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COVID-19 Update March 16

As of March 16, 2020 In response to the challenging, global developments of this times, the YMCA of Greater New York, including the McBurney Y, where we conduct our scuba classes, have decided to close their facilities and suspend all programs and classes effective March 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm. This closure is mandated by the NYS…

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COVID-19 UPDATE

We’ve been watching the novel COVID-19 situation as it evolves around the world. Every day brings new developments, but our top priority remains the health and well-being of all our students and customers. First off: We are still open and conducting scuba classes! Of course, the common question today is about the safeness of using…

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Payment Plans Now Available!

You can book the trip of your dreams for a deposit, make additional payments every other week, provided that you’ve paid in full 30 days before you travel. The minimum payment required to secure your spot will show up at checkout when booking online or you can also pay over the phone. Make bi-weekly payments…

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PADI Confined Water training Package (Pool Session)

**FOR THE PRICE OF $799.00** YOU GET:  PADI eLearning (touch) 1 day (Saturday or Sunday) or 2 days (2 consecutive Thursdays) Confined Water training at Mcburney’s YMCA Your own Mask, Fins, Snorkel and Boots ( Cressi Tropical Mask; Reaction EBS Fins; Minorca Boots and Tao Dry Snorkel) Equipment Rental Logbook Referral (for Open Water checkout…

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How to prepare for a scuba liveaboard trip

Our scuba liveaboard trip with all-inclusive Blackbeard’s Cruises is just around the corner (September 16-22, 2017). And I’m as excited as everyone else for this trip with Rey Diving because, like for most of the people in the group, this will be my first experience on a liveaboard! As we prepare for a Bahamas adventure,…

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THE LAND TORTOISE

As soon as we descended to a depth of 60 feet it got very dark, and at 105 feet we were in complete darkness. We were 4 divers plus the dive master who was guiding us made five divers in the water. Everybody had a strong light. The site is very well marked so there…

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