Bamboo Reef is Proud to offer over 50 years of experience training divers to safely explore the wonders beneath the sea. Our professional dive facilities are designed to meet the needs of any diver, from beginner to professional.
Where to Begin - Learn to Scuba Dive
Every diver's journey starts with an Open Water Diver course. A combination of home study, classroom, pool and ocean training designed to introduce the basic skills and knowledge needed to explore the underwater world safely and comfortably. We offer this class in evening, weekend and custom schedules to best fit a busy lifestyle.
Unsure if diving is right for you? Try Scuba is an easy introduction to the underwater world. A brief overview of skills, introduction to SCUBA equipment and time to play in the pool under the supervision of an instructor might change your mind. Bring a friend and experience what all the fuss is about.
Refresh your Skills
A Scuba Skills Update or Refresher course is just the thing if you have been away from diving for some time. In the Scuba Skills Update you will have the opportunity to practice and review the scuba skills you learned in your open water diver class and learn techniques that that may have changed since you took your class. You will have the opportunity to refresh your memory and motor coordination and practice your self-aid skills, all with the guidance of a dive leader.
Continuing Your Diving Journey
Continue your diving journey with Bamboo Reef's Advanced and Specialty courses. Gain new skills, meet fellow divers, and develop comfort and confidence through new diving experiences. Our experienced dive professionals are ready to show you the wonders of the deep, the intricacies of underwater photography, navigation beneath the waves, confidently using drysuits, or even exploring with new technologies such as rebreathers.
In our Intensive U/W Photography Course students have the opportunity to work with our prize winning underwater photographers to learn and practice both basic and advanced underwater photo techniques. Learn to capture memories you will be proud to share with everyone.
Our Advanced Programs are a great way to experience night, deep, boat and navigation techniques in an intensive weekend setting.
Choose from any of our Specialty Courses to customize your continuing dive education! With our one of a kind Continuing Dive Education Program you may choose from any combination of specialty courses to create a truly individualized Advanced or Master Scuba Diver program scheduled with your needs in mind.
Our Stress and Rescue training courses are designed to be challenging and realistic experiences which provide the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively perform diver rescues, assist an injured or tired diver, render proper first aid, manage diving accident situations, and prepare you for Master Scuba Diver and Dive Control Specialist training
Professional Diving Courses
Dive Control Specialists organize, conduct and supervise all sorts of recreational diving activities: guided underwater tours, boat dives, beach dives, assisting SSI Instructors with dive classes, and teaching snorkeling and refresher courses. This course is the best way to gain the theoretical and practical knowledge to begin a career as a dive professional.
Instructor Courses are available several times each year. If you are interested in becoming an SSI instructor please contact us or call San Francisco Tel: (415) 362-6694
All classes require a non-refundable/non-transferable deposit at the time of registration.