Discover Scuba

Discover life underwater.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience

If you’ve always wanted to try scuba diving – then jump in! Here’s your chance to breathe underwater in a fun, convenient session conducted in a pool. Perfect for those who think they’d enjoy diving but are hesitant to sign up for the full certification course,  Midland Dive Association Discover Scuba is the answer!

After a brief orientation, participants experience their first underwater breath. It’s a great way to try diving in shallow water. As soon as you Discover Scuba, you’re on your way to an internationally recognized certification.

Why Discover Scuba Diving?

The Discover Scuba Diving program lets you experience the thrill of diving under the supervision of a Dive Professional in a pool or pool-like conditions. During your adventure, you’ll master some basic concepts and scuba skills and might even head off to experience an open water adventure.

What will I do?

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!

How long will it take?

Get ready to dive today. You will watch the short Discover Scuba video and enter the water quickly – ready for your scuba adventure. Figure about 90 minutes.

What will I need?

You need to be at least 10 years old to start scuba diving. Other than that, a sense of adventure, bathing suit, and a completed, signed Discover Scuba Diving form is all you need.

You may opt for private Discover Scuba Diving classes also. Call 432.556.9589 for more information on private classes.

What You Learn

You learn the basics you need to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. One thing you'll learn is that you really can breathe underwater and whether you like doing that or not. You will:

  • Learn what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it
  • Find out what it's like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable there
  • Learn some basic skills and safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step


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 and snorkel, fins, a wetsuit, a buoyancy compensating jacket (BCD) that carries your weights and scuba tank, a scuba regulator to breathe from and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply. 


The Learning Materials You Need To Bring

Just your willingness and undivided attention.


Prerequisites

To take participate in the Discover Scuba Diving program you must be at least 12 years old.


Your Next Adventure

Once you complete a Discover Scuba Diving program, you'll want to check out: Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver certification courses.