ReActivate Your Certification

Scuba Review, Refresh and ReActivate!

Haven’t been diving for awhile and want to refresh your diving skills? Or maybe you’re getting ready for a cool vacation to the islands and want to brush up before the big trip.  Regardless of your needs, our program is the perfect way to update your diving skills and knowledge before your next dive.

The best part is, PADI divers who complete both the (OPTIONAL PADI ReActivate Online or Touch and in-water skills review can receive a replacement certification card with a ReActivated date on it.


ReActivate Your Scuba Certification

IMPORTANT NOTE BEFORE YOU BEGIN: Your PADI certification does not expire!

FIRST – you can begin refreshing your knowledge of diving using the (OPTIONAL) ReActivate Touch (for tablets or mobile devices) or ReActivate Online (for your personal computer).  During your online training you’ll immerse yourself in dive scenarios and make decisions that test your understanding of important dive safety concepts, dive planning essentials and problem management. The independence of PADI ReActivate Touch or Online allows you to move at your own pace and delve deeper into various topics at your leisure.
Note: There is a separate $59.95 fee for the (optional) PADI ReActivate Touch or Online

SECOND – Water Skills Review. During the in-water session our A-1 Professional will help you regain comfort and confidence in scuba diving. You’ll practice general dive skills such as equalization, mask skills, buoyancy control, weight system adjustment, using an alternate air source and anything else you would like to review, to help restore your mastery and build self-assurance for your upcoming adventure.
Note: There is a separate fee for the in-water aquarium dive

NEW CERTIFICATION CARD – In order to receive a new PADI certification card you must:

Note:  Your new PADI replacement certification will have, “ReActivated thru” date on it.  Your PADI certification does not expire


Note: Unfortunately you will not be able to participate in the program without showing your A-1 Professional proof of certification and presenting the following (completed and signed) documents

Course Fee – $195 per person

This program is for people who haven’t been diving for three years or LESS! If it’s been more than 3 years since your last dive, please contact the A-1 Education Department to schedule a private scuba session.
Note: There is an additional fee for a private session


  • Skills review at the Denver Downtown Aquarium, in the Under the Sea Exhibit
  • Use of all equipment including wetsuit
  • One free pool session at A-1 Scuba and Travel Aquatics Center
  • Approximately 3 hours of instruction Note: Due to concerns about exhibit contamination and animal safety, you may only use your own mask and fins. All other equipment will be provided.
  • One (1) Aquarium admission (that day)

Not Included:

  • PADI ReActivate Touch or Online ($59.95) – (OPTIONAL) but highly recommended
  • Swimsuit, towel and personal hygiene items Please bring shoes (Keens, flip-flops) to wear on the wet deck. Sorry no bare feet allowed.
  • Logbook (recommended)

Note: you will receive a new PADI certification card if you complete the PADI Touch or Online ReActivate and an the in-water skills review at the Denver Downtown Aquarium

Where do you go from here?

After your Scuba Review, you’ll be prepared to go diving, continue your diving education and even be ready to Dive With The Sharks at the Downtown Aquarium. Fantastic!

Please note:  The Aquarium Scuba Review has a minimum enrollment of 3 students and is structured for people who haven’t been diving for three years or less.  If it’s been longer than three years since your last open water dive, please contact A-1’s Education Department for details.  Thank you.

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Click here to see the upcoming class schedule and reserve your spot now!

Click to see the upcoming class schedule and reserve your spot now, or call (303) 789-2450!

Please note: Cancelling less than one week before the starting date will result in a forfeit of your deposit.

Click here for map and directions to the aquarium.

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