Scuba Center | Minnesota's Largest PADI Scuba Diving School | Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Equipment, Water Rescue Equipment | Scuba Diving Classes | Dive Travel | Minneapolis, Minnesota and Eagan, Minnesota

Scuba Center | Scuba diving equipment and Snorkeling equipment | PADI Certification Classes | Scuba Center has been teaching scuba diving certification and snorkeling classes since 1973. We were Minnesota's first PADI 5 Star Training Facility and have grown to become Minnesota's largest PADI scuba diving school (Dive Shop). Scuba Center has two store locations, Minneapolis, Minnesota (two blocks south of Lake Harriet) and Eagan, Minnesota (5 minutes south of the Mall of America and just north of Burnsville Center in Burnville, MN).  Our dive shops offer a complete range of PADI scuba diving training classes from Beginning ( Open Water Diver Certification ) to the PADI ( IDC ) Instructor Development Course and beyond. Beginning scuba diving certification courses start almost every week of the year at one of our two Scuba Center dive shop locations. Keep your scuba diving skills sharp with PADI Scuba Review and Diamond Reef Buoyancy classes. | Group Dive Travel, Online Scuba Diving Equipment Shopping, PADI eLearning, Snowkiting Equipment, and more... | PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards and provides the same level of service. They also meet additional training requirements and offer PADI Instructor-level training. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor find a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center near you, by visiting the online PADI Dive Shop Locator. | Scuba Diving Equipment, Snorkeling Equipment, and PADI Scuba Diving lessons in Minnesota |
Since 1973

PADI 5 Star IDC | PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards and provides the same level of service. They also meet additional training requirements and offer PADI Instructor-level training. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor, complete your PADI Instructor Development Course ( IDC ) conveniently in Minnesota with Scuba Center.

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Join Scuba Center for one of our Travel Night guest speakers or a REEF Night  Special Events  Dive Travel Events | Guest Speakers | Brought to you by Scuba Center

Join Scuba Center on one of our group dive trips.  Dive travel is a great way to gain diving experience, meet other divers, learn about the marine environment, and see the world.  Scuba Center dive trips are always led by one of our staff of PADI Instructors.  Group Dive Trips  Let's start packing! Dive travel is a natural extension of learning to dive.  Many people begin diving to experience the beauty they have seen on television, online or in books.  Dive travel includes more than underwater exploration; it’s also about delving into the sights, sounds, tastes, and even shopping of different cultures.
Pacific Northwest: Sep 4-13, 2020
CoCo View (Roatan): Jan 23-30, 2021
Provo (Turks & Caicos): Feb 20-27, 2021
Little Cayman: Mar 6-13, 2021
Red Sea: June 3-20, 2021
Fiji: Oct 31-Nov 12, 2021
Pacific Northwest: Postponed


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Aqua Lung Public Safety Diving Equipment | Aqua Lung diving equipment has been used for many years by Public Safety dive and rescue teams worldwide and has a reputation for reliability, performance and durability. Core breathing system products such as Apeks regulators provide field-proven capability and performance for SCUBA and surface-supplied diving operations in all environments. Key dive accessories, including fins, diver knives, masks and snorkels, have become benchmark products for the professional diver and the Aqua Lung group continues to develop equipment designed to meet the needs of the Public Safety market. Significant recent developments include ruggedized buoyancy compensators for Military & Professional use, and surface-supplied diving equipment.

Scuba Center Public Safety Diving and Water Rescue Equipment | Eagan, Minnesota USA 

Shop Scuba Center Online | Standup Paddleboards | Safety and Rescue | Scuba Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment | Dive Travel | We have the largest selection of Scuba and Snorkeling Equipment in the Northland Scuba Center Online Dive Shop | Scuba Diving Equipment, Snorkeling Equipment, Technical Diving Gear, Public Safety Diving Equipment, and Water Rescue Store. | Scuba Center is an authorized dealer for all the equipment we sell. We order directly from the manufacturer / distributor of the equipment to give you the best quality and service. Shop our online dive equipment store with confidence. When you purchase your scuba diving equipment and snorkeling equipment from our online dive shop, you will be receiving the Full Manufacturers Warranty... No games, No gimmicks. Quality Scuba Diving Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment online. | Scuba Diving Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment available at both Scuba Center locations. | Eagan, Minnesota and Minneapolis, Minnesota  Shop Online  Scuba Center online dive store |

