Unusual Ideas For a Unique Scuba Diving Experience

Scuba diving is a relaxing, fun, and exciting sport that seems to be attracting a younger crowd looking for adventure! The number of young adults who participated in scuba diving has been on the rise, increasing from 275,000 in 2011 to 567,000 in 2015. When you think of scuba diving do you immediately think of… Read More »

Scuba Training: Air Sharing Basics to Master

Whether you’re a certified scuba diver or you’re still in scuba training, it’s crucial that you master the basics. And one of those ever-important basics is air sharing. Here, we’ll discuss how to air share and a few precautions you should take while practicing. Sharing Air: The Basics Like the old adage goes, practice makes… Read More »

Breathe Easier Underwater With These 5 Scuba Diving Tips

Scuba diving can be an extremely rewarding adventure, but it definitely takes some practice. As of 2013, there were between 2.7 and 3.5 million active scuba diving enthusiasts in the U.S. alone, and they all knew one thing: conserving oxygen is key. But how do you conserve oxygen when the environment doesn’t supply it to… Read More »

5 Reasons Why You MUST Add Scuba Diving to Your Bucket List

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Every year in the United States, an estimated 500,000 people become certified scuba divers. There must be a reason that so many people want to be under the sea! There are, in fact, lots of reasons why you should be looking for your nearest scuba training class. Let’s start with five. Travel the World: According… Read More »

A Few of the Best Dive Sites From Around the World

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Whether you’re preparing to get your scuba diving certification or you already have it, there are some legendary dives around the world you may want to add to your bucket list. Are you looking for shipwrecks? Marine life? Underwater caves? Here are a few dive sites that will offer you a little taste of everything.… Read More »

Debunking 3 Common Myths About Scuba Diving

When people think about scuba diving, they either light up with excitement or quiver in fear. It’s no secret that scuba diving gives an extreme adrenaline rush, but despite all that we know about this adventurous sport, there are still many misconceptions being spread. Here are some common myths about scuba diving. Myth: Scuba diving… Read More »

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

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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 »