Scuba Classes


It's Time to Get Back in the Water! Whether you’ve been dry for a while and need to refresh scuba principles and skills, or you've been diving a lot but want to review the basics, PAD... Find Out More

Discover Scuba

Breathe Underwater! A quick and easy introduction into breathing underwater. Let our professionals guide you through a scuba diving experience that you will never forget. Find Out More

Open Water

LEARN TO SCUBA DIVE!  If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures, or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it all starts. The PA... Find Out More

Advanced Open Water

ADVANCE YOUR DIVING SKILLS! This course can be taken after completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification. It's titled PADI Advanced Open Water Diver because it advances your diving knowled... Find Out More

Rescue Diver

MAKE A DIFFERENCE. BE A RESCUE DIVER! Learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver. It's challenging, yet very rewarding. Find Out More

Master Scuba Diver Challenge

TAKE THE MASTER SCUBA DIVER CHALLENGE! Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving. The Master Scuba Diver rating places you in an elite group of respected divers who have earned this ra... Find Out More

Scuba Specialties

Altitude Diver

Diving at altitudes higher than 1000 feet above sea level is altitude diving. Discover a hidden world where only a few have ventured! If you want to explore the hidden world of a mountain lake... Find Out More

Boat Diver

LEARN THE INs AND OUTs, OR  OFFs AND BACK ONs OF BOAT DIVING! This course helps you expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large liveaboards. You'll gain experience sc... Find Out More

Deep Diver

GO DEEP! Explore deeper dive sites with confidence at depths down to 130 ft. Learn to manage your gas supply, go over buddy contact procedures, and buoyancy control. Find Out More

Digital Underwater Photographe...

"Take only pictures, leave only bubbles." The most popular diving specialties course. It’s easy and fun to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures. Find Out More

Diver Propulsion Vehicle

DIVE IN THE FAST LANE! Propel your way through the water and glide over reefs, buzz around a large wreck, or weave through a kelp forest. Find Out More

Drift Diver

GO WITH THE FLOW! Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating. The course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along. Find Out More

Dry Suit Specialty

STAY WARM AND DRY SCUBA DIVING! Becoming a dry suit diver allows you to expand your boundaries and dive more places, more often. This suit seals you off from the water and keeps you comfortable, ev... Find Out More

Equipment Specialty

KNOW YOUR STUFF Learn to manage basic scuba diving equipment repairs and adjustments. Understand routine care and maintenance procedures and how dive gear works. Find Out More

Full Face Mask Diver

PADI Full Face Mask Diver Specialty  Breathe easy! You will be amazed at the comfort and ease of breathing that comes with learning to use a full face mask. Find Out More


KAYAK DIVING IS ONE OF THE FASTEST GROWING SPORTS IN THE WORLD! The Kayak Diver Distinctive Specialty course was written by Scubatude Master Instructor Robert Arak. It is designed to give certified... Find Out More


"Lead the way." Fine-tune your underwater observation skills and learn to use your compass more accurately. Find Out More

Night Diver

See in the dark. See what happens underwater as day creatures sleep and nocturnal organisms emerge when the sun goes down. Find Out More

Nitrox (Enriched Air Diver)

Nitrox, also known as enriched gas or EANx, contains less nitrogen than regular air. Breathing less nitrogen means you can enjoy longer dives and shorter surface intervals. No wonder Nitrox Diver is o... Find Out More

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Control Yourself! Observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. Improve the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevate them to the next level. Find Out More

Public Safety Diver

BE A PUBLIC SAFETY DIVER! The PADI Public Safety Diver Specialty course gives you a solid foundation to build upon and teaches you both surface and underwater skills that you may need on the job. Find Out More


SILENT UNDERWATER COMMUNICATION! Waiting until your surface interval just to communicate can be frustrating. Whether you are having a problem, or just want to point out something cool, keeping good... Find Out More

Search and Recovery

Lost and Found Retrieve lost items that have fallen overboard or off a dock. Learn effective search patterns and using a lift bag for heavy objects. Find Out More

Self Reliant Diver

Are you alone? Develop self-reliance and independence while diving. Find Out More

Wreck Diver

DIVE IN TO HISTORY! Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for a new discovery. Find Out More


THE NEXT LEVEL OF WRECK DIVING! The Wreck Penetration Distinctive Specialty Course was written by Scubatude Master Instructor, Robert Arak. Find Out More


98% OF ALL DIVERS FEEL THEY ARE UNPREPARED FOR A ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE! ...according to a recent survey we created and then falsified. Find Out More

Project AWARE

Project AWARE Specialist

The underwater world needs heroes. You can be one of them by championing the causes of the world’s most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems.   Find Out More

AWARE Dive Against Debris

Project AWARE’s flagship citizen-science program, Dive Against Debris®, empowers scuba divers to remove marine debris from the ocean and report data on the types, quantities and locations of... Find Out More

Project AWARE Shark Conservati...

Sharks are an essential part of a healthy ocean. This course explores why they are vulnerable, the importance of a healthy shark population, managing threats and how to take action to protect them. ... Find Out More

AWARE Coral Reef Conservation

The Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course informs divers and non-divers about the plight of the world’s coral reefs. Find Out More