Discover Scuba® Diving

Who should try this experience?

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. This program is offered 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. To sign up for a PADI Discover Scuba® Diving experience, you must be at least 10 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health.

What will you learn?

You learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. If you make an open water dive, you'll practice a few more skills in shallow water to prepare for your adventure. Get ready to:

How can you start learning now?

Contact us to sign up for a Discover Scuba® Diving program and get a Discover Scuba® Diving Participant Guide. Your Participant Guide explains the experience and lets you pre-study the safety rules and skill techniques your dive professional will review with you. You'll also learn about opportunities to become part of the local scuba community after you complete your underwater experience.

What scuba gear will you use?

In the PADI Discover Scuba® Diving program, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device, dive gauges and a tank.

Next Step

Breathing underwater for the first time is thrilling, so don't wait: