Kanata Diving Supply

Located in the west end of Ottawa, Kanata Diving Supply is a PADI 5 Star IDC (Instructor Development Center).  We are the largest and longest serving diving facility in the capital region.  After joining PADI on April 26, 1989 we became a 5 Star IDC facility on March 7, 1996.  Furthermore, we are committed to providing the highest level of instruction and top quality scuba gear at reasonable prices.

Our Philosophy

Our dedicated staff thrives to provide you with:

  • The highest quality instruction
  • Experienced instructors and divemasters
  • A safe, relaxed and fun environment
  • The personal attention you deserve

At Kanata Diving Supply, there is no pressure.  Take as long as you need to complete the course.  We will even work with you one-on-one if you need extra help in certain areas.

What is a PADI Five Star IDC

PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers (Five Star IDCs) are dive centers that meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards, plus offer PADI instructor-level training. Five Star IDCs have at least one PADI Course Director on staff and are committed to offering PADI Instructor Development Courses and continuing education opportunities to dive professionals. These businesses excel in using the PADI System of diver education to introduce people to scuba diving, and then provide the continuing education that allows individuals to progress on to the dive professional level. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor, find a PADI Five Star IDC to start earning the world’s most recognized and desired professional scuba rating.