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Underwater pumpkin carving

Club underwater pumpkin contest Oct 8 at 12:30pm at Haigh quarry.  Quarry provides pumpkins, bring your carving tools.  Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.  Lots of fun.  Email us at info@bottombreathers.org if you will be attending

Oct Meeting

October 7th will be next meeting. We meet at Below H20 at 6:30pm.  Anyone interested in joining please feel free to attend

Club underwater Pumpkin carving

Our annual underwater pumpkin carving will be Oct 8th, 12:30pm at Haigh Quarry.  The Quarry provides the pumpkins you just need to bring your carving tools and ideas.  Prizes will be awarded.

September meeting

Our next club meeting will be Sept 2nd, 6:30pm at the Below H2O dive shop in Naperville.  Anyone interested in joining club feel free to attend.

Monthly meeting notes – 12-Aug-2016

We had a good turnout for our August meeting. It was great to see everyone since we missed the July meeting! We also had a new member come by – welcome Laura!

Here are the topics we covered in this meeting.


club annual party

Our club party will be on January 30th.  Party will be at Dan & Anne’s house.  Food and drink will be provided.  Email will come out early January with details.

Dive club meeting

Dive club meeting December 4th, 6:30pm at Below H2O in Naperville. Anyone interested in joining please feel free to attend.

Club Pizza party April 18th

Club Pizza party will be at Dan & Anne’s house this time.  
Party will be on April 18th at 5:00pm.  Spouses and significant others welcome.  
 
Club will provide pizza and drinks.  Hope most of you can attend.
Please rsvp to this link if you will be attending
Looking forward to having a great time with all of you.  Thank you all for being a part of this club
 
Safe diving
 
Anne & Dan

Florida keys trip

 

Club is going on a trip to the Florida Keys.
Dates we are going are July 29-Aug 3
Everyone responsible for booking their own flights.  Car rentals can be shared. Will figure that out once we know who all is going.  You can fly into Ft Lauderdale or Miami. 
We are staying at Ocean pointe condos. They are 2 bedroom, 1 bedroom king bed, 2nd bedroom 2 twins. There is also a pull out couch, if anyone is willing to sleep on that it would bring cost down. That would put 5 in a room.
 
Condos have 2 full bathrooms and a full Kitchen.  Ocean view.  Typically we eat breakfast in room.  Pack lunch to eat between dives and go out for dinner.  There is also a very nice big pool and a small beach
 
We are diving with florida keys dive center. 
 
www.floridakeysdivectr.com
 
Here is break down of dives
 
July 30th-2 reef dives in am, 2 wreck dives in afternoon (last day of mini season in keys, thats why reefs in am and wrecks in afternoon)
 
July 31-2 wreck dives in am, 2 reef dives in afternoon
 
Aug 1-2 wreck dives in am, 2 reef dives
 
Aug 2-wreck/reef in am (diving done, pool time while waiting 24 hr before flight to off gas)
 
Total dives 14
You are not required to do all dives.  Let me know if you are just doing reef dives and I will figure cost up for you.
Cost for all dives $465.50 (cost includes wt’s and tanks)
Total cost for hotel per person $302.50
Total cost $768.00 (this covers lodging and dives).  Cost is figured on 4 people per room, dive cost are figured on at least 7 people going using air. Cost goes up if we have less.
 
Nitrox $7 more a dive 
 
Total cost of nitrox for all wrecks is $49( nitrox is not required)
 
Anyone doing wreck dives must have their advanced certification.  We have the whole summer to get it done.
 
If you have a spouse or significant other who doesn’t dive they are welcome to come. They would just pay room cost.
We will need a deposit of $150 per person.  Remaining amount will be due on July 1st.  Deposit due upon signing up for trip.  Contact us at info@bottombreathers.org if you would like to sign up for trip 
 
Trip can be cancelled up till 3 weeks before trip. Money will be refunded
 
Remember we need at least 7 people to sign up or diving will cost more.  Also we need at least 4 people per room or room cost goes up
We had a great time last year.  Great diving, great group.
Please email me or call if you would like to sign up for trip or have any questions.
 info@bottombreathers.org  

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