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Let's go diving!

Are you new to scuba diving? We can help you with that! 

Are you a seasoned pro? We can help you with that too! 

Want to get a taste of diving? 

Discover Scuba Diving -The PADI Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) is a short try-diving experience for adults and children aged 10+. This course introduces you to the basics of scuba diving without certifying you as a diver. The DSD program is a single-day activity. 

Bubblemaker- Bubblemaker is as fun as it sounds - a chance for kids to blow bubbles by scuba diving. Children who are at least 8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe underwater and swim around in shallow water.

SASY - SASY Program is developed to give children of 5 - 8 years a chance to experience the underwater world at this young age.

Seal team- The PADI Seal Team is for young scuba divers looking for action-packed fun in a pool by completing exciting AquaMissions. Have you ever wondered what it's like to dive with flashlights, take digital pictures underwater or float effortlessly like an astronaut? 

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Start your Scuba journey here.

Open Water diver course- If you have ever dreamt of exploring the ocean and seeing its amazing beauty, all while actually being able to breathe underwater, then it is time to become a PADI Open Water scuba diver! This course will teach you everything you need to know about how to scuba dive and to be safe and have a fantastic experience.  This is life-changing, so come prepared to have a whole new world unfold before your eyes. 

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Keep the journey going!

Advanced Open Water- So you did your Open Water, and as we said, it changed your life. Now you want to improve your skills and become more confident while diving. This is where you do just that. Here you focus on five specialties that fine-tune you as a diver. Some of those specialties include Deep, Digital Underwater Photography, Dive Against Debris, Dry Suit, Enriched Air Nitrox, Fish Identification, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Search & Recovery, Underwater Naturalist, Underwater Navigation, and Wreck Diver. 

Prerequisites for this course are you must be 15 years of age and have completed your Open Water through a qualifying organization. 

Adventure Diver - This is a great way to do more dives with an instructor, but not go for your advanced yet.  This is three of the specialty dives, and the best thing is that it counts toward your Advanced Open Water when you decide to complete it.

Rescue Diver-  Time to get serious about diving here. This course goes in-depth on how to help other divers as well as yourself. You have some fun in this course while being tested on how to handle emergency situations. 

Prerequisites: Adventure Diver/Junior Adventure Diver (or qualifying certification) with completed Underwater Navigation Dive; EFR Primary and Secondary Care training (or qualifying training) within 24 months.

Master Scuba Diver - Not ready to stop yet? I don't blame you! 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.  This is also the highest certification before becoming a PADI pro; the next step is PADI Divemaster! 

The path starts with earning a PADI Open Water Diver certification, followed by PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certifications). You also need to earn five PADI Specialty Diver certifications and have logged a minimum of 50 dives. 

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Already a diver just need a little refresher?

Reactivate- ReActivate is an engaging, efficient way to refresh your scuba skills. Move quickly through topics you know well, dive deeper on topics where your knowledge may have lapsed. Most dive shops while traveling will require this if you have been out of the water for a year or more. 

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I just want to get a new cert.

We have several specialties you can get if you just want to improve yourself.


PADI Adaptive Support Diver

Boat Diver

Digital Photography

Diver Propulsion Vehicle

Dry Suit Diver

Enriched Air Diver

Equipment Specialist

Night Diver

Peak Performance Buoyancy 

Search and Recovery Diver 

Sidemount Diver

Underwater Naturalist

Underwater Navigator

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Ready to go Pro!

PADI Divemaster- So you want to be a PADI pro? Great! All of us here at Patriot Diving are and love it! Have you completed Open Water, Advanced, Rescue Diver, 40 logged dives, CPR and First Aid certification within 24 months, and medical clearance to dive? Then call us today. Becoming a PADI Divemaster is one of the most fulfilling certifications you can do. You learn dive theory and really understand scuba diving. You also learn how to demonstrate all those skills you learned way back in open water. You get to be a part of teaching the next diving generations and be a role model for them. 

PADI Instructor Development course. (IDC) - If you are already a Divemaster but want to take the next step and become an Instructor, this is how you do it. You will learn everything you never thought you wanted to know and be able to teach people everything you learn during this course. This one does come with a formal exam, not to worry though, we prepare you for everything! If this is something that you might be interested in, please give us a call we would be happy to talk to you more about IDC. 

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Stay dry certifications.

Emergency First Responder (EFR)- The EFR course offers foundational skills for providing CPR and first aid in the event that you’re the first person on the scene of an injury or accident—whether you’re near the water or not.  This course covers many of the same skills you would learn from the Red Cross or similar organizations, such as CPR, first-aid, and automated external defibrillator

Coral Reef Conservation and Project AWARE - Learn about the amazing coral reefs. Learn how they grow, how to protect them, and what makes them so important. 

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