We now offer scuba classes in Des Moines!

We are excited to be able to offer PADI classes in the Des Moines area! We have two PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainers that live in Des Moines and can begin your certification process there.


How it works:

  • Sign up for a class scheduled in Des Moines, by contacting North Iowa Scuba, and registering with us (Des Moines classes will be listed on our calendar once scheduled)

  • We will handle the registration process, and send any needed materials to you

  • We will send your information to our staff in Des Moines

  • Our Des Moines staff will be in prompt contact with you and supply you with class information

  • An appointment will be made to meet with you and assist you with fitting and selecting equipment for the class

  • Purchased equipment will be shipped to you if needed

  • You will complete your academic and pool sessions at the YMCA in Waukee, over 4 Sundays (9-12)

  • You may attend open water sessions scheduled with the Des Moines staff, or join in one of our Mason City sessions (all open water sessions are scheduled at Big Blue in Mason City)

  • Click here for information 



Course pricing is the same as our Mason City location. 


Courses offered in Des Moines include: