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  • Dive into the National Park Service’s Centennial Celebration

    Dive into the National Park Service’s Centennial Celebration

    The Best Idea Noted American writer and environmentalist Wallace Stegner famously called the national park idea “the best idea we ever had.” The National Park Service has its 100th birthday this year. Divers everywhere should celebrate. Say “National Park” and immediately everyone thinks about a couple of the big ones, […]

  • Buying Your Own Scuba Gear: Pros, Cons and Practical Advice

    Buying Your Own Scuba Gear: Pros, Cons and Practical Advice

    When it comes to buying your own scuba diving gear it can be difficult to know when you should buy and what you should buy. Here are some guidelines as well as pros, cons and suggestions for both new divers and experienced divers to help you navigate your way around […]

  • Why You Should Buddy Up With Your Kids

    Why You Should Buddy Up With Your Kids

    If you’re passionate about scuba diving and you’ve got kids, there’s a good chance that you can’t wait to share the underwater world with them. Young divers can complete their first underwater experiences from the age of 8 years on the PADI Bubblemaker course, while older kids and teens can […]

  • PADI’s Summer Divelympics 2016: The Brazilian Dive Destinations That Take Home the Gold

    PADI’s Summer Divelympics 2016: The Brazilian Dive Destinations That Take Home the Gold

      We welcome PADI’s Summer Divelympics 2016! If you’ve been tuning into the Olympics this month to watch the world’s top athletes compete in sports like gymnastics, running, and diving, you’re certainly not alone. But if you’re a SCUBA enthusiast who sees the host city of Rio de Janiero and […]

  • PADI and Seiko to Release PADI Special Edition Diver’s Watches

    PADI and Seiko to Release PADI Special Edition Diver’s Watches

    There’s something special about diver’s watches. They’re functional, durable, good-looking and immensely popular, not just with divers, but with anyone looking for a tough, handsome, watch. In an increasingly digital world, quality analog dive watches have stood the test of time. For divers everywhere, they remain valued and well-loved accessories; essential […]