PADI - The Way the World Learns to Dive™

  • Start Diving
    Begin your adventure with PATRIOT SCUBA!  If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. […]
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  • Keep Diving!
    Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They’re what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – […]
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  • Go Pro with Patriot Scuba!
    INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSES are manning-up NOW for February 2014!  Assitant Instructor Class 6 thru 8 February and OWSI 19 thru 22 February. Change your life today and give us a call! Are you […]
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  • Air Fills and Dive Gear Servicing
    Get your diving cylinders and paint ball cylinders filled at Patriot.  We service all major brands of dive gear.  
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  • Check out our Extensive Lines of Gear
    From wet suits to Dive Computers, we carry many major brands.  Sherwood, Atomic, Zeagle, Cressi, Oceanic and many more.  If we don't have it, we can find it for you!  So come check out […]
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  • Know your Gear!
    Whether you are buying a new computer, getting into Digital Underwater Photography, or just want to know how to maintain the gear your have, Patriots experts can help you out.  Want to get a great […]
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  • ECO Patriot - Walking the Walk
    Our method simply put is: Identify, Inform, Educate, Advocate, Protect, and Act. Check out how PATRIOT SCUBA supports the enviroment we swim in!
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  • Resources
    Several organizations are committed to the fight in protecting our marine environment. As divers we work closely with the following organizations: Project Aware, REEF Organization, Marine Conservation […]
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  • Get Involved
    Patriot Scuba offers several opportunities to take action, from classroom to clean-ups. Dive in: The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty teaches divers techniques they can apply to their diving that […]
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  • Training thru Fort Belvoir MWR
    Do you access to Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) at Fort Belvoir? Patriot Scuba provides scuba training and experience programs thru the MWR office. Have questions, just give us a call at 703-490-1175 […]
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  • Patriots for Disabled Divers
    Patriot Scuba provides training and travel opportunities in support to Patriots for Disabled Divers (PFDD).  PFDD is a Non-Profit affiliated with the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to fund these opportunites […]
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  • Military and First Responders
    Honoring our Nation's heroes, Patriot Scuba offers a 10% discount every day on select gear purchases!  This is a small token of thanks for your service!  
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  • Upcoming travel with PATRIOT
    Patriot Scuba runs group travel opportunities throughout the year. Did you know we also book individual travel?  Just tell us where you'd like to go! Just back from Bonaire! Check […]
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  • Where to next?
    Where is PATRIOT planning to go to next? How about: the Florida Keys in January?Tell us about your travel dreams on Facebook or Twitter!
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  • Patriot Scuba Dive Club
    Looking to hook up with other local divers? Join our fun loving group of divers to continue learning, socializing, diving and just having fun!
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Welcome to Patriot Scuba

A PADI 5 star Instructor Development Center

5Star IDC LogoPATRIOT SCUBA offers the full range of recreational scuba diving and snorkel training. From beginners to PROs, our dedicated and friendly staff can provide you the skills for your next adventure.

Specializing in making both confident and competent divers, we'll take the time to support you. Schedules have you in a bind? You'll never find a more flexible staff. Just tell us what you need!

Carrying top of the line gear and accessories, our staff is dedicated to finding you what you need. If we don't have it, we'll get it for you! If you've been looking for the perfect shop to service all of your scuba needs, look no further!

Ready for adventure? PATRIOT leads group trips and will book individual travel. Let us help you find your next adventure.

Patriot Scuba is your one stop shop for all things scuba and we're military family owned and operated! Click here for Store Hours