Field Trip
Discover Scuba with Mark “Sharky” Alexander

Date: Saturday, July 7, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Aspenhof Lake (near Warrenton, MO)

Directions: Highway 270 to I-44 W (travel 38.5 miles), take exit 251 for MO-100 W toward Washington (travel 0.2 miles). Turn right onto MO-100 W (travel 9.9 miles). Turn right onto MO-47 N (travel 15.3 miles) and Aspenhof Drive will be on the West side of the Road. Any questions or trouble getting to Aspenhof Lake on time, please call Benjamin Hulsey‘s cell phone at (314) 602-6485.

Description:

Scuba diving

Explorer’s Club Member and Y-kiki Divers staff member, Mark “Sharky” Alexander is conducting a “Discover Scuba” class at Aspenhof.

If you are already a certified diver, bring your c-card or log book and dive along with us! Sharky is a PADI Master Instructor. He will provide you a brief instruction on scuba gear. After mastering a few basic concepts and scuba skills, you will be given the opportunity to explore the underwater world in the safe environment of Aspenhof Lake near Warrenton, MO. The maximum depth is 15 feet with mud at the bottom. Participants discover excitement and adventure - freedom and serenity. Nothing compares to the “weightless” exhilaration of breathing underwater. Only a diver knows the feeling!

Please respond ASAP! If you need gear, we need to know the following:

  • BCD size – small, medium or large (chest-size vest that you will wear)
  • Shoe size – for fins and booties
  • Wetsuit size – small, medium, large or extra-large. The water temperature is a little chilly at 15 feet. If you want a wetsuit, please indicate size
  • Mask – one size fits all
  • Complete the attached Medical release paperwork. Bring signed paperwork with you.
Walk-Ins Welcome: No
Reservation Deadline: July 5, 2012
Please call Becky Doane at (314) 552-6000, x1302 to RSVP
Payment Information: Bring cash to pay Capt. Mark “Sharky” Alexander directly at Aspenhof Lake
Price Approximately $60

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