The SCLEDA fall training will take place on October 24-26th at 0800 hrs. at Lexington County Sheriff’s Department located at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072. Further training will be held at the Bundrick Island Marine Patrol Station.

Registration (0800-0830 at the station office) Training will begin promptly at 0830hrs.

The training will consist of 1 day of classroom education followed by 2 days of open water diving. The training will encompass an introduction to heavy lifting and recovery.

There will be four stations where participants will learn how to safely rig and recover:

• Plane/Jet ski

• Boat

• Car

• Anchor (staged lift)

Participants also get an opportunity to obtain certification from International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers (IANTD) – “Introduction to Heavy Lifting and Recovery” for an additional $75.00

Registration is $5.00 per person or $25.00 per a team of 4 or more. This is in lieu of the yearly membership fees due to the pandemic.

Lunch will be provided at a cost of $5.00 per person for training days 2 and 3. Lunch on day 1 will be on your own

All teams planning to attend, please email the SCLEDA President Greg Barefoot ( by Monday, September 26, 2022 with the following information;

• Name of your team.
• Name of team members
• Type of dive equipment you will be bringing, dive truck w/cascade system, dive trailer, individual dive gear etc.

Note: Air fill stations will be limited so provide enough dive tanks for your team members for the day, if possible.

Divers Supply is an Authorized Dealer for every line of dive gear we carry, so you can shop with confidence knowing you are buying the best scuba gear with the full manufacturer's warranty. With over 40 years of experience, you can rest assured that Divers Supply is here to stay. Our staff are all certified divers who are willing to go that extra mile to get you the gear you need. Shopping with us for all your dive gear needs guarantees you the best price, the best service, and most importantly, the best shopping experience of your life. We offer the largest selection of the top name brand scuba equipment on the market.

Divers Supply has 4 full retail stores, a worldwide mail-order/internet team, and a state of the art Service Department. All stores are SDI, TDI, ERDI and PADI Facilties with fully trained and certified Instructors and SCUBA divers on staff.

We work with the most innovative and respected manufacturers. By buying in volume and solidifying great deals we can pass them on to you, the customer! All stores are generously stocked with over 100 quality brands of dive equipment to broaden your shopping experience.
Scuba Ventures opened in 1988 with a mission to provide quality scuba service in a friendly atmosphere. As the only true Local Dive Shop in the area we are here 6 days a week for all of your scuba adventure needs. Whether you want to make Scuba Diving a hobby that the whole family can enjoy or go professional and really change your life, stop in to get started.

Mike has been diving since 1977 and teaching since 1986. He started Scuba Ventures in 1988 to provide quality scuba service in a friendly atmosphere. Has made over 5000 dives on every continent except Australia (on the list to do) and Antarctica (not on your life). Favorite dive destinations are Cozumel, Mexico (50th group trip this year) and the Cooper river for artifact recovery.
At Wingate by Wyndham Columbia / Lexington hotel, we make business and leisure travel easy. With a convenient location in the heart of the state capital and just off Interstate 20, our Lexington, SC, hotel near Riverbanks Zoo and Garden puts you within minutes of downtown businesses, shopping, restaurants and attractions.

Enjoy southern hospitality, a welcoming staff and amenities you can count on. From free Wi-Fi Internet access and executive suites to meeting space and a 24-hour business center, you can rest assured we have everything to keep you productive. Start each day fresh with a free, hot continental breakfast, and join us for an evening cocktail by the fireplace in our lobby. Keep up with your exercise routine in our fitness center, swim in our outdoor pool and soak in our hot tub at the end of a long day. We offer guest laundry facilities, 32-inch flat-screen TVs and a sundry shop at our non-smoking Lexington, SC, hotel.
Located on beautiful Lake Murray in South Carolina, Lighthouse Marina is your most convenient access to a calming, capitol city getaway. Lake Murray is a perfect setting for boating, personal watercraft, wakeboarding, water sports, sailing, Bass and Striper fishing, and family fun in the sun. Lighthouse Marina is a full service marina that offers a public boat ramp, dry stack storage, gated covered and uncovered wet slips, gas station, bathhouse, pump out service, and on site boat service and sales. Lighthouse Marina has new pontoons available for weekend and daily boat rentals. Our friendly and experienced staff is all about getting you and your family on the water quickly.

Lighthouse Marina offers dry stack, uncovered, and covered wet slips, as well as daily and overnight rates. Our dry stack can accommodate boats up to 38 ft, and the the wet slips offer a secure gated mooring option with 24hr surveillance.

At the South Carolina Marine Association's Annual Meeting, the SC Clean Marina program awarded certification to Lighthouse Marina. Lighthouse Marina is the first certified Clean Marina on Lake Murray and one of only twelve marinas in South Carolina.

Come by the Rusty Anchor Restaurant or the Quarterdeck Bar and Grill, both at Lighthouse Marina. The Rusty Anchor has been voted Best of Columbia Lakeside Dining two years in a row. The Quarterdeck hosts some of the top local and regional music acts.
Knight Systems Inc. has provided funeral homes and governments across the country with body bags and mortuary supplies since 1981.

We have expanded to meet the needs of our customers. We offer quality mortuary supplies and body bags at competitive prices.

Our pouches are made with the emergency or health care worker in mind. Blood is more visible on a white pouch therefore preventing an accidental exposure. All of our pouches meet and exceed Osha bloodbourne pathogen standard 29 CFR 1910.1030 pertaining to leak proof containers for human remains.

We strive to provide our customers with service that can be relied on and trusted. We offer unparalleled experience and understanding of our business.
Wateree Dive Center is a full service scuba and snorkel facility located in Columbia, South Carolina. We are affiliated with SSI (Scuba Schools International), SDI/TDI, IANTD, and PADI. We offer scuba diving lessons from beginner through instructor levels and scuba equipment products and services, including equipment rentals. Our highly trained staff can also offer group and individual diving vacations and adventures that will be remembered for a lifetime. We also offer First Aid & CPR training through our affiliations with Divers Alert Network (DAN) and Medic First Aid (MFA) for both Divers and Non-divers alike.

Our goal is to train divers to be comfortable and safe in the water. We take pride in our offering of products and services from the most respected names in the industry. Our training facility is conveniently located in Columbia near I-26, I-20, and Lake Murray. So if you want to learn to scuba dive or if you are an old salt, we look forward to serving you.
International Diving Institute is a premier training institution for commercial divers. As a member of the Better Business Bureau, International Diving Institute strives to provide it's students with a quality academic program that is based upon safe training practices administered by a faculty that adheres to a high code of ethics and professionalism.

Established in 1996,The International Diving Institute was established as the East Coast Dive Connection LLC in 1996 and has been actively engaged in teaching diving since then. Its name was officially changed to International Diving Institute LLC in 2004. The Institute's mission is to provide and prepare our graduates for a career in the commercial diving industry as entry-level divers/ tenders who excel in knowledge, skills and safety.

International Diving Institute (IDI) is a member of association of Diving Contractors International (ADC) and trains to the Standards published by the Association of Commercial Diving Educators (ACDE), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
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