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Scuba, adaptive - Twin Cities

Experience the feeling of weightlessness and the joy of breathing underwater with Try-SCUBA. This brief introduction to scuba diving is taught by certified dive instructors from Midwest School of Diving with experience in adaptive sports.

Each session lasts approximately 60-90 minutes, combining classroom learning with in-water pool activities.

While not a scuba certification course, Try-SCUBA is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. Open to ages 12 and older.

NOTE: SCUBA also is available at our Duluth-Northland location.

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Who it is for

This class is open to people who are 12 and older. Scuba diving is naturally a partner sport. We encourage friends and family members to sign up with you.

What to expect

You will spend about 60 minutes in the water with a certified dive instructor from the Midwest School of Diving.

Good to know

This is not a scuba certification course.

In order to participate, specific forms need to be signed by your physician. These forms must be completed and turned into the Sports & Recreation department prior to participating in the class.

For information and to register

Contact information

Ryan Trench
Phone: 612-775-2283

Fee information

$45 per class.

No participant will be turned away due to financial hardships. Cost sharing and scholarships are available. Contact the for more information.

What to bring

  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • If you need assistance with personal care needs, please bring a personal care attendant or family member with you.

*Must complete the attached forms in order to participate in the class. Please note a physician's signature is required on page 7. 


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