AUGUST 12, 2015 –

LIFEWATERS is proud to announce that it has received a Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

LIFEWATERS will use the grant to train paralyzed veterans and civilians in scuba diving.

Save the Date: May 3, 2016

 

On Tuesday, May 3, be part of Give STL Day and make a difference in St. Louis!

 

The St. Louis Community Foundation is once again joining hundreds of community foundations    including LifeWaters across the country for the biggest day of giving in history.

 

 

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ARE YOU READY FOR ADVENTURE?

We offer the perfect mix of adventure, training and

learning to make this the dive of your life.

OWLEARN2DIVE

Mermet Springs

2 days of diving
4 -6 min dives

Basic certificate/Training

14yrs +

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atlanta DIVE

Georgia Aquarium Immersion Dive

Veteran Dive
Dive and Admission to Aquarium covered by grant

Spring / Fall

Family Welcomed

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Cozumel DIVE

989$/Per Person +Airfare+Marine Park fees

739$/Per Person + Airfare

All Inclusive

10 dives

Video of the dive

Dive Buddies provided

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joe jackson

LW's has changed my life and allowed me to see how many other things I can accomplish.  Thank you for letting me be apart of your family of divers.  See you in Cozumel in 2015!!!

LifeWaters Diver

SCI Quad Diver

joey avellone

It's the coolest thing to be able to scuba dive as Quadriplegic. I have traveled to Cozumel and just had a great dive at the Atlanta Georgia Aquarium all because of LifeWaters great dive team of volunteers. Cant wait to dive in 2015

Served in the US Marine Corp\LifeWaters Diver

SCI Quad Diver

charley "tuna" wright

I am so proud to have to opportunity to share the love of water to so many others.  I truly believe we are making lives better every day.

SCI Recreation Therapist\Adaptive Scuba Instr., Founder or LIfeWaters

carpe divem

keep up to date about dive news including information on the latest education, equipment, training, dive sites, local dive info, travel for wheelchair users or others who might need assistance when traveling.

Jody paniagua

As LifeWaters original dive team members from  early 2004, I am continually amazed by how much we make a impact on the lives of our divers

 SCI Physical Therapist\LifeWaters Dive Team

wheelchair traveling BY JESSIE HATFIELD SCI PARA/LIFEWATERS DIVER

Peaceful, serene, other worldy. You know, all those cliché terms people throw around. They are all true and yet do not begin to describe the experience I had SCUBA diving. ....

Lifewaters to launch new website in weeks

We are excited to announce that our new website with more detailed information on training and buddy training is about to launch..  A big shout out to all our volunteers.."Thank you for your continued support"

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WHO ARE WE?

LifeWaters program is designed to help improve the lives of our disabled Veterans by offering discover scuba and scuba certifications through Scuba Diving International (SDI) (Scubility Program) as part of recreational water therapy. The program is run by dedicated staff volunteers to include SCI therapists, doctors, nurses, veterans and civilians who are passionate about helping our Veterans in the sport of diving.

in their own words

CHeck out our next dive EXPERIENCES

"From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders.  He is bolted to earth.  But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free."  JC

DONT WAIT TO EXPLORE THE SEA             check out our lifewaters newsletter

LEARN 2 DIVE

The SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course is designed to give you the necessary skills to safely conduct open water dives. This course is the key to start exploring dive destinations around the globe or even in your backyard.

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The Ocean is our  lifeline

LifeWaters is a 501 (c)(3) organization which promotes independence, inclusion, adventure, and healing for Veterans and Civilians with mobility impairments by providing camaraderie, training, and certification in adaptive scuba diving for divers and buddies.

Lw's dive Team training

LifeWaters Dive Buddy course provides more than the typical book learning,  LW"s  goes beyond the required training with a fun sense of learning and helps dive buddies to learn from actual disabled divers during pool and open water sessions.

scubility dive program

Designed to give physically disabled divers the necessary skills and techniques used to conduct open water dives in conditions similar to their training without the direct supervision of a SDI Scubility Instructor.

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LIFEWATERS DIVE TEAM BUDDY TRAINING/INSTRUCTOR CROSS OVER

Coming this fall at St. Louis MO and Mermet Springs for the open water portion Dates and prices will post here soon..

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THE DIVE GALLERY

We are currently updating our videos

more to come soon.

donate TODAY

By donating to LifeWaters, you give the gift of the ocean to others who would never have the chance to see a glimpse of the other 71% of the world

CONTACT US?

Email us directly info@lifewaters.org

or call us at 314-326-0419.

 If you need our mailing address:

4725 Green Park Rd. St. Louis, MO 63123

Want to join Lifewaters Dive team?

Email us directly volunteer@lifewaters.org

or call us at 314-326-0419.

 
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