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Schedule of Classes

Explore our latest schedule and find the right class for you! Please contact us to schedule your next class.

 

Classes

Feb

25
Sun
DW / Prep Aquatics Center
Sundays for 5 weeks

9:00am-3:30pm

Larry Schaller
NAUI Dive Instructor #11653

In 1980 Larry's brother-in-law talked him into trying scuba diving. The brother-in-law then promptly moved away but Larry was hooked continuing on to become a NAUI instructor in 1989. Larry teaches our Eastside YMCA program on Sundays as well as Advanced, Wreck and Ice diving. Larry particularly enjoys hearing about the students’ experiences after they get certified and says “try it and see how easy and fun Scuba is!”. Larry is also the Erie area's Boy Scouts of America Scuba Merit Badge counselor. 

27
Tue
Diver's World/ Prep
Tuesdays for 6 weeks

Class @ DW 6pm – 8pm

Pool @ Prep 8pm – 10:30pm

Gene Krahe
NAUI Dive Instructor #18755

Gene was always intrigued by the underwater world.  He finally took the plunge in 1991 and became a certified diver along with his wife and still favorite dive buddy Karen.  After several specialty courses and becoming a certified training assistant, he wanted to help teach others to scuba dive. He became a NAUI scuba instructor in 1996 and still loves to see the smiles on the faces of new students as they breathe on scuba for the first time or experience their first open water dive.  His favorite diving is on the wrecks at the bottom of Lake Erie or off the coast of North Carolina. Gene teaches Scuba Diver, Advanced, Nitrox Diver and his favorite, Rescue Diver.

Mar

7
Wed
Diver's World
6pm- 10pm
Matt Dickey
NAUI Instructor Trainer, NAUI Dive Instructor #54435
Matt is owner of Diver's World,  a certified NAUI Instructor and NAUI Instructor Trainer. He started his interest in diving while at the University of Kentucky in 1988. Matt became really involved in the sport after dropping into Diver's World and meeting Bill Legler whose enthusiasm is infectious. He is an avid diver who enjoys learning about marine life and God's fascinating underwater kingdom. Come join Matt on one of our exciting dive trips and you will also be hooked on our amazing marine biosphere. 
10
Sat
Diver's World
9am - noon

The remainder of the schedule will be decided during class

Linda Huston
NAUI Course Director, Instructor #10020L
Linda is our full time manager and Course Director at Diver’s World. Linda teaches our Teen Scuba program as well as Scuba Diver, Advanced, Master, and Sealife Photography and Reef Fish ID among many NAUI specialties. You will be inspired by Linda’s love of the sport and amazing underwater pictures! She was certified in 1974 by Howard Ring, the founder of Diver’s World, and has been instructing since 1987.
14
Wed
Meadville Area Rec Complex
Wednesdays for 6 weeks

6pm-10:30pm

Matt Dickey
NAUI Instructor Trainer, NAUI Dive Instructor #54435
Matt is owner of Diver's World,  a certified NAUI Instructor and NAUI Instructor Trainer. He started his interest in diving while at the University of Kentucky in 1988. Matt became really involved in the sport after dropping into Diver's World and meeting Bill Legler whose enthusiasm is infectious. He is an avid diver who enjoys learning about marine life and God's fascinating underwater kingdom. Come join Matt on one of our exciting dive trips and you will also be hooked on our amazing marine biosphere. 
31
Sat
DW
9am to noon
Matt Dickey
NAUI Instructor Trainer, NAUI Dive Instructor #54435
Matt is owner of Diver's World,  a certified NAUI Instructor and NAUI Instructor Trainer. He started his interest in diving while at the University of Kentucky in 1988. Matt became really involved in the sport after dropping into Diver's World and meeting Bill Legler whose enthusiasm is infectious. He is an avid diver who enjoys learning about marine life and God's fascinating underwater kingdom. Come join Matt on one of our exciting dive trips and you will also be hooked on our amazing marine biosphere. 

Apr

12
Thu
@ Diver's World
6pm - 9pm
Michael Moulton
NAUI Instructor #56437
Michael is very involved with the diving community, he currently is a certified Aqua Lung and Apeks Service Technician and a NAUI Scuba Instructor. His favorite part about teaching scuba is everything! He enjoys all aspects of scuba; the science, the adventure, the people, and “the toys.” Michael has dived in some very interesting environments such as an underground mine and under ice; every dive is Michael’s favorite. Michael emphasizes that scuba is a sport with infinite opportunities, he is always learning and growing. “Jump in and get wet” is Michael’s motto for those interested in the sport    
17
Tue
Diver's World/ Prep
Tuesdays for 6 weeks

Class @ DW 6pm – 8pm

Pool @ Prep 8pm – 10:30pm

Michael Moulton
NAUI Instructor #56437
Michael is very involved with the diving community, he currently is a certified Aqua Lung and Apeks Service Technician and a NAUI Scuba Instructor. His favorite part about teaching scuba is everything! He enjoys all aspects of scuba; the science, the adventure, the people, and “the toys.” Michael has dived in some very interesting environments such as an underground mine and under ice; every dive is Michael’s favorite. Michael emphasizes that scuba is a sport with infinite opportunities, he is always learning and growing. “Jump in and get wet” is Michael’s motto for those interested in the sport    
22
Sun
Diver's World / Prep
Sundays for 5 weeks.

9:00am-3:30pm

Larry Schaller
NAUI Dive Instructor #11653

In 1980 Larry's brother-in-law talked him into trying scuba diving. The brother-in-law then promptly moved away but Larry was hooked continuing on to become a NAUI instructor in 1989. Larry teaches our Eastside YMCA program on Sundays as well as Advanced, Wreck and Ice diving. Larry particularly enjoys hearing about the students’ experiences after they get certified and says “try it and see how easy and fun Scuba is!”. Larry is also the Erie area's Boy Scouts of America Scuba Merit Badge counselor. 

