PADI Drysuit Diver

Stay Warm Underwater

If you want to see our colder B.C. waters without the added discomfort of a wetsuit, stay warm and become a drysuit diver today! Sign up and learn the techniques of diving with a drysuit in the PADI Drysuit Diver Specialty.

Upcoming Dates for Drysuit Diver

Course Prerequisites

  • PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Any participants ages 10 and over are welcome.

Course Description

Want to stay warm while scuba diving in the pacific northwest? Sign up for the PADI Dry Suit Diver Specialty course and learn how to dive in a drysuit.  Earn this PADI Drysuit Specialty certification and you will benefit from worldwide recognition of drysuit diving training for life.

We meet first at the UBC Aqua Society shop for sizing and an overview classroom session before heading to Whytecliff Park for your first cold water dives in a drysuit.  Start with a shallow in-water drysuit orientation before heading out for two dives exploring the underwater world of this beautiful marine protected area available in our back yard.

Extra Info

  • All necessary rental gear and materials provided. Divers need to provide their own personal gear (Mask, Snorkel)