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$139 for a Scuba PADI-Certification Course from Learn Scuba Chicago ($285 Value)

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93% of 72 customers recommend

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Scuba-certification course led by dive expert Captain Bob takes students on pool dives throughout Chicagoland & open-water dives in Kankakee

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Must sign waiver. Certification students are required to have their own mask, fins and snorkels (available for purchase). The rest of the gear and equipment will be provided. Students should contact the shop, by email or phone, to schedule a time to pick up material and complete paperwork. All services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.


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.

$139 for a PADI Scuba-Certification Course ($285 Value)

PADI certification courses include fundamentals of diving theory, three pool dives at varying Chicago locations with most equipment included, a day at the dive park in Kankakee's Haigh Quarry for two open-water check-out dives, with most equipment included, and PADI scuba-certification. The only pieces of equipment that aren’t provided are masks, fins, and snorkels, which students can purchase directly from Learn Scuba Chicago. Students should contact the shop by email or phone to schedule a time to pick up material and complete paperwork. Participants must register at one of the pools to obtain course materials and complete paperwork.

Learn Scuba Chicago

Despite a close encounter with a hammerhead shark, Learn Scuba Chicago's Captain Bob just keeps on scuba diving. The aquatic expert got an up-close peep of shark teeth on his very first Caribbean dive, yet has scarcely taken his flippers off since. He started Learn Scuba Chicago four years ago in a garage as a grassroots effort to build community. Captain Bob and crew lead diving courses, which range from thrilling dips for beginners to instructor certifications. The calendar is flexible so students can plunge into indoor pools at their own pace at a variety of locations, such as Water's Edge Aquatic Center in Bensenville, the UIC campus, and Northeastern Illinois University campus, with open water dives held at Kankakee's Haigh Quarry.


93% of 72 customers recommend

  • “The directions to the facilities need improvement.”

  • “It is a very friendly and knowledgeable SCUBA shop. I would recommend this shop to anyone wanting to stop by for SCUBA gear or lessons.”

  • “Great feeling”

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    University of Illinois at Chicago Sport & Fitness Center, RM 109

    828 S Wolcott Ave.

    Chicago, IL 60612


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    Northeastern Illinois University Swimming Pool

    5500 North St. Louis

    Suite 109

    Chicago, IL 60625


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    Water's Edge Aquatic Center

    545 John St.

    Bensenville, IL 60106


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