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Calling all Scuba Divers, Snorkelers and Wannabees!

THANK YOU to everyone who came to SUPER SALE SATURDAY for 10%-60% Off Everything… …like the NEW Square Dive Computer starting at $399.99…tanks starting at $129.99…and the NEW Go Mask starting at $70! What else is NEW in Gear for Scuba Divers, Snorkelers and Water Lovers? Everything is new! Today’s regulators are adjustable and breathe with less effort. BCD’s adjust […]

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Komodo Dragons Encounter

We have been on a ten day liveaboard dive trip to the beautiful Komodo Islands. One day we took time between dives to go exploring for the legendary Komodo Dragons. We were lucky enough to find them! The weather was a bit rainy on our expedition, but we were still able to get some great video. This was all shot […]

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First Reports back from Roatan

“THREE SPOTTED EAGLE RAYS!!!” “Lots of hawksbill turtles, remoras, spotted moray, lobsters, banded shrimp and groupers. Brittle stars, conchs, huge schools of blue tangs…” Too many things to list. How cool is it that we can get trip reports and photos from divers while they are still on vacation? We love to hear how their trips are going and we […]

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Amamos Cozumel (We Love Cozumel)

These beautiful images from the cenotes were shot by Cliff Roberts. Cliff is one of our very busy instructors here at Rec Diving and he has introduced many new divers to the sport of scuba. He is an amazing photographer and we are lucky to have lots of his photographs hanging on the walls of our store to enjoy everyday.

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Greetings from Cozumel!

The Rec Diving group is having a blast in Cozumel. The official report is that the weather is perfect, the water calm, and the diving top notch. Many creatures have joined the divers on their underwater adventures, including many turtles, some nurse sharks and eagle rays. These lucky divers were even fortunate enough to have a rare encounter with a […]

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The lakes are frozen over, its time to dive!!!!!

During the winter months here in Michigan many divers think of warm diving destinations as their only option to get wet. For those who are ready to dress for the occasion there is another option, Ice Diving!!!!! A special certification is required to engage in Ice Diving as the overhead environment demands additional safe measures. If you're already a certified Ice Diver or looking to take the class and join in this unique experience, contact Rec Diving today and get your name added to the list. We'll be finalizing our plans shortly and contacting those who are interested with all the details.

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33rd Annual Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival

Here’s a winter diving activity that everybody can take part in. Check out the 33rd Annual Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival, Saturday, February 22, 2014. It is put on by The Ford Seahorses SCUBA Diving Club, Dossin Great Lakes Museum and the Detroit Historical Society. Tickets are $20 in advance (available at Rec Diving) or $25 at the door. Presentations will […]

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Ringing in the New Year

Happy New Year from Kona, Hawaii where we are exploring the Pacific with a great group of divers and snorkelers. For the New Year we wish you and yours good health, happiness and adventure! -Jim and Diane (After New Years Day, we are returning to our regular store hours of Tue-Fri 10-7, Sat 10-5, closed Mondays. Jim and I will […]

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The Cool Things our Divers are Doing

Where can you experience being underwater with the fish and wildlife that live in our local lakes without your scuba gear? It's easier to find than you might think, at one of our favorite very cool Metro Parks. And thanks to the volunteer efforts of two of our own Rec Divers, visitors can get close up to native Michigan fish and wildlife and enjoy a view that's clearer than ever!

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Advance your Diver Rating with a Scuba Specialty Course

With each course divers take, they simultaneously earn credit toward advancing their diver rating. And they learn useful skills along the way to make each diving experience more meaningful. Click here for a complete list of specialties. One of Rec Diving's most popular (and fun) Specialty Courses is the Underwater Photography Specialty. What's involved in that class? Read on for our top 10 tips for underwater photography. Then contact us to sign up for the full Underwater Photography specialty course. You'll gain valuable skills to add a whole new dimension to your diving experience!

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