Calendar of Events

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At Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure, we’re more than an outdoor retail store. We strive to educate our customers about the pursuits and gear they are interested in, and our experienced staff is ready to outfit them so they can explore fabulous Florida and beyond.

All Our Shops

June 15th

The Adventurous Woman

The Adventurous Woman is the only Tampa Bay-area club just for ladies who love outdoor adventure!  Fishing, camping, kayaking, hiking and more for women of all skill levels.  We encourage you to attend a meeting to meet the members and see what we are about. We meet the third Wednesday of every month at Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure, beginning at

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Camping

June 15th

The Adventurous Woman

The Adventurous Woman is the only Tampa Bay-area club just for ladies who love outdoor adventure!  Fishing, camping, kayaking, hiking and more for women of all skill levels.  We encourage you to attend a meeting to meet the members and see what we are about. We meet the third Wednesday of every month at Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure, beginning at

For more information, Click Here!

Fishing

June 15th

The Adventurous Woman

The Adventurous Woman is the only Tampa Bay-area club just for ladies who love outdoor adventure!  Fishing, camping, kayaking, hiking and more for women of all skill levels.  We encourage you to attend a meeting to meet the members and see what we are about. We meet the third Wednesday of every month at Bill Jackson’s Shop for Adventure, beginning at

For more information, Click Here!

June 21st

Bay Area Canoe and Kayak Fishing Club

Bay Area Canoe & Kayak Fishing Club invites you to join them as they meet to exchange information about kayak and canoe fishing in the Bay Area. Meetings start at 6:30 pm.

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June 23rd

Kayak Fishing Skool with Neil Taylor

Neil Taylor of Strike Three Fishing is the speaker and host of “Kayak Fishing Skool.” Everyone is welcome, and feel free to bring along a friend. This month’s topic is “Nighttime fishing.” The seminar runs from 6:30 to 7:45 pm.

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Kayaking

June 4th-5th

Scuba, Kayak & SUP Sale

Come early (camp out on our front porch) for the best selection of scuba gear, kayaks and paddleboards.

Sale hours: Saturday, June 4: 9:30 am – 6 pm and Sunday, June 5; 10 am – 5 pm

Dive Shop: Huge savings on wetsuits, dive lights, knives, fins, snorkels, dive computers, regulators, BCs and more.

Kayaks & SUPs: Big savings on used standup paddleboards, new blemished kayaks, and used/demo kayaks.

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June 13th

Tampa Bay Sea Kayakers

Join the Tampa Bay Sea Kayakers: TBSK at their monthly meeting, which features information on kayaking and related topics by speakers from across the area. They meet from 7 – 8:30 pm.

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June 21st

Bay Area Canoe and Kayak Fishing Club

Bay Area Canoe & Kayak Fishing Club invites you to join them as they meet to exchange information about kayak and canoe fishing in the Bay Area. Meetings start at 6:30 pm.

For more information, Click Here!

June 23rd

Kayak Fishing Skool with Neil Taylor

Neil Taylor of Strike Three Fishing is the speaker and host of “Kayak Fishing Skool.” Everyone is welcome, and feel free to bring along a friend. This month’s topic is “Nighttime fishing.” The seminar runs from 6:30 to 7:45 pm.

For more information, Click Here!

Metal Detecting

June 27th

Suncoast Research & Recovery Club

“Dedicated to Preserving Florida’s History”
The Suncoast Research and Recovery Club: SRARC meets the fourth Monday of almost every month at 7 pm for those interested in or finding out about the hobby of metal detecting.

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Paddleboards

June 4th-5th

Scuba, Kayak & SUP Sale

Come early (camp out on our front porch) for the best selection of scuba gear, kayaks and paddleboards.

Sale hours: Saturday, June 4: 9:30 am – 6 pm and Sunday, June 5; 10 am – 5 pm

Dive Shop: Huge savings on wetsuits, dive lights, knives, fins, snorkels, dive computers, regulators, BCs and more.

