The Scuba4Good Partner Program
Proceeds from Scuba4Good fund raising events are used to promote safe adaptive diving in South Florida and our partners are an integral part of our mission. The program consists of 3 initiatives that are open to all organizations that support adaptive diving, including dive shops, charter operators and non-profits. Approved partners are eligible to participate in all 3 initiatives. Register Now
- Discover Scuba Events at Coral Ridge Yacht Club – Gold Coast Scuba and the Coral Ridge Yacht Club Sailing and Watersports Foundation host a monthly Discover Scuba Event (DSE) where adaptive scuba is introduced to both participants, volunteers, adaptive divers and adaptive buddies. The events are free and open to anyone with an interest in adaptive diving. Adaptive divers and adaptive buddies must register in advance for DSEs. For more information visit our Events page.
- Adaptive Diving Scholarships – Scholarships to train adaptive divers and adaptive buddies are available to all organizations that support adaptive diving. Approved partner organizations are eligible for Scholarships of up to $700 for adaptive divers and up to $500 for adaptive buddies. To apply for a scholarship please register as a Scuba4Good Partner below.
- Subsidized Diving – A typical adaptive dive team usually consists of an adaptive diver and 2 adaptive buddies. Approved partner organizations may apply to be reimbursed for up to 50% of the scuba charter costs per adaptive dive team. To apply for subsidized diving please register as a Scuba4Good Partner below.
Diveheart is a nonprofit tax-exempt 501C(3) volunteer driven organization who’s mission is to build confidence, independence and self esteem in children, veterans and others with disabilities using zero gravity, adaptive scuba and scuba therapy. Diveheart has discovered that the forgiving, weightless wonder of the water column provides the perfect gravity-free environment for those who might otherwise struggle on land.
Therapeutic Scuba Institute (TSI)
The Therapeutic Scuba Institute (TSI) is on a mission to bring the adaptive scuba community together through training, education, scuba experiences, therapy and research. We support all adaptive scuba organizations and hope to serve as a resource platform providing meaningful information to this community.
Service Members Undertaking Disabled Sports (SUDS)
SUDS is a multi-sport organization working with Disabled Veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Our non-profit was started in 2007 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. We use adaptive/adventure sports to keep the Veterans in our program active, engaged and to help with their rehabilitation. Some of the sports we offer are: scuba, mountain biking, rock climbing, canyoneering, backpacking, whitewater rafting, snow skiing, etc.
Gold Coast Scuba
Gold Coast Scuba is a PADI 5 Star Rated dive shop in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida. Most of the Gold Coast instructors are Diveheart certified buddies and they are instrumental in the success of the Scuba4Good DSE program at the Coral Ridge Yacht Club.