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Life Worth Leading is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and SCUBA is part of our nonprofit. We have a flexible schedule that can accommodate your needs. Contact us and we will be happy to arrange a private class or a small group class. You will get lots of one-on-one attention to ensure that you master your skills and leave the course as a certified diver who is safe and enjoys the experience!

No matter how much additional time it takes, Gabrielle never charges extra to spend additional training and practice time with her students. She also won't certify students until they are ready to be safe, happy divers!

If you know of a worthy veteran with a disability who would like to become SCUBA certified, please complete the scholarship application.

Gabrielle Tallahassee SCUBA Class Schedule

There are two options for taking a class with Gabrielle through Life Worth Leading, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Regardless of your preference, please complete the online registration form. Note that we offer military and first responder discounts, scholarships for people with disabilities, and more.
1. Take a scheduled group class. The next Open Water SCUBA certification course will begin in late June, though the class that began in May has some availability for pool sessions 3 June or 22 June. $380 cost includes textbook, workbook, log book, dive table, carrying case, 32 hours of instruction, pool sessions, 5 checkout dives including 4 SCUBA dives and one skin dive, certification card, gear, etc. Bring a dive buddy and you will each get $15 off! To secure a slot in the class, please complete the online registration form.
2. Request a private class and set your own schedule (pricing for this and all classes is on the registration form). We have 2 private classes currently running in May. Private classes are usually one-on-one or 2-4 students.
To request a private class, please complete the online registration form for SCUBA classes.

The next Advanced Open Water class Gabrielle is offering begins May in Tallahassee, Panama City, and Williston, Florida. Another class will be offered in June in Palm Beach, Florida. The class involves 5 SCUBA dives including a navigation dive, night dive, and deep dive (100'). Space is limited, so contact Gabrielle ASAP if you would like to take the class. To secure a slot in the class, please complete the online registration form where you will also find pricing.

The next Nitrox class that Gabrielle will be offering includes lecture 20 May, exam, and two checkout dives in May Tallahassee, Florida. To secure a slot in the class, please complete the online registration form.

The next Diver Rescue and Accident Management class that Gabrielle is offering begins 24 May. The class includes instruction, materials, checkout dives, and certification card. Prerequisites are First Aid, Oxygen Provider, and CPR, and we offer a combination lifesaving class with all the prerequisites as well as DRAM. Divers must also have earned Advanced Open Water certification or logged 10 dives after Open Water. To secure a slot in the class, complete the online registration form.

The next Diving First Aid for Professional Divers - DFA Pro (includes First Aid, CPR, Oxygen Provider, Neurological Assessment, Hazardous Marine Life Injuries, and Bloodborne Pathogens) that Gabrielle will offer is 28 May. This course is through Divers Alert Network (Gabrielle is an instructor for Divers Alert Network). It is aimed at commercial, professional, scientific divers and aquarium staff and volunteers and meets current Guidelines for Resuscitation from the International Liaison Council on Resuscitation (ILCOR) as issued by its member organizations including

To secure a slot in the class, complete the online registration form. There is a different version of the class for people who are not dive professionals. Space is limited, so contact Gabrielle ASAP if you would like to take the class.

The next HSA Dive Buddy class that Gabrielle will offer will be in June or July with a pool session and checkout dives. This course is through HSA - Handicapped SCUBA Association (Gabrielle is an instructor for HSA). This course is excellent for anyone who wants to work with people with disabilities. We specialize in helping dive professionals become more accessible to people with disabilities.

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Samantha and Katherine demonstrate excellent buddy skills at a pool session in Tallahassee with SCUBA instructor Gabrielle

Take SCUBA Diving Classes with a group or private classes!

Group classes have great ratios of instructors and divemasters on our leadership team to students, so you will get lots of one-on-one attention. Contact Gabrielle to make arrangements to learn how to SCUBA dive in Tallahassee, Florida and the surrounding areas.