Kayaks & SUPs: Big savings on used standup paddleboards, new blemished kayaks, and used/demo kayaks.

Check out more

Scuba Diving

June 4th-5th

Scuba, Kayak & SUP Sale

Come early (camp out on our front porch) for the best selection of scuba gear, kayaks and paddleboards.

Sale hours: Saturday, June 4: 9:30 am – 6 pm and Sunday, June 5; 10 am – 5 pm

Dive Shop: Huge savings on wetsuits, dive lights, knives, fins, snorkels, dive computers, regulators, BCs and more.

Kayaks & SUPs: Big savings on used standup paddleboards, new blemished kayaks, and used/demo kayaks.

Check out more

June 8th

Letts Dive Meetups

Bill Jackson’s is now home to the Letts Dive Meetups for those  interested in continuing their SCUBA diving education in a fun, comfortable environment, regardless of experience or ability.

Spearheaded by Joe and Brenda Letts, these meetups will bring together divers for gear demos, training programs, and domestic and international travel experiences.

Meetups will be held at 7 pm on the second Wednesday of every month at the Bill Jackson Shop for Adventure.

Joe and Brenda invite you decompress with them and mingle with your fellow divers.

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June 23rd-26th

Keys Dive Trip

Join the Bill Jackson’s Key Largo dive trip, scheduled for June 23-26, 2016, where you can dive the beautiful reefs and wrecks with great visibility and prime water temperatures.

Trip options include (pricing is per diver, double occupancy):

3 days boat diving (3 nights lodging) $569 (add $274 private room)

2 days boat diving (2 nights lodging) $425 (add $170 private room)

For more information, call the Dive Shop at 727-576-4169 or Click Here!

August 4th-7th

Spearfish Dry Tortugas & Marquesas Keys

Leave the crowds behind and take a trip to more remote locations that highlight the best that Florida diving has to offer. This live-aboard trip to Dry Tortugas and Marquesas Keys includes:

  • USS Vandenberg (must hold an Advanced Dive certification for this dive and night dives)
  • Fort Jefferson
  • 80 cu. ft. air cylinders and weights
  • Meals
  • Experienced dive leaders

Cost: $1099 per diver. A non-refundable deposit of $300 per person is required to reserve a spot.

Cost does not include: transportation, tips for dive staff, dive and/or trip insurance.

For more information or to reserve a spot, call the Dive Shop at 727-576-4169.

October 6th-9th

Totally Wrecked Weekend

Dive 10 wrecks total during this three-night adventure from Key Largo to Key West and back.  Start with two wreck dives near Key Largo in the Upper Keys on Day 1. Working your way south on Day 2, dive three more wrecks on the way to Key West. On Day 3, check out three more wrecks as you head north, and finish with two more wreck dives. Most of these wrecks are monstrous in size, so there will plenty of photo opportunities.

Cost: $1,199 per diver

Non-refundable deposit of $250 per person to hold your spot. Balance is due Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. Cancellation may be made 31 days or more for refund minus the $250 deposit. No refund 30 days or fewer from departure date unless your spot can be filled.

Includes:

Two nights’ accommodations in Key Largo

One night accommodations in Key West

Hotel transfer service to Key West

10 dives (tanks and weights included)

Boat travel from Key Largo to Key West and back

Luncheon on boat during Safari Days (Friday/Saturday)

Does NOT include:

Transportation to and from the Keys

Gratuities for boat crew

Dive insurance

Spending money for meals, miscellaneous, etc.

All divers are required to have a regulator, dive computer, and safety sausage/surface signal device. Itinerary may change due to site or weather conditions. Dive sites are not guaranteed.

Owned and operated by the Jackson family since 1946.
9501 US Highway 19 N, Pinellas Park, FL 33782
Store Hours Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m. / Sat 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. / Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. / 727-576-4169