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DISCOVER SCUBA Discover life underwater.

PADI Discover Scuba® Diving Experience

The Discover Scuba Diving program lets you experience the thrill of diving under the supervision of a PADI professional in the pool. During your session, you will master some basic concepts and scuba skills, all while having a great time.

Discover Scuba Diving

Before You Begin

Want to get the most out of your discover scuba experience? Sign up for the Introduction to Open Water diving course! This is a FREE introductory course that covers questions from "how do I clear my ears" to "how do I stay afloat underwater?" Don't let the name fool you this course is for everyone even if you are only ready to sign up for your discover scuba!

Register for the class here. Add the class to your cart and check out. Once you have recieved a receipt you will get a access code within 24-48 hours. 

The Fun Part

When you participate in a Discover Scuba Diving program, you discover excitement and adventure, freedom, and serenity. Nothing compares to the “weightless” exhilaration of breathing underwater. Only a diver knows the feeling!

What You Learn

You'll learn some basics about diving, including how to communicate, be helped into gear, and take your first breathes underwater. Then you'll get to experience swimming on scuba, be introduced to a few skills, and have a great time exploring the pool with one of our PADI pros.

The Scuba Gear You Use

All the equipment you will need is included in a Discover Scuba Diving experience. You'll use all the basic scuba gear including a mask, fins, a buoyancy control device that carries your weights and scuba cylinder, regulators to breathe from, and a submersible pressure gauge. All you need is your towel and a bathing suit.


Paperwork and Coursework

Be sure to complete the coursework and the paperwork ahead of your DSD session. This can be found online through the link we give you when to pay for the session.



To take participate in the Discover Scuba Diving program, you must be at least 10 years old and complete the required paperwork.

Your Next Adventure

Most participants in the DSD quickly sign up for one of our Open Water Diver certification courses. If you sign up with us we will credit you the cost of the DSD program towards your Open Water Diver certification!

    Start Date Location End Date Places Available   Price    
03 Dec 2023 Gallaudet MSSD Pool 03 Dec 2023 4 US$ 95.00

Pool Dive
Sun 03 Dec 2023
11:30 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Gallaudet MSSD Pool

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10 Dec 2023 Gallaudet MSSD Pool 10 Dec 2023 2 US$ 95.00

Pool Dive
Sun 10 Dec 2023
11:30 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Gallaudet MSSD Pool

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