Thursday, November 29, 2012

The NEW Ocean Sports Dive Shop owners in Old Town Lompoc, CA are thankful for...

the best mix of Scuba Diving, Freediving, UW Photography, Spearfishing, Dive Travel, Fun, Family and Friends taking in the amazing adventures of the ocean through our Dive Shop in Lompoc, CA.

our awesome new Dive Shop built by sheer will & determination, 2000% Hard Work, the love of diving & relentless support from our families to make possible what we are today: Loving what We DO! 

dedicated and wildly fun student divers who braved the elements to finish their private PADI Open Water Class before having to leave back up to their home in Mendocino County.

our Dive Family, Friends, new Divers, Freedivers, Kayakers, and Explorers alike who made our 3rd Annual Ocean Sports Catalina Dive Trip a huge success with FUN, EXCITEMENT & great FOOD!  

adventurous PADI Junior Open Water Students getting scuba certified with us to join the ranks in their Family of divers who will all be diving together soon in Hawaii on their Vacation!

the new Freediving/Spearfishing section in our Shop full of everything you could hope for!

groups of family & friends that encourage each other to try something new at our Discover Scuba Class where you get to experience scuba diving in an indoor heated pool for just $25!  

venturesome couples who get PADI Scuba certified at our shop and have a great time with us and eachother during the process! Now they can go diving anywhere in the world, like Hungary!!

the wonderful, amazing Lompoc Aquatic Center & all it's staff for making our Pool Lessons possible! 

excellent visibility (from 40-100ft) for our 2012 Catalina Island Dive Trip!

three generations of Lompoc Dive Shop owners and PADI SCUBA Instructors at our Grand Opening July 22, 2012! Thank you Phil (middle) so much for paving the way by opening the first dive shop in Lompoc the 1970's, in the very same building where we are now! And thank you Ron (left) so much for helping teach us the business of running a dive shop!! :) And thank you Shaun (right) for continuing this legacy in Lompoc of amazing Divers, Instructors, Underwater Hunters and Businessman. 

the Lompoc Dive Club for participating in so many community events and diving events, including our very first official Fii Level 1 Freediving Class!  

the Vandenberg Aqualliers Dive Club for their work on base welcoming divers, their families, and showing them how great the local diving and underwater hunting can be! 

one of our very first Open Water Students in Lompoc becoming an avid diver and spearfisherman under Shaun's teaching, resulting in fresh seafood and a great dive buddy! 

students from Lompoc High School and Cabrillo High School choosing our Dive Shop's certification courses as the subject of their Senior Projects. We have such a great time helping them!!

Moms and Daughters who start their Scuba certification classes together, nurturing dreams of becoming a Marine Biologist some day and inspiring their friends and family to do the same! 

the awesome bond and experience that's created when families get certified together, travel to new places together, and scuba dive together!! Wonderful memories in the making every time!

the Dive Industry and its amazing technology that has produced such high quality Dive Equipment Companies for us to choose the best from!

the wonderful Dive Equipment Companies that donated to our Grand Opening Raffle, making our day such a huge success and giving our divers some great prizes like this Akona Dive Bag & Franko Map!!

enthusiastic divers from the 80's who re-take the scuba certification course to learn all the new cool technolongy scuba diving has to offer now in the way of recreation and safety!

friends trying on scuba equipment for the first time, loving it, and signing up immediately for their Open Water Scuba Cert Class together! Awesome dive buddies in the making!!

our first official Fii Level I Freediving Class taught by Dan Silveira and all the students we got to fill it! Dan was such an exemplary instructor & we were so impressed with all of our divers!!

totally awesome OMER Camo Freediving and Spearfishing gear like what Dan was sporting in the ocean portion of our Freediving Class.

more awesome OMER gear like this Black Moon wetsuit that one of our very cool Open Water Students just got SCUBA certified in that she also uses for freediving and spearfishing, of course!!  

more and more girls getting SCUBA certified! Each of these girls got certified to go travel and dive some of the world's most beautiful places in Puerto Rico, Thailand, Mexico, and the Bahamas!!

Underwater Photography & California Diving! Each time you go for a dive whether it's off the beach or out at the Channel Islands you never know what amazing new things you're going to come across!

marvelous families coming to us to get scuba certified together! Taking their time becoming the best dive buddies possible, starting in the classroom, at the pool lessons and then out in the Ocean! :)

 each one of our students that joins our Dive Family, fresh out of the water and always so overjoyed to be scuba certified! It's a great moment for all of us to be proud and delighted!! :) 

animated groups of our dive students who are as equally high-spirited with their own recent scuba certification as they are of the whole group's success and fun in completing the course together! :)

our experienced divers and their families taking advantage of the great weather and excellent diving we had on our 2012 Catalina Island Dive Trip! We had such a wonderful time with everyone there!!    

our divers w/their friends and family having a total blast together on our 2012 Catalina Island Dive Trip! This is why we do this trip, for everyone to have as much fun as we always do there!   

unforgettable times like these for us that we want to help create for everyone who walks through our Dive Shop door that are just as amazing and memorable for you! =) 

Hilary (right) from Two Harbors Dive Shop on Catalina Island for hiring both Shaun (middle) and myself (left), Kimberly, giving us our very first jobs in the Dive Industry! Then introducing us to eachother at the famed Buccaneer Days Festival sparking not only our future careers but our amazing relationship!!!! And you always treat our Dive Groups the Best!! :) Thank You Hilary!!! 

THANKS to everyone from Shaun & Kimberly at the NEW
Ocean Sports Scuba & Freediving
117 1/2 South H Street
in Old Town Lompoc
(805) 944-8522