Unveiling of a brass plaque dedicating the second set of dive steps in memory of scuba diver Dave Cooper!
Brockville – SOS Thousand Islands Chapter added 5 more sculptures and one bottle tree to the Centeen Memorial Dive Park on Saturday morning.
Saturday’s additions bring the total of sculptures in the underwater dive park to 41.
As well there was an unveiling of a brass plaque on one of two nine-foot stone slabs that were donated by Permanent Concrete. The new plaque dedicates the new dive steps installed last year in memory of scuba diver and co-founder of Abucs Scuba, Dave Cooper.
The second set of dive steps were made possible by funds from the Dave Cooper Memorial Fund. Planned for the second stone slab will be a map of the dive park listing all the sculptures in the underwater park.
The day also feature the annual river cleanup by the local chapter between Centeen Park and the Brockville Rowing Club. It wrapped up with a BBQ courtesy of Circle K.