4 of the Most Common Mistakes Beginner Divers Make

When you’re trying something new, especially a new outdoor recreational activity or sport, it can be easy to make mistakes. That being said, it’s important to know what these mistakes are so you know how to avoid them in the future. Scuba diving is no exception to these mistakes, either. In fact, with 500,000 people… Read More »

Top 4 Tips for Scuba Diving Beginners

scuba diving lessons

Scuba diving lessons are one of the most popular recreational activities in the world. In fact, 2015 alone saw about 3.27 million people participate in scuba diving as a recreational sport. But like all things, scuba diving takes some practice, and it can be a little bit challenging at first. Whether you’ve already started taking… Read More »

SPE Dive School, LLC is the Most Experienced Diving School in the Washington, DC Metro Area

SPE Dive School, LLC has the most experienced and passionate SCUBA diving school instructors in the Washington, DC Metro Area. Our Washington, DC Metro Area diving school provides both in depth lecture courses where you learn in a classroom environment, and extensive pool training where your learn in a very hands on environment what it… Read More »

For Polishing Your SCUBA Skills

We have two refresher options for certified divers who want to polish their skills: You may spend an hour or two in the pool to review your skills (available by appointment only), with an instructor. We provide all SCUBA gear, air fills and the pool for a fee of $95. You may participate in any… Read More »

Common Scuba Diving Myths

Scuba diving is the best sport in the world. At least that’s what we think at SPE Dive School in Maryland, and it’s what many of our students end up thinking once we show them the ropes. Unfortunately, many people let their misconceptions about the sport keep them from ever signing up for SCUBA diving… Read More »

Grand Cayman Scuba Diving

Only about a three hour flight from Washington, DC, the Grand Cayman Islands have been referred to by some – SPE Dive School included – as a premier SCUBA diving destination. Grand Cayman SCUBA diving offers warm, crystal clear waters with plenty of submerged structures and aquatic wildlife to explore. SPE Dive School doesn’t just… Read More »

Scuba Courses in Arlington, Va

The term SCUBA is an acronym for the name of the breathing apparatus that divers use to breathe underwater – Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus. SCUBA diving makes a great hobby that may easily become a passion. It’s family friendly and is a unique way for friends and families to spend quality time together. SPE… Read More »

How to Get Scuba Certification in Maryland?

There’s an entire world to explore below the surface of the water in the United States and beyond, and letting SPE Dive School help you earn your SCUBA certification in the Washington, DC Area, including Maryland and Arlington, Virginia offers a great chance to see that world up close. SCUBA stands for Self Contained Underwater… Read More »


grand cayman scuba lessons

Scuba Diving is a way to explore what the world is like underwater. This is why we chose Grand Cayman for our exploration. With calm, warm, transparent-blue water, we are not just completing the required dives to get our students certified, but we are simply having fun! There are many reasons why we love scuba… Read More »

Facts About SCUBA Diving


At SPE Dive School, we think it is so important for our students to understand the myths and facts about SCUBA diving. Please take a moment to read our FAQs below to get the facts about SCUBA. Just how difficult is it to learn to SCUBA dive? It’s a lot easier than one would expect.… Read More »