Dive Beach DDA Dhahran Dive AssociationEven though you do not have to join a dive club to be able to dive in Saudi Arabia, there are many benefits to joining an organized dive club.

Some of the benefits a DDA Regular Membership provides are:

  • Organized Dive Trips
  • Wonderful Functions and Events
  • Access to training at the pool and DDA Dive Beach
  • Free Air Fills
  • Equipment Rental

Our Membership period runs from January 1st until December 31st of the same year.

Join Online for Regular & Trainee Members (see instructions below).

Regular Membership

Regular Membership DDA Dhahran Dive AssociationThe DDA is open to all Saudi Aramco employees GC11+ and dependents who are certified scuba/skin divers.

To Join the DDA:

  • Fill in theĀ  2015 DDA Membership Form and bring it along with all the membership fee and listed requirements (second page of the form) to the any DDA Dinner Meeting, typically held on the last Monday of each month.
  • Allow approximately a week for processing and you Membership Card will be mailed to the address provided in your application.

DDA Membership Fees are as follows:

  • SAR 120 for a single Regular Membership
  • SAR 300 for a Family Membership (all members must be certified divers)
  • SAR 120 for a Trainee Membership

Those not holding GC11+ camp privileges may still join the DDA. The form is the same but it must be submitted to the Dhahran Recreation Department for approval with the following items for processing:

  • A color photocopy of your 11+ privileges card
  • A color photocopy of both sides of your Certification Card
  • A color passport photo

When the form is signed by the Recreation Department you may submit it to the Membership Director with the applicable fees.

Trainee Membership

Trainee Membership DDA Dhahran Dive AssociationNon-certified divers-in-training by a DDA Instructor may be able to join the DDA as a Trainee by having their Instructor fill in the 2015 DDA Trainee Membership Form.

  • Please submit to the DDA Instructor you selected all the relevant information and membership fee, the Instructor will submit the form to a Membership Director for processing.
  • Allow approximately a week for processing and you Trainee Membership Card will be mailed to the address provided in your application.

A Trainee Membership is required in order to access the DDA Dive Beach and the pool with your DDA Instructor.

All the Regular Membership benefits apply but the DDA Dive Beach may only be accessed by Trainees when they are with their DDA Instructors.

A Trainee will be granted a Regular Membership during the Trainee Membership period when they have attained certification and submitted the remaining documentation.