25
Wed
@ Diver's World
6pm - 9pm

Second Class (pool)
Tue, 5/1, 8 – 10pm

Matt Mead
NAUI Dive Instructor #54436

Matt started his scuba career in 2005 with his basic scuba course. He worked his way all the way through the NAUI training progression to achieve his NAUI Instrutor Certification. Matt teaches all of the NAUI courses including scuba, advanced, nitrox, rescue, master diver, first aid/cpr/O2 and dive master. Come join Matt on some of his favorite local dives like the Dean Richmond or on an exciting dive trip to San Salvador where Matt loves to spot sharks! For the beginner diver Matt says "Try it, you’ll love it. It’s like nothing else you’ll ever experience in your lifetime!"

May

18
Fri
Diver's World
6pm to 9pm

Registration, Orientation and Scheduling

Matt Dickey
NAUI Instructor Trainer, NAUI Dive Instructor #54435
Matt is owner of Diver's World,  a certified NAUI Instructor and NAUI Instructor Trainer. He started his interest in diving while at the University of Kentucky in 1988. Matt became really involved in the sport after dropping into Diver's World and meeting Bill Legler whose enthusiasm is infectious. He is an avid diver who enjoys learning about marine life and God's fascinating underwater kingdom. Come join Matt on one of our exciting dive trips and you will also be hooked on our amazing marine biosphere. 
26
Sat
Diver's World
11am - 2pm

Intro and Scheduling. Call for details.

Matt Dickey
NAUI Instructor Trainer, NAUI Dive Instructor #54435
Matt is owner of Diver's World,  a certified NAUI Instructor and NAUI Instructor Trainer. He started his interest in diving while at the University of Kentucky in 1988. Matt became really involved in the sport after dropping into Diver's World and meeting Bill Legler whose enthusiasm is infectious. He is an avid diver who enjoys learning about marine life and God's fascinating underwater kingdom. Come join Matt on one of our exciting dive trips and you will also be hooked on our amazing marine biosphere. 

Jun

5
Tue
Diver's World / Prep
Tuesdays for 6 weeks

class @ DW 6pm-8pm
pool @ Prep 8pm-10pm

Jim Zalas
NAUI Dive Instructor #18754

Jim obtained a NAUI Scuba Diver certification in 1994 and became a NAUI instructor in 1996. Jim teaches our Scuba Diver course and NAUI specialty courses. One of his hobbies is photography; both above and below the water. Take the NAUI Underwater Photography Specialty course with Jim and he will teach you about underwater video, 35mm film camera and underwater digital photography! During the winter months Jim is a PSIA Ski Instructor at Peek ‘n Peak ski resort. His favorite dive location is Morehead City, North Carolina where he enjoys diving Naval Vessels sunk by German U-boats during WWII. Diving the German U-352 U-boat is one of his most memorable dives.

Don’t see what you are looking for? Call us! We are always working on the next classes and schedules. We can find the right course for you!

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Training Dives & Fun Local Trips

Here is our most recent schedule for training dives and other local events and charters. You must call ahead and schedule your dive with Diver’s World: scheduled dives are weather and attendance dependant. .

Events

Feb

24
Sat
5th Annual Blue Dolphins Skills Challenge
1:00pm Test your scuba skills and have fun doing it! Teams of two compete for little more than bragging rights. call us!
27
Tue
Buoyancy Clinic
Improve your diving with better weighting and buoyancy control. Call for details.

Mar

17
Sat
Diving and Donuts
PHILIPPINES EDITION: Come at 1pm to learn more about our 2018 trip of a lifetime!
20
Tue
Finning Clinic
Use the right kick for the right application and improve your air consumption. Pre-requisite: Buoyancy Clinic. Call for details
24
Sat
Intro to NAUI Leadership
If you are interested in becoming a Training Assistant, DiveMaster or even a NAUI Instructor! 10am - 11am

Apr

7
Sat
San Salvador 2018
Come join us in the Bahamas for a winter get-away!
FUN DIVES, ADV, MASTER, SD

May

3
Thu
Diver's Alert Network (DAN) Webinar
Participate in this LIVE webinar from DAN on the topic of Medications. Open to all. Sponsored by the Blue Dolphin Skin Divers.
8
Tue
Air Consumption Clinic
Are you an "air hog"? Learn more about your air consumption and how to improve it. Pre-requisite: Finning Clinic
20
Sun
Rebreather DEMO Day!
come try a Hollis CCR. Registration required. Call for details
28
Mon
Memorial Day Dive
Might be a little chilly but come join the Blue Dolphins for an early season dive
BD Dive*

Jun

24
Sun
North Carolina Wrecks Trip
Come join Diver's World for some WWII wreck diving and maybe some spearfishing!
DEEP, FUN DIVES, MASTER

Aug

5
Sun
Florida Keys 2018
Dive the Florida Keys! dates tentative
FUN DIVES

Nov

1
Thu
Philippines 2018
Mandarin Fish .. what more needs to be said?
FUN DIVES, ADV, MASTER, SD

Jan

20
Sun
Saba 2019
Join us on an exotic excursion to the tiny island of Saba in the Caribbean

*BD Dive: These are Blue Dolphins Club dive that are OPEN TO ALL certified divers! Come join the fun. The club member in parenthesis is leading the dive so please contact them or Diver’s World for details.

**please note: These are the planned dives for the scheduled date. Even though a dive type is listed, you must call ahead to ensure that we have the right equipment for your certifications! We are environmentally (and economically) minded and do not haul excess equipment around if someone has not registered for a training dive.