Learn the basic techniques and all specialist equipment included
Practice breathing underwater and achieving weightlessness
Ideal for first-timers and anyone considering taking the PADI Open Water Diving Course
Learning how to scuba dive is a ticket to a lifetime of underwater adventure and this two-person experience is a perfect introduction to the sport. You'll get expert instruction on safety and underwater mobility techniques, then you'll learn how to breathe underwater and achieve weightlessness while getting used to the equipment. Courses take place in swimming pools under controlled conditions - and while it might seem a long way from diving in a tropical ocean, it's the perfect way to get a basic grounding in diving and find out whether you like it. It's also ideal for anyone considering taking a PADI Open Water Diving Course.
Courses run throughout the year. Please allow several weeks advance booking notice.
Min age varies 10 to 15. Under 18's need parental consent. Must be in good health and comfortable in water.Sufferers from asthma, diabetes, claustrophobia or any respiratory/heart or other medical conditions need written medical approval in advance.
Your experience can last for around two hours, but this may vary depending on the standard of pupils and the venue. You'll spend around half an hour in the pool.
Numbers on the Day
There is a maximum pupil to tutor ratio of 8:1.
Spectator facilities will vary from venue to venue - please ask when booking.
Bring a swimming costume, a towel and a T-shirt each to wear in the water to cushion you from the scuba apparatus, which can sometimes rub against the skin. All other equipment will be provided, including your tanks, masks and scuba gear.
Please check your suitability before booking. All participants are required to sign a medical declaration and disclaimer before taking part. No previous experience is necessary, beginners are welcome.