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November 2018

Enriched Air Diver The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty course, and it’s easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time, which means more time underwater. Very important if you want to do repetitive dives while being at some tropical scuba destination.  You will learn techniques to get more dive time while breathing Enriched Air Nitrox (EAN), consider different equipment changes for diving with EAN, manage oxygen exposure, analyze how much oxygen there is in your scuba tank, use nitrox tables and learn how to set your dive computer for diving with nitrox (bring your users manual). 
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up


3 Nov (Sat) First Aid / CPR/ AED What a great fall class and not just for divers.  Groups of 10 or more receive a discount.  We use the latest materials reflecting current ILCOR guidelines and new techniques for helping course participants learn current emergency protocols.  We also teach Wilderness first aid, pet first aid, first aid for community and the work place and more.  Are YOU ready to help someone in need?  Let this course help you to be better prepared!  
See our First Aid / CPR / AED page for more info.
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.  Can't come to us, we can come to your group!
December 2018
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Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to get yours TODAY!

25 Dec Merry Christmas to everyone and a wonderful New Year
January 2019
1 Jan (Sun) Polar Bear Dive Join Brunswick Scuba at the rawlings quarry for a day of diving and fun.  
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up!

12 Jan (Sat) First Aid / CPR/ AED What a great winter class and not just for divers.  Groups of 10 or more receive a discount.  We use the latest materials reflecting current ILCOR guidelines and new techniques for helping course participants learn current emergency protocols.  We also teach Wilderness first aid, pet first aid, first aid for community and the work place and more.  Are YOU ready to help someone in need?
Let this course help you to be better prepared!  See our First Aid / CPR / AED page for more info.

Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.  Can't come to us, we can come to your group!

19 -20 Jan (Sat & Sun) Gas Blender Course Join us for this great course and learn about how Enriched air is 
blended, leave with the ability to blend your own.  A good blender is a great to any dive resort or shop.  We need
more qualified blenders in the industry that truly understand what this is all about and will help keep us safe. 
See our training page for more information or call us today and sign up for your course today!
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.

26 Jan (Sat) Equipment Specialty Course! We have all seen it happen right? You’re on your scuba diving 
holiday, it’s the great dive site, and during your pre-dive safety check, the dive group discovers a few minor problems. 
A blown o-ring, a broken fin strap and your dive buddy has a regulator freeflow. The PADI Equipment Specialty course 
prepares you to manage these basic scuba gear adjustments, carry out regular maintenance and provide general 
care for your scuba equipment, while helping you to understand how a scuba system works, how it’s repaired, and 
how to “save the dive”.
The Equipment Specialist Course does not qualify the diver as a scuba technician, however it provides the foundation
for proper maintenance and care for your investment in your scuba kit, and it may save you losing that precious dive 
on your next scuba diving vacation.
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.

26 Jan (Sat)  Like to Try Scuba?  Come join us at the Hopewell Community Center Pool at 100 West City Point Road, Hopewell, Virginia, 23860  Open to all ages 8 – 80 and all you need is your bathing suit and a towel.  Cost just $25 covering paperwork, equipment and pool entrance.  
Please ensure the medical form is complete prior to arrival and if there are Yes answers is signed by your physician.  
Please preregister by giving us a call.    Download Medical Form and Liability Release 

If you are already certified and just wish to enjoy the warm water or practice skills you are also welcome.  
Preregistration please to ensure we have enough cylinders on hand.  
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.

February 2018

Self-Reliant Diver! This specialty course familiarizes divers with the skills knowledge of diving in a team while remaining self-reliant. The intent is to allow students to manage risk by adopting a self-reliant mentality. The course is an introduction to diving within recreational limits with a greater degree of redundancy and extended knowledge of dive planning and risk management.  

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Equipment Specialty Course! We have all seen it happen right? You’re on your scuba diving holiday, it’s the great dive site, and during your pre-dive safety check, the dive group discovers a few minor problems. A blown o-ring, a broken fin strap and your dive buddy has a regulator freeflow. The PADI Equipment Specialty course prepares you to manage these basic scuba gear adjustments, carry out regular maintenance and provide general care for your scuba equipment, while helping you to understand how a scuba system works, how it’s repaired, and how to “save the dive”.
The Equipment Specialist Course does qualify the diver as a scuba technician, however it provides the foundation for proper maintenance and care for your investment in your scuba kit, and it may save you losing that precious dive on your next scuba diving vacation.
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.