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Omersub Freediving Scuba Center | Public Safety Diving and Water Rescue Equipment | Scuba Center is a SAM (Formerly CCR / Central Contractor Registration) registered supplier for the United States Government. Customers include: U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Federal Government Agencies, Law Enforcement Agencies, Search and Rescue (SAR) Teams, Fire Departments, State and Local Government agencies, Special Effects Companies, and many others. | We have a wide selection of equipment that fits the needs of your Public Safety Diving Team and/or Surface Water Rescue Team. Scuba Center | Scuba Diving Equipment & Snorkeling Equipment | Scuba Center is an authorized dealer for all the equipment we sell. We order directly from the manufacturer / distributor of the equipment to give you the best quality and service. Shop our online dive equipment store with confidence. When you purchase your scuba diving equipment and snorkeling equipment from our online dive shop, you will be receiving the Full Manufacturers Warranty... No games, No gimmicks. Quality Scuba Diving Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment | Shop Online Scuba Center Dive Travel | Group Dive and Snorkeling Trips | Custom Bookings throught Dolphin Destiny | Scuba Center is the Minnesota source for dive travel! Scuba Center | View Online Store Cart | Shop Online

 

Shop Scuba Center Online | Standup Paddleboards | Safety and Rescue | Scuba Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment | Dive Travel | We have the largest selection of Scuba and Snorkeling Equipment in the Northland Scuba Center Online Dive Store | Scuba Diving Equipment, Snorkeling Equipment, Free Diving Gear, Public Safety Diving Equipment, and Water Rescue Store. | Scuba Center is the leader in Scuba Diving Equipment in Minnesota.  Online store is open 24/7 

Shop Scuba Center Online | Standup Paddleboards | Safety and Rescue | Scuba Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment | Dive Travel | We have the largest selection of Scuba and Snorkeling Equipment in the Northland Scuba Center Online Dive Store | Scuba Diving Equipment, Snorkeling Equipment, Free Diving Gear, Public Safety Diving Equipment, and Water Rescue Store. | Scuba Center is the leader in Scuba Diving Equipment in Minnesota.  Both locations are OPEN! 

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** COVID-19 News -- Updated June 28, 2020. **
Both Scuba Center locations are OPEN and classes have resumed!
** We require that all Customers and Staff wear a mask / face covering and practice appropriate social distancing. **

At Scuba Center, we care deeply about the customers we serve. Please monitor our web site and Facebook page for updates.

Thank you for all of the expressions of support we've received. It is the thing that keeps a small business going.

Scuba Center is thrilled to announce the launch of the new Shearwate PEREGRINE dive computer.

Scuba Center is Minnesota's largest scuba diving school. | Locations in Eagan, Minnesota and Minneapolis, Minnesota.At Scuba Center we've been teaching scuba diving classes since 1973. We were Minnesota's first PADI 5 Star Training Facility and have grown to become Minnesota's largest scuba diving school. Scuba Center offers a complete range of PADI scuba diving training classes from Beginning (Open Water Diver) to Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, Specialty Diving courses, Emergency First Response (EFR, NitroxDivemaster, and the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). To keep your scuba diving skills sharp we offer Scuba Review and Diamond Reef Buoyancy classes for certified divers.

To explore underwater without a tank, Scuba Center also offers Freediving classes and equipment. Freediving uses advanced breathing techniques and diving skills to increase depth and time underwater. Through training, freedivers learn to conserve oxygen while breathholding to practice different freediving disciplines, such as static apnea, dynamic apnea, free immersion and constant weight freedives.
 PADI Freediving | A PADI certification card is your passport to explore the world below the surface, and proof you’ve successfully completed PADI training. Carry your PADI certification card with you to verify your diver training level with dive centers around the world. Contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort to replace or update your card, buy a Special Edition or Project AWARE® version of your PADI certification card, or go digital with the purchase of a PADI eCard.
 

