TUDC ‘Try Dive’ & Underwater Competitions

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Date(s) - 27/Aug/2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA


Dive Info

Dive Coordinator: Andrew Bain
Meeting Place: Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA
Minimum Dive Qualifications: None
Dive Cost: $6
Deposit Required: $
Day/Night Dive: Day Dive
This trip consists of 1 Dive(s)
Location of Dive Southern Tasmania
Cancellation PolicyA full refund will be given if the dive is cancelled by the club, e.g. due to bad weather or equipment unavailability.
A 50% Refund will be given if a diver cancels between 1 week and 12 hours of the start of the dive unless a replacement diver is available in which case a full refund will be given.
Before this time a full refund will be given except for trips where long lead times are involved (eg Interstate Trips/Long weekend trips etc) where refunds are at the discretion of the Dive Coordinator.

We at partnering with Southern Tas Divers to organise a “try dive” day for  anyone interested in trying diving and underwater competitions for certified divers.

All participates will need to pay for their own pool entry (approx. $6).

Try Dive:

If you are interested or know someone that is please contact us! You don’t even need to have snorkeled before! All skills required will be taught on the day (It is preferable to have some basic confidence in the water though! We’ll go over the equipment you’ll use, learn to breathe underwater, have a bit of fun swimming around and information on ‘where to next’ if you’d like to get certified. Due to the time of the year we will be holding this experience in the Clarence Pool which is heated to 28 degrees however you can still cool down quickly.

Equipment supplied – tanks, Regs, BCDS, Fins, masks, snorkels and instructors will be provided.

You will need to bring along something to swim in (suggestion board shorts and a rashy/tee shirt or a 3mm wetsuit). Please bring along a sense of adventure!

Underwater Competitions:

Are you keen to practice and improve your recreational scuba diving practice technique? Come along for some fun competing to test your buoyancy by swimming through a long tunnel made of hoops suspended in mid-water, removal of scuba gear, breathing from alternate air source while swimming, switching mask, and surface swim (with weight). These are put together for a competition to see who is the TUDC best diver!


We’ll probably head to the pub afterwards for more bubbles.