9 Feb (Sat) EMERGENCY OXYGEN PROVIDER - $45 This course covers provides information for complying with the FDA requirements for training in the adminstration of emergency oxygen. Participants focus assessments and the appropriate knowledge and skills development with realistic scenario practice. Emergency Oxygen administration is a critical step in treating a severe or life-threatening illness or injury. This program focuses on administering emergency oxygen, rescue breathing and oxygen delivery devices. Other Dates are available upon your request!
March 2019

Peak Performance Buoyancy! Do you master neutral buoyancy? Can you glide through the water effortlessly, use less air and ascend or descend almost by thought. If not, this course will help you refine the skills you already have to become a Jedi diver.  Why pay more for less?!
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.

The water may still be cold but it is not to early to start thinking about our
SCUBA CAMPS or Open Water Diver Course.  
Calling us at (434) 955-0304 and enjoy confined water dives in a heater indoor pool in Hopewell Virginia. As the ambient temperature goes up, the water at Lake Rawlings becomes warmer and is perfect for doing your Open Water check out dives!
Prices start at $350 for all inclusive package: eLearning, quiz hands on training, confined dives, open water dives & park entrance. If you prefer traditional learning ask us about that possibility, group rates apply
Get ready to try an aquatic experience that will last a lifetime!.
For prices and a complete description of Scuba Camps please click here.
April 2019

Underwater Naturalist! This specialty course lets you look closer to see more on your next dive. Look for symbioses, predator/prey and other relationships between aquatic plants and animal life. Learn not only what fish and marine animals are, but how they interact with each other and the environment.  You will learn about major aquatic life groupings, interactions and factual information that dispels negative myths, the role of aquatic plants, food chains and predator prey relationships, Responsible interactions with aquatic life; and the underwater naturalist’s view of organisms and their roles in the environment. Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.

13 Apr (Sat) First Aid / CPR/ AED What a great class and not just for divers.  Groups of 10 or more receive a discount.  We use the latest materials reflecting current ILCOR guidelines and new techniques for helping course participants learn current emergency protocols.  We also teach Wilderness first aid, pet first aid, first aid for community and the work place and more.  Are YOU ready to help someone in need?
Let this course help you to be better prepared!   See our First Aid / CPR / AED page for more info.
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.  Can't come to us, we can come to your group!
June 2019

Deep Diver! This course helps you understand the  considerations of deep diving and lets you explore the 
exciting mysteries of the deep. After taking this class you are likely ready to explore the depths. 
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up TODAY.

31 May - 2 Jun (Fri - Sun) Open Water eLearning class (weekend) starting at 9am daily and culminating in your Open 
Water certification. This weekend class is great before heading out for a summer of dive fun.  
For prices and a complete description please click here.

8 Jun  World Oceans Day  In 2008, the United Nations General Assembly decided that, 2009, 8 June would be designated by the United Nations as “World Oceans Day” (resolution 63/111, paragraph 171).  Many countries have celebrated World Oceans Day following the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, which was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992.   The oceans are essential to food security and the health and survival of all life, power our climate and are a critical part of the biosphere. The official designation of World Oceans Day is an opportunity to raise global awareness of the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oceans.  To learn more visit http://www.worldoceansday.org/

17-21 Jun (Mon - Fri) Open Water eLearning (Day Camp) starting at 9am daily and culminating in your Open 
Water certification. This week long class is more leisurely for those who are not in a hurry or are looking for a getaway 
close to home. For prices and a complete description please click here.