Shop Scuba Center Online | Standup Paddleboards | Safety and Rescue | Scuba Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment | Dive Travel | We have the largest selection of Scuba and Snorkeling Equipment in the Northland PADI Divers carry the most respected and sought after scuba diving credentials in the world. No matter where you choose to dive, your PADI certification card will be recognized and accepted. In fact, on most scuba diving adventures, you’ll be surrounded by other PADI Divers who made the same certification choice you did – to train with the world’s largest and most respected scuba diving training organization.  Class Information  PADI Freediving

Aqua Lung Rapid Diver Pro | Professional Grade Equipment for Public Safety Dive and Rescue Teams
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Zeagle Code 3 | Our scuba equipment and snorkeling equipment suppliers include: Apeks, Aqua Lung, Atomic, Deep See, Dive Rite, DUI, Henderson, Innovative Scuba, NRS, Ocean Reef, OTS, PADI, SeaLife, Submersible Systems, Trident, Viking, XDEEP, XS Scuba, Zeagle, plus a host of  scuba diving accessory equipment companies and underwater photo / video equipment companies. | Shop for Scuba Diving Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment in Minnesota

Aqua Lung Drysuits | Technical Diving Equipment at Scuba Center | We are the Minnesota Dive Shop for Drysuits and Public Safety Diving Equipment | Aqua Lung, DUI, Scubapro, SI Tech, Viking,... Scuba Center offers a complete range of PADI scuba diving certification classes. Whether you want to try snorkeiling or scuba diving, become a PADI Master Scuba Diver or Go Pro, let the PADI diving experts at Scuba Center guide you to your goal. | Scuba Diving Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment available at both Scuba Center locations | Minneapolis and Eagan (Only a few miles south of St Paul). Aqua Lung Regulators |  Scuba Center is proud to be one of the first authorized Aqua Lung Online dealers in the United States! | Scuba Center has the largest selection of Scuba Diving and Snorkeling equipment in Minnesota | Stop by either Scuba Center location or shop online at www.scubacenter.com | Scuba Center is an authorized dealer for all the equipment we sell. We order directly from the manufacturer / distributor of the equipment to give you the best quality and service. Shop our online dive equipment store with confidence. Purchase your scuba diving equipment and snorkeling equipment from our online dive shop. Quality Scuba Diving Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment online.

SCUBAPRO | From scuba diving to snorkeling to freediving, if you want to experience the amazing world underwater, we can take you there. Full line of scuba diving, snorkeling and freediving equipment: regulators, BCs, computers and instruments, wetsuits and drysuits, gloves, boots, fins, masks, snorkels, bags, accessories and everything else you need to explore our watery world safely. | Scuba Center is the largest SCUBAPRO dealer in Minnesota.Scuba Center is an authorized dealer for most of the major brands of scuba diving and snorkeling equipment. When you purchase your equipment from Scuba Center, you will be receiving the Full Manufacturers Warranty... No games, No gimmicks.

Our staff of certified diving professionals are here to assist you. We dive what we sell and share your passion for scuba diving and snorkeling. Scuba Center has a huge selection of quality scuba diving and snorkeling equipment, wetsuits, drysuits, and accessories. We feature great equipment from the best manufacturers, at great prices.

Aqua Lung | When Jacques Cousteau and Emile Gagnon invented the Aqua Lung, history was forever changed. This single piece of equipment launched decades of innovation, and empowered discovery by making the underwater world more accessible. Inventing the sport we now know as Scuba diving, Cousteau and Gagnon became pioneers of an aquatic revolution. | Scuba Center is the largest Aqua Lung dealer in Minnesota.

Shop Scuba Center Online | Standup Paddleboards | Safety and Rescue | Scuba Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment | Dive Travel | We have the largest selection of Scuba and Snorkeling Equipment in the Northland Scuba Center Online Dive Store | Scuba Diving Equipment, Snorkeling Equipment, Free Diving Gear, Public Safety Diving Equipment, and Water Rescue Store. | Scuba Center is the leader in Scuba Diving Equipment in Minnesota.  Featured Brands 

