Aquatic Adventures Dive Center-Northern Virginia
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What is new at Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy Alexandria Virginia PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Center eLearning with PADI Aquatic Adventures is a DAN Training Center  SDI/TDI Courses are offered at Aquatic Adventures

Visit Us At:
7700-B Richmond Highway
Alexandria, Virginia 22306

Scuba Classes:
Our next Beginner's Open Water Course starts Jun 10.

Enriched Air Nitrox course is classroom only-no dives on Jun 23.
Emergency 1st Response - 1st Aid & CPR Jun 7.
DAN Diving Emergency Specialist is July 16.
Divemaster class starts Jun 14.
See Our Education Section for full class schedule

Special Events:
Sidemount Diver June 25-26
Special Events for details

Dive Travel - Experience Great Scuba Diving:
Wreck Dives in Morehead City, NC this summer.
Cayman Brac Dive Trip in October
Saba Dive Trip in February 2017
See Dive Travel Section for details

Equipment Specials:
Save 20% off a new Dive Light when you bring in an old light through June 5th
See Special Events for Details

Retail Hours:
Monday, Wednesday-Friday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sundays 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed Tuesdays and Major Holidays.

If you want friendly, expert advice for your Scuba Diving Training,
Scuba Equipment and Scuba Dive Travel needs in Alexandria Northern Virginia, Come out and meet our friendly staff!


Contact Us
Phone:  703.619.1500

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About Us
Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy in Alexandria, Virginia is one of the premier scuba dive centers in the Washington, D.C, Maryland and Northern Virginia suburban areas. As a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development (IDC) Dive Center,  the area's 1st National Geographic Scuba Dive Center and the areas 1st DAN Training Center we offer uncompromising and professional scuba instruction from beginner through Divemaster and Scuba Instructor training. Our scuba diving instructional staff is second to none. All are experienced and dedicated to providing you with the utmost in enjoyment and safety.

Our sales department is known for quality scuba diving equipment and fair pricing. We are authorized dealers for Aeris, Dacor, Genesis, Mares, Scuba Pro, Sherwood, Sub Gear, and Zeagle Scuba diving equipment, Henderson wetsuits and DUI Dry Suits. We endeavor to maintain a complete inventory and we service what we sell.  We also carry a large assortment of snorkeling equipment including prescription masks.

In addition to Scuba Training, Scuba Lessons & Scuba Certification. Aquatic Adventures offers Scuba Diving Equipment we has a very extensive Scuba Travel Program. Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy offers both group and individual dive travel. We have been there. We know diving and are experienced dive travelers. Let us help you with your next Dive Vacation or your next Aquatic Adventure.

What sets us apart? It’s the friendly faces of Cathy and Cheryl who operate Aquatic Adventures. It is our modern multi-media classroom, the finest in the area.  It is our extensive inventory of diving equipment.  It is the attention to detail and customer satisfaction that has made Aquatic Adventures Scuba Academy one of the highest rated PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Centers, with awards for Educational Quality, Equipment Sales and Service and Dive Travel, and the 1st Dive Center in the area to be given the PADI - National Geographic Dive Center Award.  

PADI 5 Star Dive Center in Northern Virginia

Aquatic Adventures offers DAN Training Classes in Northern Virginia

SDI/TDI Technical Dive Training Courses


The First PADI 5 Star IDC & DAN Training Center in the Region

Retail Hours
Monday, Wednseday through Friday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sundays: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Closed Tuesdays and Major Holidays

We are located in Alexandria and convenient to Capital Beltway at  
7700-B Richmond Highway
, Alexandria, Virginia, 22306 
We are 3 1/2 miles south of the beltway on Route 1, in the Mt. Vernon Plaza Shopping Center between the Home Depot, Staples and Petsmart.
Come on by and see us, you won't be disappointed! Click here for Map to our Dive Center.

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