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Adaptive Support Diver

Do you want to learn how to best support a dive buddy who has a physical or mental challenge? The PADI Adaptive Support Diver course will increase your awareness of divers' varying abilities, and explores adaptive techniques to apply while diving or freediving with a buddy with a disability.


Skills you will learn: 

  • Becoming more aware and mindful of individual considerations when diving with people with disabilities

  • Adaptive techniques that can be applied while diving with buddies with mental and/or physical challenges

  • And more!


  • Open Water Diver or Freediver

  • At least 15 years old

  • Completed Diver Medical Form

  • Completed the EFR Primary and Secondary Care course within 24 months

Course Requirements:

  • Knowledge Development - This will be in the classroom with our instructors. Contact us to sign up.

  • Confined Water - This specialty requires 1 confined water dive in our private pool.

  • Open Water Dives - This specialty requires a minimum of 1 dive.

Cost: $150

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