Discover the sensation of weightlessness and how to breathe underwater during this scuba dive discovery experience in Oxford, voted the best UK Dive Centre in 2010 and 2012. Learn about scuba diving in the safe and fun environment of a warm swimming pool and enjoy a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. The experience is ideal for total beginners and is a chance to learn to breathe underwater, discover what wearing scuba equipment feels like and enjoy the special feeling of weightlessness in the deep end of the pool with the assistance of a PADI qualified instructor. Learn some basic skills and safety rules that are the first step towards the full scuba certification course.
On Sundays once a month, throughout the year.
Numbers On Day
The session works on the ratio of one instructor to six pupils. There may be other students in the pool at the same time.
Bring a swimming costume, towel, bottle of water and change for the changing rooms (which is returned at the end). All other equipment is provided, including a tank, mask and scuba gear.
Minimum age is 10 and must be able to swim. PADI medical questionaires and safety forms need to be completed before the session.
All participants are required to sign a medical declaration and disclaimer before taking part. No previous experience is necessary, beginners are welcome. If disabled access is required, please mention when making a booking.