Learning to breathe underwater, like aging gracefully or enjoying dried fruit, requires acceptance of pruney fingers. Get outfitted for aqua play with this Groupon.
$149 for a Two-Hour Discover Underwater Photography Class ($300 Value)
Professional photographer Craig Dietrich teaches pupils the differences between topside and underwater photography. After learning basic principles, students embark on a guided tour and plunge into the water for two dives. The pro photographer instructs underwater, teaching how to capture images of aquatic wildlife and submerged family reunions. Courses include wetsuit and equipment rental.
Pompano Dive Center
Boasting a five-star certification from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, Pompano Dive Center's seasoned staff enlighten aquatic adventurers during comprehensive snorkeling and scuba-diving courses. The crew welcomes divers into a practice swimming pool or aboard their custom-built boat, Sea Dog Diver. The vessel departs into South Florida's beautiful waters in search of marine wildlife, wrecks, and schools of fried fish sticks. The team helps pupils gain PADI certification and teach specialty courses such as underwater photography and freediving, the art of diving with only a single breath. The staff also mans a retail shop, which carries the full ScubaPro line and enough wetsuits to clothe all of Atlantis's top businessmen.