Top Scuba Dive Shops in Illinois

Ready to check out the best shops in Illinois for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 12 dive shops where you can rent equipment, book dives, and get guided tours. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in Illinois to suit your needs.
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Midwest Diving Specialists

#1 - Midwest Diving Specialists

Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) diving is an extremely satisfying sport. The sights in the underwater world can be breath taking. That's both literally and figuratively. SCUBA is very safe for trained individuals. It is essential that only trained individuals participate in SCUBA diving.
Do Dive In, Inc. Scuba Supply

#2 - Do Dive In, Inc. Scuba Supply

If you've always wondered what lies beneath the surface, now's the time to find out and add some depth to your life! Start the journey of a lifetime with Do Dive In's Open Water Diver Course. It can change your life forever!

This is the perfect course for divers who are curious about technical diving and want to find out more about this exciting branch of advanced recreational diving. This course provides the prospective technical diver with the tools and skills needed to be successful in technical diving courses, and, equally important, to determine whether or not technical diving is something they wish to pursue.

Sea Level Diving

#3 - Sea Level Diving

We offer scuba diving lessons, snorkeling lessons, scuba diving equipment, snorkeling equipment, scuba diving vacations, scuba diving equipment repairs, air fills, and rental equipment. We sell and service Aqua Lung (U S Divers), Dacor, Mares and Scubapro scuba equipment and have many other scuba product lines. Whatever your scuba diving needs, Sea Level Diving can service them. Sea Level Diving is located in Crystal Lake, Illinois (an hour northwest of Chicago), at the intersection of Main St. and Berkshire Dr.

There is more to your scuba education than just learning how to dive. Now that you’re certified it’s time to learn what to do while you’re diving. You can learn to capture the underwater world in pictures, explore a long lost shipwreck, or dive in the dark of night, the adventures are endless.

But before you embark on these new adventures you’ll need the know how to make your dives safe and enjoyable. The best way to be sure you have the knowledge you need to be a safe diver is to enroll in a PADI Specialty course. With more than 20 Specialty courses to choose from, you’re sure to find something of interest.

Underwater Safaris

#4 - Underwater Safaris

Chicago's Number One PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Diving Facility since 1987. In-store heated pool. Authorized dealer for Aqualung, Scubapro, Suunto, Uwatec, Aeris, Mares, Henderson, TUSA, Deep See, Dive Caddy and more.Easy street parking, walking distance from public transportation!
Scuba Sensations, Inc.

#5 - Scuba Sensations, Inc.

Dear Valued Friends, Customers, And New Visitors. I Am Excited To Anounce The End Of One Chapter And Beginning Of The Next One For Me And Scuba Sensations. Over The Next Few Months, I Am Closing Down The Physical Retail Store Front Located In Chicago. I Am Proud To Have Had The Privilege Of Creating The Shop And Running It For The Past 11 Years But Now I Am Turning My Focus To Teaching Diving And Hosting Dive Travel. I Am Grateful For All My Friends Who Supported Me In So Many Ways Over The Past Decade Who Allowed Me To Do This Thing I Love.
Azimuth Scuba

#6 - Azimuth Scuba

You'll enjoy diving more if you have the gear that you can count on. At Azimuth Scuba, you'll find a wide array of dependable equipment, ranging from basic suits and masks to underwater mapping devices and other items for advanced divers. Learn to Dive
Got Air Scuba, LLC

#7 - Got Air Scuba, LLC

What Makes Got Air Scuba, Llc Different From Every Other Dive Operation Is Our Level Of Service. Everyone That Comes Through The Door Is Treated Like Family. We Do Everything We Can To Make Each And Every Customer Feel Like They Are A Vip! We Make Sure We Have Plenty Of Staff There To Assist You On Your Dive So That If We Run A Group Of 4 Or 40 We Can Provide A Consistent Level Of Service Every Time.
Dive Right In Scuba, Inc - Orland

#8 - Dive Right In Scuba, Inc - Orland

Scuba Emporium has been located in Chicago's South Suburbs since 1974. Our facility is located in Orland Park, which is 45 minutes from downtown Chicago. We are the only PADI Career Development Center in the Midwest and there are less than 50 worldwide. We offer training, not only in Illinois, but also in Arizona, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Bonaire, Cayman Islands, and Turks.We have a heated 89 degree pool onsite with a HUGE rental fleet. We also have one of the best repair departments with our own Hydrotest Equipment onsite. We have an awesome inventory of equipment from the best equipment manufacturers around. Our staff is diverse in their training and specialize in everything from swimming classes, to underwater photography, to Tek diving.
Elmer's Watersports, Inc.

#9 - Elmer's Watersports, Inc.

Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification. You must be older than the age of 14 to begin the PADI Open Water Diver program. For those of you who are not above the age of 14 and would like to participate in the PADI Open Water Diver Program, then the PADI Jr Open Water Diver program is available to you. If you are between 10 and 14 or have a child between these ages, there is a PADI Junior Open Water Diver program available.

The TDI Intro to Tech course is the perfect course for divers who have heard about technical diving and want to find out more about this exciting branch of advanced recreational diving. This course walks students through the special techniques, planning procedures and skills that set technical diving apart from traditional sport diving.

Midwest Scuba Center

#10 - Midwest Scuba Center

Midwest Scuba Center is a retail dive shop located in Urbana, Illinois, United States. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .
Berry Dive Center

#11 - Berry Dive Center

BERRY DIVE CENTER a PADI five star IDC facility has been a PADI member for over 30 years. We have been training water enthusiastists in Scuba Diving for many years. We are a full retail, instructional dive operation offering gear for sale and rental, along with teaching the beginning open water student through the Instructor rating, and offer scuba diving trips to various dive destinations around the world.
Pro Dive Shop, Inc.

#12 - Pro Dive Shop, Inc.

Pro Dive Shop, Inc. is a retail dive shop located in Decatur, Illinois, United States. The shop has classrooms and trainings in .