3 articles tagged with 'PADI'

Scuba Sophie coronavirus NHS fundraiser and Update from Canary Divers

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Canary Youth Ambassador Sophie O'Dea is aiming to raise over £5,000 for the NHS across Lancashire by completing a challenging task!

Canary Divers is offering FREE try dives and 25% off courses to ALL Key workers for their hard work and dedication in keeping us all safe.

Please be sensible and stay safe we look forward to opening soon and diving with you all again.

We have numerous trips and events coming up LATER in the year and next year why not check out the link below and see what we are doing.

Canary Divers May 2020 Newsletter

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Do You Miss Diving?

Dont Worry Canary Divers are Here for You when this is all over!

Im sure by now you will have all heard about Scuba Sophie (Sophie O'Dea's Fund-raising dive to raise money for the NHS across Lancashire to help battle the Coronavirus Crisis. This has now caught the eye of several news companies including the Lancashire Telegraph! Click below to view the article and please don't for get to donate to this fantastic cause every little bit helps the NHS in this crisis.

Crest CR-4 Dive Computer ONLY £199

This economically priced dive computer has been on test with the Canary Team for the passed 10 Months, after some strenuous testing taking it on dives round the world and weekly training dives we have found this to be an incredible computer. Clear easy to read despite being watch sized, all the functions a recreational diver could need along with an accompanying App that lets you change the settings and logs dives effortlessly! Did we mention its Rechargeable!!! All these top end features for a very economical price! To learn more click the link below.

Canary Shop Remodel coming along nicely! We look forward to having you in store for a coffee and a catch up soon :)

Canary Divers March 2020 Newsletter

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Canary Divers are proud to announce that we received the award for 15 Years of Outstanding Service to PADI. Kris Fearnley attended a reward ceremony at the Go Dive Show in Coventry. Emily Petley-Jones, who is the Regional Manager for PADI presented a trophy which is shaped like a dive cylinder and is now proudly displayed in the shop.

February 21-23 saw a team of us at the Dive Show in the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. We had a great time setting up our stand on the Friday and networking with other trade representatives. We then spent two days talking to entrants and selling all our goods.

Sophie, our Youth Diver Ambassador, spent time interviewing Monty Halls, Andy Torbet, Mark Evans and Jack Snively. She was able to enthuse about diving in general, our club and our training courses.

Pool Sessions started at the beginning of February. We have been so fully booked that last Thursday we had 39 people in the pool! We are now fully booked for every Thursday night until April, with only a few spaces left during April - so get in fast!

We have had all sorts of training take place so far this year. A classroom based course for First Aider and Oxygen Provider, Equipment Specialist and an Advanced Dive Planning Workshop. Of course we also continue to train in Open Water; the picture shows Charlotte gaining her 50th dive as part of her Master Scuba Diver qualification.

We have started to have our social evenings based at the shop cafe. This provides a more social atmosphere for us to look at demonstrations of equipment in a venue we all know well. Last Friday, 6 March, Mares presented some of their new pieces of equipment along with some of their highly successful old reliables. This was a fantastic event full of keen members catching up and exploring the Mares equipment with a special one night only price!

We have events already organised to:

  • 8 Acre Lake - Fun event for all - 29/3/2020
  • Coniston - rescue course and fun weekend - 18/4/2020
  • Vivian Quarry - Fun event for all - 3/5/2020
  • Launching a DSMB workshop at Capernwray - 17/5/2020
  • Maldives Liveaboard - from 23/5/2020 (FULLY BOOKED)
  • Farnes Trip - 24/8/2020 (limited spaces left)
  • Florida Cavern Diving Trip - from 20/9/2020 (limited spaces left)
  • Devil's Bridge Halloween Drift Dive - 31/10/2020
  • Annual Santa Christmas Drift Dive - 20/12/2020

Other events will be added as the year goes on. For further information please go to our Facebook page and follow the link to 'Events'