Feb 26, 2021 Mardi Gras Mermaid Masquerade Swim Party

Need a Parent’s Night Out for the upcoming Mardi Gras Season?  Come bring your kids to Gigglin’ Marlin for some FUN!

6 pm- 10 pm on Friday, February 26th – NEW DATE!!!

Drop off your kids to watch a movie, craft, snacks and swim with a Mardi Gras Mermaid!

$35/child

Sibling Discount! $5 Off for each additional sibling!

or Call Gigglin’ Marlin to register!

 

November 10 2021 Zoo Presentation at Marlin Dive Team Meeting

Join us at at Gigglin’ Marlin for our Houston Zoo Presentation from the professionals that work in the Aquarium and Sealion Exhibit!

November 10th at 630pm

Animal Facts on Sealions
Scientific Name: Zalophus californianus
Range: West coast of North America
Location in the Zoo: The sea lion habitat is near the front entrance of the zoo.
Cool Animal Fact: Sea lions can slow their heart rate to stay submerged for 15-20 minutes.

Technical Diving Courses

October 13th 2021 Tech, Wreck, & Rebreather Diving

October 13th 2021

Join us for an exciting evening of Technical Talk with Bill & Tonya!  Have you wanted to take your dive experience to the next level?  Doubles, Stages and Decompression Diving! Here’s your opportunity to ask all those questions about how to do it.  Whether to master a new skill or to learn about what it takes to work in the field, you can’t miss this!  From Intro to Tech, Sidemount to Rebreather Diving!

Come and see and meet a new dive buddy!

6:30 pm – Meet at the Dive Shop for snacks and drinks

7pm – Speakers

August 4th 2021 Moody Gardens Volunteering Opportunities at the Marlin Dive Team Meeting

Wednesday August 4th

Come learn about volunteering to dive at the Moody Gardens aquarium!  Moody Gardens, in Galveston, “relies on volunteers to support our staff and mission of providing an educational destination utilizing nature in the advancement of rehabilitation, conservation, recreation and research.”  One of their volunteer reps will be here to answer any questions you have about how to apply and all the cool things you get to do!

 

March 24th 2021 U/W Photography and Videography 2021

Our own Mathis Weatherall will be presenting an intro to underwater imaging!

About this Event

The presentation this month is on Underwater Photography and Videography!  Our own Mathis Weatherall will be presenting an intro to underwater imaging and will include general shooting tips, subjects, lighting, equipment, and more! If you currently enjoy creating underwater images or videos or if you are thinking about getting involved, this will be a fun presentation for you.

We will also be giving away some fun and cool prizes! Come out and join in on the fun! This event is at Gigglin’ Marlin Dive and Swim.  Lite Bites will be served. Please RSVP so we can plan for you. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uw-photography-and-videography-2021-tickets-136342079831

(Photos courtesy of Weatherall Photo http://weatherallphoto.com/ )

April 14th 2021 Freediving and Spearfishing

 

 

MDT Spearfishing and Freediving Presentations

About this Event

Join us for our monthly dive club social at Gigglin’ Marlin Divers. This month we will hear from some resident experts on freediving and spearfishing.  We look forward to seeing you!

The meeting will be at Gigglin’ Marlin Dive and Swim at 6:30pm, presentation starts at 7pm.  If you are not a member of our dive club, no problem . . .come out and join us anyway!  Make some new dive buddies or see some old ones.  Lite Bites provided and of course we will also be giving away cool prizes!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/freediving-and-spearfishing-2021-tickets-136342551241

Feb 24th 2021 Travel Night at Marlin Dive Team Meeting

Get back into travel! Tonya will present amazing dive destinations lined up for 2021!

About this Event

Plan your next dive adventure! Find out about the amazing dive destinations lined up for 2021 and beyond. We will share information about each destination (best known for, type of diving, what to expect, etc). This will be a great way to hear about destination options to help you decide what is best for you. Even if you are not sure about a dive trip this year, this is a great way to learn about the options available to you. See you there!

RSVP https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-travel-night-tickets-136341245335

Check out our travel page for the basic information:

June 2nd 2021 Scubability Program

Join us to find out more about Scubability and how you can help others.

About this Event

Have you wanted to take your dive experience to the next level?  Here’s your opportunity.

LifeWaters is a St.Louis based organization and program that is designed to help improve the lives of our Veterans, First Responders, and Civilians including those with mobility impairments. Lifewaters offers discover scuba and scuba certifications through Scuba Diving International (SDI) (Scubility Program) as part of recreational water therapy. Learn how you can be apart of this amazing organization.

Mixer starts at 6:30 with meeting starting at 7:00pm.

RSVP https://www.eventbrite.com/e/scubability-program-tickets-136343973495

July 14th 2021 NOAA – Flower Gardens through the eyes of NOAA for Marlin Dive Team Meeting

Wednesday 7-14-21

 

Join us for our monthly dive club social and hear a presentation from Kelly Drinnen at NOAA. She will provide an interesting overview of our Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. It will be great to hear her perspective and about NOAA initiatives related to this amazing resource right off our Texas coast. We will meet at Gigglin’ Marlin Dive & Swim at 6:30 and the presentation starts at 7pm.  If you are NOT a dive club member, no problem! It’s easy to join and you can do so at this event. See you there!