Meeting Times: Monthly
Meeting Place: Condor Club
Web Address: http://www.sharkdiver.com
Absolute Adventures is the Bay Areas leading
adventure and dive club, we run dive adventures
Great White Shark diving every year for
club members and guests.
Barbary Coast Divers
San Francisco, CA.
Meets at 7:30 PM
Meets the third Wednesday of each month
at the Round Table Pizza on Geary at 16th
Ave. Free parking is available across
16th Ave. in the Ross Parking Structure.
We are a small active social diving club.
Most members dive from kayaks and are
active Abalone and spearfishing divers.
Contact: Carol Reed, Treasurer, (415)
Curt Haney, Newsletter Editor, E-Mail:
Bay Area Bottom Timers
Location: Fremont california
Meeting Times: secound wednesday of the
Meeting Place: Daily's bar and grill
Ph. (510) 8959228
We welcome all divers from novice to pro.
Our goal as a club is to encourage divers
to activley persue the enjoyable sport
of scuba diving.
B.E.N.T. Dive Club
Los Angeles and Orange County, Ca.
Meeting Times: 7:30PM, 2nd Wed. of each
Meeting Place: Cirivello's Sports Stop
- Long Beach, Ca.
Contact: Kevin Sullivan - email@example.com
Web Address: www.bentdiveclub.com
B.E.N.T. Dive Club (Beyond Environs of
Normal Terrestrials) is dedicated to providing
outstanding dive trips, both locally and
abroad. Local trips feature some of Southern
California's top dive charters to the
Channel Islands. Camping trips in California
and Baja are also featured. Monthly meetings
featuring educational guest speakers take
place the 2nd Wed. of each month at 7:30PM,
at Cirivello's Restaurant and Sports Stop
in Long Beach, Ca.
Blue Water Divers
Meeting Time: 6:30PM 2nd Wednesday of
Meeting Place: Mr. B's Sports Lounge -
11272 Los Alamitos Blvd Los Alamistos,
Contact: Jan Lawrence JanL12@yahoo.com
Web Address: www.bluewaterdivers.org
Blue Water Divers has 20+ years in existence.
We try to schedule a beach and/or a boat
dive each month. We are an active group
of divers we always welcome new Dive Buddies/Members
and visitors. We have every skill level
and every interest covered. Come by check
us out. You'll see we are a group fun
Burbank Dive Club
Meeting Time: 7 PM, 2nd Wednesday of Every
Meeting Place: Buchannon Arms, Burbank
Blvd, Burbank, CA
Web Address: www.BurbankDiveClub.org
The Burbank Dive Club was founded on the
principles of safe and fun diving. We
arrange trips, shore dives and take part
in dive shop dive trips. Speakers at our
meetings include vendors such as Atomic,
ScubaPro and underwater authors and professional
California Wreck Divers, Inc.
Marina del Rey, California
Meeting Times: 3rd Wednesday, 8:00 PM
Meeting Place: Round Table Pizza, 4330
Redondo Beach Blvd. in Lawndale
Web Address: http://www.cawreckdivers.org
Gen Info: The best club site for information
about Southern California wreck diving.
Montclair & Woodland Hills
Meeting Times: The 2nd Friday of Each
Meeting Place: Scuba Schools of America,
Web Address: http://www.scubaschoolsofamerica.com
Club Aquarius has over 3000 active club
members nationwide. Club Aquaius members
receive discounts on local and international
travel. Preferred bookings on all dive
adventures. Discounts on SafeAir Nitrox,
and merchandise. Meetings are at SSA Montclair
the second friday of each month at 730pm.
A free raffle is held each meeting. Weekly
night beach dives are on Thursday and
Saturday nights. Contact 909.621.4171
for dive destinations
Dolphin Divers of Sacramento
Meeting Times: 7:30 P.M. Third Wednesday
Meeting Place: Round Table Pizza at Madison
Avenue & Greenback Lane, Folsom
Web Address: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Estates/9063/
Dolphin Divers of Sacramento is a California
non-profit organization dedicated to the
promotion of safe sport diving and family
activities. We organize social events
and dive outings to various California
locations including: Monterey, Mendocino
Coast, Sonoma Coast, Central California,
Lake Tahoe, local lakes and rivers and
our annual charter on the "Conception"
diving the Northern Channel Islands from
Santa Barbara in mid August. Our membership
is approximately 100 divers plus family
members. Our annual events include: Underwater
Easter Egg Hunt, Monterey; Inland Lobster
(Crawdad) Feed and Scavenger Hunt, Lake
Natomas; Labor Day Spearfishing Contest,
Christmas Party (dry) and Big Fish and
Big Abalone awards.
