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About 71 percent of the Earth’s surface is water-covered, and the oceans hold about 96.5 percent of all Earth’s water.

Become A PADI Diver

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

PADI averaged over 900,000 diver certifications each year globally for the last 16 years
Since 1967, PADI has issued over 23,000,000 diver certifications globally
PADI has professional members in over 190 countries and territories around the world
PADI Retailers and Resorts operate in over 160 countries and territories around the world

Let’s See What Some Divers Have To Say?

I can’t believe I got certified in Scuba Diving. John is very patient! Thanks so much. I’m getting everybody I know to learn how to Scuba Diving!
Chris J
We just wanted to drop you a quick note and thank you for everything you did for us during our lessons. It was amazing and we are already planning our return trip. Your patience and personal attention made for an amazing experience!
Thanks again,
– C & S Herndon
S Herndon
Thanks to all the folks at scuba for making this dive trip a truly memorable one. We cannot wait to come back.
Barry Thomson

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