• Ice Diving
    Interior Alaska has some of the clearest ice on the planet!  Come see what's under it and experience the beauty of the light difusing into the water through 3 feet of […]
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  • Start your underwater adventure!
    As a 5 star PADI facility, Test The Waters trains divers all the way through to instructor.  Come explore the other 3/4's of the planet!
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  • Come join us in the Tropics! AND BEYOND!
    Test The Waters takes a minimum of 2 tropical trips a year! We will be going to Fiji from November 25th to December 6th, 2015. 
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  • OTS ServicingWe at Test the Waters have trained and certified technicians for working on Ocean Technology Systems equipment. We also are authorized OTS dealers and train and certify divers […]
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  • Congrats to the Borough LifeguardsCongratulations to the Borough Lifeguards and their successful completion of training to rescue unresponsive divers Tuesday's crew Wednesday's Crew
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  • Be A Safer Diver... learn EFR/EOPWith our Master Instructor Mitch Osborn certified to teach the courses, we will be offering Emergency First Response and Emergency Oxygen Provider classes soon.  Contact […]
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Welcome to Test The WatersTo meet people, go places and do things, underwater!

Test the Waters is a fantastic, family friendly place, where you can get your initial Open Water SCUBA certification, or  continue with your SCUBA training advancement, all while being in a welcoming environment.

Test the Waters is known in the PADI Community as one of the top 5 star PADI training facility in the Americas. We are PADI's northermost SCUBA facility, with this comes some of the clearest ice in the world, which means we also train for ice diving certifications! We dive and train all year round, throughout the beautiful waters of Alaska. Although we do train and dive around Alaska, we are not limited to it, making dives around the world for training and vacation adventures. With our high rating also comes high quality care and experience!