Scuba Certification Utah

SSI & PADI Certifications and Training

Discover which Scuba Certification is for perfect for you!

All classes include quality gear and all necessary equipment for a great experience.

Introductory Dive

Beginner Experience
1 Hour session in a Pool
Relaxed & Stress Free

$30

Scuba Diving Certification

Open Water Scuba Certification

4 Pool Dives
4 Open Water Dives
15+ hrs of Instruction

$255

Advanced Open Water Certification

Continuing Scuba Education

Deep Dive
Underwater Navigation
5 Advanced Dives

$175

Rescue Diver

Most Rewarding Course

Self-Rescue
Emergency Training
Diver Rescue

$250

Continue Scuba Education

Specialty Scuba Diving Certifications

Various Specialties
Enriched Air
Ice or Night Dives etc.

Prices Vary

New to Scuba? Start Here.

An inexpensive way to determine if a scuba diving certification is for you! This Session is 1 Hour long in the pool with one of our certified diving instructors. Come check out Scuba Diving and see if it’s for you!

Try Scuba

The SSI Try Scuba or Try Scuba Diving program is your introduction to the underwater world. This entry-level program gives you the opportunity to experience the underwater world, in either a confined water or open water setting, without committing to a longer certification program. You will earn the SSI Try Scuba or SSI Try Scuba Diving recognition rating.

Minimum Age: 8/10
Certification Prerequisites: None
Academic Sessions: Try Scuba Pool/ Try Scuba Diving
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1/0
Open Water Dives: 0/1
Maximum Training Depth: 5 meters / 15 feet / 12 meters / 40 feet
Suggested Duration: None

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Discover Scuba

You learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. If you make an open water dive, you’ll practice a few more skills in shallow water to prepare for your adventure. Get ready to:

  • Go over the scuba equipment you use to dive and how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear.
  • Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater.
  • Learn key skills that you’ll use during every scuba dive.
  • Have fun swimming around and exploring.

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Open Water Scuba Certification

Are you ready to explore the vast beautiful underwater world? We are the only Southern Utah Scuba Diving Certification center that has instructors specialized in both SSI and PADI. Come see which system is best for you and start your journey!

Open Water Diver

This globally-recognized certification program is the best way to begin your life-long adventure as a certified scuba diver. Personalized training is combined with in-water practice sessions to ensure you have the skills and experience required to become truly comfortable underwater. You will earn the SSI Open Water Diver certification.

Minimum Age: 10
Certification Prerequisites: None
Academic Sessions: Online Program
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 6
Open Water Dives: 4
Maximum Training Depth: 18 meters / 60 feet (age 15+)
Suggested Duration: 16 – 32 hours

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Open Water 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.

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development (online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
  • Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

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Either Course: $255

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Advanced Adventurer

This program allows you to experience five different open water dives from five SSI Specialty programs without requiring you to complete the entire Specialty. If you are unsure of your next step, this is the perfect way to advance your dive skills and experience, and to identify which Specialty programs interest you. You will earn the SSI Advanced Adventurer certification after completing this program.

Minimum Age: 10; 12 if Deep Diving dive is included
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver

Note: Max depth is 30m /98 ft if Deep Diving dive is included.

Academic Sessions: Online learning
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: Not more than 5
Open Water Dives: Not more than 5
Maximum Training Depth: Varies
Suggested Duration: 6 – 10 hours

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Advanced Open Water

You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives.
During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.

The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

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Either Course: $175

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Want to save a life?

Our scuba rescue classes one can take.

Diver Stress & Rescue

Stress is a major cause of diving accidents and negatively impacts rescue situations. This program teaches you the skills and knowledge required to recognize and deal with stress, prevent accidents and properly deal with emergency situations encountered by divers. You will earn the SSI Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty certification after completing this program.

Minimum Age: 15
Certification Prerequisites: Open Water Diver
Students must have proof of current training within two (2) years of First Aid and CPR
Academic Sessions: 2
Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 2 (+1 Optional)
Open Water Dives: 3
Maximum Training Depth: 30 meters / 100 feet
Suggested Duration: 10 – 15 hours

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Rescue Diver

The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include:

  • Self rescue
  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Rescuing panicked divers
  • Rescuing unresponsive divers

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Either Course: $255

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SSI Additional Training

This program allows you to experience five different open water dives from five SSI Specialty programs without requiring you to complete the entire Specialty. If you are unsure of your next step, this is the perfect way to advance your dive skills and experience, and to identify which Specialty programs interest you. You will earn the SSI Advanced Adventurer certification after completing this program.

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PADI Additional Training

kills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

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Our Complete Diving Paths

Wether you take a PADI or SSI path, there are classes for everyone. 

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