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SSI Open Water 

The SSI Open Water Program (“OW” as the pros say) at Fins Up Scuba is where most people start their scuba diving adventures!  The program is divided into four key parts:  Self-Study, Classroom, Pool Dives, & Open Water Dives  Self-Study When you sign up for your class with us you will receive a Digital Training Kit. You will be able to do your knowledge development on your phone, digital device, or computer.

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SSI Advanced Open Water

Do you want to be a better diver? Get some street cred as a diver?  Advanced Open Water is the Program for you.  “AOW” or “Advanced” (as the pros say) is 24 logged Open Water dives and 4 Specialties with an instructor leading the training . In AOW you will have no mandatory dives, so you get to pick what you want to do.  For more information on specialty certifications, call the shop! Fins Up Scuba is proud to offer small classes and focus on the training you need and want!

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SSI Diver Stress & Rescue

“Rescue” is the first program you take as a diver where the emphasis isn’t mainly on your diving skills. The program teaches you how to handle common (and some not so common) issues that can happen while diving and focuses on problem solving skills. Through this program you will become a more confident diver and have a whole new skill set that makes you an invaluable buddy!  The program consists of Self-study, Classroom (as necessary), Pool Training, and Open Water Dives...

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SSI Blue Oceans

The staff here at Fins Up Scuba cares about the environment. If you would like to find out ways that you can help to make this a better place to live, check out the Blue Oceans site. https://www.divessi.com/en/get-certified/environment/blue-oceans

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SSI Specialty Diver

So many specialties are available. You are sure to find the courses you are interested in to be a better & safer diver!!

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SSI React Right

React Right is a CPR and First Aid program that teaches lifesaving skills. It can be broken into smaller programs to meet anyone's needs!



CPR & First Aid

CPR, First Aid, AED, & Oxygen


First Aid


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SSI Master Diver

Master Diver is the highest recreational rating and is an earned rating. To become a Master Diver you need to have the SSI Diver Stress & Rescue Specialty plus 4 Specialties, and 50 logged dives.

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SSI Dive Guide

The Dive Guide program is all about the skills and knowledge development that it takes to work in the industry. You will work closely with the staff to learn what it really takes to be a pro. Instructors will mentor you and help to develop your full potential as a dive professional. Even if you don’t currently plan to work in the scuba industry, wouldn’t be nice to have the comfort level and skills that come from this training?