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Aqua Sport Scuba Center
By Email:
cbarker@aquasportscuba.com

By Snail Mail:
101 - 3411 20 St. SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
T2T-4Z6

By Tel:
(403)-686-6166

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DID YOU KNOW?

Ice Diving Classes - Starting Feb 4th!

Aqua Sport Scuba Center's Ice Diving starts Feb 4th!


Become one of the few divers who can dive all year round in Alberta! Become an Ice Diver!

Ice diving courses will be running on:

February 4th in the classroom with dives following on February 9th and 10th.

OR

February 20th in the classroom with dives following on March 2nd and 3rd.

OR

March 5th in the classroom with dives following on March 16th and 17th.

$195 plus GST. We will be offering half price rentals to those taking the course.

Prerequisites: You must have your advanced certification and you must be very comfortable in a drysuit.


Enriched Air Diver Course - Starting Jan 26th!

Enriched Air Diver Course - Jan 26


Enriched Air (Nitrox) courses will be running on:

January 26th at 9 am

OR

February 23rd at 9am

OR

March 23rd at 9am

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADIís most popular specialty scuba diving course. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

You can typically stay down longer and get back the water sooner. No wonder many divers choose this as their very first specialty.

What You Learn:

- Techniques for getting more dive time by using enriched air nitrox.
- Enriched air scuba diving equipment considerations.
- Enriched air considerations, including managing oxygen exposure, how to tell whatís in your scuba tank and how to set your dive computer.

Did you know your Enriched Air Diver course can be used towards your advanced certification? Start your advanced certification in the winter while the ice is on the lakes! Sign up now for Enriched Air!


A Whistle or a Snorkeling Vest Could be a Lifesaver!

Are you going on vacation with snorkelers? Have you thought about their safety? Sometimes they can be swept out a little farther than they would like and have to fight a current to get back to shore or to the boat. A snorkeling vest gives them optional flotation when they need it the most. They can leave it deflated and dive down with out any problems . When you get tired, inflate if half way or all the way so that you can relax and float on the surface till you are rested.

Snorkeling vests range from $59 - $139.

Having a $4 whistle on you so you can get the attention of people on shore or in nearby boats, in case you need their assistance to get back can be a lifesaver!


Not Quite Able to See Like You Used To?

Are you finding that you cannot read your gauge console? Perhaps a bit of a magnifier would help. We have a mask in stock that will help you read your gauges without breaking the bank. The XS Scuba Fusion GR mask is a +1.75 prescription on the lower portion of the mask so you can see your camera buttons or gauges. For a closer look check out the Gauge Reader Mask. We also stock negative lenses for masks for people that are near sighted.


EWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW! GROSS!

Have you ever thought about what you do in your wetsuit? There are 2 kinds of divers, those that pee in their wetsuit and those that lie about it. Now, have you thought about the rental wetsuit that you are going to use on vacation? We have new, never been peed in shorty wetsuits on sale for $69.


We Already Have Our 2013 Class and Pool Schedule Online

Plan your summer now. Watch our website in February for the summer schedule. Keep in mind that each year we have a Lake Sundance clean up the first Sunday of June, we have a fun diving Enhancement weekend on August 10 and 11 (this weekend is for everyone from beginners to more advanced skill levels) and a Banff lake clean up on Sat Sept 14 which is hosted by the Alberta Underwater Council.

We already have our class and pool schedule online for those that are not yet certified. Call and schedule now as classes fill up very quickly!! Check out our online schedule here: Scuba Courses


Some of our Upcoming Courses

Open Water Class and Pool Weekend - January 25th, 26th and 27th

Enriched Air (Nitrox) Course - January 26th at 9 am

Scuba Review - January 29th

Ice Diving Course - February 4th in the classroom with dives following on February 9th and 10th.

Ice Diving Course - February 20th in the classroom with dives following on March 2nd and 3rd.

Enriched Air (Nitrox) Course - February 23rd at 9am

Ice Diving Course - March 5th in the classroom with dives following on March 16th and 17th.

Enriched Air (Nitrox) Course - March 23rd at 9am


DID YOU KNOW?

Did You Know We Have A Calgary Dive Club?.

Calgary Underwater Outlaws is Calgary's local dive club. We also have a provincial dive club called the Alberta Underwater Council. They have both have facebook pages and so do we!!

If you need a dive buddy or want to be more involved in local diving then you need to join our facebook page. It is a very dynamic page about people who are going diving, went diving or want to go diving. If you have a diving question about gear, dive locations, local or abroad, or you have a funny picture to share, then this is where you can post it!!

We want to hear from you! We want to hear about your adventures and Charlene and the staff at Aqua Sport will be sharing their adventures as well! Join us at https://www.facebook.com/groups/aquasportscuba.

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Aqua Sport Scuba Center 101 - 3411 20 St. SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
T2T-4Z6
(403)-686-6166