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Sky Diving Simulation

Date: Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Time: 7:30 - 9:30ish in 2 groups

Price: $80 includes; 2 dives, individual photos and video via a link to be sent to participants.  Video will be posted on the website, SUCI Tube and Facebook

Location: Whitby north of the 401 off Stephenson on Consumers Road

Available spots: 2 as of April 25th.

Contact person: Jaqcqueline at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Description: CUT OFF FOR REGISTRATION IS TUESDAY, April 24th. PLEASE SUBMIT PAYMENT TO Jacqueline at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  We will get situated in our groups, sign waivers, receive instruction from our coaches, gear up and then - FLY!!

If for some reason you need to arrive a wee bit later, we can also accomodate that. When not training/gearing up/flying/debriefing and gearing down, the other groups can enjoy watching people fly. 
The instructors will do an advanced flying skills demonstration at the end of each group.
We do have 2 spots left if you have any buddies/family members who would also like to participate

Please click here for the Safety Information

Please click here for information on those people weighing over 230 lbs.

iFly Toronto website is www.iflytoronto.com

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OUC's Guest Diver Program

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Non Member Guest Policy

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OUC 2017 Liability Insurance

To view the OUC 2017 Liability Insurance 11 page summary, click here

To view the OUC 2017 Liability Insurance full 45 page policy, click here

Liability Insurance is:

1- Insurance that protects you and your assets when somebody sues you for damages and or injuries you caused including death.

2- Liability settlements can render judgements in the MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

Liability Insurance is NOT:

1- Medical insurance - However OUC's insurance does reimburse others for their medical expenses if they are injured as a result of OUC member activities up to $10,000. .

2- Travel insurance

3- Theft insurance

4- Hyperbaric insurance

5- Medivac insurance

To view an easy to read Power Point presentation, please click here

While diving in Ontario, we do have medical insurance. However it is recommended and the consensus of many scuba divers that you invest in medical insurance specific to diving, especially when diving outside of Ontario.  DAN (Divers Alert Network) is the best known. You can use other medical providers.

The OUC Liability Insurance Policy is an "Occurrence" based policy. Please read the email exchange between Ron Bogart, SUCI President, and Nancy Au, VP Sports and Recreation for Pearson Dunn. They are the insurance broker. GameDay Insurance is the insurance provider.

 

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Good morning:

To follow up on this, I spoke with Nancy Au at PD this morning and posed the following question:

  • I am an instructor and a current member of the OUC policy and teach a minor (aged 14) today.
  • I then decide to retire from diving (and instructing) a year later and cease my coverage in the OUC policy.
  • The minor decides to sue me when they are 19.
  • Am I still covered?

Nancy confirmed that under the “Occurrence Based” policy you would still be covered.

If anyone wishes to speak to Nancy directly with any additional specific questions or concerns, she is quite pleased to talk to you and answer them.

Cheers, Ron

 

From: Nancy Au [mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]
Sent: Monday, November 21, 2016 9:11 AM
To: 'Ron Bogart'
Subject: RE: Ontario Underwater Council - insurance renewal

Hi Ron,

It is on an ‘occurrence basis’.  You are correct in your thoughts.

Nancy

nancy au, BBA, FCIP, RIB, CRM

vice president, sport & recreation

435 McNeilly Road, Suite 103

Stoney Creek, ON L8E 5E3

 

From: Nancy Au [mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.]
Sent: Thursday, November 24, 2016 4:36 PM
To: 'Ronald J. Bogart'
Subject: RE: Ontario Underwater Council - insurance renewal

Hi Ron,

On the first page of the policy declaration page it says (2) The ‘bodily injury or ‘property damage’ occurs during the policy period;…..   see attached.

A claims-made policy reads to indicate that the policy term to respond is the one in which the claim first becomes known and is reported to the insurer.

Let me know if you want to chat about it on the phone .

Nancy

nancy au, BBA, FCIP, RIB, CRM

vice president, sport & recreation

435 McNeilly Road, Suite 103

Stoney Creek, ON L8E 5E3

Ripley's Aquarium

                                                                                  Jazz Band at Ripley's Aquarium

Date: Friday, December 9th, 2016

Time:  7pm at the Group Ticket Counter

Cost: $24.00

Description: A Jazz night out on the town at the splendorous Ripley's Aquarium. Visit https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/. We will tour the Aquarium and listen to a live Jazz band. We will meet Heather C at the Group Ticket Counter at or before 7pm. If you arrive late, please call Heather at 416 420-0233. She will come to the counter and hand you the ticket. There is a cash bar where the Jazz band is playing. Drinks are to be consumed only in that area. We are free to roam around and visit the various aquatic life during or after we see the band. Plan at least 1 hour to tour the Aquarium. NOTE: Ripley's is taking reservations on a fisrt come basis to dive in the large tank. Only two at a time and only on Wednesday's at 3pm. Next available time slot is in June, 2017. Fee is $250 + HST. It is a guided tour with a DM. All equipment is supplied and must be used because of contaminants. You can bring your own mask. No photography is permitted.

Directions: 401 to the Don Valley south and exit at Lakeshore/Jarvis. Proceed on Lakeshore to Bremner. There is underground parking south of Ripley's Aquarium/CN Tower.

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Preferred transportation: GO train schedule for December 9th. Trains leave every 1/2 hour from the various stations. It takes about 30-35 minutes from Scarborough to get to Union Station. Fares will vary from $5.65 return for a senior and $11.30 for an adult. It is about a 10-15 minute walk from Union Station to Ripley's Aqurium.

 

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What is SCUBA gear?

What Is Scuba Gear?

Scuba diving equipment allows you to visit the underwater world by making it possible to breathe, see and move comfortably while below the surface. Gear helps you change from being a land-dweller to somewhat of an aquatic being – if only for a little while. A mask lets you see clearly. A scuba regulator and tank provide the air you need. Fins allow you to swim efficiently, and a wetsuit helps you stay warm. Whether you’re just starting as a scuba diver or you’re an experienced diver looking for new equipment, you’ll find helpful suggestions and tips in this section. Keep in mind that fit, comfort and suitability are the three most important considerations when choosing gear, but you don’t have to sacrifice color coordination and looking good. Your local PADI dive shop is a great place to get more information and assistance in finding the best scuba equipment for you.

Where Will You Use Your Scuba Gear? 

You can dive almost anywhere there’s water, and the scuba gear you use will vary slightly based on the dive environment. There are four general categories for dive equipment, but some gear fits in all categories – for example, the same mask is fine for all environments.