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About Us

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Our Approach

Being an SSI (Scuba School International) partner we believe that knowledge, skills, equipment, and experience make up the core components of creating capable divers.

We offer Open Water, Advanced, and Specialty training programs. With our SSI partnership and dive experience we make sure you are a knowledgeable, safe, courtesy, and able diver.

Our Story

We opened our doors in Athens, Georgia in August of 1999 with the mission to show people the joy of scuba diving. To date we have certified over one thousand people for their recreational adventures!

We love to travel with our dive family and want to make sure we are in the water and having fun! It is our goal is to share with you the experience of scuba diving and offer as many scuba diving opportunities as possible whether it is a weekend trip to Lake Jocassee to a full week getaway in Fiji!

Meet the Team

We have a team of awesome instructors, dive control specialists, and staff to make your scuba dive education fun and easy.

Tim Bridgham, Owner & Master Dive Instructor

Tim Bridgham

Owner &
Master Dive Instructor

Very active in training members of firefighter, military, and University of Georgia scuba programs.

Favorite Dive Site
Golden Wall (Maldives)

Total Dives
3000+

Van Wier, Dive Control Specialist

Van Wier

Store Manager &
Master Dive Instructor

Great guy, Excellent Instructor, Likes Pimento cheese

Favorite Dive Site
Palancar, Cozumel

Total Dives
1000+

Scott Noakes

Instructor

A research professor at the University of Georgia. Scott leads our MARS 4740 course at the University of Georgia.

Favorite Dive Site
Gray’s Reef

Total Dives
700

Your recreational adventure awaits…

Scuba diving is the exploration of the 70% of the world covered in ocean. Less than 5% of the entire world’s population will ever see what lies underwater, will you?