PADI Courses


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When you begin looking for a place to learn to dive or to continue your dive education there are two questions:  The quality of your instruction and the World-Wide Recognition of your SCUBA Certification Card.

We are committed to the highest quality dive education you can find and we teach PADI dive courses, which is the certification organization most widely recognized in the world.

OPEN WATER  - Start Here, this is where you Begin the Adventure!  

Minimum age: 10 years; Our Class is 3 weeks—2 evenings a week, and a fun weekend for dive certification.

We have Options for Private and Semi-private classes.

ADVENTURE DIVES & ADVANCED OPEN WATER -  Continue the Adventure!  

The Adventures in Diving program offers both the Adventure Diver and Advanced Open Water Diver certifications.

If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification.  With two more dives,

including 1 Deep and 1 Navigation dive in the 5 dives total, you will continue on to your Advanced Open Water Diver.  

This can be done in one fun weekend!

RESCUE DIVER  - Prerequisite: Advanced Open Water.  

Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies.  Emergency First Responder must be taken along with Rescue (or proof or an equivalent class must be provided).  We also teach and recommend Oxygen First Aid Course to be taken during Rescue.

MASTER SCUBA DIVER  - The highest recreational diver level in the PADI System of diver education. PADI Master Scuba Diver indicates you have a significant amount of training and experience in a variety of dive environments. Requirements:  15 years old, Open Water, Advanced and Rescue diver certifications, 50 logged dives and 5 PADI specialties.  You'll learn a lot and have fun doing so!  Join us for the Master Scuba Diver Challenge!

EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDER   - Prerequisite: None; This class is a requirement for completion of the Rescue Diver Class.  It is also recognized as a first aid-CPR provider course by most agencies. Class takes one evening to complete.  You will learn basic CPR, First Aid, intro to Oxygen provider and intro to AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)  

EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDER - CARE FOR CHILDREN   - CPR, AED and First Aid training course that teaches participants how to provide emergency care for injured or ill children (ages one to eight) and infants less than one year old.  You will learn about the types of medical emergencies children face, and how they differ from adult conditions.  Fantastic course for those with young children, or those entrusted with the care of young children.  Recognized by most work agencies.

AND . . . ALL THE SPECIALTY COURSES  - Prerequisite: Open Water or Advanced Course ~ depends on specialty. Classes can be arranged for as few as two students.  Get five specialty ratings and you're on your way to becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver.

Click here to see which SPECIALTY Courses we offer.

DIVE Professional Levels - The Fun is Just Beginning!!!

DIVEMASTER   - Prerequisite: Rescue Diver with 40 logged dives.  The first step in your journey as a dive professional ~ or just for yourself.  You will learn the basics of dive theory and refine your diving skills.  The PADI Divemaster is a sought after professional who assists instructors in teaching PADI classes as well as leading other divers and teaching some pre-entry level diving courses.

ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR  - Prerequisite: Divemaster.  Are you prepared to take the next step?  Assistant Instructor will allow you to teach courses under the supervision of a PADI instructor and give you experience in instruction that will be valuable to you as you continue your professional dive career.  The Assistant Instructor Course is the first part of the Instructor Development Course (IDC), and you may take it as a stand-alone course (part 1 ofthe IDC) or continue right into the Open Water Scuba Course (part 2 of the IDC).

OPEN WATER SCUBA INSTRUCTOR - Prerequisite: Divemaster.  The PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor program is your final step in the quest to become a PADI Instructor. During the IDC (Instructor Development Course), you'll learn to use and adapt the PADI System of diver education to individual student needs. Comprehensive training, supported by a wide variety of PADI educational materials, earns PADI Instructors respect from both students and peers. PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors may conduct a broad range of PADI programs from Discover Scuba to Divemaster.

Now you are ready to share the fun with others:


Are you ready to continue your education AND  to be able to teach your students specialty courses?  

It's time to become a Specialty Instructor and a Master Scuba Diver Trainer!