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Miracle Waters Dive-a-thon for HSASA
9th March 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11th March 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Normalair Underwater Club will be joining the Handicapped Scuba Association SA for their dive-a-thon in March – book your spot today!
Handicapped Scuba Association SA is hosting a 50 hour dive-a-thon from the 9-11th March 2018 at Miracle Waters near Brits. There have to be at least 2 divers or more under the water at the same time for the every hour. The diving will take place in relay style. We aim to book and sell a 1000 dive-slots and we need each and every diver to help us in this fundraising endeavour. We will not be able to do this on our own.
Its going to be a fun-filled weekend with still lovely weather.
We aim to raise funds to train new disabled people on how to dive as well as plan diving trips for 2018.
One hour dive slot costs R150 per person and includes the use of diving gear – if you dont have your own. If you have your own gear, please bring it with as HSASA has limited gear. Sponsored dive slots are also welcome – there will be someone to dive it on your behalf.
You can pay your dive-slots into the following account:
Handicapped Scuba Association SA
Bank : Absa
Type of account : Cheque
Account nr : 4083663706
Branch code : 632005
Reference : “name” and “diveslot/s”
Proof of payment : firstname.lastname@example.org
Please make your booking by emailing Melissa at: email@example.com
Scuba Diving has a great rehabilitative effect on people living with disabilities – so great, that it restores their self-confidence and human dignity, as well as gives them a new perspective in life. After being trained on how to scuba dive, they do not only gain new skills in recreational diving, but they also meet new long-lasting friends and have a sense of belonging. Scuba diving opens up a new world to disabled people, who thought that their lives are over. After being trained, the disabled divers start to live more adventurously and live their lives to the full.
When diving (and with the help of their dive buddies), the physically challenged and wheelchair bound people, get the opportunity to be free from gravity for approximately 50 minutes (duration of a dive) and are able to move as freely as they like. These disabled people’s outlook on life, are permanently changed.
People with various disabilities, ranging from: spina bifida, hearing loss, amputees, paraplegics, quadriplegics, muscular dystrophy, sight impairment, hemiplegics, cerebral palsy, cognitive disability and locked-in syndrome, are all trained.
Please – we need YOU!!!
Will you also please be so kind as to share our event with friends and family!!
Looking forward to having you all there!!!
Thank you so much!!!
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