Who should try this experience?
Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. PADI dive shops offer this program either in a pool, off a beach or from a dive boat. You can try scuba close to home or while you’re on vacation at a dive destination. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. To sign up for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience, you must be at least 10 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health.
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SASY–Supplied Air Snorkeling For Youth This dive experience program is for “hard core” snorkellers! Essentially the SASY system is comprised of a life jacket, regulator, pressure gauge and small dive tank. It is easy to use and let’s kids get into the water without worrying about water getting into a snorkel and their ability to float.
Accompanied by a PADI Divemaster or Instructor
Minimum Age: 5 Years
Maximum Ratio: 4 Kids to 1 Instructor/Divemaster
Venue: Calm Conditions
The PADI Bubble maker program was designed for kids who are interested in scuba diving and want to experience the underwater world. Under close supervision of a PADI Instructor kids are able to try scuba diving in a controlled environment.
Minimum Age: 8 Years
Maximum Ratio: 2 kids to 1 Instructor
Venue: Confined Water
For Kids that are interested in the more adventuresome aspects of diving and are not old enough to start their Junior Open Water Diver the PADI Seal Team Course is the best way to learn underwater skills and have fun. The program is comprised of 15 Individual Aqua missions which allow kids to move at their own pace. For more detailed information log on to www.padisealteam.com
Kids Dive Program
Minimum Age: 8 Years
Maximum Ratio: 4 Kids to 1 Instructor
Venue: Swimming Pool Only
Junior Open Water Diver
The PADI Junior Open Water Diver certification is part of the PADI Recreational Diver Programs. A junior diver is one that is 10 to 14 Years of Age. The junior open water course consists of the same components as the Open Water Dive course except that 10 and 11 Year Old Divers are restricted to a maximum of 12m or 40ft and must have parental/guardian guidance during the course.
Junior Adventure Diver
For the 10 and 11 Year Olds that are keen on continuing their skills the Adventures in Diving modules allow them to continue their certifications through completion of three specialty dives. Divers chose from AWARE Fish ID, Boat Dive, Peak Performance Diving, Underwater Naturalist and Underwater Photography. Depth Restrictions for 10 & 11 Year Old Divers – 12m / 40ft .
Junior Advanced Diver
For the Junior Diver and Junior Adventure Diver that wants to continue with their training the PADI Junior Advanced Diver is an introduction of various underwater skills and interests. Although maximum depth restrictions for 12 to 14 Year Old are 21m / 70ft, divers must complete an Underwater Navigation Dive and a Deep Dive. In addition to these requirements divers may choose 3 other specialty dives.
Junior Rescue Diver
The PADI Junior Rescue Diver certification follows the course curriculum for the PADI Rescue Diver Certification. Participants must be 12 to 14 Years old and posses a PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver Certification as well as participate in an Emergency First Response (First Aid) course.
Junior Master Scuba Diver
This certification is the highest recreational diver rating though PADI. To achieve this, junior divers must complete their Advanced, Rescue, Emergency First Response and Five Specialty Certifications as well as 50 logged dives. See specialties under the PADI (Recreational Courses)