Meeting Time: 7pm 3rd Tuesday of month
Meeting Place: Round Table Pizza/McHenry
Web Address: http://dreamdiver.com
details: Dive Club out of Modesto, Ca.
Monthly dives to Monterey, Carmel and
trips to Mexico, the Channel Isl and Puget
Empire Scuba Dive Club
Meeting Times: 1ST WED OF THE MONTH
Meeting Place: EMPIRE SCUBA, 611 W REDLANDS
BLVD, REDLANDS, CA
/ (909) 798-3483
Web Address: www.empirescuba.com
We offer more activities than any other
dive club around: local beach and boat
dives, international travel, underwater
photography club, educational programs,
dolphin research trips, Ocean Habitat
Project, family activities and outings,
annual Chili Cookoff, BBQ, Summer Carnival,
Holiday Party, and famous speakers such
as Gerald Lim (#1 spearfisherman in the
U.S.), Kathleen Dudzinski (star of the
IMAX movie "Dolphins"), John
Anderson (filmmaker of IMAX movie "Coral
Reefs"), Dale Sheckler (CA Beach
Diving author), FRANKO (maker of dive-site
maps around the world), dive medicine
experts, etc. The Empire Scuba Dive Club
is open to all divers and those interested
in the ocean. No annual dues.
h2ohms - High Voltage Divers
Web Address: http://www.h2ohms.com
We are a Los Angeles based SCUBA diving
club. Our basic desire is to get together
to go diving, have fun and see new things.
We never have meetings except for the
dives. We never have any membership fees,
dues or whatever. We do charter boats
to some great dive spots throughout the
Channel Islands, next year we are even
planning a trip to Truk Lagoon. We offer
a discount at several Dive Shops throughout
LA, as well as an instruction discount
on advanced certifications. These include
Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, Divemaster,
Instructor, Nitrox/Mixed Gas, Videography,
Photography, Wreck Diving, Night Diving
and more. We email out a newsletter several
times a year to keep our membership up
Laguna Sea Dwellers
240320 El Torro Rd,, Laguna Hills 92653
Meeting Time: 7:00PM
Meeting Place: BJ's Restaurant & Brewery
Web Address: www.lagunaseadwellers.com
We focus on beach diving in Laguna Beach
California. We also have boat dives and
trips to other parts of the world. We
welcome new divers and experienced divers
alike. You will be able to find a dive
buddy that fits your dive style. We look
forward to seeing you!
Liquid Adrenaline Divers
Huntington Beach, CA
Meeting Time: Frequently
Meeting Place: Laguna, Catalina, boats...
Web Address: www.liquidadrenalinedivers.net
LAD is under new direction of Larry and
Ruth Harris. We dive a lot. Check in with
us to see where we are diving next or
even make suggestions for a group location
and time. We also instruct now, so you
can take classes while having fun on the
The Los Angeles Underwater Photographic
P.O. Box 2401, Culver City, California
Meeting Times: 8:00PM
Meeting Place: Times Mirror Room in the
Los Angeles Natural History Museum
Web Address: http://LAUPS.org
The LAUPS is a non-profit organization
providing a forum for the underwater photographer.
From its inception in 1957, the Society's
aims have been to promote the art of underwater
photography; to exchange knoweldge among
its members; and to provide the oportunity
for display, evaluation and recognition
of individual members' work. Each year
the LAUPS hosts an International Underwater
Lost Patrol Dive Club
Marina Del Rey, CA
Meeting Times: 2nd Wednesday of the month,
Meeting Place: Elks Lodge, 8025 W. Manchester,
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Web Address: http://www.geocities.com/lostpatrolmdr
The club sponsors dive trips, social events,
and monthly meetings.
