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MY JOURNEY IN DIVING

Courses for all levels of diving


We offer courses and instruction for all levels of drivers, from open water certification to instructor and everything in between.

Whether you're looking for a specialty certification or technical diving instruction or personalized coaching to improve your skills, we can make your scuba dreams come true.

OPEN WATER CERTIFICATION

Learn to dive. E-learning convenience coupled with personalized classroom teaching provides the ultimate scuba diving learning experience 5 confined water dives to develop scuba skills 4 open water dives to use your skills and explore. Drysuit and Nitrox certifications included so you can have the best local dives possible!

SDI SPECIALTY COURSES

We offer the full range of SDI specialty courses. Our most popular courses include: dry suit diver, computer nitrox, ice, navigation, solo, sidemount, night limited visibility, advanced buoyancy control. If you are interested in any of these or any other specialty courses, please contact us.

SDI COMPUTER NITROX

The benefits of using Nitrox including: increased safety margins, reduced post dive fatigue, extended no-decompression times. Learn the physiology of using different breathing gas mixtures and considerations for using nitrox. Learn how to safely use nitrox mixtures up to 40 percent with a dive computer and analyze a nitrox mixture.

SDI ADVANCED ADVENTURE DIVER

5 advanced dives Deep and Underwater Navigation dives required Choose 3 additional specialties from over 25 additional options.SDI SIDEMOUNT DIVER

Benefits include: More bottom time Safety – redundant system Less back strain Better trim.

SDI RESCUE DIVER

The SDI Rescue Diver Course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assist and administer the necessary first aid in the event of an emergency. You will learn skills such as how to perform self rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive related injuries, conduct effective search patterns and manage accident scenes.


PROFESSIONAL COURSES

SDI DIVEMASTER

Designed for the advanced diver interested in working in the dive industry as a professional dive guide or moving on to become an instructor. $695 plus books

INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE

Designed for the dive professional looking to earn their teaching certification.

Classes


2 hours of pool time at the Skaneateles Community Center. Just practice and play in the pool! Minimum 3 divers or we reschedule. No gear included.

Cost: $ 35.00
SDI Open Water Diver
- Feb 25, 2024 02:00 pm

Learn to dive! Upon successful completion of this course you will be certified as an Open Water Diver. The formula of e-learning, personalized classroom teaching, confined water dives to develop scuba skills, and open water dives to use your skills and explore provides the ultimate learning experience. The date selected is the pool start date. You will be contacted to schedule a meeting at the shop for gear selection and fitting prior to your first pool session. You will be issued e-learning at that time.

Cost: $ 299.00
Underwater Photography Winter Clinic
- Feb 29, 2024 06:00 pm

Use these three, 2-hour sessions to bring your photography to the next level. Get sorted out right in time for warmer water and warmer temps! Topics covered include but are not limited to: Camera Types, Lighting, Lenses, Physics of Light, Camera Settings, White Balance, ISO, F-Stops, Shutter Speed, and much more! You can sign up for the clinics with or without the SDI certification.

Cost: $ 199.00 - $ 399.00
SDI Scuba Discovery
- Mar 03, 2024 02:00 pm

Scuba discovery is designed for students interested in experiencing the underwater world or an introductory course to scuba diving prior to enrolling in the Open Water Scuba Diver course. Sessions are held at the Skaneateles Community Center from 2pm-4pm.

Cost: $ 75.00
2 hours of pool time at the Skaneateles Community Center. Just practice and play in the pool! Minimum 3 divers or we reschedule. No gear included.

Cost: $ 35.00
SDI Air Fill Station Technician
- Mar 09, 2024 09:00 am

This course is designed to promote safety in the filling of compressed gas cylinders with air. The objective of this course is to train and test candidates in the proper procedures for filling compressed gas cylinders with air. VIP e-learning will be assigned at the time of signing up for the course and must be completed before the in person course.

Cost: $ FREE
2 hours of pool time at the Skaneateles Community Center. Just practice and play in the pool! Minimum 3 divers or we reschedule. No gear included.

Cost: $ 35.00
SDI Open Water Diver
- Apr 07, 2024 02:00 pm

Learn to dive! Upon successful completion of this course you will be certified as an Open Water Diver. The formula of e-learning, personalized classroom teaching, confined water dives to develop scuba skills, and open water dives to use your skills and explore provides the ultimate learning experience. The date selected is the pool start date. You will be contacted to schedule a meeting at the shop for gear selection and fitting prior to your first pool session. You will be issued e-learning at that time.

Cost: $ 299.00
SDI Open Water Diver
- May 19, 2024 02:00 pm

Learn to dive! Upon successful completion of this course you will be certified as an Open Water Diver. The formula of e-learning, personalized classroom teaching, confined water dives to develop scuba skills, and open water dives to use your skills and explore provides the ultimate learning experience. The date selected is the pool start date. You will be contacted to schedule a meeting at the shop for gear selection and fitting prior to your first pool session. You will be issued e-learning at that time.

Cost: $ 299.00
SDI Open Water Diver
- Jun 16, 2024 02:00 pm

Learn to dive! Upon successful completion of this course you will be certified as an Open Water Diver. The formula of e-learning, personalized classroom teaching, confined water dives to develop scuba skills, and open water dives to use your skills and explore provides the ultimate learning experience. The date selected is the pool start date. You will be contacted to schedule a meeting at the shop for gear selection and fitting prior to your first pool session. You will be issued e-learning at that time.

Cost: $ 299.00
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