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Seal Team

The PADI Seal Team is for young divers (8yrs+) who are too young to enrol onto a Junior Open Water Diver Course. Or wish to gain more experience and confidence before the open water course. Plus, looking for action-packed fun in a pool by completing the exciting scuba "AquaMissions."

 

  • PADI Seal Team is a fun pool-only experience
  • PADI Seal Team is conducted by certified, trained PADI Professionals
  • PADI Seal Team is a fun activity for both boys and girls ages 8 and above
  • PADI Seal Team helps children learn responsibility
  • PADI Seal Team teaches children about the aquatic environment
  • PADI Seal Team AquaMissions and activities, usually about an hour each.

 

 

Why Seal team?

Have you ever wondered what it's like to dive with flashlights, take digital pictures underwater or float effortlessly like an Astronaut? These are AquaMissions.

 

What will I do?

You will learn about safe diving and you can try AquaMissions. Like wreck, navigation, buoyancy, underwater photography, environmental awareness and more. Here's your chance to do some cool stuff in the pool, meet friends and share in the adventure of the underwater world.

 

How Long Will It Take?

Usually 1hr pool sessions but PADI programs are performance based. You will proceed as you demonstrate mastery of the course skills. This allows you to work at a pace that is comfortable for you.

 

What will I need?

Eager to have fun

To listen to your C-Life Instructors and staff while on your adventure.

 

How Much will it Cost?

£200 inc delivery of Mission Pack

 

The Mission Pack contains

  • AquaMission Activity Book
  • Seal DVD
  • AquaMission Log Book
  • Wall certificate
  • PADI Seal Team decal
  • Recognition card application form

 

What's included in the Price?

All course materials, Mission Pack, instruction, certification and scuba equipment plus wetsuits.

 

What Times are available?

Walnuts - Orpington - 10min pre-dive briefing and 1hr pool session between Saturday 5-8pm or Sunday 1-5pm;

Glass Mill - Lewisham - 10mins pre-dive briefing and 1hr pool session between Saturday 2-6pm, Sunday 3-6pm

Farringtons - Chislehurst - 6pm meet finish 6.30-7pm

 

Weekend Dates 2017 at - The Walnuts Leisure Centre - Orpington

  • Sat 5th & Sun 6th August
  • Sat 30th Sept & Sun 1st October
  • Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd December

 

Midweek and weekend Dates 2017 at - The Glass Mill Leisure Centre - Lewisham

  • Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd Sept
  • Sat 5th & Sun 6th November

 

Farrington Dates 2017 - meet between 5.30pm use pool pool 6.30pm finish 7pm - Term Time

  • Every TUESDAY only 30mins available 6.30-7.30pm

 

Alternative Venues for Large Groups, Private Groups and one-on-on

 

N.B. These dates may change during the year, please contact for more information.

 

What can I do after?

Continue onto the PADI Master Seal Team Specialty Aquamissions then onto our PADI Junior Open Water Diver Course, and then many other PADI Specialty Courses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PADI Seal Team Member Aquamissions

 

AquaMission 1

  • Here you learn the basics of diving. You get to breathe underwater from your regulator.
  • You will learn about your air pressure gauge and practice diving signals underwater using your hands.
  • In shallow water you will put on and adjust your scuba gear
  • You will then practice ear clearing and swimming correctly with fins
  • Breathe underwater, check your air and give air signals after reading your air gauge
  • You will then practice ascents (going up)

 

AquaMission 2

  • Makes you a more confident diver and a great PADI Seal Buddy.
  • Shallow water entry and put on and adjust your scuba gear
  • More hand signals
  • Regulator removal and replacement with blowing bubbles
  • Regulator removal and recovery of the regulator again blowing bubbles
  • Equalizing the mask
  • Ascents

 

AquaMission 3

  • After this AquaMission, you're more than halfway to becoming a PADI Seal Team member!
  • Shallow water entry again and put on and adjust scuba gear
  • Some more hand signals
  • Practice Inflating & deflating your BCD at surface
  • Flood and clear water from your mask while underwater
  • Breathing from an Octopus
  • Ascents

 

AquaMission 4

  • Now it's time to feel like an Astronaught, you learn what it's like to be weightless
  • Shallow water entry and put on and adjust scuba gear
  • Regulator removal and recovery from behind you
  • Fin pivots and hovering in mid-water
  • Ascents

 

AquaMission 5

  • This is your last and qualifying AquaMission. You will now be awarded the PADI Seal
  • Certificate. From here you can then start the Specialty AquaMissions.
  • Snorkel clearing and Snorkel to regulator exchange
  • Surface swimming with scuba gear
  • You will then repeat all these skills to show mastery from all the previous missions.
  • Shallow water entry put on and adjust scuba gear
  • Snorkel to regulator exchange
  • Surface swim to descent line
  • Deflate BCD
  • Descend
  • Ear clearing
  • Breathe whilst underwater
  • Underwater swimming
  • Read your air gauge and signalling amounts
  • Clear water from mask while underwater
  • Octopus breathing
  • Hand signals
  • Regulator removal and recovery
  • Replace regulator and clear
  • Fin pivot & hovering
  • Inflate BCD at surface

 

PADI Master Seal Team Specialty Aquamissions

 

Also additional dates for groups, at NO extra charge