PADI Approved youth training centre

So why would you choose a PADI approved youth centre? And what courses are available?...... 

Well there are plenty of reasons, and we have chosen to go through the application process to simply highlight the importance of bringing children from as young as 8 years old up through the PADI system and get them exploring the underwater world as soon as possible. 

SO here is why.....

PADI, or the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, is a widely recognized and respected organization that sets standards for scuba diving training and certification. PADI-approved youth centers adhere to these standards and are specifically equipped and trained to provide scuba diving programs for young divers. Here are some reasons why using a PADI-approved youth center can be beneficial:

  1. Safety: PADI has strict safety standards for scuba diving, and their youth programs are designed with the safety of young divers in mind. PADI-approved youth centers follow these guidelines to ensure a safe and controlled learning environment.

  2. Qualified Instructors: PADI instructors undergo rigorous training to become certified to teach scuba diving. PADI-approved youth centers employ instructors who are trained not only in scuba diving but also in working with young divers. This ensures that instructors have the necessary skills and knowledge to teach young people effectively.

  3. Age-Appropriate Training: PADI youth programs are tailored to the specific needs and abilities of young divers. The training materials, equipment, and teaching methods are designed to be age-appropriate, making the learning experience more enjoyable and effective for young participants.

  4. Equipment Suitability: PADI-approved youth centers have appropriate scuba diving equipment that is sized and designed for younger divers. This ensures that young participants are using gear that fits them properly and is suitable for their size and strength.

  5. Parental Confidence: Parents often feel more confident and reassured when their children are participating in activities with reputable organizations. Choosing a PADI-approved youth center provides parents with the assurance that their children are receiving quality scuba diving instruction in a safe and controlled environment.

  6. Recognition: PADI certifications are widely recognized globally. Completing a scuba diving program at a PADI-approved youth center means that the young diver will receive a certification that is accepted at dive centers and resorts around the world.

  7. Long-Term Commitment to Diver Education: PADI is dedicated to promoting environmental responsibility and diver education. By choosing a PADI-approved youth center, participants are more likely to receive education on marine conservation and responsible diving practices.


Courses available 

BubblemakerBubblemaker is as fun as it sounds - a chance for kids to blow bubbles by scuba diving. Children who are at least 8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe underwater and swim around in shallow water. Have a party or celebrate a birthday by throwing a memorable, exciting Bubblemaker event with friends and family 

DSD - The discover scuba diving experience is great to allow your child to explore scuba in a very safe and secure environment, yet get the full experience of SCUBA equipment and breathing underwater.

Junior Open water diverA PADI Junior Open Water Diver between the ages of 10 and 11 years may only dive with a PADI Professional, a certified parent or certified guardian to a maximum depth of 12 metres/40 feet. A PADI Junior Open Water Diver between the ages of 12 and 14 years may only dive with an adult certified diver.

Along with these favourites, the full range of padi courses are also available for juniors too.

When considering scuba diving programs for young individuals, choosing a PADI-approved youth centre provides a level of assurance regarding safety, quality instruction, and global recognition of certifications. Always check for PADI accreditation when selecting a dive centre for yourself or your child.