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Discover Scuba Diving Course

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, then Discover Scuba Diving is for you.
What's more if you book onto our "Premium"
PADI Open Water Course within 1 month of doing this experience we will refund the cost of this course against the Open Water so you get to try diving on us.

Free Covid-19 safety upgrade.

All courses booked after the 18th April include a FREE mask worth worth £27.95 for you to keep at the end of your course.
Orion Diving Mask

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

The DSD is undertaken in our heated pool, and takes around 45min. Whilst not a scuba certification, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to become an explorer of 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 and be comfortable in the water.

You learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive, under the direct supervision of a qualified PADI Professional.
Get ready to:

  • Go over the scuba equipment you use to dive and how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear.
  • Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater.
  • Learn key skills that you’ll use during every scuba dive.
  • Have fun swimming around and exploring.
  • Hear about becoming a certified diver through the PADI Open Water Diver course.

Are you ready to try it out? Use
Upcoming Dives page to find a Discover Scuba Diving experience that suits you. We run our DSD's on most Saturdays at the Great Ballard School, Eartham, Nr Chichester starting at 1345hrs.

However if there are 3 or more of you call us and we may be able to schedule a private session for you.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving Course
Available on most Saturdays between 13:30 and 14:15hrs

To make a purchase you will be redirected to our on-line shop.

Once you have made your course purchase you can begin the learning process by viewing the Course Video.

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Covid-19 Information (July 2021).

Keeping you safe...

Our first consideration as always is your safety, in an effort to ensure this all our training will be undertaken in line with the industry best standards.

  • Out training group sizes will be strictly limited to 4 students and two PADI professionals.
  • All equipment will be washed, sterilised between uses and stored in a well ventilated area for at least 36hrs before re-use.
  • If you are undertaking a course that takes more than one session your equipment will be issued to you at the start of the course and you will be asked to keep it and care for it between sessions, thus eliminating any chance of cross infection.
  • Unfortunately numbers in our pool facility and at dive sites are strictly limited at this time to allow for social distancing therefore may not be possible to allow spectators.
  • All students will be expected to observe social distancing, unless from the same cohort.
  • All students will be expected to use face coverings when not in the water.
  • At the moment the changing rooms at our pool facility and open water site are not open, so you will need to change waterside.
  • Divers are asked NOT to clear masks by spitting, anti fog will be supplied free of charge at out sanitising station.
  • All entry level courses booked after the 18th of April include a brand new diving mask and where required snorkel for you to keep again ensuring you are the only person using your equipment.