If foam noodles can be found floating on the surface of almost every pool, think how many perfectly salted meatballs must be at the bottom of the ocean. Learn to discover the sea's sunken treats with today's Groupon: for $25, you get an introductory scuba lesson at Scuba World Sacramento. See the sidebar for available class dates.
Your discover scuba class includes all of the necessary equipment and instructions to vastly explore Scuba World's swimming pool, a facility that minimizes the chance of penguin attacks while teaching you underwater breathing basics. At the beginning of the two-hour course, students will prepare for the underwater traversing with a proper suit of provided aqua armor before hitting the pool for the remainder of the class. A PADI-licensed instructor will teach up to 10 fledgling sea turtles basic safety skills and correct methods of using the equipment to impress coworkers in and around the water cooler.
Owner Andy Siebert is a gregarious gentleman whose passion for scuba diving and love of life will be transcribed into your organic circuitry DNA with every underwater breath you take. Although this is not a certification course, it's a chance to get your flippers wet and freshen up on what your past life was like as a singing pinniped superstar.
Prospective divers must be at least 10 years old and must sign a waiver. If anyone taking the class is under 15, a parent or guardian must take the class as well. Please note you must call ahead to book a class.
With experienced and certified instructors who enjoy working with both children and adults, Scuba World Sacramento is a full-service water sports business that started with scuba diving in 1983. Today Scuba World has grown into a diverse water sports business that also offers stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, and swim lessons. Scuba World’s Swim School utilizes the PADI Swim program, which enables children at a very young age to master basic swimming and survival skills, and whose unique teaching methods were developed by the Starfish Aquatics Institute. Scuba World Swim School's instructors are certified in CPR, first aid, and lifeguard training. Prospective instructors go through a thorough interview process and must complete more than 40 hours of in-water training. Scuba World also ensure that instructors stay up-to-date with the latest teaching trends and techniques through an ongoing continuing education training program.