Dry Suit Diver

The Goose's Dry Suit Diver Course

It is a gorgeous day, nice sunshine, gentle waves lapping at the boat.  Your first dive was excellent and you are looking forward to the next one.  As you check your gear over, you still have a bit of a chill from the 70 degree water you were in.  Ah, if there was a way to be a little warmer on the dive.  Well there is, diving in a dry suit!  Advances in dry suit materials makes them suitable for all diving environments, not just cold water.

The Fun Part

Dry suits let you dive more challenging dive sites, and extend your dive season.  When you have the right equipment for your diving environment, you can stand up to the elements and take advantage of longer bottom time and more fun underwater.  Yes, dry suits were originally designed for diving in cold water and they still support that environment.  There you can enjoy normally better visibility and see the aquatic world that most other people miss.  So as a dry suit diver, your equipped to scuba dive some of the world's most incredible dive sites in the world's cooler regions that are best enjoyed in a dry suit; even in their warmer months.

What You Learn

Gain knowledge and skills to safely don, dive with, doff and store a drysuit.  Get introduced to the different types of suits so you can make a very informed decision if considering purchasing a dry suit. 

You will learn practical skills to master this course:

Dry Suit Familiarization
Safety Checks
Entry Techniques
Bubble Check
Buoyancy Check
Descent Techniques
  • Fin Pivot
    Excess Gas in Feet
     emergency roll drill
Stuck inflator emergency drill
Stuck exhaust valve emergency drill
Ascent procedure= Remove and replace scuba unit and weights on the surface
Exit techniques= Removal of dry suit, storage and maintenance


Minimum of 10 years old
Open Water Diver or qualifying rating with a recognized certifiying agency
Dry Suit Diver Course Kit (DVD and Manual)
Cold Water Scuba Diving Equipment
A Dry Suit

To purchase learning materials and equipment, come into Goose's Scuba Shack.  We are Northwest Indiana's leading supplier for scuba diving equipment and dry suits.

Your Next Adventure

Scuba diving with a dry suit is useful when diving many types of dive sites.  A dry suit is necessary when ice diving and sometimes when wreck diving.

Cold Water Eels