Learn To Dive at NDC

Classes At NDC
Beginner Course - Open Water Certification
Open WaterStart your adventure today!!

Now is the perfect time to dive into a new adventure! The PADI Open Water SCUBA Course is your ticket to a lifetime of excitement. Courses are available for anyone over the age of 10, making SCUBA a fantastic family activity!

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Discover Scuba Splash Parties
Discover ScubaHave you always wanted to try SCUBA diving, but just aren’t sure if the sport is for you? Sign up for a Discover SCUBA Splash Party to enter the magical underwater world by making a dive in the safety of the swimming pool with an instructor. We will give you an overview of your dive experience, fit you with gear and follow it up with a SCUBA dive in the pool. This is a great way to take your first breaths underwater and see if you will like scuba diving before enrolling in a course. The minimum age for this dive experience is 10.

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PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Certification Course

Advanced Open WaterThe ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER CERTIFICATION COURSE is a continuing education program designed to introduce specialty diving techniques and equipment. At National Diving Center, the ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER CERTIFICATION COURSE consists of a short orientation session, followed by Five Open Water Certification dives. These Certification dives take place at Bainbridge Sportsman’s Club, and introduce the core concepts of Underwater Navigation, Search & Recovery diving, Night diving, Deep diving, and Wreck diving. 

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Medic First Aid Basic

Medic First AidMedic First Aid Basic is taught in one classroom session and is based around non-stressful small group hands-on learning, and will be supplemented with additional training in the use of the increasingly common portable defibrillator. Medic First Aid Basic provides skills that are of a considerable benefit on a daily basis, and should be considered by Divers and Non-Divers alike. 

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Specialty Diving CoursesNational Diving Center offers a variety of specialty courses.

  • Basic Wreck Diver
  • Boat Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Drift Diver
  • Dry Suit Diver
  • Equipment Specialist
  • Ice Diver
  • Master Scuba Diver
  • Multilevel Diver
  • Night Diver
  • Nitrox Diver
  • Search and Recovery Diver
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Underwater Photographer
  • Underwater Videographer
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PADI Rescue Diver
padi_logo.jpgYou won't find a more rewarding continuing education class! This course trains you to look beyond yourself and consider the safety and well being of other divers. This course is an exciting way to build your confidence and dive skills.

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padi_masterscubadiver.jpgThis is the SCUBA industry's entry professional level! During this course you will work closely with your PADI Instructor to expand your dive knowledge, perfect your skills, and develop your leadership ability as you have the opportunity to work with dive students.

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Assistant Instructor
Assistant InstructorOur Assistant Instructor program is designed to prepare Divemasters for success and competency as SCUBA Instructors. Over the course of a three-month internship, the candidate will further their personal diving skills development and will develop Instructor-level teaching skills as they assist in teaching an entire Open Water Diver course.
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Seal Team

Seal TeamThe PADI Seal Team is for young water-lovers, ages 8-12, who are looking for action-packed fun in a pool by doing exciting scuba "AquaMissions." Have you ever wondered what it's like to dive with flashlights, take pictures underwater or float effortlessly like an Astronaut? These are AquaMissions. You will learn about safe diving and you can try AquaMissions like wreck, navigation, buoyancy, underwater photography, environmental awareness and more. Here's your chance to do some cool stuff in the pool, meet friends and share in the adventure of the underwater world. 

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Technical Diving Courses
TechnicalNational Diving Center offers a variety of technical diving courses including Nitrox Diver, Advanced Nitrox Diver and Solo Diver classes.

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