Scuba Diving Certification
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The Way the World Learns to Dive®
PADI (the Professional Association of Diving Instructors) is the most recognized dive training organization worldwide with 29 million certifications and counting. PADI Dive Instructors undergo rigorous training to ensure your scuba certification class is fun and safe.
Discover Scuba Diving: If you want to try scuba diving, but you’re not quite ready to take the plunge into a scuba certification course, most PADI® Dive Shops offer a half-day experience called Discover Scuba Diving in a pool or pool-like environment, with an optional open water dive. It’s a quick and easy way to find out if you like scuba diving. Start your Discover Scuba Diving Course >
Open Water Diver: A scuba diving certification or ‘Open Water Diver certification’ allows you to dive anywhere in the world. Similar to driving a car, scuba diving requires specific knowledge, skills and training. A PADI Open Water Diver certification is your passport to underwater adventure.
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Scuba Lessons for Kids
If your child is at least 8 years old, a fun and exciting way for them to experience scuba diving is to enroll them in a Bubblemaker or Seal Team program first.
The Bubblemaker program is an experience program in a pool or confined water that is as fun as it sounds–a chance for kids to blow bubbles underwater while scuba diving!
The Seal Team program is a multi-session pool program that covers basic scuba diving skills and action-packed AquaMissions.
Kids 10 years or older can take the Open Water Diver course and earn a Junior Open Water Diver certification.