Hoodsport 'N Dive

Full Service Dive Shop

Hoodsport 'N Dive is the only full-service dive shop right on Hood Canal in the town of Hoodsport, WA. And now our second location in Tumwater (Olympia).

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Rec-Tec-Pro Diver Training

Interested in learning to SCUBA DIVE? Advancing your diving skills? Hoodsport 'N Dive is the place to be!

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Surface Supplied-Public Safety

Interested in advancing your diving skills or the skills of your PUBLIC SAFETY dive team? Need SURFACE SUPPLIED DIVING EQUIPMENT training?

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Cylinder Training Services

Training courses for SCUBA, FIRE DEPARTMENTS, HYDROTESTERS, PAINTBALL or any other HIGH PRESSURE CYLINDERS.

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Course Description
Prerequisites
Equipment
Course Price

First Course using a Helium Mixture - Dives are to 200’ using 2 stage bottles.

Graduates are able to make dives requiring long decompression stops and needing expedition quality contingency plans. They are comfortable making advanced equipment selection and know how to configure and manage additional gear to function well on long dives in local conditions. This gear will include two sling / stage cylinders containing decompression gases. They also fully understand water behaviors dictated by use of helium in breathing mixes; are competent using complex gas management calculations and have the ability to create, manage and modify complex decompression schedules and apply them as appropriate to the dive conditions. Graduates should also be familiar with the correct procedures for using a helium / oxygen analyzer to test mixes.

This is a two day class and consists of 4 dives.

Prerequisites for this course are:

  • 18 years old.
  • Advanced Nitrox / Decompression certified (or equivalent).
  • 100 logged dives.

The following equipment is recommended to bring to the Trimix class.  It is STRONGLY advised that all Trimix students own their technical dive gear at this stage of training.  If you do not have the equipment needed it will be provided free of charge during the class. 

These items are available at Hoodsport 'N Dive and make sure to ask about our 10% discount offered to any student taking a technical class from Hoodsport 'N Dive and ETDS!

  • Dual Cylinders (with regulators)
  • 2 Stage Bottles (at least 40 cubic ft) w/regulators
  • Argon Setup
  • 50lb Lift bag with dump
  • Primary and Backup Light System
  • Dive Reel
  • 7ft Primary Regulator Hose
  • Back-up Mask
  • 2 Dive Computers

The price includes: all books and course material, registration, and diving gases.

Cost: $900

 

Payment Methods Accepted: Cash, Checks, Visa, MasterCard and PayPal.

*3% additional if using credit card

Hoodsport 'N Dive!

Interested in learning to SCUBA DIVE? Interested in advancing your diving skills or the skills of your PUBLIC SAFETY dive team? Do you need safety training utilizing SURFACE SUPPLIED DIVING EQUIPMENT? Hoodsport 'N Dive is the place to be! Our schedules are CONVENIENT. We understand that your time is valuable therefore we teach our courses during a single session, whether that session lasts 2 hours or 5 days, we stay together until the course is completed. With this style of training you do not have to return numerous times to complete a single course.

 

For all your Canal and south Sound diving needs.
TUMWATER opened weekdays
Hoodsport Location
Our Address:
PO Box 1445
24080 North Hwy 101
Hoodsport, WA 98548
(360) 877-6818
Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday - 10am to 4pm
Wednesday - Closed ( visit our TUMWATER location)
Friday - 10am to 6pm
Saturday – 9am to 5pm
Sunday – 9am to 3pm

 

Easy I-5 and Hwy 101 access – for all your Puget Sound diving needs.
Visit the HOODSPORT Store for equipment and service on weekends. 
Tumwater (Olympia) Location
Our Address:
3409 Capitol Blvd SE Tumwater, WA 98501
(360) 866-3684
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday - 10am to 7pm
SaturdayClosed for Diving (Hoodsport OPEN)
Sunday –   Closed for Diving (Hoodsport OPEN)
 
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