BREAKING: DECEMBER 2019

Congratulations to our Operations Manager, Paul Fraser, who was recently invited to become one of two representatives for the United States as a member of the new IRIA Advisory Board for the newly re-organized, International Rescue Instructors Association, IRIA.org.

 

Paul will be joining internationally recognized experts in their field and country to build and shape a new globally restructured IRIA for  2020 and beyond. Additional water rescue  professionals include: 

Adam Laurie - Canada

James Rodger - Canada

Lars Hodeovervann - Norway

Mat Caccaro – Canada

Mitch Sasser – Chile

Paul Fraser – USA

Shawn Alladio – USA

 

 

Jim Lavalley – IRIA Director

Michael Stegemann – IRIA Director

 

 

CONRGRATULATIONS TO ALL AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING INDUSTRY LEADING CHANGES VERY SOON!

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NEW 2019

10% of every boat purchase is donated to our organization.

 

Check it out!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHuXLtQKYeU  

 

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Gulf State Dive and Rescue

"Fluid training for a fluid environment"

TRAINING

 

GSDR offers multiple training classes to help get you and your team trained in many water based disciplines.

 

-Water Safety Elements for the     Workplace(c) (GSDR) including:

 Water Safety and Survivability for the   

 Work Place  

 Safety Boat Operations for the Work     

 Place (GSDR)

-Recreational SCUBA Diving  (PADI/SDI)

-Public Safety SCUBA Diving (ERDI)

-Response Boat Operations (ERDI)

-Rescue Boat Operator Level III (IRIA)


-Rescue Diver (PADI / SDI)


-Rescue Swimmer (ERDI)


-Swift Water/Flood Rescue Technician   

  (IRIA) (ERDI)


-Quick Rescue Diver (GSDR)

PADI = Professional Association of Dive Instructors

IRIA = International Rescue Instructor Association 

ERDI = Emergency Response Diving International 

SDI = Scuba Diving International 

If you are interested in getting your team or yourself trained, click below, choose and schedule your classes or request to host your own classes.

COMMUNITY 

Part of what we do at GSDR is community programs and even emergency response to disasters (i.e . hurricanes, floods, etc.)

Some recent examples Include: 

-Hurricane Florence, Nichols, SC

- Hurricane Harvey,  Vidor,  TX

- kiDz iN Da poOl (tm)

- Tangipahoa Parish, Residential Flood Rescue Exercise

- St Tammany Parish Sheriffs Department hosted  Polar Plunge Fund raiser for the Louisiana Special Olympics

Previous deployment history of our team members include: 

Hurricanes: Georges, Danny, Katrina, Rita, Gustave, Ike, Isaac and Harvey as well as search and recovery missions as far back  as 2004 for local agencies  such as: New Orleans Fire Department, New Orleans Harbor Police, New Orleans, LA EOC and US Navy, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and several more. 

If you would like to learn more or help with future or current events please click the "More info" button below!

If we are on a mission that you are currently watching in real time, you may offer assistance by TEXTING    

   "Mission Assistance - XXXX"         (XXXXX = Fuel, food, water, manpower,  vessels, resources)

        

to 504-362-5731

Example: "Mission Assistance- FUEL" 

 

 

Can you help?

If you can help us help the community please navigate to our "Want to get involved?" page here! Or take a short cut and click the donate button below or fill out the form to discuss volunteering options!

 

2000- Present

2017- Present

2006-2009

2018-Present    

2017-Present

2004-2017 as Regional Director

To schedule a meeting at the office with our Operations Manager, Paul Fraser, please call or text "meet me" to 504-382-1097 someone will call you right back!

AVAILABLE  BY APPOINTMENT - SAT, SUN  and MON

Tues- Fri 11a-6pm,

Closed from 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Mailing Address

400 Lapalco Blvd. #308 

Gretna, Louisiana 70056

 

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