Wide Wake Adventures

Dive Training and Instruction

Professional Association of Diving InstructorsSafety is our top priority as you explore the underwater world. Our instructors are certified in SCUBA and have over twenty years of diving experience. We specialize in SCUBA training for both kids and adults, beginner through advanced divers. Every adventure has a risk and we strive to thoroughly educate our diving students on safe diving techniques and guidelines, how to use gear and equipment properly, and how to dive within your own experience level.


Who should take this course?

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

What will you learn?

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

1. Knowledge Development (independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
2. Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
3. Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

What scuba gear will you use?

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.

Download a Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf). To get started.


SCUBA safety check life preserver equipment safety


September 2013 - Owner Brian Cole went to Mermet Springs to try out a new dry suit system from DUI.
Many SCUBA divers enjoyed a beautiful fall weekend trying out new technology from DUI. See video below!

DUI Demo Tour at Mermet Springs 2013 from Jim Koetting.


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