ADA eNews: Last Day to Sign up for CRF Coral Planting Day!
Dive with ADA this summer!
Last Day to Sign Up! Deadline is September 7th
Join us for the ADA coral planting day with the Coral Restoration Foundation on Saturday, September 17th and help us save the reef. More info >>
Abundant marine life was present on Briny Breezes reef on 9/3/16. Photo courtesy of ADA member Terry Longmore.
Reef Reports:

September 3rd - Boynton Beach with Splashdown Divers

Dive 1: Castor wreck. Seas 1', vis. 40', depth 100', moderate current. Sightings include groups of 9 Goliath groupers, 5 Goliath groupers, not huge, only 200-300 lbs. Schooling porkfish, blankets of yellow cup corals,(tubastrea) covering most of superstructure. 

Dive 2: Briny Breezes reef. Seas 2', vis. 40', depth 60', moderate current, drift dive. Sightings include nurse shark, school of large squid, angels, coronet fish (very rare) and sponges: bright orange, dark orange, light orange, dark blue, light blue, yellow, purple, red, green, and combos. The most colorful array seen anywhere. 

-- ADA Safety Officer Lon Von Lintel
Join us for our first Archaeological Diving Experience September 9-11. 

Book your dives now!

Don't let your favorite dive sell out without you! Dives are filling up fast, so make plans to join us now. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3:

1. Choose your dives below or see the complete dive schedule >>
2. Visit our Dive Schedule Page to reserve and pay for your dives. For advanced dives, call Lon at 305-251-4975 to confirm eligibility.
3. Pay conveniently online or mail a check payable to Active Divers Association to Jerry Kosakowski, 298 NW 83rd Lane, Coral Springs, FL 33071!
Coral Restoration Foundation Coral Planting Day
Saturday, September 17th:
In this educational volunteer experience you'll learn how to prepare, grow, harvest, and replant corals on our reef. This full day program includes classroom training, lunch, a two-tank dive trip to the CRF coral nursery, and out-planting baby corals onto the reefs. Cost is $130 per diver, sign up now before it fills up. Click for more info or contact Lon at or 305-251-4975.
Miami Wreck (Advanced)
Cool wrecks close to home!
Sunday, September 18th:
Experience one of a kind wrecks such as jet airliner, M-60 Tanks, freighters, tugs and barges. Most are intact with penetration possible. All are surrounded by clear water and abundant marine life. Advanced criterion applies. Meet at Deco Divers at 12:00 noon.

North Tavernier
Dive the pristine waters of Tavernier.

Sunday, September 25th: Come experience the top Key Largo scuba diving sites such as Molasses Reef, Conch Wall, Davis Ledge, Horseshoe and Hens & Chickens. Here you'll find many morays, schooling tropicals, turtles, the occasional spotted eagle ray, and  unusual pillar corals Check in at Capt. Slates at noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Helen Colby

Spiegel Grove Wreck (Advanced)
Come join us for the BIG one!

Sunday, October 1st: This retired Navy transport ship was intentionally sunk  in order to create the backbone of a new coral-reef ecosystem. The Spiegel Grove is one of the largest ships ever sunk for this purpose. Advanced criterion applies. Meet at Florida Keys Dive Center at 12:00 noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Rachel Davis

Saturday, Oct 8, 2016
Who: ADA members, prospective members, family and friends.
Where: John U Lloyd State Park, Jetty Pavillion, 6503 N. Ocean Drive, Dania Beach, Florida 33004 1.5 miles north of Sheridan St. on A1A
Time: Park opens at 8:00 AM. Meet for beach dive at 9:00 AM, BBQ at noon.


Bring Your Dive gear for Sale or Swap!!
Call Lon at 305-251-4975 to sign up, deadline October 5th.

Key Largo
Great diving and tanks included!

Sunday, October 9th: Choose from a variety of dive sites including Christ of the Abyss statue, the Minnow Caves, the Elbow, Dry Rocks, Shark Reef, Snapper Ledge, and the Benwood shallow wreck - all full of fish and a variety of marine life. Depth 20-30 feet. Check in at Rainbow Reef in at MM100 at 12:00 noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Dan Baeza
For more information see our latest ADA Newsletter, The Mouthpiece. 

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