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    Recognized for Excellence: PADI Adaptive Service Facilities

    A PADI Adaptive Service Facility is an operation that has invested in comprehensive operational services and infrastructure that meet the needs of divers with physical, psychological or mental challenges to promote inclusivity in its diver training programs and other dive activities.  

    This includes, but is not limited to: staff trained specifically in adaptive diving techniques and support; providing training for those who want to learn more about those adaptive techniques and adaptive support; having accessible retail and classroom floors as well as accessible pool and boat decks.

    Adaptive training
    PADI Adaptive Courses

    Are you interested in teaching the PADI Adaptive Techniques course to dive pros or the PADI Adaptive Support Diver course to help certified divers become better buddies while diving or freediving with someone with a mental and/or physical challenge?

    These courses focus on increasing awareness of varying diver abilities and explore adaptive techniques to apply when training and diving or freediving with physically and/or mentally challenged divers.  

    Adaptive Dive Support Resources

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    Discover PADI's Adaptive Techniques Courses
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    Accessibility to Diving Around the World
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    Become an Adaptive Support Dive Buddy
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    Adaptive Diving with KIDS SCUBA Malaysia
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    Dive Stories: Bryan Anderson
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    A PADI AmbassaDiver's Adaptive Diving Mission

    Find an Adaptive Service Facility

     
    UNITED STATES

    Patriot Scuba 
    305 Mill Street 
    Occoquan, Virginia 
     +1-703-490-1175

     

    Horizon Divers 
    105800 Overseas Hwy 
    Key Largo, Florida 
    +1-305-453-3535

     

    Ocean Enterprises 
    7710 Balboa Avenue, #101 
    San Diego, California 
    +1-858-565-6054

     

    Calypso Divers of Tampa Bay  
    401 East Bearss Avenue 
    Tampa, Florida 
    +1-813-969-3483

    Blue Crew Divers 
    362 Lancaster Avenue 
    Frazer, Pennsylvania 
    +1-610-665-3483

    Underwater Safaris 
    2950 North Lincoln Ave
    Chicago, Illinois 
    +1-773-348-3999

     

    Lahaina Divers Inc 
    143 Dickenson Street, Suite 100
    Lahaina, Maui, 96761, Hawaii 
    +1-800-998-3483

    Seattle Dive Tours 
    4217 SW Admiral Way
    Seattle, Washington 98116 
    +1-206-265-0006

    Red Alert Diving 
    1619 Moylan Road
    Panama City Beach, Florida 32407
    +1-850-238-8760

     
    CANADA

    Northwest Scuba, Ltd.
    6815 104th Street, Edmonton T6H 2L5, Alberta
    (800) 565-2508

     
    ARGENTINA

    Bucea Hoy-Dive Today
    Pto. Furnillo 12 Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Patagonia, 9120
    +54 92804601647

     
    DENMARK

    Aalborg Dykkerskole
    Ridemandsmollevej 36, Godthaab, Svenstrup J
    +45 31 77 1119

     
    GREECE

    Seals Diving Centre
    Akti Themistokleous 42, Piraeus, 18537
    +30 302130997782

     
    ITALY
     

    Santa Caterina Diving Scalea
    Corso Mediterraneo, Scalea
    +393 29 838 5350

    Star Sub & Sports
    Via San Carlo 71, Brugherio (MI)
    3460822616

    Scuba & Sail Adventures
    Via Francesco Chiloni 26, Reggio Emilia, 42122
    +39 342 327 5889

    ASD Sommozzatori Bresciani Leonessa
    Via Martinengo 11, Concesio (Brescia), 25062
    +39 338 654 3890

    7 Perle ASD
    Via Ippolito Rosellini 94 Pisa, 56124
    +39 331 1084 666

     
    NETHERLANDS

    Dive Post Dive Equipment
    Castellumplein 4, Valkenburg ZH
    +31 71 4087775

    Discovery Divers
    Reeuwijkse Poort 307, Reeuwijk
    +31 182 39 95 80

     
    UNITED KINGDOM

    Ocean Turtle Diving
    Unit 16, Hassocks Wood Stroudley Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 8UQ
    +44 (0) 1256 819595

