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Discover Scuba Diving


Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to find out but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a great way to experience  the thrills of scuba diving under the supervision of on of our PADI professionals in the swimming pool.  Sessions run at Energise Leisure Centre, York on Tuesday evenings 19:00 - 20:30.



  • Age 8 - 10

  • Experience scuba diving under the direct care and supervision of a PADI Pro.

  • Take their first breaths underwater in water shallower than 2 metres/6 feet.

  • Learn about and use scuba diving equipment made for children Have lots of fun.


Scuba Training in Swimming Pool

Discover Scuba Diver

  • Age 10+

  • Go over the scuba equipment you use to dive and how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear.

  • Find out what it's like to breathe underwater.

  • Learn key skills that you'll use during every scuba dive.

  • Have fun swimming around and exploring.


What will I do during the experience?

Once you have your equipment  your PADI professional will conduct a quick safety briefing with some important information you need when in the water. When you enter the water you will take your first breaths in the shallow end until you are comfortable, you will learn some basic diving skills and then, when you are ready, swim around into deeper water and have fun!

What do I need to be able to participate?

No prior scuba diving experience is required however you will also be required to complete a Medical Statement – Please ensure you are fit to dive by checking this form. If you answer "yes" to any of the questions, you'll need to take the form to your GP to get signed off as fit for diving before you can hit the water. Download the Dive Medical Form Here

What equipment will I need?

Just your swimming costume, a t-shirt to stop any gear from rubbing and a towel, the rest is provided and equipment rental is included in your experience.

What's next?

Once you have got the diving bug the next step is to gain more experience by enrolling on to the

  • PADI Seal Team (Ages 8+) for younger children who can not yet sign up for the open water course but can still gain experience, knowledge and most of all have fun in the underwater world. Find out more...

  • Open Water Course (Ages 10+) the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Find out more...

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