Cost is $140.00 per diver and only 6 spots are available. 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 new slip 1/2 to 1  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 at 7:00 am and if you miss the boat it’s your loss. Sign up now as these charters sell out quickly. Your seat is held by full prepayment only. This is aboard Priority on State St. in Galilee, show up by at least 6:30am we leave at 7:00 sharp.
27
May
Guided Shore Dive at Ft Adams 5/27/18 @12pm

Guided Shore Dive at Ft Adams 5/27/18 @12pm

Fort Adams, Newport, RI

12:00 pm – 03:00 pm

Giant Stride Dive is doing a Guided Shore Dive at Fort Adams, Harrison Ave. Newport, RI 02840 (behind Eisenhower House) at 2pm. All divers are asked to confirm their participation before the event. This is open to any divers with an Open Water Certification (please bring your Certification card) Our Divemaster, Tom 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. Tom 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 Tom directly @ howarthtr@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.
01
Jun
Guided Shore Dive at Fort Wetherill JUNE 1, 2017 @5 PM

Guided Shore Dive at Fort Wetherill JUNE 1, 2017 @5 PM

Giant Stride Dive Shop

05:00 pm – 07:00 pm

Guided Shore Dive at Fort Wetherill - Giant Stride Dive is doing a Guided Shore Dive at Fort Wetherill in Jamestown @ 5pm. 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.
03
Jun
Idene and Block Island Pinnacles Dive Charter!!!! 6/3/18

Idene and Block Island Pinnacles Dive Charter!!!! 6/3/18

Idene Wreck

All Day

This is a dive on the Idene Wreck and Block Island Pinnacles if conditions allow. This charter leaves the dock @ 7:00 AM . Must be AOW certified and have at ,wreck reel,safety sausage or SMB and a whistle. Cost is $140.00 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. ADDRESS:Dock in front of Hanks BBQ Restaurant Be there at 6-6:30 am to load the boat at 33 State st. Narragansett, RI 02882 (in front of where the lobster boats and the Francis Fleet Dock.) Our boats sail on time at 7:00 am and if you miss the boat it's your loss. Your seat is held by full prepayment only.
04
Jun
PADI OPEN WATER CERTIFICATION CLASS (Beginner) 6/4/18

PADI OPEN WATER CERTIFICATION CLASS (Beginner) 6/4/18

Giant Stride Dive Shop

06:30 pm – 09:30 pm

June, 2018 - Open Water Diver Referral Class   Class starting June 4, 2018 - OPEN WATER DIVER certification class Instructor: John Langella Schedule: Monday: June 4                      Classroom Section #1: 6:30 – 9:30 PM Wednesday: June 6                Classroom Section #2: 6:30 – 9:30 PM Thursday:  June 7                   Pool #1: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Monday: June 18                    Classroom Section #3: 6:30 – 9:30 PM Wednesday: June 20              Classroom Section #4: 6:30 – 9:30 PM Thursday: June 21                  Pool #2: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Monday: June 25                    Classroom Section #5: 6:30 – 9:30 PM Thursday: June 28                  Pool #3: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Open Water Checkout Dives    June 30 & July 1  *weather dependent Certification 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 ShopPool session location: East Providence Boys & Girls Club, 115 Williams Ave., East Providence. Full certification requires four Open Water check-out dives. They can be done with any PADI instructor around the world. 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.