We are very proud to be one of the few PADI 5 Star dive shops in the Philadelphia and Bucks County area that has been recognized for exceptional customer service.
Are scuba certification staff has been recognized for their willingness to go above and beyond the call for their students. Don't forget to check out our blog to see why we are so well known in the Tri-State area
Enrolling in a traditional scuba diving course can be time-consuming. We know that you are busy and we want to help you achieve your dream of being a scuba diver while working within your time restraints. We are very proud to offer part of your scuba diving certification online. Please see our scuba courses page for more information.
Our dive shop is the largest and most well-stocked dive shop in the Bucks County and Philadelphia area. We have many lines of scuba gear to fit the needs of both recreational and technical divers. Whether you need a mask and snorkel or are shopping for a rebreather, we are the dive shop to see.
A-1 Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Adventures has been certifying students for almost 25 years. Over time we have grown from a small operation into a dive shop that is not only known throughout Philadelphia and Bucks County but also around the world. Our scuba instructors are highly trained and spend many hours year taking new courses to enhance their students experience.
Becoming a PADI Certified Scuba Diver opens you up to a whole new world of adventure and possibilities. More than 70% of our world is underwater and many people will never get the chance to see that. Whether you are looking to dive the rugged waters off of New Jersey where the crystal clear blue water of the Caribbean, we can help you get there.
The PADI Open Water Diver Course is a five-week class that consist of both academic and practical skills. Once a week you will be required to attend a four-hour course that will be split up between classroom work and confined water exercises. You will meet us at our dive shop for approximately 2 hours of classroom work and then follow us to a local pool for two hours of practical training in the water.
Once you have completed your training, you will attend one of our Dutch Springs certification weekends where over the course of two days you will be tested on the skills that you learned in the classroom and in the pool. Once you have completed these “check out dives” you will officially be a PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver. After you complete this entry-level course, you are welcome to return and take advanced courses that will allow you further discovery and adventure in the underwater world.
Looking to rent scuba diving equipment for a trip or vacation? We have a full line of BCD’s, regulators, wetsuits, wetsuits, dry suits and much more. Our rental prices are very affordable and you can keep your scuba equipment for a weekend or weeks depending on your needs.