This is where it all begins! This is the most popular certification throughout the world. More than 25 million divers have chosen PADI for their dive certifications! This is the way that the world dives. Its good for life and recognized worldwide. To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be 10 years old or older. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
Haven’t been diving lately and want a quick scuba refresher? The ReActivate™ program is the perfect way to update your dive skills and knowledge from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before jumping back into the water. Whether you want a few reminders or need to go over the basics, ReActivate is personalized for you: You conveniently review scuba concepts on your tablet, mobile device or computer, then go diving with a PADI Professional. It’s quick and easy, and a good way to prepare for your next PADI course or get ready for a diving vacation. The best part is, divers who complete both the knowledge and in-water skill refresher receive a replacement certification card with a ReActivated date on it.
Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving and live the dive life as a PADI Master Scuba Diver. The Master Scuba Diver rating places you in an elite group of respected divers who have earned this rating through both significant experience and scuba training. Fewer than two percent of divers ever achieve this rating. When you flash your Master Scuba Diver card, people know that you’ve spent time underwater in a variety of environments and had your share of dive adventures.
Designed to advance your skills! You can begin this course right after Open Water Diver certification. This course helps build confidence and expand your scuba technique through different, "Adventure Dives".
Learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature.
Love scuba diving? Want to share that passion with others around you? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love as a career! Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. Divemasters are known for diving a lot, having fun, and being rewarded by inspiring others around them..
Ready for your next adventure?!
Learn the zen of the underwater hover!
Your buoyancy defines you as a diver.
More boat diving means less surface swimming!
Boat knowledge is vital to for every diver.
From terminology to safety, we can show you the ropes.
Ever lost something in the ocean?
We have also... But we know how to find it!
1,000 ft+ above sea level!
Let us teach you how to properly plan and execute.
Want to go deeper?
We can take you there.
Curious about what comes out at night?!
Most divers quickly overcome their fear of night diving and fall in love. Let us show you how to plan and execute a night dive.
Sick of just telling your friends about your excursions?
We can show you how to properly document your underwater life.
Tired of being cold all the time?
Learn how to stay warm and dry!
Want to improve your dive time and shorten your surface intervals?
We can teach you everything about enriching your air.
Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. PADI dive shops offer this program either in a pool, off a beach or from a dive boat. You can try scuba close to home or while you’re on vacation at a dive destination. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.