Join LIDA Banner Image


Welcome to LIDA Online

Home of the Long Island Divers Association

 Bookmark and Share - 2012 Diving Directory | LIDA Events

The Long Island Divers Association (LIDA) is a not-for-profit regional organization dedicated to the promotion of local diving, the representation of divers interests throughout the diving and general community, and the protection of divers rights through outreach to our local and regional government officials. We are funded by member dues and donations and the proceeds from our annual Film Festival fundraiser. LIDA is staffed completely by volunteers.

In the News

North East Divers Unite at Rye Playland
May 17, 2014

This year, we are moving our successful multi-organization conservation event a little further north, into Westchester County and the Town of Rye, We are talking about Rye Playland and its surrounding beaches, a historic landmark, and the location for this year's "North East Divers Unite" annual clean-up. The date for the 2014 North East Divers Unite Underwater/Beach Clean-Up and Clam Bake has been set for Saturday, May 17th!

This will be our 5th annual event, and we invite you to join us! More...

AquaWoman Dive 2014
Saturday, August 2

You are invited to join a great group of women for this annual LIDA tradition! We plan to dive the USS San Diego aboard the GARLOO with CAPTAIN HANK GARVIN. The USS San Diego is 80ft to the top and 110ft to the sand.

If you would like to be a part of this exciting event, please mail a completed registration form (pdf) with a check PAYABLE to LIDA to: T. Julie Cohen 141 Sycamore Circle Stony Brook NY 11790

Contact Julie at for further information. To prepare for this dive, consult your local dive shop regarding a specialty course. Download Flyer (pdf)


Weather DAN AquaWoman Links Links

Dive often, dive safe, and dive Long Island!
The world's best dive destinations are in our backyard.

Top Arrow

Last modified: April 16 2014