Try Scuba for Kids

Introduce Kids to the World of Scuba Diving!

JDL Kids Scuba

Ages 5-7

Younger kids will have fun with this surface only scuba-like system called SASY (Supplied Air Snorkeling for Youth). Participants wear a foam filled vest, but breathe from a regulator just like real scuba divers. SASY divers enjoy swimming through hoops, playing with toys, and becoming familiar with what real scuba divers do! This program is conducted by a PADI professional in the Jack’s Diving Locker pool. 

  • Prerequisite: Ages 5 – 7, comfortable in water

  • Cost: Pool $75 

Ages 8-9

The Bubblemaker program introduces real scuba diving to kids, but in shallow water. Participants wear full scuba along with mask, snorkel, & fins. Bubblemakers learn basic safety skills and then play underwater with toys and games. This program is conducted by a PADI professional in the Jack’s Diving Locker pool with an optional shore dive experience.

  • Maximum depth 6’ in pool or off shore

  • Prerequisites: Ages 8 – 9, comfortable

  • Cost:

    • Pool only $75 (plus tax)

    • Pool & Shore $175 (plus tax)

    • A minimum of 2 guests may be required

Ages 10-11

The Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) experience is an exciting introduction to real scuba diving. Participants wear full scuba along with mask, snorkel, & fins. This program is conducted by a PADI professional in the Jack’s Diving Locker pool with an optional shore dive experience. Based on the instructor’s recommendation, participants may sign up for a two tank boat trip.

  • Maximum depths – 12’ in pool, 40’ in open water

  • Prerequisites: Ages 10 – 11, comfortable in the water

  • Cost:

    • Pool only $75 

    • Pool & Shore $175 

    • Pool & Boat $275 

    • A minimum of 2 guests may be required

Ages 12-18

The Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) experience is an adventure for teens who want to explore the underwater world. Participants wear full scuba along with mask, snorkel, & fins. This program is conducted by a PADI professional and starts in the Jack’s Diving Locker pool where participants learn basic scuba skills, swim underwater, and have fun. This can be followed by a one tank shore dive on the same day or a boat trip with two open water dives the next day.

  • Maximum depths – 12’ in pool, 40’ in open water

  • Prerequisites: Ages 12 – 18, comfortable in the water

  • Cost:

    • Pool only $75 

    • Pool & Shore $175 

    • Pool & Boat $275 

    • A minimum of 2 guests may be required

General Information

All programs include instruction by PADI certified Instructors and Divemasters. PADI is the Professional Association of Diving Instructors – the largest scuba certification agency in the world. Programs scheduled daily at 10am or 1pm for pool and shore. Boat introductory divers meet at 8:30am. All participants meet at Jack’s Diving Locker town location. All gear is included (scuba unit, mask, snorkel, fins, and wetsuit). To make a reservation, please call Jack’s Diving Locker at 808-329-7585. Cancellation policy 24 hours.

Forms

Parents need to read and fill out a form before child participants are allowed to begin. A medical history questionnaire is included in Bubblemaker and Discover Scuba Diving forms. If there is a YES to a medical question,
parents must take a Medical Statement form to the child’s doctor and receive written approval.