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Have you always wondered what it's like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren't quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you.

Cost: $ 40.00
Sign up for open pool time to test your new equipment, demo some of our equipment, or bring your gear and meet new fellow divers.

Curious about trying a full face mask? Now is your chance when you come to a pool session at USFSP! Sessions are held every other Sunday. Choose your date and time to sign up! Bring your gear, we provide the full face mask and tanks!

Cost: $ 40.00
NO HIDDEN COSTS! This standard course includes PADI E-learning or Classroom Learning (your choice), Equipment Rentals, Log Book, Dive Tables, air fills. Accommodations, entry fees and meals (open water site-specific) are not included. Class begins when 8 divers have enrolled or completed the eLearning (theory) module, usually every two weeks.

Cost: $ 474.00
NO HIDDEN COSTS! This deluxe course includes PADI E-learning or Classroom Learning (your choice), Equipment Rentals, Log Book, Dive Tables, air fills. Accommodations, entry fees and meals (open water site-specific) are not included. Class begins when 2 divers have enrolled or completed the eLearning (theory) module. Usually determined by your personal schedule.

Cost: $ 764.00
NO HIDDEN COSTS! This superior course is a very special opportunity: a ONE ON ONE with one of our owners, Captain Joe. Joe Letts is a PADI Master Instructor, and boasts an impressive 53 years of experience, 7000 dives, 3500 hours underwater, and 1,000s of certifications. Your course with Joe includes PADI E-learning, Equipment Rentals, Log Book, Dive Tables, air fills; PLUS all entry fees, and an Enriched Air (Nitrox) Certification. Accommodations and meals are not included (dive site-specific). This course with Joe is ONE-ON-ONE with one of the most experienced instructors in the Tampa Bay area. You decide your dates for the open water dives and create your own schedule.

Cost: $ 1,200.00
This course advances your diving knowledge & skills. You don't have to be advanced to take it. It's designed to advance your diving. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience.

Cost: $ 596.00
The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI's most popular specialty scuba course. Why? Because scuba diving with enriched air (nitrox) gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don't hesitate to become an enriched air diver.

Cost: $ 175.00
Refine your diving with Advanced Open Water, and take one of the most challenging, yet rewarding classes offered by PADI, Rescue Diver! Letts Dive is offering a combo pack for AOW/Rescue Diver! Not only do you get your AOW and Rescue Diver certification, you will also get your Emergency First Response and O2 Emergency Provider cert cards as well! You heard that right, 4 certification cards!

Cost: $ 999.00
Update your dive skills and knowledge with a quick scuba refresher from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before jumping back into the water.

Cost: $ 249.00
Learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver. Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they've ever taken. Why? Because you can take pride in knowing that you can help others if needed. The Emergency First Response Course and Oxygen Provider courses are also included in the Rescue Diver price.

Cost: $ 599.00
Discover simple to follow steps for emergency care. This course focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency.

Cost: $ 110.00
TDI Visual Inspection Procedures certifies individuals to perform a visual inspection on scuba tanks according to CGA and DOT standards. This course is designed for those that want to take their scuba education a bit further. This is a great course to take following up on the equipment specialty course. Once you know how your equipment works from the inside out, why not get to know your tanks as well?

Cost: $ 250.00
The PADI Tec Gas Blender certification course trains you to blend gases used in enriched air diving.

Cost: $ 275.00
Book both courses and get a 10% discount! TDI Visual Inspection Procedures certifies individuals to perform a visual inspection on scuba tanks according to CGA and DOT standards. This course is designed for those that want to take their scuba education a bit further. This is a great course to take following up on the equipment specialty course. Following the VIP course, you will be taking the Gas Blender course. This will train you how to blend gasses used in enriched air diving.

Cost: $ 472.00
Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to Divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a Divemaster, not only do you get to dive frequently, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.

Cost: $ 1,500.00
Scuba School International Assistant Instructor Course

Cost: $ 1,177.50
Have you ever looked at underwater photography online or in a gallery and thought you'd love to be able to do that? This course is for you! Underwater photography requires skills and knowledge which you can begin learning with this course in a classroom setting.

Cost: $ 25.00
Uniting scuba divers and water enthusiasts to make a difference. By earning this certification, you'll learn how you can make a difference for ocean protection every time you dive or travel.

Cost: $ 40.00
Pay the ocean forward by helping clean it up on your next dive. Learn about the problems of marine debris, conducting Dive Against Debris surveys, and how divers are a part of the solution to keeping our oceans clean.

Cost: $ 99.00
This course helps you expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large liveaboards. You'll gain experience scuba diving by completing two dives from a boat.

Cost: $ 225.00
Explore deeper dive sites with confidence at depths down to 130 ft/40m. Learn to manage your gas supply, go over buddy contact procedures, and buoyancy control.

Cost: $ 280.00
Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating. The course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along.

Cost: $ 175.00
Gain the knowledge and skills to explore caverns correctly and safely. This course guides you to enter far enough for adventure, but stay within the light zone for an easy exit to open water.

Cost: $ 385.00
A sidemount configuration (scuba tanks alongside of the diver) offers more flexibility and better steamlining options. Learn about the many benefits of diving with a sidemount configuration.

Cost: $ 500.00
Becoming a dry suit diver allows you to expand your boundaries and dive more places, more often. This suit seals you off from the water and keeps you comfortable, even in surprisingly cold water.

Cost: $ 275.00
Immediately recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen and be prepared to offer aid. There are no prerequisites or age restrictions. This course is open to everyone.

Cost: $ 148.33
The PADI Full Face Mask class prepares you to dive with a full face mask. The course covers basic safety, technical and practical knowledge necessary to be a competent full face mask diver and feel comfortable using your system. You will participate in an academic session to learn the features of full face masks, gain familiarity with the system in the pool, and finish by demonstrating skills in the open water to gain your full face mask certification specialty card.

Cost: $ 250.00
The underwater world changes as day creatures retire & nocturnal organisms emerge. If you've wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, enroll in the PADI Night Diver Specialty course.

Cost: $ 180.00
Observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. Improve the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevate them to the next level.

Cost: $ 150.00
The PADI Seal Team is for young scuba divers who are looking for action-packed fun in a pool by completing exciting AquaMissions. Do cool stuff in the pool, and meet friends.

Cost: $ 275.00
Retrieve lost items that have fallen overboard or off a dock. Learn effective swimming patterns and using a lift bag for heavy objects.

Cost: $ 199.00
Fine-tune your underwater observation skills and learn to use your compass more accurately. This course may count towards college credit, ask your instructor.

Cost: $ 185.00
Capture the sights, sounds, and the dynamic motion of the underwater world as a videographer. Cover the fundamentals and create interesting, entertaining video worth watching again and again.

Cost: $ 510.00
Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for a new discovery.

Cost: $ 250.00
This course helps you appreciate the complexity of coral reef habitats and teaches how you can help conserve these vital systems.

Cost: $ 99.00
Enjoy dives even more when you can recognize and identify fish families and their characteristics.

Cost: $ 160.00