Community Outreach Program

Marine Stewardship - Scuba Evangelists

As explorers of the oceans it is also our responsibility to take good care of our planets vast bodies of water. Faced with mounting ecological pressure from the industrialized world, LeisurePro works with many nonprofit organizations to help promote a healthier eco system for our oceans & marine biology. Like ocean cleanup, coral reef preservation & revitalization projects, invasive species control, ship wreck preservation and many more.

The ocean also needs more guardians, so LeisurePro is committed to help popularize the scuba sport by sponsoring various scuba organizations, like scuba clubs, youth scuba programs, and scuba competitions.

If you feel your organization is a good fit for our vision please don't hesitate to contact Fernandp Lopez fernandol@leisurepro.com

Here is a list of organizations with LeisurePro Sponsorship. Please visit their website to learn more.


Force Blue - Be a Force Multiplier

FORCE BLUE - Sponsor a Special Operations Combat Veteran

FORCE BLUE is the only nonprofit organization in the world that provides “mission therapy” for former combat divers — individuals in whom governments around the world have invested millions to create the best possible underwater and maritime operators — by retraining, retooling and deploying them on missions of conservation, preservation and restoration. By uniting the community of Special Operations veterans with the world of marine science and conservation in one, mission-focused program, FORCE BLUE has created a model of caring, cooperation and positive change with the power to restore lives and restore the planet.

forceblueteam.org

ReefRangers

ReefRangers

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) holds a lionfish removal and awareness event, the annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day (first Saturday after Mother’s Day). Lionfish are a nonnative, invasive species that have a negative impact on Florida’s native wildlife and habitat.

reefrangers.com

Northeast Florida Lion Fish Blast

Northeast Florida Lionfish Blast

The annual tournament helps raise awareness in the community of the lionfish epedimic, removes invasive species from local waters, generates data for scientific research, and brings together the members of both the fishing and diving communities.

lionfishblast.com

New Orleans Aqua Aces Spearfishing Rodeo

New Orleans Aqua Aces Spearfishing Rodeo

Every year The New Orleans Aqua Aces Diving Club holds an annual Spearfishing Rodeo benefiting New Orleans Children’s Hospital. The Aqua Aces founded in 1961 have been raising money for this worthy cause for more than 20 years. Donations provide assistance to Children’s Hospital which is Louisiana’s only full-service hospital exclusively for Children.

aquaaces.net

DASC Annual Picnic

DASC Annual Picnic

The San Diego based Dive Animals Scuba Club is one of the oldest dive clubs in San Diego California and is unique in that they own their own dive boat that is used by members to dive the local wrecks, kelp beds, canyons, and other sites of interest.

diveanimals.com

Connecticut Dive Medical Conference

Connecticut Dive Medical Conference

The Annual Dive Medicine Conference in Danbury Connecticut is a public community education program that brings both the medical community and the diving community and offers important information on Dive Medicine, Dive Safety and Dive Training. We have Nationally and Internationally know experts as our faculty.

danburyhospital.org

Minnesota Underwater Hockey

Minnesota Underwater Hockey

Minnesota Underwater Hockey hosted the 2014 Underwater Hockey Nationals at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.

mnuwh.com

Four Lakes Scuba Club Dive Fundraiser

Four Lakes Scuba Club Dive Fundraiser

Four Lakes Scuba Club coordinates lake clean up dives for the local Madison, WI lakes during the weekend of their annual event and donate all proceeds to Diveheart.

fourlakesscubaclub.org

Grand Rapids Scuba Club

Grand Rapids Scuba Club

The Grand Rapids Scuba Club promote local, safe diving for the local area and the great lakes.

grscubaclub.com

Hawaiian Open of Spearfishing Invasive Species Tournament

Hawaiian Open of Spearfishing Invasive Species Tournament

This unique tournament requires participants to actively target invasive species not native to Hawaii’s reefs. After the tournament, edible invasive fish caught were cooked and donated to the River of Life Food Bank in downtown Honolulu.

Aquatic Explorers NY Dive Club

Aquatic Explorers NY Dive Club

The club includes many dive enthusiasts who come together to share their experiences and further their dive knowledge. The club also provides a place to find dependable dive buddies. Members also have access to the club's air shed where they can get free air any time they need it, have access to an oxygen kit that can be borrowed when needed, and get yearly free visual tank inspections.

aquaticexplorers.org

Puerto Rico Lionfish Derby

Puerto Rico Lionfish Derby

Not a traditional derby, but a research project, the study aimed to provide data that will allow the effectiveness of local lionfish removal efforts to be quantified and modeled.

lionfishpr.com

Scubaboard Invasion

Scubaboard Invasion

An annual group travel experience for ScubaBoard members.

scubaboard.com

Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Travel Show

Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Travel Show

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society sponsored scuba show began in 1999 as “Dive Into the Past” to showcase shipwreck diving, sport diving and maritime history in the Great Lakes. The show has expanded over the years to include: ocean diving, technical diving, and adventure travel.

umsatshow.org

ScubaFest

ScubaFest

ScubaFest is a consumer dive show held annually in March in Ohio.

scubafest.org

Texas A&M Race for the Reefs

Texas A&M Race for the Reefs

Race for the Reefs 3K and 5K benefits the Global Coral Reef Alliance and the Texas A&M Scuba Club.

facebook.com/tamuscuba

Wounded Warriors

Wounded Warriors

For the tenth consecutive year, Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB), industry partners, and the entire island of Bonaire welcome members of the U.S. military and their families to their home away from home from August 16 -24, 2015, to enjoy scuba diving for recreation and rehabilitation.

See video on 2014 Dive

Diveheart

Diveheart

The purpose of Diveheart is to provide and support educational scuba diving programs that are open to any child, adult or veteran with a disability, with the hope of providing both physical and psychological therapeutic value to that person.

diveheart.org

Coral Reef Alliance

Coral Reef Alliance

Leisure Pro has partnered with the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) in a joint effort to raise awareness about the dire state of the world's coral reefs.

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Dive Computer Buddy

Dive Computer Buddy

Dive Computer Buddy (aka DCbuddy) is a wireless accessory for scuba divers that allows a diver to retrieve logs from his/her dive computer using a tablet and/or a smartphone.

kickstarter.com

Shark Savers

Shark Savers

Shark Savers is dedicated to saving sharks and mantas through building awareness, education, and action.

sharksavers.org

PDRA Treasure Hunt

PDRA Treasure Hunt

The Piedmont Dive and Rescue Association (PDRA) is a nonprofit organization consisting of three quarries located throughout North Carolina. With more than 1,000 active members and over 70 instructors, the PDRA is dedicated to the training and social activities of its members.

ncpdra.org