A great introduction to the world of diving! This is a 3-hour program in which you will learn how to set up scuba gear, practice basic dive skills, and get comfortable underwater. These are held on the Sundays of the Open Water class and pool weekends.
In this class, you will have the opportunity to learn all about Scuba and practice your underwater skills. Upon completing the course, you will need to do 4 Open Water dives to earn your Open water certification. We also offer Private classes, call us for more info!
To be an SDI Advanced Diver, you must complete four specialty courses and have 25 dives logged. The specialty courses we typically offer are Underwater Navigation, Night Diver, Drysuit Diver, Deep Diver, and Nitrox, but any four diving specialties will count towards the cert!
If you haven't been diving in a while and want to get back into the sport, this is the class for you! Whether it's been several months or over a year offer a three or six-hour program in which you will review your dive skills and regain your comfort underwater. These are held on the Sundays of the Open Water class and pool weekends. Cost includes gear rental (except personal gear) and wet suit.
Rescue Diving teaches you the invaluable skills necessary to be a self-reliant diver and to handle any in-water emergency. You will need to obtain your CPR, First Aid, and O2 certifications separately in order to complete the course. The course consists of one classroom session followed by a pool session and an open water dive, where you will practice rescuing divers in distress both above and below the surface. You must either be an advanced diver or have 40 logged dives before taking this course.
Becoming a Divemaster is the first step in the professional diver ranks. Once you have completed this course, you will be able to assist an active SDI Instructor during approved diving courses, as well as supervise and conduct dives for certified divers (provided the activities are similar to the graduate’s prior training). Please call the shop to ask about scheduling, completion times vary from several weeks to several months.
As an assistant instructor, you will be able to teach and certify students in the SDI Snorkeling Course, run the SDI Refresher Course, conduct the Knowledge Quest Review in the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course under the guidance of an active SDI Instructor, assist an active SDI Instructor during approved diving courses, supervise and conduct dives for certified divers (provided the activities are similar to the graduate’s prior training), and teach approved specialties after receiving instructor training in those specialties. You MUST be a certified Divemaster before signing up for this course.
Once you have completed your Assistant Instructor course, you are ready to become an Instructor! As an SDI instructor you will be able to teach the following courses: -Open Water Scuba Diver -Advanced Adventure Diver Specialties -Rescue Diver -Divemaster -Assistant Instructor
This is a classroom only Computer Nitrox Diving Course. We will teach you the difference between diving on Nitrox vs. Air, how to calculate maximum operating depths (MOD) as well as equivalent air depths (EAD), and analyze several different Nitrox tanks.
This is a two-day course, Day 1 is a classroom session which will cover the biology of lobsters, physiology - how to identify their sex, finding a great dive site, the proper methods of catching lobster, and how to cook and eat them! Day 2 is a lobster dive at one of our favorite sites so you can catch your own!