    Stellar Divers
    Scubahub, 4 Stirlin Court, Saxilby Enterprise Park, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 2LR
    +44 1522 703 116

    Diveworld
    185 Holme Lane, Hillsborough, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S6 4JR
    (44) 114 233 2995

     
    EGYPT

    Reef Oasis Dive Club Beach 
    Hadabet Um El Sid, Sharm El Sheikh, S. Sinai 
    +20 693662126

    Reef Oasis Blue Bay 
    El Basha Bay, Sharm El Sheikh, S. Sinai 
    +20 693601158

    Red Sea Diving Safari - Nakari Village 
    18km South Of Marsa Alam, Marsa Alam 
    +20 122 391 3793

    Red Sea Diving Safari-Shagra Village 
    20km North Of Marsa Alam, Marsa Al Alam, Red Sea 
    +0020127668837

     
    KENYA

    Ocean Tribe
    Alliance Safari Beach Hotel, Diani Beach Road, Diani, Kwale
    +25 470 0934854

     
    SOUTH AFRICA

    Water Orphans
    312 Piet Hugo Street, Wierda Park, Centurion
    +27 (0)822 133 886

     
    HONG KONG

    Diving Adventure

    5/F, iHome Centre
    369 Lockhart Road,Causeway Bay
    Hong Kong Island
    HONG KONG
    Tel: (852) 25722138

     
    MALAYSIA

    Kids Scuba
    Tropicana Heights Recreational Hub, Jalan P6/2, Bandar Teknologi Kajang Kuala Lumpur, 43500
    +60 19 317 6705

    Premier Marine and Scuba Centre
    2nd Floor, Lot 10, Milan Square, Jalan Wan Alwi, Kuching, 93350
    +60 11 105 72822

     
    SINGAPORE

    Resorts World at Sentosa Pte Ltd
    8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa, 098269
    65 65778689

     
    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

    Deep Dive Dubai
    Nad Al Sheba 1, Dubai
    +971 4501 9444

     
    INDIA

    Scuba Evolution India
    Laguna Anjuna, Sorranto Vaddo
    Anjuna
    GOA
    403509
    India
    Tel: 919820004441

     
    AUSTRALIA

    Daktari Surf & Dive
    33 Bank Street, Port fairy, Victoria
    61 3 5568 2800

    Quicksilver Dive
    19 Warner Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877
    07 4087 2111

     
    Saudi Arabia

    TBV Dive Club
    RSG,Galaxea At CVO
    70km North of Umlujj Highway 5
    Umlujj, Madinah Province, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Tel:(+966)559719526

    Nujuma
    RSG,Galaxea At CVO
    70km North of Umlujj Highway 5
    Umlujj,Madinah Province,Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Tel:(+966)559719526

    My PADI Dive Stories

     

    Cody’s first breath on scuba transformed her life and gave her a feeling of freedom that life in a wheelchair denied her.  “Diving showed me that nothing is impossible. It still quiets my fears and doubts and completely removes me from my disability element. I love the fact that I can help other people feel that too.”

    Today, Cody is committed to helping people with all forms of spinal cord-related paralysis take the first step toward freedom and independence through scuba diving.

     

    "My PADI is to create a better world. My PADI is how I discovered my new self. My PADI transformed my life and helps me transform the lives of others." 

    PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Leo Morales is a cancer survivor, a world record holder and a person who has transformed his life by diving. He shares his remarkable tale of triumph over adversity and why he considers himself “dive-abled”.

     

    "No one wants to miss out on 72% of the world. Dont just stick to 28%. Go and explore the world."

    PADI Course Director Thomas Koch can’t hear, but with scuba, his “disability” turns into an advantage. Why? When his daughter Claire got her Junior Open Water Scuba Diver certification with PADI Course Director Cristina Zenato, they talked as fluently and as much as they always do – underwater, using American Sign Language.

    Pillar 3: People & Humanity

    PADI was founded on the core belief that the oceans should be accessible to all. Learn more about our commitment to cultivating diversity and inclusion across the dive industry.