Make plans to attend the annual General Assembly meeting on Sunday, October 19, 2014, at American Quarry.  Elections will be held at that time.  The following are the candidates for each respective office:  President (two-year term) (Tim Klima), Secretary (two-year term) (Lisa Garrison); Directors - North (J.D. Emerson), Central (Tim Stafford), South (Barry Moore) (three-year terms).  A free lunch will be served for all PDRA members.  More details about the lunch will be announced at a later date.  Please come spend the day by doing some diving, checking out the new meeting building, by having lunch, and attending the General Assembly meeting.  We look forward to seeing you there! 


          If you are unable to attend the General Assembly meeting on Sunday, October 19, 2014, and still wish to participate in the election of officers and members of the Board of Directors, you may do so by filling out and mailing in your absentee ballot.  Click on the following links Instructions for Voting by Absentee Ballot-2014 and PDRA Official Absentee Ballot-2014 in order to receive an Absentee Ballot.  Please note Absentee Ballots MUST BE postmarked no later than October 11, 2014, to be eligible to be counted. 

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         The new meeting building at American Quarry is almost finished!  The General Assembly meeting to be held October 19, 2014, will be held here.  Please come out to see what the Officers and Board of Directors have had in the works and are seeing come to completion.  Thanks to Jerry Sliker for this picture (and more to come).

American New Building 3

NEW PDRA EMAIL ADDRESS:  pdra1963@gmail.com 

If you have a problem using the webpage or If you need assistance call: Lisa Garrison @ 828-310-6760 or email pdra1963@gmail.com.


      The PDRA is home to more than 1300 members through out  North Carolina, Virginia and South Carolina which consists of individuals and families that are serious about diving safety and having fun. Instructional and recreational scuba and skin diving is made available through several PDRA-owned quarries. Each facility provides changing areas (trailers or buildings), picnic shelters with tables, sanitation facilities, easy entry areas with ample parking and other amenities. Membership into the PDRA is available directly from PDRA by accessing the Membership link for information about joining. The PDRA always welcomes new members!