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PADI eLearning


Welcome to the Scuba School and Dive Center located by the beach in Sunny South East Florida.  We are located in Fort Lauderdale by the Beach, where you can find the finest beach, wreck, drift diving and snorkeling in the United States.  Call 954-566-6344 today!

We service Southeast Florida, Broward County, which includes: Ft Lauderdale, Lauderdale-by-the-sea (LBTS), Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Hillsboro, Sea Ranches,  Lauderdale Hill, North Lauderdale, Plantation, Weston, Hollywood, Coral Springs, Parkland, and Davie. We also have many folks coming from Miami-Dade and Palm Beach County, especially Boca Raton, because of the quality of our diving and the number of boats that service our area.

scuba storeThis area is rate better than the Florida Keys in 8 out of 9 categories according the Rodale’s Scuba Diving Magazine 2004. Whether you are looking to find out more about Scuba diving, snorkeling, referral dives, planning a dive trip, dive travel packages or looking for a continuing education course we can help.

We are a PADI 5 Star Dive Center, National Geographic Diver Training Center and a Universal Referral Location. The Universal Referral System provides training dives in our warm, clear, tropical ocean for the following participating Agencies: IDEA, NASDS, NAUI, PDIC, SSI, and YMCA Scuba. We also provide PADI Referral dives.

Our staff of experienced instructors can provide you with PADI certifications from Open Water to Master Diver or Dive Master (DM) in several languages. All of our courses are on-demand or we also have a regularly scheduled PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors) Open Water Course (weekend), eLearning, Rescue Diver, Advance Open Water, Adventure in Diving, and PADI Specialty of the Month. We have Nitrox and Emergency First Aid Responder (EFR), which is a CPR and First Aid course, which we can do on a daily bases. For a list of what courses we offer go to our courses pages. Click here for courses or call (954) 566-6344 

Scuba diving can introduce you to the fascinating underwater world of adventure and excitement. All divers, from the utmost experienced to the novice, insist on quality training, classes, boat charters, equipment and supplies. Scuba School and Dive Center (SSDC) formerly “The Scuba School” is your headquarters for scuba diving lessons, classes, equipment and supplies. As one of the area’s largest dive shops, they can be relied on for all types of diving gear at unbeatable prices.

We offer an abundance of dive and snorkeling gear to choose from. When you are ready to purchase your equipment, come and see our full line of equipment from manufactures such as SHERWOOD SCUBA, Atomic Aquatics, Zeagle, Akona, Pinnacle, Omega Aquatics, XS Scuba, Tilos, Ikelite Cameras, SEA Dive, Sport Divers, McNett, UK, Rock N Sports, AB Biller Spear Guns, Press Steel Tanks, Stahl Sac, HypoOptics, and OMER. 

This dive center has established a fine reputation in the dive community for full line of quality diving merchandise and equipment, good service and professional scuba instruction. Call today to inquire about upcoming classes. Whether you’re just beginning to dive or are an experienced diver, you’ll find the latest and most modern equipment and supplies here. The staff at the Scuba School and Dive Center has full knowledge of the diving business, and they are all divers themselves. They’ll be able to aid you in the selection of the proper supplies and equipment that you will need on that special underwater expedition. Book your trip today!

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Padi 5 Star Dive Center

We are a 5 Star Dive Center 
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Universal Referral

We provide both PADI and Universal Referral for those that want to do their dives in tropical waters.


Nat. Geographic Diver Course

Join an elite group of divers who are more than tourists.


Scuba Team

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