Marin SCUBA Club
San Francisco Bay Area - centered around
Marin County, California
Meeting Times: Third Wednesday of the
month 7:30 pm - except December
Meeting Place: The Flat Iron Restaurant,
upstairs, 2nd and B St., San Rafael, California
Contact: Larry Clinton
The Marin SCUBA Club is open to everyone
interested in Diving (certified or not).
We meet at 7:30 p.m. on the Third Wednesday
of the month (except December), upstairs
at the Flat Iron Restaurant, 2nd and B
St., San Rafael.
NorCal underwater hunters
Meeting Time: on line
Meeting Place: on line or the ocean
or cell 707-478-1504
Web Address: http://norcalunderwaterhunters.com/forum/index.php
Northern California Underwater Hunters
is a diving forum dedicated to the North
Coast of California and its oceanic
resources. We believe that the North Coast
is absolutely unique and precious. We
feel honored and privileged to be a part
of the sport diving community that exists
here. We hunt and gather with the utmost
respect for the environment and the laws
and regulations of the CA Dept of Fish
and Game. We believe in active involvement
with the legislative powers to help sustain
our vital ocean habitat for generations
to come, and to the best of our abilities,
help provide them with the unique information
that us divers can provide, to make sound
and justified decisions.
forum will strive to provide a place
where underwater hunting enthusiasts
can openly communicate and inform one
another of subjects and topics related
to North Coast hunting and gathering.
Also, to serve as a diving connection
base, where divers can meet one another
and plan dive trips to share in the
enjoyment of this wonderful sport. We
hold and adhere to the utmost respect
for one another and the individual opinions
throughout the forums membership.
It is our hope that the club be as diversified
as possible with new divers to the most
seasoned and advanced divers sharing
in the knowledge and enjoyment of such
a unique sport.
Orange County, California
Meeting Times: First Monday evening
in February, May, August and November.
Meeting Place: Varies
Website: Coming Soon.
OBDC...Old Broads (most of us) Dive
Club. Yes a ladies only dive club. We
do allow spouses and snorklers to join
in on our trips. Currently being planned
is a trip to Bonaire. This will be our
first club dive trip.
location: Orange County, California
Web Address: http://www.OCdiving.com
Not a club exactly, but an email list
and website where we frequently share
information that pertains to local diving
and the ocean environment. It is a mostly
non-commercial forum for Orange County
scuba divers. We try to have a good
time while learning about the marine
We welcome your posts be they dive reports,
marine policy issues, dive club and
dive community events, water quality
news, etc. We also help with critter
ID, trip requests and reports, and so
Let's have fun and spread our enthusiasm
for scuba diving and all that it includes!
Pacific Wilderness Dive Club
San Pedro, California
Meeting Times: 7:30 p.m. 2nd Wednesday
of the Month
Meeting Place: El Torito 6605 E. Pacific
Web Address: www.pacificwilderness.com
We are a new club out of the San Pedro
and Orange Pacific Wilderness dive shop.
We do two beach dives and two boat dives
a month. Our focus is providing a safe
and fun dives for divers of all skill
Redwood Empire Divers
1009 McNear Avenue, Petaluma, CA 94952
Meeting Times: 7:00pm, First Thurs.
of every month
Meeting Place: Large meeting room at
Round Table Pizza, Occidental Rd., Santa
Contact: Gary Baumoel, 707-763-8300
Meeting Time: 2nd Monday of the Month
- from 7 - 9 pm
Meeting Place: Mountain mikes cameron
Web Address: http://www.sacscuba.com
We meet once a month and usually dive
once a month - weather permitting. In
order to join the club we have to dive
with you twice - just to get a feel
for the type of diver you are. We welcome
visitors on Vacation from other countries
and will let you know our dive schedules.
We have gear if anything is forgotten
and help with Rentals through our connections
here. Come on by. We also have a yahoo
group for anyone interested - check
the web site.
San Diego Underwater Photographic
Meeting Times: 4th Thursday Jan - Oct,
Meeting Place: Sumner Auditorium, Scripps
Institution of Oceanography
Web Address: http://www.sdups.com
Members are dedicated to the art and
science of underwater photography.
