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. Discover the sea's sunken treats with today's Groupon: for $15, you get a Discover Scuba Experience session from Sea Sports Scuba (a $30 value), which has locations in Katy, The Woodlands, Westheimer, and Northwest Houston. All participants must be 12 years of age or older and able to swim 200 yards, non-stop, using any type of stroke and without the assistance of a passing dolphin.
The veteran submerged seafarers at Sea Sports Scuba can instruct any landlubber on the basics of underwater breathing in a safe, welcoming environment. At each lesson, a wise, PADI-certified instructor will dish the fundamental tenets of the dive and marine astronomy. Students will dive into the provided gear and equipment before diving into a heated indoor pool for practice. In one 60- to 120-minute session, submariners will be primed to move on to more-advanced sunken adventures and confidently curse humanoid ancestors for voting to phase out gills.
Though the class won't churn out scuba divers certified to dive alone, it might finally put to rest a persistent fear of bathtubs and really big puddles. Though breathing underwater can feel a little a strange at first, it quickly becomes second nature after a bit of submerged practice. Post-class, prepare to be able to shower for hours, retrieve all the coins from the bottom of every fountain, and diffuse nuclear bombs perched perilously above an abyssal alien city. Call ahead to schedule a class time, and bring along a suit and towel.
- The staff is friendly and supporting of your needs. They scheduled the class around our schedules and they definately know what they are talking about. – Lauren, on the Katy location
- Sea Sports Scuba-The Woodlands has been a great experience in learning to dive, taking advanced scuba courses, buying the majority of my scuba equipment, and getting great advice. The instruction I received from Robert and Jeff was thorough, patient, and professional. – dlivingtson, on The Woodlands location