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Wow, Diving Cuba!

Nowhere in the Caribbean has WOWED us like the Gardens of the Queen. In this super-protected area off the coast of Cuba, we were treated to one of the healthiest coral reefs we have seen in years. Vibrant hard and soft corals, endless sea fans, and giant pillar coral made for a spectacular backdrop, as huge reef sharks and grouper […]

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Just Back from Palau

Rec Diving Founders Linda and Mike Kohut, current Rec Diving Instructor Barb Diefenbaker, and former Rec Diving Instructors Russel Probst and Garth Louis were all diving together in Palau the first week of February aboard the Rock Island Aggressor. They were joined by friends, old and new, for a week of diving the beautiful waters of Palau.    

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Coats for Kids

This holiday season we asked the Rec Diving community to donate winter gear to the students at Bethune Elementary-Middle School. And we could not believe the response we received! Before we knew it our donation box was overflowing. Rec Diving team member Taylor took the donations to Bethune where the City Year team set up the “Rec Diving boutique”.  Students without […]

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Looking for unique gifts? We can help!

From the diver who needs everything to the diver who has everything. You tell us who you’re shopping for and we will give you some great ideas. Classes From a one night Try Scuba or Beginning Scuba Class to Advanced Training and Specialty Classes. What a wonderful way to share our underwater world.  Equipment No matter what your budget is we […]

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Cuba is a MUST

  Nowhere in the Caribbean has WOWED us like the Gardens of the Queen. In this super-protected area off the coast of Cuba, we were treated to one of the healthiest coral reefs we have seen in years. Vibrant hard and soft corals, endless sea fans, and giant pillar coral made for a spectacular backdrop, as huge reef sharks and […]

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Digital Certification Cards & On-line Learning

Get the new SSI App. Free, easy to install, intuitive and everything a diver needs at home and abroad: Your SSI certifications Important Checklists: Dive Planning, Equipment, Buddy Checklist Hand Signals Review First Aid and Neuro Assessment Flow Charts – just in case of an emergency! SSI Dive Center & Resorts near you and worldwide – all with a detailed […]

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DIA features award-winning film of one of our favorite Rec Divers

Filmmaker Craig Atkinson’s movie Do Not Resist is the winner of the Best Documentary Feature award at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.  After screenings around the world, the thought-provoking film is featured this weekend at the Detroit Institute of Arts, and no doubt Craig’s Rec Diving buddies will be there. Pictured above with Rec Diving founder […]

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Tubbataha

When it comes to dive trips, does it pay to plan ahead?  We think so.  Especially if you want to dive a super protected reef like Tubbataha.  After a year of anticipation, we were blown away.  This place has it all – a reef that is so dense in diverse marine life and topside some of the most beautiful island […]

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Ringing in the New Year in Roatan

We can’t think of a better way to ring in the new year than on a dive trip.  It’s become a Rec Diving tradition and it never disappoints!  We had a week of exploring a super healthy reef with critters galore, and special encounters with sharks and dolphins.  It was a week of lots of laughs and adventures with two […]

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