 
Apeks | Inspired by technical diving and designed for all, the full range of Apeks scuba diving equipment, which now includes regulators, bladders, drysuits, instruments and accessories, has been adopted by technical divers around the world. Apeks scuba diving equipment is being used to explore some of the deepest, coldest and most advanced dive environments on earth. Because when the environment demands, only one thing matters; that your dive kit is designed, developed and tested to keep you safe and comfortable.  Aqua Lung is the name that first introduced the world to Scuba diving more than 75 years ago. Aqua Lung manufactures and markets a complete line of scuba diving equipment ranging from some of the world's best performing regulators to a complete line of masks, fins, and snorkels for the recreational Scuba diver and Snorkeler. Aqua Lung also offers a full range of both open circuit equipment and closed circuit equipment for Military diving operations as well as equipment specifically designed for Aviation Life Support and Public Safety. | Scuba Center is proud to be one of the first authorized Aqua Lung Online dealers! 
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 Bigblue dive lights | With advanced designs and unprecedented affordability, Bigblue offers the most affordable and technologically advanced LED dive lights on the market. They incorporate the latest technologies producing the most efficient portable illumination. In addition to brilliant design features, Bigblue offers the most ideal lights for underwater illumination, night diving and even video lighting.  NRS Rescue is a leading provider of the highest quality swiftwater rescue equipment available. They supply a wide selection of PFDs, rafts, rope, throw bags, dry suits, wetsuits, knives, helmets, instructional rescue books and safety videos. | Available at Scuba Center in Eagan, Minnesota or hop online. Oceanid RDC, Rapid Deployment Craft | Oceanid was formed to revolutionize the field of aquatic rescue. The unique requirements of the user have driven all design concepts at Oceanid. They look at what needs to be accomplished and create various prototypes. They are then rigorously tested in training and field use by search and rescue, fire, sheriff units, USGS and other agencies. Only the most durable, safe and useful products will ever leave the prototype phase. Their customers come from all around the globe, giving them great ideas for product improvement and innovative new products. 
         
 Ocean Reef | Through the spirit of intrepid pioneers, brilliant inventors, passionate divers, and dynamic entrepreneurs, OCEAN REEF has been able to turn dreams into reality in the underwater world. Ocean Technology Systems (OTS) is the Leader in State-of-the-Art Underwater Communication Systems servicing the Sport, Commercial, Movie Industry, Search & Rescue and Military communities around the world! Looking for the finest underwater communications systems available? You have come to the right place. OTS offers hard-wire, through-water, sonic, wireless, diver recall systems, Buddy Phone, Aquacom, Hot Mic, and Buddy Line products. They also offer support items such as earphones, microphones, full face masks, and ComRope.  Scubapro | No matter where your adventures take you, SCUBAPRO has designed the perfect gear for you. | Full line of scuba diving, snorkeling and freediving equipment: regulators, BCs, computers and instruments, wetsuits and drysuits, gloves, boots, fins, masks, snorkels, bags, accessories and everything else you need to explore our watery world safely.  Shearwater Research Dive Computers | Shearwater Perdix AI and Teric Computers in Minnesota  xDeep | European made Technical and Recreational Scuba Diving Equipment. | Scuba Center is the only XDEEP dealer in Minnesota.

Shop Scuba Center Online | Standup Paddleboards | Safety and Rescue | Scuba Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment | Dive Travel | We have the largest selection of Scuba and Snorkeling Equipment in the Northland Scuba Center | Eagan, Minnesota  Locations  Scuba Center | Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Eagan
Scuba Center in Eagan, Minnesota: Our Eagan dive shop location has the largest selection of drysuits, dry gloves, and drysuit diving accessory equipment in the Northland. We are proud to serve Eagan and the surrounding Minnesota cities including: Apple Valley, Burnsville, Cottage Grove, Farmington, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Maplewood, Oakdale, St. Paul, West St. Paul, Woodbury,… | Just minutes from the Mall of America and the Minnesota Vikings Headquarters | Scuba Diving classes and diving equipment in Minnesota | Get a map and directions to Scuba Center | 1571 Century Point Eagan, Minnesota 55121 | Photo: Scuba Center

Our Eagan Scuba Center, located just minutes from the Mall of America, features a 12 ft deep in store pool heated to a tropical 88 degrees, two classrooms, a full line of scuba & snorkeling equipment, Technical Diving gear, Nitrox fills, and our Public Safety Department.
1571 Century Point
Eagan, MN 55121
(651) 681-8434
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PADI Scuba Diving Certification classes, scuba diving equipment, and snorkeling equipment in Minnesota | Get a map and directions to Scuba Center | 1571 Century Point Eagan, Minnesota 55121 | Just a short drive from downtown St. Paul | Located in Eagan, the home of the Minnesota Vikings | Shop Online at www.scubacenter.com Directions
Scuba Center Store Hours | We have a wide selection of equipment that fits the needs of your Public Safety Diving Team and/or Surface Water Rescue Team available at our location in Eagan, Minnesota. Store Hours
(Central Time)
Mon-Tues: 12-4
Wed-Fri.: 12-7
Saturday: 10-4
Sunday: Closed

