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the fun part!

There is nothing like breathing underwater for the very first time. It takes a little getting used to, after all, human beings weren't designed to do that, but after a few minutes of awestruck wonder, most participants realize how easy scuba diving really is. The biggest challenge instructors have with the Discover Scuba Diving program is not coaxing participants into the water, but coaxing them out when the program is over. The fun part? It's all fun!

​Plus, you can get credit! If your Discover Scuba Divingprogram includes an actual scuba dive in open water, your experience may count toward PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver certification, putting you a step ahead of the game when you decide to go for it.

You learn the basics you need to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. One thing you'll learn is that you really can breathe underwater and whether you like doing that or not. 

You will:
-Learn what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it
-Find out what it's like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable there
-Learn some basic skills and safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certificationcourse when you take the next step

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What you will learn

Southern Maryland Divers provides ALL the gear you will need for this course. Just bring your bathing suit, a towel, and a change of clothes.

You'll use all the basic scuba gearincluding a mask , snorkel and fins, a buoyancy compensating jacket that also carries your scuba tank, a scuba regulator to breathe from and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply. You might also wear a scuba wetsuit or a weight system depending on where you do your Discover Scuba Diving program.
Ask the instructor where you plan to take your Discover Scuba Diving program about the scuba equipment you'll use.

PADI Discover scuba 

This course can be scheduled on an "as-needed" basis, so if you don't see a class that matches your schedule, please contact us and we will get one on the calendar for you. If you decide to sign up for the full Open Water class within 30 days of taking your discover scuba class, we will credit the $49.95 towards your Open Water class.

See for yourself what scuba diving is all about! Try a Discover Scuba Divingexperience.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to breathe underwater.If you want to find out but aren't quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving will let you try scuba to see if you like it. Most PADI dive shops offer a version of this program, either in a pool or other body of water. You might try it close to home or while you're on vacation.
While not an actual scuba certification, during the Discover Scuba Diving experience you'll learn how to use scuba equipment in shallow water and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.

To take Discover Scuba Diving, you must be:
-At least 10 years old

The scuba gear you'll use