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Enriched Air (Nitrox) Diver

Diving with enriched air extends your bottom time by reducing the amount of nitrogen your body absorbs.

Will you be joining us on a vacation to the world’s best shore diving island, Bonaire? You'll want to complete this class because the enriched air upgrade is free...if you’re NITROX certified. The cost of this course is $125.

  • Classes on request, stop in and talk to Bob.

Rescue Diver

Develop your knowledge and skills so you can properly perform diver assists and rescues. Learn to manage diving accident situations and render first aid. This is a two-day course. Certification in first aid and CPR by a PADI-recognized agency is required for this class.​ The cost of this course is $250.

  • June 29 & 30 2024 

Dry Suit Diver

Many people assume that diving in cold water is not for them because of the low temperatures.  The truth is that being cold is the problem, not diving in cold water! With a drysuit, you open the door to an entire new world of diving. Staying warm and dry will allow you to access new dive sites, deeper dives, and dives during the colder months of the year. Unlike wetsuits, drysuits are filled with air. During your drysuit course, your instructor will teach you how to control the air in your drysuit along with your buoyancy. You'll also learn about the different types of drysuits, basic drysuit repairs, and maintenance.

  • May 27

Night Diver

There is an entirely different cast of critters underwater after the sun goes down. The adventure, thrill, and excitement of night diving can be yours when you complete your PADI Night Diver specialty course. You’ll learn to plan a night dive, select, use, and maintain the proper equipment, and navigate underwater at night. You practice these skills on three night dives. Go night diving and see the underwater world in a whole new “light.”​

  • Classes on request, stop in and talk to Bob.

Deep Diver

After your first few scuba dives, you'll soon want to explore a bit deeper. There's something exciting and mysterious about the depth that attracts divers. Learn techniques for diving in deeper ranges of 18-40 meters / 60-130 feet. Become well versed in deep diving equipment considerations. This certification will give you the experience you want by planning, organizing, and making at least four deep dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

  • Classes on request, stop in and talk to Bob.

Search & Recovery Diver

Spend time in, on, and around water and sooner or later, you’ll come across someone who lost something underwater. If you're looking for challenge and excitement, along with doing your good deed for the day, the PADI Search and Recovery Diver specialty course is for you. It gives you the skills you need to find what's been lost; and then, how to get it to the surface! This is a two-day course.

  • Classes on request, stop in and talk to Bob.

​Ice Diver

Explore the unique seascape found only under ice. You can be one of the few that have ever dived under a solid ceiling of ice. You might get a chance to play with your exhaled air bubbles on the bottom of the ice or an opportunity to try the unique sport of upside-down ice skiing! You will need to complete a minimum of three ice dives for your certification. Dives are typically done as a group working with support personnel, divers, tenders, and safety divers. You are under the ice to learn to control buoyancy, navigate under the ice, and keep in contact with the lead diver and tenders via line pulls. The cost of this class is $175.

  • Classes on request, stop in and talk to Bob.

Wreck Diver

Want to explore sunken ships, crashed planes, and lost treasures beneath the surface? The PADI Wreck Diver class may be just the thing for you. Learn all the safety precautions and skills needed to use a dive reel and enter the mysterious sunken wrecks of our local great lakes. You won't regret signing up for this weekend of breathtaking diving! This class includes an evening classroom session, and then four dives over two days. The cost of this class is $250. ​

  • July 27 & 28

Equipment Repair

Whether it’s a blown o-ring, regulator problem, wetsuit tear, or a broken fin strap, you can learn how to manage basic scuba equipment adjustments. As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you are prepared for the basic scuba equipment maintenance, care, and adjustments you’ll encounter every day. In addition, you’ll learn interesting background information about how your gear works, how it can be repaired, and other information that helps you with your equipment investment. Review the theory, principles, and operation of scuba diving equipment. Learn about routine, recommended care and maintenance procedures, and equipment storage. Learn how to overcome common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures. Gain simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations and an introduction to new gear (may include optional confined water dive to try out new or unfamiliar equipment).

  • Classes on request, stop in and talk to Bob.

If you are interested in completing another PADI specialty course that you don’t see listed here, give us a call and tell us. Chances are that there are others interested as well, and we’d be happy to put together a small group outing!  715.344.3483

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