Blue Horizons Dive Center - the premier Northeast scuba shop in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania metro area

Blue Horizons Dive Center
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There are hundreds of wrecks a short drive from Blue Horizons — some of the most exciting diving adventures anywhere. The Wreck Diver Specialty course introduces divers to wreck diving and helps to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for safe and fun wreck diving.

The best classroom for this course is right here in our backyard — more divable wrecks than anywhere in the country. Our instructors have logged thousands of dives on wrecks off Jersey, and around the world. This is true adventure diving.

This Specialty certification also counts as one of five Specialty certifications required for Master Scuba Diver certification.


Contact

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The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of wreck diving


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The preparation and use of lights, air supplies, special equipment, penetration lines and reels


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Limited-visibility diving techniques and emergency procedures


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4 open water training dives during 2 days. Typically, 2 of these are at DUTCH SPRINGS, where in-water techniques are introduced. 2 dives are made on our favorite NEW JERSEY wrecks.


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Wreck Reel


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Flashlight


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The minimum age is 15 years, with PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization).


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Deep Diver Specialty certification is recommended as a prerequisite for the Wreck Diver program, as wrecks used for training may be located in deep water (more than 18 meters/60 feet)


$

325.00 (includes materials)


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Wreck-Pack (includes manual, video and log insert)


2017 PADI
COURSE DATES


Please, contact a Blue Horizons Training Consultant for details. Call to schedule your class today, or click the e-mail button, below.


Scuba Tune-Up classes are conducted every first Saturday of each month. Call to schedule your class, today or send us an e-mail.


Are you a certified diver who hasn’t been able to get in the water enough —too much work, not enough play?

Join us on the first Saturday of each month (excludes December and January) for $10 Bubbles and a Beer. For $10, any certified diver can join us in the pool. Tank is included. Don’t have your own gear yet? For another $10 you will get an entire scuba kit to use.

Cylinder and weights are included with first $10.

Right after the event, we will head to one of the local watering holes/restaurants to grab a beer, some food & hang out. The restaurant will be a family-friendly establishment, welcoming those who can drink beer, as well as those who can only drink root beer. For those who want to drink beer, proper ID and legal age are required.

Come as often as you like; we would love to see you. Blowing bubbles is always a great time, even if it’s just in the pool. Please call to sign up so we know how many are coming.

610-558-1101

Event costs include scuba-related activities, only.


Private dates are available for all courses — by appointment.

OPEN WATER DIVER CONFINED

JUN

10-11

JUL

08-09

AUG

12-13

SEP

09-10

OCT

14-15

NOV

11-12

DEC

09-10

OPEN WATER CERTIFICATION

JUN

17-18

JUL

15-16

AUG

19-20

SEP

16-17

OCT

21-22

NOV

18-19

NOV

25

ADVANCED
OPEN WATER

JUN

17-18

JUL

15-16

AUG

19-20

SEP

16-17

OCT

21-22

NOV

18-19

NOV

25

SPECIALTY
DIVER COURSES

JUN

23-25

TEC LEVEL 1

JUN

24-25

ADV/SPEC

JUL

22-23

ADV/SPEC

AUG

25-27 (NC)

WRECK

AUG

26-27

ADV/SPEC

SEP

22-24

Tec Deep

SEP

22-24

Tec Trimix

SEP

23-24

ADV/SPEC

OCT

28-29

ADV/SPEC

2017 PADI
PRO DATES


Now enrolling.


Please, contact our Blue Horizons Course Director's Office for details, or click the e-mail button, below.

INSTRUCTOR
COURSES

JUN

02

OWSI

JUN

03-04

PADI IE

JUN

16-18

SPECIALTY

JUN

30-JUL 02

AI

JUL

21-23

OWSI

AUG

18

OWSI

AUG

19-20

PADI IE

SEP

01-03

AI

SEP

21-23

OWSI

OCT

06-08

OWSI

OCT

20

OWSI

OCT

21-22

PADI IE

 

Live the Adventure.

Our entry-level divers are taught the most up-to-date techniques,
diving practices and scuba philosophies.