Herts Dive Club are proud to be the ONLY approved PADI Recreational Dive Facility in Hertfordshire.
PADI Recreational Facilities operate a business with a body of water that can be used for recreational snorkelling or scuba diving, or offer PADI courses through established health clubs, purpose-built scuba diving facilities, or similar recreational facilities.
PADI Recreational Facilities cater to local recreational scuba diving businesses, recreational divers and snorkelers while providing dive support services, such as gas fills, dive equipment rental and repair and underwater scuba training platforms.
WHERE DO WE MEET?
HDC club nights
Hatfield Swim Centre
When?: Every Tuesday
Time: from 7:30pm
Pool time: 9:00pm – 10:00pm.
WHAT DO WE DO?
In addition, there are also informal gatherings on an ad hoc basis throughout the year at various locations so make sure you check the site regularly.
Not qualified yet? No problem. We are a social group as much as a diving group and we run a variety of courses throughout the year to get you in the water and having fun. We also organise a wide variety of club dives throughout the season, aimed at both newly qualified and ‘out-of-practice’ divers, as well as more experienced divers.
The ‘orientation’ dives for the newly qualified are intended to provide an enjoyable and stress free way of gaining experience and working your way up to more challenging dives.
Other more challenging ‘club’ dives are arranged for experienced divers. Locations include Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Wales, Scotland and many other UK locations.
There are usually two or three trips to more exotic locations abroad organised by. This gives members a chance to treat themselves to some sun and warm water.
So if you're looking for a friendly diving club with a good diving and social calendar or just want the opportunity to get in the water - come along on our club night and check us out.
So if you’re looking for a friendly diving club with a good diving and social calendar or just want the opportunity to get in the water – come along on our club night and check us out.
Just wanted to say very quickly how awesome last night was, had a lot of fun with Bruce and Kath on the DSD! - Definitely considering my open water. Would recommend this taster to anyone thinking about diving!
Thanks for arranging the opportunity to experience Scuba, I really enjoyed yesterday and Bruce was terrific. Can I put my name forward for the 5 week open dive course starting in September?
I was just looking into booking our scuba diving in Greece and reflecting on the Stoney weekend when it occurred to me I didn't thank you in writing for taking Daisianne and I through the open water course. So I just wanted to say thanks - I know you and Alan are volunteers but also a lot of other people gave up their time that weekend to help us and were all really supportive and understood how tough it was in places. You have a good team there, so thanks and hopefully we will be in touch about future courses etc at some point.
Just a note to thank you for the SCUBA intro on Tuesday, we all thoroughly enjoyed the session and will be coming back to you in the very near future to begin the certification process.
Good afternoon Steve, thank you for your recent emails and the prompt issue of the temp open water card.
I am planning on joining the club starting from the 1st October. I will return the application form and set up the payment in the next couple of weeks. Once again a big thanks to you and your team for the passed few weeks in guiding us towards achieving our open water qualification. Your professional and approachable manor have helped make this course very enjoyable.
I look forward to gaining the advance diver qualification in the new year with Herts Dive Club.
So yesterday I completed my 4 open water dives down to 18m. All I can say it that compared to all the other students that I was with it was blatantly obvious that you guys do a brilliant job. The people I were with had also recently completed their confined water stuff but it was clear that the training they had was no where near the same level.
Thanks again to all he team and HDC and I look forward to becoming a member as soon as I'm back in the uk.
Here is a couple of pics. Ignore the dates! Forgot to set my camera up properly!