Curious about Diving?

For those who want to test the waters and try scuba this is the course for you! The SDI Scuba Discovery Program gives you a glimpse of what you can expect to experience in the underwater world as well as what you could expect to learn in the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course.

During this experience program, you will go through the basic safety procedures for enjoyable scuba diving under the watchful eye of an active SDI Instructor. You will learn skills such as equalizing your ears, buddy checks, basic buoyancy control, underwater communication, and more. You will also be given an introduction to basic scuba equipment followed by an underwater tour in the local pool or marine environment.

  • Those who would like to experience the underwater world
  • Those who would like an introductory course to scuba diving prior to enrolling in the Open Water Scuba Diver course
  • Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

During this program the following topics will be covered… and more!

  • The aquatic environment
    • Marine environment
    • Marine life expected to encounter at the dive site
  • Basic overview of physics/physiology and how it relates to diving
    • Buoyancy
    • Pressure
    • Equalization techniques
  • Scuba equipment assembly
  • Underwater communications
  • Taking the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course

  • Some of the in-water skills you will perform include:
  • Predive check
  • Weight removal at the surface
  • Ear clearing and equalization
  • Buoyancy compensator device (BCD) use
    • Manual inflation
    • Oral inflation
  • Buoyancy control
    • Controlled ascents and descents
  • Regulator use
    • Breathing, clearing, and recovery
  • Mask clearing
  • Underwater swimming: proper use of fins
  • Computer use
  • Use of gauges
  • Underwater communications

Mask, Snorkel, & and a Towel!

Introduction to dive planning, equipment setup and donning, skills and knowledge to complete dive
Unique underwater experience under the watch of an active SDI Instructor

Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution

Price: $110


  • Rental Equipment
    • Dive Computer
    • Regulator
    • Tank
    • Wetsuit
    • Fins
    • Weights

Enjoy a 1-on-1 dive with a professional dive instructor. Participants will familiarize themselves with SCUBA equipment, and learn the basics to underwater exploration and safety. If you're not sure if SCUBA diving is for you, SCUBA Discovery is the best way to find out!

Lake County Divers Supply
305 Main St.
Hobart, IN 46342
P: (219) 942-0016