Learn to Scuba Dive!

Enjoy the water by learning to Scuba Dive! 


By becoming a diver you will explore parts of the world that many other's don't get to see.  You will also learn more about our earth, our history, and add new adventures and experiences to your travels.  You may even find a new career! 


Scuba diving also enhances your non-verbal communication, equalization / balance, and breath control skills.  And you can experience floating and weightlessness under the water!


Naui Worldwide
We offer the following NAUI Courses:
  • Scuba Diver
  • Advanced Diver
  • Master Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • CPR/First Aid/O2 Provider
  • Assistant Instructor
  • Dive Master
  • Instructor
  • Nitrox Diver
  • Underwater Photography
  • Intro to Technical Diving
  • Decompression Diver

  • Shop / Group classes typically start at the first of the month and run to the end of the month.
  • Classes meet twice a week.
  • Pool and classroom are onsite.
  • There will be 2 days of open water dives at a local lake.
  • Cost is $395 - includes your text book and all gear needed  for basic classes.*

  • If you are looking to take a class for credit with Texas State University, please contact the registrar's office for classroom and lab times and fees.  There are classes offered each semester, times and levels vary. 

    If you are already certified (by NAUI, PADI, SSI, SDI, or another organization) and looking to take an advanced class (either with the shop directly, or through Texas State University) please call and discuss your skill level with an instructor BEFORE registering for a class.  A refresher or dive assessment maybe needed.

    *While all equipment is provided for basic classes, we highly suggest students purchase their own mask.  We have a wide variety available in both style and cost.  For advanced classes (Assistant Instructor and above) we REQUIRE students to purchase their own gear and instruments. Please contact us for details.
    We also offer Private Lessons:

    Can't make the class times?  Have a trip coming up and need to learn quickly?
    Sign up for Private Lessons!

  • Get personalized one and one  time with your instructor.
  • Work within your schedule for your class / instruction time.
  • E-Learning online during your own time.
  • Pool and classroom available onsite.
  • There will be 2 days of open water dives at a local lake.
  • Cost is $795 - includes your text book, student portal access, and all gear needed during the class.

  • We can offer private classes at your location as well.  Pricing depends on curriculum and location.  Please contact us for details.

    Unsure if you Scuba is right for you?  You can try it before you sign up for a class! 


    Haven't been scuba diving in a while?  Come in for a refresher session!


    For $125 you can come and try scuba or you can refresh your skills. 

    Sessions are between an hour and an hour and a half, and can be scheduled at your convenience at our pool. 

    Cost includes use of all gear needed and an instructor /Dive Master present for the duration of your session to answer any questions or help you refine your scuba skills.

    Please call to schedule an appointment.  We are not able to take walk-ins. 

    Other classes we offer:



    Do you need to be CPR certified? 

    We do not schedule these classes individually as they are often included in some of our diver training courses, but we can tell you what day they are offered during the month so you can come and get certified with us. 

    If you have a group that needs to be certified, or a deadline, we can also arrange a class just for you.

    Please  contact us for cost, times, and scheduling.

    Pole Spear Classes:Pole Spear  New Class Dates and Times coming soon!


    Learn to Spear Fish!

    Class is held in our classroom and pool, and includes a 5 foot pole spear, 3 prong spear tip, and use of gear during class.  Practical classes and fishing will be done in a local lake.

    Class is $150

    Please contact us for times and dates. 

    Mermaid Lessons:
       New Class Dates and Times coming soon!

    That's right, you can learn to be a real mermaid!

    This course is still being designed, but it will be available soon through the Dive Shop.  We are hoping for a late Spring start.  It's a great workout, a new way to enjoy the water, and a lot of fun!

    If you want to know more about this, or do a pre-registration, please  contact us  today!

    Mermaid Lessons

    Dive Shop San Marcos
    1911 Old Ranch Road 12 San Marcos TX 78666
    Monday - Saturday
    10am - 6pm
    Contact Us Phone: 512-396-3483
    Fax: 512-396-3589

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