28-30 Jun (Fri - Sun) Advanced Open Water eLearning class (weekend) starting at 9am daily and culminating in your AOW certification. This weekend class is great before heading out to those great deep wrecks.  For prices and a complete description please click here
July 2019

Wreck Diver!  Whether sunk on purpose as an artificial reef or the result of mishap, wrecks open fascinating windows to the past. Most divers find wrecked ships, airplanes and even automobiles nearly irresistible because they’re intriguing to explore, exciting avenues of discovery, and usually teeming with aquatic life. The PADI Wreck Diver course teaches you the ins and outs of rewarding, responsible wreck diving.
You will learn:  Techniques for diving exploring shipwrecks, and how to avoid common hazards;  How to research and learn 
the background of your favorite wrecks;  Wreck scuba diving equipment considerations;  Considerations and techniques for 
entering intact wrecks;  Experience in planning, organizing and making at least four wreck dives under the supervision of 
your PADI Instructor.

OR your choice  . . . . .better sign up for both!

Search & Recovery! Have you ever dropped something in the water? Are you looking for lost “treasures”? The Search 
and Recovery Diver Specialty course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. 
Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up. You will learn:  Search and recovery dive planning, 
organization, procedures, techniques for how to deal with potential problems;  How to locate large and small objects 
using search patterns;  How to use a lift bag and other recovery methods;  Limited visibility search techniques.  
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.

5-7 Jul (Fri - Sun) Open Water eLearning class (weekend) starting at 9am daily and culminating in your Open Water certification. This weekend class is great before heading out for a summer of fun.  For prices and a complete description please click here.

15-19 Jul (Mon - Fri) Open Water eLearning (Day Camp) starting at 9am daily and culminating in your Open Water certification. This week long class is a bit more leisurely for those that are not in a hurry or looking for a getaway close to home. 
For prices and a complete description please click here.
August 2019

Night Diver! Diving does not stop when the sun sets. Armed with your underwater lights and accompanied by your dive 
buddy this course lets you see the aquatic life in a different setting. While some creatures sleep, others come out 
as the night goes by. Let us help you understand a new aquatic world that appears in the glow of your light 
when the sun sets.  
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.


8-11 Aug (Thu - Sun) Rescue + EFR + O2 Class Weekend! As a certified scuba AOW diver, you can expand your 
diving knowledge with this Rescue Diver course. For one great price you get your Rescue Diver Course, 
Emergency First Response and Emergency Oxygen provider certification. Learn how to manage risks, effectively handle limited 
in-water problems, diving emergencies, assist and transport divers, perform surface rescues and rescues from depth (involving 
both boat and shore based skin and scuba divers) and provide emergency care for a variety of situations. The total cost for this 
3 course package deal is only $500. It includes: eLearning for Rescue Diver class, the textbooks for both EFR & Emergency 
O2 provider, hands on training, lectures, knowledge reviews & park entrance. 

19-23 Aug (Mon - Fri) Advanced Open Water eLearning (Day Camp) starting at 9am daily and culminating in your AOW certification.  This week long class is a bit more leisurely for those that are not in a hurry, looking to do more diving or looking for a getaway close to home.    For prices and a complete description please click here.
Small classes the norm. 
Private lessons always available!
Don't see dates that meet your schedule, Give us a call!
September 2019

Full Face Mask Diver! With these masks becoming increasingly popular you may like to try one. Full face masks are not only warmer in cooler water and easy to use, but they also take care of jaw pain as you no longer have a regulator in your mouth! Combine the full face mask course with next month’s Dry Suit Specialty course, and you are ready to extend your diving season.  
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up TODAY.

30 Aug-2 Sept  (Fri - Mon Labor Day Weekend) Scuba Jam returns to Lake Rawlings where we will be doing a Full Face Mask demonstration for all interested.  
For those that have not yet registered for Scuba Jam you can do so by visiting the Scuba Jam web site.

9-13 Sep (Mon - Fri) Rescue Diver eLearning (Day Camp) starting at 9am daily and culminating in your Rescue diver certification and includes your First Aid /CPR certification. This week long class is a bit more leisurely for those that are not in a hurry, looking to do more diving or looking for a getaway close to home.  
For prices and a complete description please click here.

