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Becoming a PADI Diver can transform your life. Start your dive adventure with your local PADI Five Star Dive Center. You’ll join the largest global diver community bound together by both a desire for exploration and love of our ocean planet.




Flatirons Scuba & Travel

11965 Main Street
Broomfield, CO 80020

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One World Dive & Travel

6860 S Clinton Ct. Ste. M
Greenwood Village, CO 80112

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Underwater Phantaseas

160 S. Union Blvd.
Lakewood, CO 80228

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Colorado Scuba Center

1432 S Wadsworth Blvd
Lakewood, CO 80232

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The PADI Difference


Learning to dive is only the beginning of your adventure, which is why your PADI Five Star Dive Center team is committed to teaching you to become a competent and confident diver. Using the PADI System of diver education – the world’s most instructionally solid system in diving – you’ll have fun while mastering important safety concepts and skills to prepare you for your future diving endeavors.


Your PADI course falls under strict educational standards monitored for worldwide consistency and quality. PADI proactively surveys divers to confirm training meets our high standards. And, PADI employs Instructor Examiners to evaluate all instructors prior to granting a teaching credential. No other diver training organization works to maintain this level of professional reliability and integrity.


It’s no surprise that seven out of 10 divers are PADI certified. When you dive in with PADI, you join a community of divers with a shared passion for adventure and love for the ocean. And with a global network of more than 6600 dive centers and resorts and 137,000 dive professionals worldwide, anywhere there’s water, there’s PADI – the way the world learns to dive®.

PADI Influencers: Kara & Nate

Meet: Kara and Nate

For husband and wife team, Kara and Nate, scuba diving helps fuel their obsession to visit 100 countries in only four years. Leaving home in January 2016 with only two carry-on bags, the couple has dived into exotic destinations including Belize, Thailand, Barbados, South Africa and more. Without a doubt, scuba diving has enriched this popular YouTuber couple’s lives!

Catch up with Kara and Nate as they visit the 83rd country on their list and explore the Dominican Republic both above and below the surface.


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PADI Certification Changes Lives.


"Just being given the ability to explore such a different environment was an incredible, eye-opening experience that I want to share with everyone I meet."

Bailey Butcher, Facebook

"I decided to jump out of my comfort zone and went onto complete my Open Water Diver course in Bali and Tenerife with two fantastic PADI training schools… I now love being able to leave the world behind and escape to somewhere relaxing and stress-free."

Nia Walker, Facebook

"I pushed aside the inner voice that held me back, sinking into the water and letting myself embrace the deep blue horizon, appreciating the nature, wildlife, and peacefulness embedded within the ocean."

PH WK Lim, Facebook

“Getting certified PADI Open Water Diver is the perfect example of that. Letting the kids try something new and challenge themselves is the best gift I believe we, as parents, can give to them!!!”

Madeline Lu, Instagram


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