Discover Scuba Experience or a Certification Course at Scuba Shoppe (Up to 58% Off). Three Options Available.

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Humans have long envied fish for their ability to breathe underwater and swim naked without everybody getting all weird about it. Get slippery with this Groupon.

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Students learn the basics of aquatic breathing in the Discover Scuba session, which is held in a temperature-controlled pool. Before dipping so much as a toe in the water, the class discusses the myths and realities of scuba diving, the setup and use of equipment, and underwater tea-party etiquette. Once the basics have been covered, classes gear up and head underwater for a series of submerged activities. This class constitutes the first step toward a full course for Open Water certification. For the full-certification course, students can choose from classes available from January, 2014 through December, 2014.

Scuba Shoppe

Cindy Ross was an unlikely person to found a scuba-diving school. Told by a commercial diving instructor at 19 that she was too small to scuba, Ross didn’t begin to explore the sport until she was in her 30s. Earning certification was a trial, and she spent her first four dives lugging 80-pound gear in the snow up and down a massive hill—and, adding insult to injury, the men’s equipment didn’t even fit properly. But the fifth dive changed everything. Held in Puget Sound, Ross felt a calling to the location's green waters and white anemones, and since then, the aquanaut has frolicked with such neighbors as a 1,200-pound sea lion, hundreds of Canadian seals, and a giant Pacific octopus.

At Scuba Shoppe, Ross and her team of instructors immerse guests of all ages in the sport of scuba. Try Scuba classes held in the center's 84-degree pool familiarize students with their equipment before they plunge into the water to practice. Alternatively, an open-water certification program from Scuba Schools International expounds on these pool sessions with shore dives in the rolling waters of Puget Sound, which let students hone their skills in a more realistic environment or find a dolphin pod to adopt them. As part of this training, they also have the chance to explore the briny depths aboard underwater scooters. For the more advanced,, Scuba Shoppe provides training for specialty certifications, including rescue diving, night diving, and underwater digital photography. An onsite dive shop outfits customers with all the necessary dive gear and accessories.

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    North Auburn

    130 E Main Street,

    Auburn, Washington 98002

    253-833-8682

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In a Nutshell

Those who complete their certification can hang on to an underwater scooter, which propels them through the water as they spot fish

The Fine Print

Expires Jan 1st, 2015. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Must be 14 or older. Discover scuba experience course includes gear. Must sign waver. Mask, Snorkel and Fins not included in full certification course. (May be rented or students can bring their own or receive a discount if purchased). The books required for this certification course are not included and retail at $95. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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