Learn to Dive

Designed for all levels of divers, we are dedicated to providing the industry’s best equipment, superlative dive training, and exceptional customer service! We are a PADI IDC Five Star Dive Center recognized by PADI International for outstanding contributions to the dive industry. Our programs range from PADI Seal Team, Bubblemaker and Open Water all the way up to becoming a PADI Instructor! We offer all PADI specialty courses. Our classes are structured to assure personal attention and are conducted in a relaxed environment by a staff of accomplished and committed instructors.

Discover Scuba

FREE

(Minimum age 10 years old)

Unsure about Scuba? Then try the PADI Discover Scuba program, which lets you experience the thrill of diving under the supervision of a PADI Instructor in our indoor heated pool. During your adventure, you will master some basic scuba skills that can lead you to an Open Water Adventure.

Open Water Diver

$299

plus Book for class and Arkansas Certification Dives

$350

plus Book for class and Florida Certification Dives

Now is the time to get the PADI Open Water Diver certification, the most popular diver certification program in the world! This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with PADI and Bayou Divers, dive companies that set the standards in the global diving community. Throughout the course, you will learn the fundamentals of scuba diving including everything about dive equipment and safe diving techniques. You will also earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification that is recognized worldwide. You earn this rating by completing the confined water pool dives in our clean, indoor heated pool and the knowledge development sessions at Bayou Divers. You will also make four open water certification dives at one of two locations (Lake DeGray in Arkansas or Vortex Springs in Florida). Your choice. The class and certification dives should take two weekends to complete. You will need to purchase a dive packet, which includes a book, dive table and log book at a cost of $75.00.

Advanced Open Water

$199

plus Book for class and Arkansas Certification Dives

$250

plus Book for class and Florida Certification Dives

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver program offers you a structured program where you gain additional experience and skills under the direct guidance of a Bayou Divers PADI professional. After successfully completing the course, you will receive the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification. This allows you to participate in many more advanced diving activities with the confidence and competence a PADI Advanced Bayou Diver Training course offers; such as Deep Diver, Search and Recovery, Night Diving, Underwater Photography and more.

Rescue Diver

$275

plus Book

The PADI Rescue Diver program develops your knowledge and skills, so you can effectively perform diver assists and rescues, manage diving accident situations and render first aid. The program is an important step in expanding your knowledge and experience as a diver. PADI Rescue Diver certification is also a prerequisite for all PADI leadership programs. To get into the PADI Rescue Diver program, you will need to be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent). After successfully completing the program, you will receive the internationally recognized PADI Rescue Diver certification card.

Divemaster-Go Pro

$500

plus Divermaster Packet

As a PADI Professional, you do things others only dream of. Take the first step in your dive career and become a PADI Divemaster. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you will expand your dive knowledge and improve your skills as you become a dive professional. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities.

PADI Specialties

$150

plus book