Biologists estimate that water makes up 65 percent of the human body, 71 percent of the planet's surface, and 0 percent of the R & B group Earth, Wind & Fire. Conquer the planet's most prevalent liquid with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $10 for a 60-minute Try Scuba class (a $25 value)
- $39 for an Intro to Diving course (a $79.95 value)
- $15 for $30 worth of swimwear and Vibram FiveFinger footwear
The 60-minute Try Scuba introductory class shepherds novice divers through the basics of scuba under the direction of an SSI dive professional. Students spend most of the class submerged in a comfortably heated pool, though sessions begin with predive training on land. For the comprehensive Intro to Diving Course, students fill up on aquatic knowledge-such as how to perform a predive safety check and how to perform a postdive triple lutz-during three academic sessions, then cycle through snorkeling and scuba skills during one extended pool session. Throughout the course, instructors impart expert aquatic training that counts toward students' open-water dive certification.
Ascuba Venture, a quarter-century-old diving school, rears expert aquanauts using the SSI signature water-training method, an entry-level system whose open-water diving certification is recognized internationally. Through academic, open-water, and pool sessions, students absorb beginning to advanced scuba and snorkeling skills, as well as vital safety fundamentals that include avoiding eye contact with hostile flushed goldfish. Heated to 82¬-84 degrees, Ascuba's indoor pool comfortably cradles amateur divers, who are clad in safe and modern equipment provided by the facility.