Events

Extended Events Schedule

02
Jul
PADI OPEN WATER DIVER certification class (1st step Beginner level) 7/2/19

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER certification class (1st step Beginner level) 7/2/19

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

06:25 pm – 08:30 pm

If you buy a new complete package from us your class is free....must include mask, snorkel, fins, boots, gloves, hood, tank, regulator, dive computer, wetsuit, BCD, knife and console or pressure gauge. (no 10% student discount with this offer) Instructor: John Langella Schedule: Tuesday: July 2 Classroom Section #1: 6:30 – 9:30 PM Tuesday: July 9 Classroom Section #2: 6:30 – 9:30 PM Thursday:  July 11 Pool #1: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Tuesday: July 16 Classroom Section #3: 6:30 – 9:30 PM Thursday:  July 18 Pool #2: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Tuesday: July 23 Classroom Section #4: 6:30 – 9:30 PM Thursday: July 25 Pool #3: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Tuesday: July 30 Classroom Section #5: 6:30 – 9:30 PM 4 Check-out Dive to be done Saturday July 21 & Sunday July 28 – 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. If you buy a complete package your class is free....must include mask & snorkel, fins, boots, gloves, hood, tank, regulator, dive computer, wetsuit, BCD, knife and console or pressure gauge. 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. 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. 
05
Jul
2 Tank Night Dive Charter on The Heroine  7/5/19 @ 5-5:30pm

2 Tank Night Dive Charter on The Heroine 7/5/19 @ 5-5:30pm

Giant Stride Dive Shop

All Day

SOLD OUT!! The Heroine sank on 6/19/1920 and is 136' long X 26' wide and sitting in 80' of water...a really great dive with lots of fish and marine life on and around her. Cost is $140.00 per diver and only 6 spots are available. Reservations are made at Giant Stride Dive Shop by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment unless we can sell your seat. If our captain cancels the trip, we issue a full refund if you paid in cash or 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 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 6:00 pm 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 33 State St. Narragansett, RI (in Galilee), show up by at least 5:30pm to load up and sign waivers, we leave at 6:00 pm sharp. Required gear: Advanced Open Water Certification card, 2 lights, (primary & Back up), Wreck reel, Safety sausage or lift bag and a whistle. YOU SHOULD HAVE DAN Hyperbaric insurance or the equivalent!
07
Jul
USS Bass Submarine Wreck Charter 7/7/19

USS Bass Submarine Wreck Charter 7/7/19

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day

SOLD OUT!!!TECH CERT REQUIRED! Charter to the USS Bass Submarine Wreck X2 Bass Wreck Dive This is a Very Advanced dive with maximum depths of 165 feet and requires an Advanced Nitrox /Deco Procedures Certification. The plan is to do 2 dives on the bass. Cost is $165.00 and will sell out fast. Double Tanks are recommended, but Redundant Air ssource and standard safety equipment IS required. Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable IF you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment UNLESS WE CAN SELL IT. If our captain cancels the trip, we issue a full refund if you paid in cash and a refund to  credit card 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. 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 to 1 hour before sailing time, to fill out a waiver, present a certification card and get fully loaded 30 minutes before departure time. 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. ADDRESS:  33 State St. Narragansett, RI 02882  Your seat is held by full prepayment only.
20
Jul
Guided Shore Dive at Fort Adams Saturday, 20 July, 4:00pm

Guided Shore Dive at Fort Adams Saturday, 20 July, 4:00pm

Giant Stride Dive Shop

04:00 pm – 06:00 pm

Giant Stride Dive is doing a Guided Shore Dive at Fort Adams, Harrison Ave. Newport, RI 02840 (behind Eisenhour House). 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 appreiciate 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 unforseen circumstances.
21
Jul
U853 U-Boat Charter 7/21/19

U853 U-Boat Charter 7/21/19

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day

SOLD OUT!!!  Nazi U Boat U853 Submarine Wreck Dive Charter  to The U853  Join us as we dive the U853 Nazi submarine, a Type IX-C-40 built in the Deschimag Yard in Germany. We will remain at the U Boat for the second dive according to conditions. This Charter and Giant Stride Dive Shop, requires an advanced cert. with some experience diving to depths greater than 100 ft. in New England (or similar) waters. Maximum Depth is 125'.  Advanced Open Waret Certification, A redundant air source, lift bag or safety sausage, and whistle or horn is required. Pony bottles and regs are available to rent if you don't have one. Cost is $145.00 per diver and only 6 spots are available. Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable. You must have an Advanced Open Water Certification(please bring c card & log book in when you sign up). Required equipment: redundant air sourse, SMB or safe-t-sausage,  & Whistle. Cost: $145.00 Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment if we can't sell your seat....if our captain cancels the trip, we issue a full refund. 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 at 33 State St. Galilee 1 hour to a 1/2 hour before sailing time, to fill out a waiver, present a certification card and get fully loaded 30 minutes before departure time. Our boats sail on time and if you miss the boat it's your loss.