Scuba diving is reopening!

After months of uncertainty and struggling with the pandemic, many industries are starting to cautiously reopen. Inclusive with that reopening are scuba diving operations and scuba training. Although, our industry is reopening in many places, we are not offering traveling for now (not even domestic) until further notice. Thus, we are keeping all our training locally. Our local…

COVID-19 Update June 9

Governor Cuomo announced that pools can reopen as early as June 22, however, I was told by management at the McBurney YMCA, where we conduct our scuba classes, that they won’t risk it, and they are taking serious actions to make sure we all are COVID-19 safe during classes in the pool. Thus, the estimated…

COVID-19 Update May 22

Good news! Florida Keys officials announced they are targeting Monday, June 1, to reopen the Keys to visitors following the island chain’s closure to tourists March 22 to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19. Read more here. We contacted our favorite dive shop in Key Largo, and confirmed that they will be opening for scuba…

COVID-19 Update May 18th

NY State is reopening by regions and based on scientific data and metrics. In addition, regions are allowed to reopen based on 7 required metrics. The reopening is going slowly though. To see where your region stands please click here. Regarding major sport teams reopening, Governor Cuomo said: “I encourage major sports teams to plan…

COVID-19 Update May 4

Governor Cuomo announced his reopening approach. Businesses and industries will open in a phased approach. Phase 1 includes construction, manufacturing and select retail (with curbside pickup). Phase 2 includes professional services, finance and insurance, retail, administrative support and real estate/rental leasing. Phase 3 includes restaurants, food services and hotels. And Phase 4 includes arts, entertainment, recreation…