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The Date for the 2021 UMSAT Show!!

April 8. 9, 10, 2021

Thursday, 7:00 PM CDT
Friday 7:00 PM CDT
Saturday, 1:00 PM CDT

There will be one speaker each night 
starting at 7:00 PM

Saturday will have two speakers and a Virtual Social event 
starting at 5:30 PM and going to when ever.....

Meet and Greet  the speakers

Virtual Zoom Social Hour Event 
Thursday Evening after the Speaker
Saturday afternoon after the Speakers

For more information about the Speaker Lineup and General UMSAT Show, and purchasing your tickets for the Webinar, please visit

If you are interested in joining or us for the UMSAT Show Planning Committee, or need to contact us, please email us at

Or, contact Mary Lillemo "Show Chairperson" at or Phil Kerber, "President", at

We are always looking for speakers that would like to present a great topic about their scuba diving or adventure travel experiences.

Please let us know if you, or anyone you know, would like to be a star and speak at a future UMSAT Show!

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GLSPS Project & UMSAT Show Sponsors

Air Down There Scuba offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. Required to show GLSPS Membership Card! 
Thank you, Scott and Tracy!


Aquaventure Dive and Photo Center offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. You will be required to show your GLSPS Membership Card.  They have also loaned us a GoPro HD video camera for a few projects. Thank you, Steve and Jolene!

Videos produced by Steve at Aquaventure Dive and Photo Center filmed in Lake Michigan on a Milwaukee charter trip. Click on their above logo for information to join them on a charter to visit these shipwrecks.
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Scuba Center offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. Required to show GLSPS Membership Card! 
Thank you, Tom Benson and John Avery!
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Emergency First Response - First Aid - CPR - AED & O2 Class

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 6:00 PM until 9:30 PM
Lund's Byerly's Community Room / Ridgedale
Lund's Ridgedale MN
13081 Ridgedale Dr
Minnetonka, MN  55305

Additional Info:
Phil Kerber
Registration is required
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event
All participants are required to be at the location by 6:00 PM. Payments by credit card need to be paid in advance. (CC is our preference). Please bring payment by check or cash if you haven't paid in advance. No Prerequisites are required for this class. No First Aid Book is required at this time. A quick reference card will be distributed at the class, which is part of your Fees. Instructor is Scott Wemyss from Air Down There Scuba. If you have any questions for him his phone number is 651-482-0977.
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Emergency First Response Class

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 6:00 to 9:30 PM.
Location - Ridgedale Lund's - Byerly's Wayzata MN

This class is an every other year class sponsored by the GLSPS.  The class is a custom designed class in collaboration with the GLSPS and Scott Wemyss (Main Instructor) from Air Down There Scuba. The class will be held at the Lund's Community Room at the Lund's - Byerly's Ridgedale MN on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 6:00 to 9:30 PM.

A fee of $75.00 covers both First Aid, CPR, AED and the O2 training.  With the fee, which is $75.00, you will receive a PADI First Aid certification card and a separate SDI O2 certification card.  You will also receive a Quick Reference Guide on a card during the class and two certification cards.  One with the First Responder and the other with the O2 Certification.  This is all part of the class fee.

Every time the class is offered it gets that much better! 

The class is a very informative class and here are the subjects (including many other detailed subjects) that will be covered:

1. First Aid assessment and treatment for injuries sustained by an accident
2. CPR assessment and the proper procedures to perform CPR
3. The proper use of the AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)
4. Oxygen assessment, application with bags and positive pressure ventilators and will be touching a little on restricted airways.
5. Proper backboard procedures.
6. Proper rescue procedures for a drowning diver onshore and or from a boat.
7. Lightly discussing real in and out of water rescue, from shore and or a boat.
8. Light discussion on DCS symptoms to watch for, treatment and transport. 

These and many more real world scenarios will be discussed, and simulated and practiced at the class, if applicable.

If interested in the Certification or re-certification, please register for the class by clicking on the "Register Button" above.
After you register, you will be receiving a confirmation from the GLSPS.  Please print your copy to prove payment to Scott from Air Down There Scuba. A review and practice on Anne and Andy (practice dummies) during the class.

You will be receiving two certification cards for all the above procedures after you have practiced these procedures, are comfortable and ready to use them on a real live patient.

You will be pleasantly surprised on how much more you will learn or, don't know about saving someones life or a loved one.

If you have any questions about the class, please give Scott or Tracy a call at 651-482-0977 or by email at

See you at the class.

GLSPS Board of Directors