Meeting Times: 8 a.m. Sundays
Meeting Place: Various dive sites in
Los Angeles & Orange counties
Contact: Steve Herbert, firstname.lastname@example.org
We have no officers, no dues and no
meetings other than the weekly
beach dive. You will be asked for some
simple background information before
you're added to the electronic mailing
list. See you soon!
Scuba Diver Girls
San Diego, California
Meeting Time: Weekly fun dives - no
meetings out of the water!!!
Meeting Place: La Jolla Cove
Web Address: http://www.ScubaDiverGirls.com
Diving is just plain fun. Diving with
your friends and doing fun stuff is
better. Diving with your new girlfriends
and laughing is the best!
Hugs & Happy Diving,
Scuba Diver Girls Stephanie & Margo
Web Address: http://www.scubatrekkers.com
We are a relatively small dive club
in Los Angeles working together with
the PADI 5-Star dive center Ocean Adventures
as our "supplier" of tanks,
weights and equipment if needed. We
also are a pretty international bunch
of divers of all walks of life - from
first time open water divers up to Divemasters
and Instructors. The main goal of our
club is just to have fun doing what
we love best - Scuba Diving! Once a
year we organize a dive club trip to
an exotic location such as the Caribbean
but most of our dives are done locally.
Catalina Island is our main turf (because
of its easy access to world class diving),
but we also dive the Channel Islands
or San Diego. We do not have a newsletter
but put most of the clubs information
on our web page. So it is a good idea
to check out the "What's Bubbling"
section from time to time. That's where
we publish all upcoming events or dive
trips. We are looking forward to explore
the underwater world with you.
Meeting Time: 7PM on the first Tuesday
of each month
Meeting Place: Round Table Pizza, 4330
Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance, CA (310)
The Sea Divers are a independent nonprofit
advanced recreational SCUBA diving club
based in in Southern California. We
schedule 12+ boat dives a year on some
of the best Southern California dive
boats; the Great Escape , the Peace
, the Pacific Star, and the Sea Bass.
We offer these dive trips at a great
price with extra value. Our boat dives
include food and air fills, are limited
to 29 scuba divers on the Great Escape
& 26 scuba divers on the Peace.
We reserve bunks/staterooms for our
members on all trips. Also, we dive
advanced and intermediate locations
for the experienced diver that offer
the best hunting and photographic opportunities
found in Southern California and possibly
Sea Sabres Scuba Club
Fullerton, Southern California
Meeting Times: 7:15 2nd Thursday of
Meeting Place: Bank on the corner of
State College and Chapman
Contact: Jeff 909-985-1666 Jeff@seasabres.com
Web Address: www.seasabres.com
The Sea Sabres is the oldest SCUBA club
in the United States. We have been in
the water diving since 1953. The Sea
Sabres is a very active club and publishs
a monthly news letter. We charter 8-10
boats a year and have 5 campouts a year
as well occassional warm water trips.
We also have several get togethers through
the year. The club has a varied membership
with both male and female divers that
enjoy going after game, still and video
photography, just looking around and
sharing a good time for all. Our guest
speakers at meetings have included high
profile wreck divers such as Mel Fisher,
crew recovering the South America and
local wreck divers, world class photograghers,
Navy Seals, equipment manufatures, and
various other special interests speakers.
You need to check us out to see what
diving is really about.
Sea Ventures Dive Club
337 S. State College Blvd, Fullerton,
Meeting Times: Meetings are Held the
first Thursday of each month at 7:00
Meeting Place: Larry's Pizza in Fullerton,
corner of Orangethorpe and Euclid
Web Address: http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/seaventuresdiveclub
Sea Ventures welcomes new members of
all skill levels, even non-divers. The
club schedules at least 2 dives per
month, but some members dive every weekend,
so you can always find a dive buddy.
Joining the club is the perfect way
to keep diving and increasing your confidence,
and skill level. Give us a call, you
know you want to. Hope to see you soon!!!
Brooks Street, Oceanside, Ca. 92054
Meeting Time: 6:00PM 3rd Wednesday of
Meeting Place: Oceanside Scuba and Swim
Web Address: www.socalscubaclub.com
If you have an interest in scuba diving
in San Diego County, then come by one
of our monthly meetings, or join us
for a club event. The more the merrier!
