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SDI Discovery Scuba Program

If you are curious about scuba diving, this is the perfect opportunity to experience it for yourself! The SDI Scuba Discovery Program lets you explore the underwater world with the guidance of an active SDI Instructor in a safe and controlled pool environment. You will learn the basic safety procedures for scuba diving and have fun breathing underwater. This program also introduces you to what you can learn in the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course, which is the next step to becoming a certified scuba diver.

You only need three things to experience scuba diving: a swimsuit, a towel, and a sense of adventure!


**This course includes eLearning to be completed before your course begins. If you DO NOT receive an eLearning confirmation email within 24 hours, please contact us! 

Before Signing up for this course:
Please review Medical Questionnaire below and get physician approval before IF needed.




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You will learn skills such as equalizing your ears, buddy checks, basic buoyancy control, underwater communication, and more. You will also be given an introduction to basic scuba equipment followed by an underwater tour in the local pool or aquatic environment.

Who this course is for:

  • Those who would like to experience the underwater world
  • Those who would like an introductory course to scuba diving prior to enrolling in the Open Water Scuba Diver course

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent
  • Demonstrate adequate swimming skills and in-water comfort

What you can expect to learn:

During this program, the following topics will be covered… and more!

  • Basic overview of physics/physiology and how it relates to diving
    • Buoyancy
    • Pressure
    • Equalization techniques
  • The aquatic environment
    • Marine environment
    • Marine life expected to encounter at the dive site
  • Scuba equipment assembly
  • Underwater communications
  • Taking the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course

Some of the in-water skills you will perform include:

  • Predive check
  • Weight removal at the surface
  • Ear clearing and equalization
  • Buoyancy compensator device (BCD) use
    • Manual inflation
    • Oral inflation
  • Buoyancy control
    • Controlled ascents and descents
  • Regulator use
    • Breathing, clearing, and recovery
  • Mask clearing
  • Underwater swimming: proper use of fins
  • Computer use
  • Use of gauges
  • Underwater communications

If you enjoy this experience then the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course is your next step!

What’s in it for you?

  • Introduction to dive planning, equipment setup and donning, skills and knowledge to complete dives
  • Unique underwater experience under the watch of an active SDI Instructor

SDI Scuba Discovery program minimum requirements:

  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution

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