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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

Dec

16
Sat
Ice Diver @ Diver's World
9am - 3pm

classroom 12/4 & 5
pool 12/12

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. 

Jan

5
Fri
Ice Diver @ Diver's World
6pm - 10pm

classroom 1/5 & 6
pool 1/5
OW 1/6 & 7

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. 

16
Tue
Diver's World / Prep
Tuesdays for 6 weeks

class @ DW 6pm-9pm
pool @ Prep 9pm-11pm
skip 12/26

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!"

Feb

6
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.

7
Wed
@ Diver's World
6pm-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!"

21
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. 
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. 

Mar

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

Class @ DW 6pm – 8pm

Pool @ Prep 8pm – 10:30pm

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.

Apr

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!"

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

Dec

16
Sat
Holiday Open House
Come in for a cup o' good cheer and some Holiday diving specials for you and yours.

Jan

1
Mon
New Year's Dive
New Years Dive. brrrr... got that right! Come and 'break' in the New Year! 9am.
FUN DIVES,
20
Sat
Roatán
Winter hideaway... Diving & Dolphins!
FUN DIVES, ADV, MASTER, SD, , NITROX
30
Tue
Buoyancy Clinic
Improve your diving with better weighting and buoyancy control. Call for details.

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!

Mar

20
Tue
Finning Clinic
Use the right kick for the right application and improve your air consumption. Pre-requisite: Buoyancy Clinic. Call for details

May

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

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

*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.