Featured Blogs

  • PADI 50th Anniversary Contest Winners

    PADI 50th Anniversary Contest Winners

    2016 marks PADI’s 50th anniversary. We’ve loved our time in the diving community and are proud to continue to serve our divers as best we can. So to celebrate this milestone, we held a contest asking you all to submit photos, videos, and stories to share what you love most […]

  • 10 Questions Every Instructor Has Been Asked

    10 Questions Every Instructor Has Been Asked

    Experienced instructors hear many of the same questions time and time again from student divers. If you are having any of the same concerns or are wondering about the answers to any of these questions then you are not alone! 1. What happens if I run out of air?  Firstly, […]

  • 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 […]