14-15 Sep (Sat - Sun) Join us for our Side Mount class and learn the ins and outs of diving like this while trying multiple types of rigs made for Side Mount diving.  Discuss the whys and how's and then put this into action with multiple skill dives practicing with this new type of equipment configuration.  
For more information or to sign up today call Pete direct at (757) 679-1930 as space is limited.
October 2017

Dry Suit Diver! Extend your diving season and take this class. With cooler weather coming the diving here and elsewhere just gets better. A drysuit does not only prevent you from getting wet, it also keeps you warm even in surprisingly cold water. Join us for the DUI weekend at the rawlings quarry (18-20 Oct) or schedule your class anytime. Preregistration is required and a deposit on drysuit rentals should be paid 2 weeks in advance, to ensure we have your suit in time and in the right size if not doing this in conjunction with the DUI event.
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.

13-15 Oct (Fri - Sun) Rescue Class Weekend! As a certified AOW diver, you can expand your diving knowledge with the Rescue Diver course. Learn how to manage risks, effectively handle limited in-water problems, diving emergencies, assist and transport divers, perform surface rescues and rescues from depth (involving both boat and shore based skin and scuba divers).  Course include: eLearning, hand on training, lectures, knowledge reviews & park entrance.   Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.

9 Mar (Sat) Equipment Specialty Course! We have all seen it happen right? You’re on your scuba diving holiday, it’s the great dive site, and during your pre-dive safety check, the dive group discovers a few minor problems. A blown o-ring, a broken fin strap and your dive buddy has a regulator freeflow. The PADI Equipment Specialty course prepares you to manage these basic scuba gear adjustments, carry out regular maintenance and provide general care for your scuba equipment, while helping you to understand how a scuba system works, how it’s repaired, and how to “save the dive”.
The Equipment Specialist Course does qualify the diver as a scuba technician, however it provides the foundation for proper maintenance and care for your investment in your scuba kit, and it may save you losing that precious dive on your next scuba diving vacation.
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.

23 Mar (Sat) ENRICHED AIR (NITROX) DIVER - $150 - The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty course, and it’s easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time, which means more time underwater. Using NITROX is very important if you want to do repetitive dives while being at some tropical scuba destination.  You will learn techniques to get more dive time while breathing Enriched Air Nitrox (EAN), consider different equipment changes for diving with EAN, manage oxygen exposure, analyze how much oxygen there is in your scuba tank, use nitrox tables and learn how to set your dive computer for diving with nitrox (bring your user’s manual). 
Other Dates available on request

30 Mar (Sat) Like to Try Scuba?  Come join us at the Hopewell Community Center Pool at 100 West City Point Road, Hopewell, Virginia, 23860  Open to all ages 8 – 80 and all you need is your bathing suit and a towel.  Cost just $25 covering paperwork, equipment and pool entrance.  Please ensure the medical form is complete prior to arrival and if there are Yes answers is signed by your physician.  
Please preregister by giving us a call.    Download Medical Form and Liability Release 
If you are already certified and just wish to enjoy the warm water or practice skills you are also welcome.  
Preregistration please to ensure we have enough cylinders on hand.  
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.
Scuba Camp sign up is underway!  Don't wait to save your dates.
For prices and a complete description please click here.
May 2019

Underwater Navigator! This specialty course trains you to become the lead diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary.  Finding your way under water is not a matter of luck! It takes practice and know-how. When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a shipwreck, they’re having a great time – until it’s time to go. Then they turn to you, because as a Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the boat.
You will learn: Navigation patterns, natural navigation (without a compass), compass navigation, “marking” or relocating a submerged object or position from the surface, underwater mapping, following irregular courses with the Nav-Finder or P.A.U.L. method, Dive site relocation, estimating distance underwater and more!  
Call us at (434) 955-0304 for more information or to sign up.


24 - 26 May (Fri - Sun) Adventures in Diving (Advanced Open Water) eLearning class weekend starting at 9am daily and culminating in your AOW certification during this weekend class.  Think of it not as your advanced class but a sample platter of diving. Don't stop before you have tried all that looks good!  For prices and a complete description please click here.
Sticky Note Fact
Did you know that The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) has evaluated and recommended college credit for
•15 PADI courses
•3 DSAT courses
•1 Emergency First Response course