Open Water

Learn to SCUBA dive in NY and take your first step towards becoming a SCUBA Diver by signing up for our Open Water Diver Course. This course will teach you the basics of SCUBA Diving and the equipment you will use. The Open Water Diver Course consists of three main phases: Knowledge Development, Confined Water Dives (Pool), and Open Water Dives. These three phases can be completed in less than two weeks. We offer regularly scheduled group lessons of up to eight people and private lesson which can be scheduled in store. You also have the option of completing the Knowledge Development section online then complete your Confined Water Dives and Open Water Dives with us. If this option suits you then just click on the PADI eLearning link below to get started now!

During your open water training you will find that safety and comfort are paramount at Captain Mike’s. Our dive staff is highly knoweldgable when it comes to all your diving needs. Learn to dive under the supervision of highly trained professionals with the luxury of olympic sized pools, and the convienence of local open water dives.


 Check out the Padi Go Dive Video!


Advanced Open Water

The Advanced Open Water Course is designed to do just that, advance your diving. It is set up so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course is meant to build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure and Specialty Dives. It is a great way try out different specialties, gain experience, and learn new ways to have fun scuba diving all while under the supervision of your PADI Certified Instructor.


Emergency First Responder


Specialties Include:

  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Ice Diver
  • Dry Suit
  • Navigation
  • Search and Recovery
  • Equipment
  • Enriched Air
  • Photography


Rescue Diver

In the Rescue Diver Course you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water. Knowing that you can help others if needed allows you to become more confident in your skills as a diver. We recommend taking this course so that you can practice developing  problem solving skills, and in turn become a better dive buddy.


Have you always wanted to Scuba Dive for a living?Are you are tired of your regular job? If you are looking for more adventure in your life, or you want to travel the world doing something you love. Well you can once you become a dive master. Divemaster is the first professional level of scuba diving. As a diver becoming a dive master will open the doors to a new world of opportunities.


Enrollment for Lessons is Open!

You can enroll for our lessons at any time. We hold in-shop classes and pool sessions that work around your schedule, including evenings and weekends. Call the shop at 1-718-885-1588 or fill out the form to the right. We’re looking forward to teaching you!