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Aquatic Sports and Adventures

We love to dive and we love to train people in diving. Diving can be more than just a sport, it can become a way of life. Our staff has 75 years of combined diving experience! We are the ONLY facility in the area staffed entirely by PADI Professionals (Divemaster and higher ratings). We offer all mainline PADI training and training in 19 Specialty areas. Our staff has led divers on vacations, training dives and recreational dives to over 20 Caribbean destinations, Minnesota fresh water lakes and quarries, under the ice, the western half of Lake Superior, Southern California, Cabo San Lucas, Cozumel and in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico. Captain Terry has been diving for 45 years and teaching for 34. Captain Terry worked for a large fortune 500 company for many years as a corporate trainer. He has a long and distinguished training and diving career.

Aquatic Sports and Adventures is PADI Authorized Resort Facility #21366 and meets ISO 24803 Standards as an ISO Recreational Scuba Diving Service Provider.

We recommend reading this if you are considering taking training at any scuba training facility.

Important Note for Travelers: If you plan to take a course please provide at least 2 weeks advance notice so we can be sure of having the required materials on-hand to conduct your course and accomodate your schedule!

Important Note for All: Taking any of these courses requires that you complete several forms. Please download each of the forms listed below and complete them. Please note on the MEDICAL FORM that a "YES" answer requires a note from your doctor to participate.

Liability Release English Spanish
Medical Statement English Spanish
Safe Diving Practices English Spanish


SCHEDULES, Payments, Reservations, Refunds, Online learning etc.

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See the PADI class overview chart

Main Certification Classes

Basic Certification, PADI Open Water Diver (OWD)
Adventure Diver
Advanced Open Water Diver
COMBO Advanced Open Water & Enriched Air Diver
Rescue Diver
COMBO Rescue Diver & Emergency First Response (CPR/First Aid)

Master Scuba Diver -all above plus 5 specialty certifications

Master Scuba Diver Certification

Go PRO! Be a PADI Professional!

Becoming a PADI Professional - Don't dream your life, live your dream!
PADI Divemaster Training

Introductory Experiences & General Classes

Discover Scuba and Discover Scuba Diving - Dive Today!
Discover Snorkeling - Snorkelers stay on the surface
Skin Diver Certification - Skin Divers dive below the surface
Discover Local Diving- An orientation to Manzanillo
Scuba Tuneup - Refresher Course
Emergency First Response (CPR/First Aid)
Dive Theory - online at PADI.com

Specialty Certification Classes

Some Require PADI OWD (Open Water Diver) Certification or Equivalent

PADI AWARE Coral Reef - No dive experience required!
PADI Project AWARE - No dive experience required!
Digital Underwater Photography - Snorkel Experience only for Lvl 1
Digital Underwater Photography - requires OWD
Drift Diver - requires OWD
Dry Suit Diver - requires OWD
Enriched Air Nitrox Diver - requires OWD
Equipment Specialist - requires OWD
PADI Tec Gas Blender - requires OWD
Night Diver - requires OWD
Emergency Oxygen Provider - No prerequisites!
Peak Performance Buoyancy - requires OWD
Underwater Naturalist - requires OWD
Underwater Navigator - requires OWD
Underwater Treasure Hunter - Metal Detector - requires OWD
Underwater Videographer - requires OWD

Specialty Classes below require a PADI Adventure Diver Certification or equivalent

Deep Diver
Wreck Diver

Speciality Classes below require a PADI Advanced Open Water Certification or equivalent

Ice Diver
Search and Recovery
Aquatic Sports and Adventures
Address: Privada Los Naranjos #30, Santiago, Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico  28860
Phone in the USA direct to the shop in MX: 909-266-0271
Phone Internationally to MX: 011-52-314-334-6394
Phone from MX: 314-334-6394
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