Logo, The Scuba Source  
(214) 213-1408
Dallas, TX 75231

Practice Underwater Diving through Our Diving Certification Classes in Dallas, TX

Getting Certified has Never been EASIER... and FASTER
HERE or in the TROPICS
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Instead of learning how to scuba dive by reading an instructional book, gain real-life diving experience from The Scuba Source with thrilling scuba sessions in a heated pool and at a private lake.

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If you just need to be reminded of the diving skills you have already learned, you’ll benefit from our brief scuba review course. We strive to make sure you are completely ready for your next diving trip.

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Service Area:
Serving Dallas & the Surrounding Areas

PADI Affiliate
(Professional Association of Diving Instructors)



The SCUBA Source is committed to excellence in providing diver training, education and travel. We strive to help you achieve your goal of exploring our aquatic universe by learning the proper use of SCUBA equipment and developing an understanding of how to safely enjoy our underwater world.


We do ONLY Private Classes, by yourself or perhaps one or two of your friends. You might not be comfortable in a class full of strangers.


You tell us what scheduling you need.  We  can accommodate most requests.


Our Pool and Classrooms are attached to our residence, just a few minutes from 75+ 635


Learn about The Scuba Source

Impress friends with your underwater diving skills when you receive your official diving certification from The Scuba Source in Dallas, Texas. We offer our specialized scuba training and certification services in exciting private lessons. To best meet your needs, we offer flexible scheduling, turnkey service, and free use of our scuba gear during instruction.

In operation for more than 15 years, we have built a reputation for providing personalized instruction. Our master instructor is Janie Benefield, and our master scuba diving trainer is Mike Benefield.


PADI Open Water Divers Beth Rockwell, Chelsea Rockwell, and Cassidy Rockwell completing final exams.
We use the PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) curriculum.  NO HOME STUDY or ON-LINE EXAMS ARE REQUIRED. This is done on the same day as your session


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PADI Open Water Divers Narissa Aerstin and Jeff Roush at Athens Scuba Park preparing to begin their last certification dive with instructor Mike Benefield.
We use a private lake about an hour from Dallas.  At open water we will run through the skills you mastered in the pool plus do some fun diving.  This final segment is done over two days (they do not have to be consecutive). We usually start around 9:00 a.m. and are finished by Noon.  Upon completion you are awarded the rating of PADI Open Water Diver, Certified to buy dive equipment, book dive trips, and dive independent of an Instructor or Divemaster.

Diving Certification
Upon completion of your training, you are awarded the rating of PADI Open-Water Diver. This official certification allows you to buy dive equipment, book dive trips, and dive on your own.

Your course is "all Inclusive".  Unlike most retail dive stores, we do NOT require that you buy your own mask, fins and snorkel to complete the course... We provide EVERYTHING needed to get you certified. We accept payment with Visa™, MasterCard™, checks, or cash. Our low-cost prices are as follows:
• One-Student Class — $549
• Two-Student Class — $519 per Student
• Three-Student Class — $489 per Student
• Four-Student Class — $459 per Student



*****Complete your Certification in the Tropics.

Using the PADI INSTRUCTOR REFERRAL PROGRAM GUIDELINES we conduct the Pool and Classroom sessions here, then you do the Open Water dives with a PADI instructor while on vacation in the tropics. Cost is half of the above prices. Please call us for additional details.

Ready to Take the Plunge ? ? ?

Mike and Janie Benefield are the proprietors of "The SCUBA Source." They have logged thousands of dives throughout the Caribbean and Atlantic, plus many lakes and quarries in North And Central Texas. Their Instructor Accreditation is sanctioned by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI). Prior to becoming instructors, Mike and Janie were Professional Divemasters.
They are recognized industry wide for their professionalism, patience and nurturing while teaching dive skills in a safe, fun and informative format.

Learn More about The Scuba Source
Contact us today in Dallas, Texas, to expand your horizons with a sanctioned underwater diving certification.