Freediver Courses in Pennsylvania with Freedive NYC


Instructor Info:

Your PFI Freediver Instructor is Dana Beck-Harder of Freedive NYC.

Contact her at:
Phone: 917-349-0839 

Upcoming Courses

Location Info

Classroom Sessions

Class sessions will be held at Lehigh Valley Dive Center 231 Nazareth Pike, Bethlehem, PA 18020

Pool Sessions

Dutch Springs 4733 Hanoverville Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18020

Open water Training

The open water training well be at Dutch Springs 4733 Hanoverville Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18020

*Course fee does not include $28 entry to Dutch Springs

Equipment Requirements

  • Wetsuit (preferably freediving specific, 5mm is ideal for Dutch)
  • Low Volume Mask
  • Simple J Snorkel
  • Long Blade Fins (scuba fins are fine if you don’t have freediving fins)
  • Rubber Weight Belt
  • Flat Lead Weights (in small 1-2 lb amounts, 6-8 lbs in total)
  • Waterproof sandals or dive socks (rocky entry is a bit rough on the feet)

Check out general gear recommendations.

Clinic Schedule

The following schedule is subject to change. The course starts right on time each day. Please arrive ready to start class. Full course payment is due at this time.

Day 1:

9:00AM – 1:00PM – Classroom session at Lehigh Valley Dive Center ( located at 231 Nazareth Pike (Route 191 N) in Bethlehem, PA. It is just up the road from Dutch Springs.

1:30-4:30PM – Dutch Springs for in-water skills

* Please bring a pen, your manual, plenty of water, a light snack, a towel, $28 for admission to the quarry and your gear *

Day 2:

9:00AM – 11AM- Meet at Dutch Springs for Mental Preparation, Equalizing, Warm-Up

11AM-4:30PM – Depth Diving, Skills and Wreck Diving

* Please bring water, a light snack, a towel, $28 for admission and your gear *

Upcoming Courses