UCSD is proud to have five instructors whose combined expertise spans 145 years diving and 100 years teaching. Join our classes and have fun as we share our experience from over 8300 logged dives. Our two Dive Masters have 17 years experience with 12 years teaching for UCSD.
We offer Basic Open Water certification, Advanced Open Water Diver and specialty and leadership level courses leading to PADI certification. Classroom and pool meetings are on UCSD or SIO campus. Ocean dives are in the San Diego-La Jolla Shores Underwater Park. Get certified to dive locally or for your next tropical vacation. Click here for the schedule and prices.
The Following requirements apply to all courses:
*Registration does not guarantee class admission; above requirements must be met.
Private classes are also available for students needing extra support. Additional fees required.
For additional information on our SCUBA classes please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Rec Class Program Assistants at 858 - 534 3772.
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