Benton County Dive Team to Host Public Diver Survival Course


BENTONVILLE, Ark. — The Benton County Dive Team will host a a Public Safety Diver Survival Course the mornings of July 22 and 23 at the Melvin Ford Aquatics Center in Bentonville. 

Public safety diving is the kind done by divers who work with law enforcement as a part of rescue teams, conducting underwater searches and recovery dives, according to the Professional Association of Diving Instructors. 

This course is intended to equip public safety divers with the tools necessary to reduce panic when in dangerous or stressful situations beneath the water. 

The courses being offered are open to all public safety members throughout the country. 

The courses will begin Saturday and Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. The Melvin Ford Aquatics Center is located at 2000 NE Memorial Park Square in Bentonville. 

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