Blue Meridian: We stand on the merits of our accomplishments, the honor of our professionalism and our dedication and loyalty to our customers - our friends and dive buddies!
Triathlon Safety Divers Needed!!
It's that time of year again when the local triathlons are being held. We have provided the safety divers for the YMCA triathlon for lots of years and we will again be responsible for safety divers at the event this year.
We are looking for any divers with at least Advanced Open Water but if you have your Rescue diver certification that is even better. All of us volunteer our time for these events so sorry there is no pay involved.
We are looking for 8-10 divers this year. The event continues to grow and 6 divers sounds like a lot but when you have 100 swimmers in the water...all the sudden 6 isn't that many.
Please contact Susie if you are available to participate this year. We will provide breakfast for you and most of the time the YMCA provides us with a shirt, we will do our best to make that happen this year.
YMCA Triathlon - Saturday June 13th
Get Fit Kentucky Triathlon - August - Day TBA
We are ready to go!! Our dates are May 23rd & 24th for our first checkout weekend. In addition, we will offer Advanced Open Water this weekend as well. Any students that have completed their class/pool sessions can join us for their checkouts this weekend or any weekend following.
Hope you can come join us at Mermet Springs Quarry where customer service and professionalism isn't just something they read about in a magazine once, it's something they exude every day of every diving season!!! Come join us and experience the difference for yourself!
Just A Note:
We request that you keep Rob's wife Durinda in your prayers as we hope for a speedy recovery for her after back surgery last week. She is doing well, but it will take some time to completely recover.
Our own Ms. Jennifer Withers will be a high school graduate soon. Please wish her well when you see her as she graduates from Owensboro Catholic High and embarks on her new college adventure. We are sure that Ms. Jenn will do a great job in whatever endeavor she takes on. We are thrilled that she will be working with us again this summer!!
Enriched Air Nitrox
Hard to go anywhere and not have the option to dive Nitrox. Catch is you can't use it if you aren't a certified Nitrox Diver!! Come join us for an informative look at "Nitrox". Find out the benefits and restrictions of using Enriched Air Nitrox. This course will help you understand the reasons behind the advantages and the extra safety precautions that need to be observed.
We are offering the course on the following day:
Saturday June 20th - 10am
Saturday August 8th - 2pm
You must pre-register for this class and pick up your books at least one week prior to the course date.
Public Safety Diver
Fri-Sun June 26, 27 & 28
This class is full but we will offer another later this season
This course is designed for those divers interested in taking it one step further. Instructor Dave Faulkenberg will provide you with information that will not only give you the skills you need to perform the duties of a Public Safety Diver, but perform those duties with the professionalism, safety and techniques that are not found in all incidents.
There are all kinds of self-proclaimed Public Safety Diving instructors offering courses left and right today. What you need to ask yourself and them is: Tell me about your history? How long have you been in this field? Are you active currently? Did you sleep in a Holiday Inn and read the instructor outline to offer this class? Bonus for you: Take the class at Blue Meridian and you will get the best. Not only does Dave currently work as a Public Safety Diver, he eats it, breaths it and has more practical experience than anyone in our area.
Great thing is, you have a choice. You can take the class with someone that follows the outline and does the suggested scenario exercises in the instructor manual OR you can take the class from someone who experienced the scenarios first hand and wrote an instructor manual. The choice is yours!!
This class includes: classroom, pool and open water training. You would need to be available Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday.
Emergency First Response
Adult CPR/w AED and Basic First Aid
Saturday June 27th 10am
Saturday July 25th 2pm
Please join us for this all to important course that will assist you in possibly assisting others. We step through the complete system of primary and secondary care through use of video driven introductions, classroom discussions, demonstrations and hands on practice.
This is a PADI certification offering a 2 year certification. This course or its equivalent is a requirement for the PADI Rescue Diver Course. This is available to divers and non-divers and we welcome anyone wanting to be better prepared to handle emergency situations that might present themselves.
We need to know if you are coming so give us a call or drop us a quick email to sign up.
Congratulations to our awesome
students on their new PADI certs!!
Jim & Amy
Emergency First Response
Kayo, Ellan, Rob and Jared
Buffy & Chris
Buffy, Shannon & Gary
Blue Meridian Students - Simply the best!!
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Our promise to you:
As always, we assure you the best destinations at the best prices and all you have to do is pack your bags...we'll take care of the rest!
At Blue Meridian it's always about you!
Discover Scuba Program!
If you would be interested in trying Scuba, please email us or give us a call and we'll be glad to set that up for you. We provide all equipment and it is a great way to "get your feet wet" before taking the big plunge into your PADI Open Water Diver certification! Plus we're going to help you with the cost of your Open Water Course if you decide to continue on! Click on the Discover Scuba button above for more details!!
Tri-States Only PADI 5-Star Dive Center
The Name Says It All
The Professional Association of Diving Instructors
People come from all over the tri-state to dive with Blue Meridian. Why? Because they know our staff loves diving and it shows in everything we do, because we teach the PADI System of Diver Education and because we are professionals at every level! Scout troops from Evansville & Owensboro, college students and law enforcement officers from Bowling Green and Tell City and families and singles from all over pick Blue Meridian for their training facility!
Because they know Blue Meridian has the tri-states most experienced and professional instruction staff. You are our priority! We are here for your enjoyment, your safety and your peace of mind! Every class we offer is an opportunity for you to get the best training the tri-state has to offer. Walk in our door as strangers and you will leave as our friends. We are your dive buddies for life...not just while you are in one of our classes.
We value each customer that comes through our door. We understand that with the economy in a strain, you have to make important choices on where you spend your hard earned money and we appreciate the opportunity to give you the best value for your dollar. Please do some homework....compare prices...there is a definite difference and unfortunately there is no added benefit for you paying almost double at other locations.
We offer you the
highest quality training
backed by the
most reputable training agency in the world
taught by the
most experienced, professional staff
most affordable prices!
So come to Blue Meridian -
where the Tri-State and more learns to Dive!
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