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  • Start Diving

    Start Diving

    Learn to dive at your own pace. Come take your first breaths underwater with Patriot Scuba!
  • Keep Diving!

    Keep Diving!

    Expand your adventure!  Click here to find out how to experience even more of the underwater world!
  • PADI Pro

    PADI Pro

    Become a leader!  Click here to learn how to swim out in front and lead the adventure!
  • Youth Programs

    Youth Programs

    Give your kids the other 2/3rds of the planet!  Click here to find out how kids as young as 5 years […]
  • Grand Cayman

    Grand Cayman

    Rescheduling due to COVID-2019. Email travel@patriotscuba.com for information.
  • Choose Your Own Adventure!

    Choose Your Own Adventure!

    Looking for a trip built just for you?  Check out our PADI Travel portal to build an adventure that […]
  • Two Weeks in Africa 2021

    Two Weeks in Africa…

    One week of Safari in Tanzania and one week diving in Zanzibar!  Email for details - travel@patriotscuba.com
  • Galapagos in 2022!

    Galapagos in 2022!

    Details coming!  Summer of 2022!
  • Online Store

    Online Store

    Check out our online store where you can sign up for trips, classes and get gift certificates!
  • Sign up for a Class!

    Sign up for a Class!

    Open Water Certifications, Advanced Training, Professional Training and more!
  • ReActivate!


    Been out of the water for awhile?  ReActivate is an easy and convenient way to get back in!
  • PADI Adaptive Techniques

    PADI Adaptive Techniques

    Patriot Scuba is committed to ensuring PADI is how the 'World' learns to dive.  Our staff is trained […]
  • Cylinder Fills

    Cylinder Fills

    We can fill most cylinders on site including air rifle and paintball.  
  • Gear and Cylinder Services

    Gear and Cylinder Services

    Patriot Scuba services most brands of scuba gear and air/nitrox cylinders. 
  • Gear Consulting

    Gear Consulting

    Not sure what gear you want?  Schedule a gear Consultation Session with one of our pros.
  • PADI Equipment Specialist

    PADI Equipment Specialist

    To learn more about your eauipment and how it works, take the PADI Equiment Specialist Course!
  • Dive for the River: Scuba Diving and…Dive for the River: Scuba Diving and…

    Dive for the River:…

    By Robert Currer For hundreds of years, the Occoquan River has supported its namesake town.  Since 1775, […]
  • Bag of Tricks: Never Forget Gear AgainBag of Tricks: Never Forget Gear Again

    Bag of Tricks: Never…

    Written by Robert Currer “I need a favor,” asked a dive instructor friend.  He was […]
  • Get Started with Digital Underwater…Get Started with Digital Underwater…

    Get Started with Digital…

    By Robert Currer Blue.  Blue, blue, and more blue.  I scowled at my screen as I clicked through […]
  • Why Dry Suit Diving Should be on Your…Why Dry Suit Diving Should be on Your…

    Why Dry Suit Diving…

    By Robert Currer Sunlight streamed through the towering stands of kelp.  I floated among splashes of […]


We are back to our regular hours of operation!  Thanks to all of you for your tremendous support!

Patriot Scuba is a full range recreational scuba diving center. We are devoted to improving our community through the adventure of scuba diving!

PADI Five Star IDC CenterOur team specializes in helping you become a confident and competent diver while helping you work the course around your busy schedule. We offer the same flexibility, dedication, and quality in all our courses. From learning to dive to becoming a dive instructor, you'll experience the utmost care and support from our experienced, professional staff. Start your adventure by clicking here.

To make sure that you have all the tools to dive with confidence, we carry top of the line gear and accessories with staff trained to help you find what you need. Our selection of gear offers the most reliable equipment on the market so that you can feel confident gearing up the whole family. Get geared up today by clicking here.

Green Star AwardWhether you are looking for a group to dive with or want to travel on your own, we have you covered. Join us on one of our group trips or let us help you set up your own individual dive adventure by chatting with one of our specially trained staff members. Star exploring by clicking here.

100 AwareDiving is all about community. Stay connected no matter where you are by joining our Digital Dive Club today! As a community Patriot Scuba Divers have done some incredible
things for our local community as well as our global community. For example, Patriot Scuba Divers have collected 3,000 pounds of plastic (and counting) which were recycled to make benches that were donated to the town of Occoquan. Check out what else Patriot Scuba has been doing to build a better world by
clicking here or join our dive club by emailing us at diving@patriotscuba.com.

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