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Get Your Passport To The Underwater World with Dip 'N Dive!


*Due to Canadian Regulations, we're unable to train/certify Canadian residents. We apologize for any inconvenience.



Why choose Dip 'N Dive?

You have the "Best Premium Class Pricing Ever”, what’s the catch?” There's absolutely NO CATCH! We believe that SCUBA Diving Certification classes should be affordable for everyone so that as many people that want to become a  SCUBA Diver, can become SCUBA Diver.  We all have budgets, especially families, college students, etc. It can be quite the expense for a family of 4 to go through the SCUBA Diving Certification process at the same time. So we decided to take away that obstacle and make it easier for everyone! 

Now, will other shops “insist” that since we’re charging less, that we must be giving less because "their" classes are much more expensive than ours? Yes, but they will but they’d be 100% wrong! You’ll get nothing but our best and Premium Course that we’ve been offering for over 40+ years here in WNY. We’re the longest active Dive Shop here locally and that’s due in part to our outstanding training programs and our commitment to you, the diver to provide the best education and training. 

Ask other Scuba Divers that you know who they’d trust to teach a "Loved One” to Scuba Dive and you’ll get the same answer…Dip ‘N Dive!

Your Passport To The Underwater World! 

  • Most other dive shops will charge you an additional fee should you need more time academically or more time in the pool. Due to the fact that everyone learns at a different pace, we don't feel its right to charge you more money because you may have a different learning curve. Rest assured, you will NEVER BE CHARGED AN ADDITIONAL PENNY SHOULD YOU NEED MORE TIME!
  • Premium Student Pricing
  • Training at multiple locations across WNY
  • Flexible scheduling for those who have active lifestyles, Private Lessons available! Call for details!
  • You will be informed of all the possible costs ahead of time. We do not believe in hidden costs
  • Your Training Dives are included with the course and you are NOT charged an "Instructor" fee
  • You are NOT required to buy ANY academic material, we provide a book for you to use while you're taking the course

This schedule is updated on a regular basis, please keep checking back for the most updated schedule!

Please check back if you don’t see a class that currently fits your schedule, or give us a call 716-837-3483!



Locations Class Days Class Times Class Dates
Tonawanda Aquatic Center Monday & Wednesday 5:45pm - 9pm 12/3/18 - 12/19/18
Tonawanda Aquatic Center Monday & Wednesday 5:45pm - 9pm 2/4/19 - 2/20/19
Tonawanda  Aquatic Center Sunday 1:30pm - 5pm 2/10/19 - 3/17/19
Southtown's Family YMCA Thursday 7pm - 10pm 2/14/19 - 3/21/19
Tonawanda Aquatic Center Monday & Wednesday 5:45pm - 9pm 3/4/19 - 3/20/19

What's included with the SCUBA Diving Certification Course?

Here at DIP 'N DIVE, we believe that full transparency about the course should take place before you sign up. We're not going to "surprise" you with additional costs/items needed, etc.

Here is what is included and/or covered with your SCUBA Diving Certification Course:

  • Pool Sessions (unlimited, if additional training is needed after attending ALL classes)
  • Class Sessions (unlimited, if additional training is needed after attending ALL classes)
  • Instructor Fees
  • Pool Fees
  • Insurance Fees
  • Main Equipment Rental For Pool (BCD, Tank, Regulator)
  • Academic Materials While In Class
  • Open Water Dives (No Instructor fees will be charged)
  • Scuba Diving Certification Card

Some additional “personal” items may be needed for the course. Also, we give our divers several different options when it comes to doing their training dives as well! If you have any questions pertaining to anything, you can contact us by either calling 716-837-3483 or emailing us at

The Fine Print:

Once the course starts, we'll be unable to refund any course fees as these fees are paid prior to the class starting.

Due to Canadian Regulations, we're unable to train/teach Canadian residents. We apologize for any inconvenience.

About Dip 'N Dive:

Dip 'N Dive opened in 1976 and is the longest active dive shop here in WNY! We have an impeccable safety record here at Dip 'N Dive and our Instructors and Divemasters have well over 100+ years of experience. We've trained 10's of Thousands of diver's here in WNY!

One of the phases to Scuba Diving Certification is having students learn academic's and we believe that most informative and safest way to learn is being face to face in front of your instructor while being taught in a classroom type setting. There are some dive shops that shove you off and have you do your academics online (which will also force you spend additional money to buy study kits). We believe that is WRONG! Why should you have to spend extra money to get the same education? shouldn't.

Taught in conjunction with NAUI (The National Association of Underwater Instructors) and PADI (The Professional Association of Diving Instructors). NAUI and PADI are the two biggest SCUBA training agencies in the world. We believe teaching at the highest standards possible, which is why people will send their family and friends to us to become SCUBA certified. Consider this when making your decision to get certified!

While many dive shops have come & gone over the years, we remain "The Leader in Diving Education" here in WNY! We are the best because we do it right! We teach at numerous locations throughout WNY for your convenience, while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professionalism.

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