Scuba is fun for the whole family and with our junior scuba diving lessons, kids 10-14 years old can get certified too!

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Kids can get certified too!

Just like the adult course, this junior open water diving course consists of three parts: home study, academic reviews and pool sessions, and open water training dives. Students will enjoy practicing skills in the comfort of our heated training pool. These classes have a student-to-instructor ratio of no more than 8:1, ensuring a safe scuba environment that focuses on education and skill development. Upon completion, the child will be certified to dive to 40 feet with a certified adult. This course is available to those 12-14 years old. Children ages 10 and 11 may be certified through private classes at an additional cost. Once the diver turns 15, they will automatically have their certification upgraded to an Open Water Diver.

What to bring

  • Bathing suit, rash guard and towel
  • Personal snorkeling system

Open water training dives

Local dives are available during our summer diving season. Domestic and international destinations are available year-round. Open water training dives must be completed within six months of completing your training.

All 10-14-year-olds must do private open water training dives due to ratio limitations, reduced bottom time, and longer surface interval needs


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A dive trip to use your new skills.

My son just finished his open water certification this weekend and I want to thank ALL the Diventures staff for being so awesome!! Chad and Aaron were his instructors and I could not have asked for better people they worked hard to make sure they he understood all the safety aspects but they also made sure he had fun. My son has fallen in love with scuba and a lot of that has to do with the wonderful experience he got through Diventures!! Thank you so much!!

Amber C.

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