Dry Specialties  Most of these can be taught just about any time. Just ask us to schedule a class for you and we will! (*=Distinctive Specialty, not taught by most PADI instructors)


AED for Divers*

Certification costs only

By completing the DAN AED for Divers class you qualify for the PADI certification.

AWARE Coral Reef Conservation

$100 plus certification

The AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course is designed to inform you about the world’s coral reefs. As a scuba diver, the health of aquatic ecosystems is often what makes a good dive. Become aware of the fragileness of coral reefs and how you can help preserve them. Classroom only. Prerequisites: none

Emergency Oxygen Provider

$100 plus materials and certification

Be the one ready to help a fellow diver should the need arise by becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider. Breathe easy—knowing that you know how to recognize illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen. Being the best buddy you can be means being prepared – especially in a time of need. Classroom only- approximately 2 hours. Prerequisites: none

Enriched Air

$100 plus materials and certification

Stay down longer and get back in the water sooner. Learn how to dive using Enriched Air Nitrox, PADI’s most popular specialty course. No dives required but available! Prerequisites: minimum age 15, Open Water Diver

Equipment Specialist

$100 plus materials and certification

Don’t miss a dive due to a scuba gear issue. Whether it's a blown o-ring, regulator problem, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, you can learn how to manage basic scuba equipment adjustments. As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you are prepared for the basic scuba equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you'll encounter every day. In addition, you'll learn interesting background information about how your gear works, how it’s repair and other information that helps you with your equipment investment. Classroom only- one morning or afternoon. Prerequisites: minimum age 10, PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver.

Marine Life Injuries*

Certification costs only

By completing the DAN Hazardous Marine Life Injuries class you qualify for the PADI certification.

Orient to Recompression Chamber*

$100 (includes certification)

Learn the basic functions of a Recompression Chamber, then take a "dry" dive to 130 feet in the chamber. One morning at the hospital's recompression chamber needed. Prerequisites: minimum age 15, Open Water Diver.

Oxygen First Aid*

Certification costs only

By completing the DAN Oxygen Provider class you qualify for the PADI certification.

Project AWARE

$100 plus materials and certification

The underwater world needs heroes. You can be one of them by championing the causes of the world’s most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems. Learn about some of the most pressing problems facing these vulnerable environments and everyday actions you can take to help conserve them. It’s informative, interesting and most importantly, you learn how to make a difference. Classroom only. Prerequisites: none

Tec Rec Gas Blender

$200 plus materials and certification

The Gas Blender course will train you as a qualified gas blender, allowing you to provide nitrox gas mixes to appropriately certified customers. A combination of classroom and hands-on labs, this class will take approximately 6-8 hours to complete. Prerequisites: minimum age 18 & Enriched Air Diver.

Tec Rec Trimix Blender

$225 plus materials and certification

The Gas Blender course will train you as a qualified gas blender, allowing you to provide trimix gas mixes to appropriately certified customers. A combination of classroom and hands-on labs, this class will take approximately 6-8 hours to complete. Prerequisites: minimum age 18 & Enriched Air Diver.