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The Museum District

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PADI-certified professionals teach students scuba basics and more advanced techniques in indoor saltwater pool

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Promotional value expires Mar 31, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 12 or older. Not recommended for people with Asthma, Diabetes or Cardio-pulmonary issues. All participants must be able to swim 200 yards, non-stop, using any type of stroke. Mask, snorkel, fins, boots, weights, and a weight belt are not provided. Certification is only given if you meet all the skill requirements. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Somewhere far below sea level, the most fashionable critters in the subsurface world are gracefully strutting their stuff in form-fitting wetsuits with foot-flattering flippers. Grace the coveted underwater runways of exploration with this Groupon.

Somewhere far below sea level, the most fashionable critters in the subsurface world are gracefully strutting their stuff in form-fitting wetsuits with foot-flattering flippers. Grace the coveted underwater runways of exploration with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $199 for a PADI open-water certification course ($408 value)
  • $20 for a Discover Scuba course ($50 value)

The open-water diver certification course consists of three phases: classroom and home study to learn scuba basics, five confined water dives to exercise scuba basics, and four open-water dives to review skills and explore. Enrollment includes the rental of BCD, regulator set, dive computer, tanks and any neoprene that may be needed. The entire course is completed in 31 training hours, and students swim away as PADI-certified scuba divers.

Gigglin' Marlin Divers’ friendly yet surprisingly serious instructors guide students through the Discover Scuba Diving course from the safe depths of an indoor heated saltwater pool. A brief video or flip chart introduces divers to necessary techniques before they learn firsthand about buoyancy control, breathing underwater, and the funny faces that best benefit from wearing a swim mask.

Gigglin Marlin Divers and Swim School

As the indoor swimming arm of the Gigglin Marlin Divers and Swim School scuba-diving school—recently named Houston's best by the Houston Press—Gigglin Marlin Divers and Swim School entices water persons with a saltwater pool of titanic proportions. The facility's 75-foot long, up to 15-foot deep heated saltwater pool plays host to a crowded schedule of activities. The watery fun includes swim instruction for those less than 1 year old as well as adults. Regular times are also set aside for lap swimmers and indoor scuba sessions in which divers explore the saltwater pool's mysterious depths.


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94% of 95 customers recommend

  • “Check the expiration date to make sure you are good with the weather and cold water temps.”

  • “Staff is really great there!! ”

  • “This was a great experience! I would recommend this to others who were interested in scuba diving. The instructor was great! He explained everything clearly and was...”

    “This was a great experience! I would recommend this to others who were interested in scuba diving. The instructor was great! He explained everything clearly and was patient and very encouraging! ”

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    The Museum District

    4502 Almeda Rd.

    Houston, TX 77004

    +17136405090

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