Our membership is open to the public.
We are a group of certified divers of
various levels, but we also welcome
Southern California Kelp Divers
Meeting Time: Online & Bi-Monthly
Meeting Place: Varries (OC, LA &
The Southern California Kelp Divers
is an online dive club that meets at
least once a month for large group dives
in popular dive spots from San Diego
to Orange County to Los Angeles. We
have several hundred active members
and our last dive had over 40 people.
We're growing, we're free so why not
join us and get in the water!
Temecula Valley Dive Club
Web Address: http://www.tvdiveclub.com
The Temecula Valley Dive Club is a non-profit
club, created by 2 PADI Instructors
and 2 PADI Divemasters, for all divers
of the Inland Empire. This club's focus
is on organizing dive trips in California
Temecula Valley Scuba Society
Meeting Times: 4th Monday of every month
Meeting Place: Country Garden Restaurant
Web Address: www.backyardscuba.com
We are a relatively new club seeking
to promote SCUBA and skin diving. We
typically dive the San Diego area, the
Channel Islands and most anywhere we
can get wet! Come by to Sea us!
The Beach Divers
Meeting Times: Just about every weekend
Meeting Place: Wiley's Scuba Locker
Contact: Jim Veech email@example.com
We are a vary active group of divers
that dive more often then then we do
We prefer diving off the local beachs
of Southern California. All certified
divers from biginners to instructors
are welcome. Our club attends most diving
events. If you are looking for a fun
active group of divers, we are the club
for you. Get ready to get wet....
The Sea Divers
PO Box 2415, Redondo Beach, Ca 90278
Meeting Times: 7 PM, first Tuesday of
Meeting Place: Round Table Pizza, Torrance,
corner of Hawthorne and Redondo Beach
Contact: Allen Parker at www.seadivers.org
or (310) 813-2955
Web Address: http://www.seadivers.org
We were established in early 1965 and
have maintained a membership of 120
to 200 over the years and are a registered
California non-profit organization.
We typically schedule 12+ boat dives
per year on two of the best SoCal boats,
the "Great Escape"(80') and
"Peace"(65'). All of our single
and multi-day charters include food,
soft drinks and air fills and are limited
to 28 divers. We dive advanced locations
for the experienced diver on all 8 islands
off the SoCal coast. Our dives provide
outstanding opportunities for photography/video,
hunting, or just enjoying. There are
no prices lower, give us a call!!
The Whalers Dive Club, Inc.
San Fernando Valley
Meeting Time: 1st Tues, 7:30 p.m.
Meeting Place: Four N 20 Restaurant,
Web Address: www.whalersdiveclub.com
A California non-profit organizatiion
with monthly boat dives, beach dives,
and Newsletter. Officially adopted Deer
Creek Beach for 3x/year clean-up since
1989. Conduct a foreign dive trip each
year. Monthly meeting with speaker.
Viewfinders Dive Club
Redondo Beach, CA.
Meeting Times: announced in news letter
Meeting Place: Changes Monthly
Contact Info: Jim Chizmar
2315 Huntington Ln.
Redondo Beach, CA. 90278
Club consists of members employed in
the film industry (ie Stuntmen, Camera
Operators, Grips, Electricians, Actors,
Producers, Directors, etc.) Membership
is somewhat selective but not closed
to the diving public. All perspective
members are voted on by existing membership.
West Coast Reefers
Meeting Times: 2nd tuestay of every
Meeting Place: Compadres Resturant
Upcoming Trip - Channel Islands dive
trip Oct. 18 - 20, 2001
Boat: VISION - Truth Aquatics - Santa
Limited Load: 28 divers
Cost per diver: $355.00
Whalers Dive Club
Woodland Hills, CA
Meeting Times: 1st Tuesday each month
Meeting Place: Zig's Restaurant
Contact: (818) 993-9234 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Address: whalersdiveclub.org
Open to all divers and fans of diving.
No age limit. We love to dive safely.
Organized boat dives and beach dives
monthly. Organized dive travel periodically.