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…

COVID-19 Update April 29th

Governor Cuomo outlined factual, data-driven principles to guide everybody on reopening New York safely on a regional basis. Each region of the state — Capital Region, Central New York, Finger Lakes, Mid-Hudson Valley, Mohawk Valley, New York City, North Country, Long Island, Southern Tier and Western New York — must follow twelve guidelines as part…

COVID-19 Update April 27th

Governor Cuomo outlined a phased plan to safely reopen New York at the appropriate time, taking a regional approach. Phase one will be to reopen low-risk construction and manufacturing businesses in parts of the state that have experienced a 14-day decline in the hospitalization rate. Phase two will open certain industries based on priority and…

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…

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…