Scuba Certification with Magazine Subscription or Buoyancy Class at Sink or Swim Scuba (Up to 65% off)


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Oceans are the earth's final frontier, holding thousands of uncategorized species of fish and one plastic bag filled with loose doll hairs. Uncover the mysteries of the deep with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $149 for open-water scuba certification program with six-month subscription to Dive Training and 10% off merchandise ($350 value)
  • $179 for open-water scuba certification program with magazine subscription, peak performance buoyancy class and 10% off merchandise ($515 value)

Upon successful completion, courses grant students aged 10 and older lifelong scuba certification after a series of in-pool instructional lessons and four open-water dives at a local flooded quarry. A six-month subscription to Dive Training magazine supplements coursework with helpful articles for the beginning scuba explorer. Additionally, customers can opt to take the peak-performance buoyancy course, which provides instruction on how breath control, weight placement, and body position can affect buoyancy during a dive.

Sink or Swim Scuba

Brent Clevenger founded Sink or Swim Scuba in 2006 to provide regular open-water dive experiences to fledging and senior divers alike. He trains neophytes in his full-sized pool, letting them control their buoyancy to drop to the full twelve-foot depth after they master underwater breathing fundamentals in the shallow end. He also oversees scuba certification training during group dives at the Piedmont Dive Rescue Association Lake Norman Quarry. The former dig site provides plenty of underwater excitement with schools of fish and sunken objects to explore, such as the quarry manager's shed which used to house instructions on how not to flood the quarry.

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  • “Very nice and knowledgeable staff at Sink or Swim Scuba. I would recommend them to anyone looking to get Scuba certified.”

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    4310 K Wilkinson Blvd.

    Gastonia, North Carolina 28056

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In a Nutshell

Earn a lifelong scuba certification with open-water dives in a local rock quarry

The Fine Print

Expires 150 days after purchase. Limit 5/person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 1/visit. Valid only for option purchased. Registration required. Subj to availability. Must be 10+; under 18 must be accompanied by guardian. Must sign waiver. Must be able to swim. Equipment not included; cannot purchase equipment prior to class. Classes must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Open-water scuba certification program with six-month subscription to Dive Training
$350 list price - 57% off - Save $201
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Open-water scuba certification, subscription to Dive Training, and buoyancy class
$515 list price - 65% off - Save $336
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