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Life Worth Leading is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and SCUBA is part of our nonprofit. We have a very flexible schedule that can accommodate your needs. Just contact us and we will be happy to arrange a private class or a small group class. The cost difference is just $300, and either way, 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 discounts, scholarships for people with disabilities, and more.
1. Take a scheduled group class.  We have 2 current Open Water SCUBA certification courses, one that began Friday 8 April and the other with pool sessions and checkout dives beginning Friday 13 May. Both classes are full. Also, a new Open Water SCUBA certification course will begin in late May or early June. We have many procedures in place to ensure your safety. Cost is just $350 inclusive of 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 (cost is just $300 more than a group class). Private classes are usually one-on-one or with 2-4 students.
To request a private class, please complete the online registration form for SCUBA classes.

The next Advanced Open Water class Dr. Gabrielle K. Gabrielli is offering begins June 2022 in Tallahassee, Branford, 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. Cost is $220, or if you take it with the Nitrox class, discounted to $340 total. The only additional cost is entry fees to dive sites. To secure a slot in the class, please complete the online registration form.

The next Nitrox class that Gabrielle will be offering includes lecture, and two checkout dives starting June in Tallahassee or July in Palm Beach, Florida. Cost is $200, or if you take it with the Advanced Open Water class, discounted to $340 total. That includes BOTH certification cards, Nitrox 32 and 36 tables, workbook, SCUBA gear rental, and 5 checkout dives. The only additional cost is entry fees to dive sites. To secure a slot in the class, please complete the online registration form.

The next Diver Rescue and Accident Management DRAM class that Gabrielle will begin in July 2022. Cost is $280 inclusive of instruction, materials, checkout dives, and certification card. Prerequisites are First Aid, Oxygen Provider, and CPR (next offering is 7 May with online coursework through Divers Alert Network required in advance of our in-person sessions. 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 HSA Dive Buddy course that Dr. Gabrielle K. Gabrielli is offering begins in late June 2022 with a pool session 25 June and checkout dives 26 June. Another class will begin in the Fall. To secure a slot in the class, complete the online registration form.

The next Diving Emergency Management Provider - DEMP class that Gabrielle will offer begins July 2022 with hands-on classroom portion also in July 2022.

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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 are usually 4-6 people, so you will get lots of one-on-one attention. If you have a hectic schedule, a private SCUBA class may be a better option. Contact Gabrielle to make arrangements to learn how to SCUBA dive in Tallahassee, Florida and the surrounding areas.