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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox

This specialty counts towards Master Scuba Diver!

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba diving course, and it’s easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

The Fun Part

You can typically stay down longer and get back in the water sooner. No wonder many divers choose this as their very first specialty.

What You Learn

  • Techniques for getting more dive time by using enriched air nitrox
  • Enriched air scuba diving equipment considerations
  • Enriched air considerations, including managing oxygen exposure, how to tell what’s in your scuba tank and how to set your dive computer.
Course Cost $90.00*
*Enriched Air student kit is required.

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The PADI Equipment Specialist Course

This specialty counts towards Master Scuba Diver! 

Don’t miss a dive due to a scuba gear issue.

Whether it's a blown o-ring, regulator problem, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, you can learn how to manage basic scuba equipment adjustments.
As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you are prepared for the basic scuba equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you'll encounter every day. In addition, you'll learn interesting background information about how your gear works, how it’s repair and other information that helps you with your equipment investment.


The Fun Part

The more you know about how your dive gear works, the more
  • Comfortable you are with it
  • Performance you get from it
  • You can care for it


What You Learn

  • Review the theory, principles and operation of scuba dive gear
  • Learn about routine, recommended care and maintenance procedures, and equipment storage
  • How to overcome common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures (may include a demonstration of repair procedures)
  • Gain simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations and an introduction to new gear (may include optional confined water dive to try new or unfamiliar equipment)

Course cost $110.00
Nov 28th 2023
Class starts at 6:00 pm sharp!

PADI Sidemount Diver Course 

This specialty counts towards Master Scuba Diver! 

Find a new and different way to configure your cylinders with the PADI Sidemount Diver course. Sidemount diving offers:

  • an alternative way to streamline in the water
  • easier equipment transportation when topside
  • reduced lower back strain
  • provides redundant gas supply
  • ability to monitor all equipment because it’s in front of you
  • increased gas supply for longer dives

Because you are able to move the cylinder from your back to your side, it instantly takes the pressure off of your back and gives you more flexibility to move and enjoy your dive. Plus, you don’t have to walk to the dive site with the cylinders on your back. You can enter the water and clip them on and go.

PADI Open Water Diver 
- At least 15 years old


Cost: $270 includes equipment and tanks

You can easily combine sidemount diving with any other PADI Specialty you have take. Contact THE DIVE SHOP to sign up for the PADI Sidemount course today! 

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Earn your Deep Diver Specialty this same weekend!
For only $75.00 more

The PADI Underwater Navigator Course

This specialty counts towards Master Scuba Diver! 

Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.


The Fun Part

Finding your way is not a matter of luck! When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a shipwreck, they’re having a great time – until it’s time to go. Then they turn to you, because as a PADI Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the boat.


What You Learn

Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you master the challenge. You learn the tools of the trade, including navigation via natural clues and by compass.
You learn
  • Navigation patterns
  • Natural navigation (without a compass)
  • Compass navigation
  • How to “mark” or relocate a submerged object or position from the surface
  • Underwater map making
  • How to follow irregular courses with the Nav-Finder
  • Dive site relocation
  • How to estimate distance underwater

Course Cost $135