Curbside Pickup Available

Minneapolis
Our original Scuba Center store location (dive shop) in south Minneapolis, open since 1973, offers a complete selection of Scuba Diving Equipment, Snorkeling Equipment, and PADI Scuba Diving lessons and its location, just two blocks south of Lake Harriet, is perfect to be Your Minnesota Standup Paddleboarding Headquarters. Scuba Center is proud to serve Minneapolis and the surrounding cities including: Bloomington, Edina, Golden Valley, Richfield, Roseville, St. Louis Park,…  | Scuba Diving Classes and Diving Equipment in Minnesota | Sportsworld South, Inc | Get a map and directions to Scuba Center | 5015 Penn Ave S. Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419 | Photo: Scuba Center

Our original Scuba Center in south Minneapolis, open since 1973, offers a complete selection of scuba diving equipment, snorkeling equipment, and lessons. Conveniently located just two blocks south of Lake Harriet.
5015 Penn Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55419
(612) 925-4818
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PADI Scuba Diving classes and equipment in Minnesota | Get a map and directions to Scuba Center | 5015 Penn Ave S. Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419 | Shop Online at www.scubacenter.com Directions
PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center | PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards and provides the same level of service. They also meet additional training requirements and offer PADI Instructor-level training. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor find a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center near you, by visiting the online PADI Dive Shop Locator. | Shop online for scuba diving equipment and snorkeling equipment at www.scubacenter.com Store Hours
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Mon-Wed: 12-4
Thurs-Fri.: 12-6
Saturday: 11-4
Sunday: Closed

Curbside Pickup Available
 

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Scuba Center Online Dive Shop | Scuba Diving Equipment, Snorkeling Equipment, Technical Diving Gear, Public Safety Diving Equipment, and Water Rescue Store. | Scuba Center is an authorized dealer for all the equipment we sell. We order directly from the manufacturer / distributor of the equipment to give you the best quality and service. Shop our online dive equipment store with confidence. When you purchase your scuba diving equipment and snorkeling equipment from our online dive shop, you will be receiving the Full Manufacturers Warranty... No games, No gimmicks. Quality Scuba Diving Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment online. | Scuba Diving Equipment and Snorkeling Equipment available at both Scuba Center locations. | Eagan, Minnesota and Minneapolis, Minnesota Shop Online:     Freediving | Scuba & Snorkeling | Travel | Water Rescue

Scuba Center is proud to be a DAN Business Member | Divers Alert Network (DAN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit medical and research organization dedicated to the safety and health of recreational scuba divers and associated with Duke University Medical Center (DUMC). They also offer a wide range of Scuba Diving and Dive Equipment Insurance programs. DAN is supported by the largest association of recreational scuba divers in the world. | "Your Dive Safety Association" | Join Divers Alert Network at www.scubacenter.com Find Scuba Center on Facebook | "Facebook is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc." | Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. | Follow Scuba Center on Facebook to keep up with the latest news in scuba diving equipment, snorkeling equipment, local diving, dive travel, and more. HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.   Scuba Center was Minnesota's first PADI 5 Star Scuba Diving Training Facility and has grown to become Minnesota's largest scuba diving school (Dive Shop). Scuba Center has two store locations, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Eagan, Minnesota. | PADI... The Way the World Learns to Dive. | Now offering PADI eLearning online diver education courses! | PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards and provides the same level of service. They also meet additional training requirements and offer PADI Instructor-level training. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor find a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center near you, by visiting the online PADI Dive Shop Locator.   Scuba Center is proud to be a REEF Conservation Partner. Conservation Partners serve as vital sponsors of REEF’s programs, as well as centers for marine conservation actions, outreach, and education. | The Field Station Program will be replaced with the REEF Conservation Partner Program in 2018. | REEF was founded in 1990, out of growing concern about the health of the marine environment, and the desire to provide the SCUBA diving community a way to contribute to the understanding and protection of marine populations. REEF achieves this goal primarily through its volunteer fish monitoring program, the REEF Fish Survey Project. 
 

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