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
Contact: Carol Reed, Treasurer, (415) 333-8820
Curt Haney, Newsletter Editor, E-Mail: Lingking@aol.com
Bay Area Bottom Timers
Location: Fremont california
Meeting Times: secound wednesday of the month
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 month
Meeting Place: Cirivello's Sports Stop - Long Beach,
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 each month.
Meeting Place: Mr. B's Sports Lounge - 11272 Los
Alamitos Blvd Los Alamistos, CA
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 loving divers.
Burbank Dive Club
Meeting Time: 7 PM, 2nd Wednesday of Every Month
Meeting Place: Buchannon Arms, Burbank Blvd, Burbank,
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 Month
Meeting Place: Scuba Schools of America, Montclair
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 every month.
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 Sound, Wa
Empire Scuba Dive Club
Meeting Times: 1ST WED OF THE MONTH
Meeting Place: EMPIRE SCUBA, 611 W REDLANDS BLVD,
/ (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 to date.
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
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 get togethers.
The Los Angeles Underwater Photographic Society
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 Photographic Competition.
Lost Patrol Dive Club
Marina Del Rey, CA
Meeting Times: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:30
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
Marin SCUBA Club
San Francisco Bay Area - centered around Marin County,
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 environment.
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 much more.
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
Meeting Place: El Torito 6605 E. Pacific Coast
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
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 Rosa, CA
Contact: Gary Baumoel, 707-763-8300
Meeting Time: 2nd Monday of the Month - from 7
- 9 pm
Meeting Place: Mountain mikes cameron Park
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 Society
Meeting Times: 4th Thursday Jan - Oct, 7PM
Meeting Place: Sumner Auditorium, Scripps Institution
Web Address: http://www.sdups.com
Members are dedicated to the art and science of
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
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
Meeting Place: Round Table Pizza, 4330 Redondo
Beach Blvd., Torrance, CA (310) 371-8009.
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 the world.
Sea Sabres Scuba Club
Fullerton, Southern California
Meeting Times: 7:15 2nd Thursday of the Month
Meeting Place: Bank on the corner of State College
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, CA 92831
Meeting Times: Meetings are Held the first Thursday
of each month at 7:00 PM
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!!!
Southern California Kelp Divers
Meeting Time: Online & Bi-Monthly
Meeting Place: Varries (OC, LA & SD)
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 and elsewhere.
Temecula Valley Scuba Society
Meeting Times: 4th Monday of every month
Meeting Place: Country Garden Restaurant (usually)
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 have meetings.
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 each month
Meeting Place: Round Table Pizza, Torrance, corner
of Hawthorne and Redondo Beach Blvds
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, Van Nuys
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 other month
Meeting Place: Compadres Resturant
Upcoming Trip - Channel Islands dive trip Oct.
18 - 20, 2001
Boat: VISION - Truth Aquatics - Santa Barbara,CA
Limited Load: 28 divers
Cost per diver: $355.00
Whalers Dive Club
Woodland Hills, CA
Meeting Times: 1st Tuesday each month - 6:30pm
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