Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I find out about your Recreational Scuba Programs?
Academy of Scuba has an indepth Diver Portal located at www.academyofscuba.com
Who owns the Academy of Scuba?
There are a number of shareholders who own the Academy of Scuba. However, the primary and founding shareholders are John Flanders and Jeff Varner.
What and where is the Scuba Training Facility?
There are two Scuba Training Facilities in Phoenix, Arizona, one at 40th Street and Bell Road (Suites 132/134) and at I-17 between Dunlap and Northern. Both facilities are full service dive shops with indoor heated pools dedicated and designed specifically for Scuba training. We have digital classrooms, state-of-the-art fill stations and service areas, over $25,000 in recently purchased rental gear, and much more. Stop by and visit us at either 4015 E Bell Road, just 1/4 Mile East of I-51 on the Southeast Corner or at 8502 N Black Canyon Hwy, on the West Side of I-17 between Dunlap and Northern.
Does the Academy of Scuba teach PADI?
The Academy of Scuba is a PADI Dive Center with PADI Master Instructors, PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainers, and PADI Instructors "on-staff".
The Academy of Scuba and its instructors are also affiliated with several other agencies including TDI/SDI/ERDI, NAUI, NASE, IANTD, DAN, EFR, and others.
(at both Phoenix locations)
Monday through Friday: 10am to 7pm
Saturday: 8am to 4pm
Sunday: 11am to 4pm
4015 E Bell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85032
8502 N Black Canyon Hwy
Phoenix, AZ 85051
After Hours Phone: 480.203.6040