Georgia Tech Scuba ~ GTScuba
The mission of the Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center's GTSCUBA program, in partnership with Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) and the Division of Student Life is to Educate and Inspire Environmental and Multicultural Awareness through Tech's training and certification programs. All GTScuba training programs are offered at Georgia Tech's McAuley Aquatics Center.
Georgia Tech is a member of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) and an Instructor Development Center, a member of the Diveheart Foundation and a DAN Professional Center.
GTScuba dedicates itself to offer the highest quality skill-based training with safety at its highest priority ~ using proven techniques, qualified and dedicated instructors and staff. We invite you to experience what the underwater world has to offer.
We promise that it wil change your world.
Many PADI courses are offered including Discover and Refresher Scuba, Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue, Divemaster training, and Instructor development. Additionally GTScuba offers the complete set of DAN emergency management programs and Adaptive Diver training.
Georgia Tech McAuley Aquatics Center
Home to the Georgia Tech Swimming and Diving teams this facility was originally built for the 1996 Olympic Games, is considered one of the fastest pools in the world. The 11 ft deep competition pool includes an adjustable ramp that allows us to establish a shallow section when needed to allow us to introduce divers to their first breaths underwater. Additionally, we have access to 17ft diving well when available.
“ The best way to observe a fish is to become a fish ”
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
Learn the ins-and-outs of SCUBA diving through GTScuba from instructors and Divemasters with more than 100 years of combined teaching experience.
GT Scuba can equip 31 divers at one time using equipment from top manufactures such as ScubaPro, Sherwood, Halcyon, Akona and many more. The equipment is serviced annualy and maintained at the highest levels of operation. A Bauer MII/DV quad-cascade compressor with a charge rate of 238 I/min supplies GTScuba divers during their training sessions and sponsored programs. GTScuba is a Clean Air station