Future Buddies

Do you have a family and you want to get the younger members involved in a sport that you have been enjoying? SDI has the program for them.


SDI Future Buddies Progam is an innovative course designed to provide children between the ages of 8 and 12 with an introduction to scuba diving in a controlled environment under the direct supervision of an SDI instructor.

Children are given the opportunity to try breathing underwater in a confined water setting.


  • 8 years of age with parental consent
  • Demonstate comfort in the water with adequate swimming skills


Your SDI Instructor will also cover:

  • Equalizing your ears
  • Buddy checks
  • Basic buoyancy control
  • Underwater communication
  • History of diving
  • Diving equipment
  • Marine environment

Once the future buddy turns 10 they can enroll in the SDI Junior Open Water Diver Course.