Skip to main content

Learn to Scuba Dive in Leicester

Let us open the magical underwater world to you through quality scuba diving experiences, holidays, UK trips and educational programmes. We are family-friendly, welcoming and inclusive. Our Leicester team will ensure you have the best experience possible!

Many of our experiences are suitable for children, making scuba diving the ideal family adventure or a fun activity to enjoy with friends! Through our Explorers  programme, kids can even start snorkelling or freediving from aged 6, progressing to scuba diving from 8 years old.

Our programmes in Leicester are ideal for children, families and couples. Unlike many centres, we have a ‘no rush’ approach, designed to give to the safest experience possible. In addition, we only teach on in small groups (maximum of 2 students to 1 instructor for all entry level training). We can also work with you on a 1-to-1 basis if you prefer the full VIP coaching experience.

Leicester's Coolest Scuba Diving and Ocean Adventure Club!

If you’re a qualified diver and are looking for a fun group of dive buddies, then look no further than Leicestershire’s coolest family-friendly diving and snorkelling club! We’re a fun community of positive-minded scuba divers and ocean lovers, from Leicester and across the UK. Learn more here.

Premier Facilities in Leicester

We use the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre at De Montfort University, as well as the pool and open water facilities at Stoney Cove. This means we have a variety of facilities to suit all ages and abilities, with pool depths ranging from 1 to 4 metres.

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre

  • City centre location
  • Spacious pool
  • Shallow end: 1m
  • Deep end: 1.8 – 2m
  • Ideal for those aged 6+

Stoney Cove

  • 20 mins from the city
  • Shallow end (pool): 1m
  • Deep end (pool): 4m
  • Open water lake with varying depths from 5 – 36m
  • Ideal for those aged 10+
  • Perfect for open water training for beginners to advanced.

Want to know what lies beneath Stoney Cove, click here!

Scuba Diving Experiences in Leicester

If you want to learn to scuba dive in Leicester, check out a few popular choices here. You can also view our full range of programmes too – ideal for those wanting to continue their scuba diving journey with us!

A popular option for those wanting a global certification. Open Water Diver allows you to dive anywhere in the world with other qualified divers! From 10 years old.

Learn more

The best choice for those wanting to develop greater experience and learn additional skills, beyond just the basic Open Water certification. Prepares you for a lifetime of underwater fun and adventure! From 12 years old.

Contact us

Learn to snorkel safely from just 6 years old.

Learn more

Experience the thrill of scuba diving in a swimming pool from 8 years old.

Learn more

Children aged 6 – 12 can enjoy a large variety of pool based adventure activities.

Learn more

A perfect option for anyone wanting to gain experience, build confidence or develop their skills outside of a group environment. Work 1-to-1 with an instructor.

Contact us

Already a qualified diver and are looking to continue your journey? Why not view our full range of programmes.

Learn more

Leicester Scuba Diving Gallery

A few pictures from our learn to dive and continuous education programmes in Leicester.

Join Scuba Diving Leicester - our Family Friendly Facebook Group

Scuba Diving Leicester was created by Ayaan Chitty & Scuba 2000 for families & couples in Leicestershire, who have an interest in:

  • Learning to scuba dive
  • Learning more about diving and the underwater world
  • Connecting with other like-minded people and making friends.
Check it out!

Want to know more? Let's chat!