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Black Hills Aquatic Adventures
A Full Service Scuba Diving Shop

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NAUI Classes

Try (Discover) Scuba /Passport Diver

The NAUI Try Scuba/Passport Diver program is an introductory, non-certification program that will introduce non-divers to scuba diving under closely controlled conditions. Learn more at NAUI ....$49.99 Contact Dive Shop for scheduling

Skin Diver/Junior Skin Diver

Fun for the whole family, this certification class is for 8 year-olds and older whether you are an accomplished swimmer or someone who has never spent time in the water. Learn more at NAUI .... $274.99

  • Open Water Scuba Diver

    Begin your underwater explorations by enrolling in a NAUI Scuba Diver class. This is our entry-level certification course where you will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills to safely dive in open water. Learn more at NAUI .... Dual Certification: SCUBA Diver and NITROX Diver-----$559.99

    See upcoming class dates Space and equipment are limited, please call to reserve

    Advanced Scuba Diver

    This course allows individuals to learn about specialties and diving activities of particular interest. Your confidence and skill as a diver will increase while you experience the excitement of learning more about the underwater world. BHAA includes 3 main specialty dives: deep dive, navigation, night/limited visibility dives. Added introductory specialties to the course: boat, altitude, search and recovery/light salvage, or NITROX (EANx) for a total of 7 specialties. Learn more at NAUI .... $349.99

    Estimated class time-20 hours, 6 online hours, 6 class room hours/, 8 dive hours

    Suggested number of Logged Dives for this course is 25 or more

    Space and equipment are limited, please call to reserve

    Rescue Scuba Diver-Dual Certifications

    Three Rescue Diver Classes will be offered each year.

    Learn how to manage risks and effectively handle limited in-water problems and diving emergencies, how to safely assist and transport divers, and how to perform surface rescues and rescues from depth involving both boat and shore based skin and scuba divers. This course requires a high level of commitment on the student's part. Learn more at NAUI .... $394.99

    • Estimated hours: 30 hours- 6-8 online, 8 class room/pool- 6, 8 dive hours
    • Class Limited to six Students with a minimum 4 students
    • Students must be a minimum of 15 years old
    • Suggested number of minimum logged dives for this course is 25.
    • BLS, CPR, and oxygen administration for diving accidents are included

    Master Scuba Diver

    One class offered per year

    Gain the in-depth knowledge and experience that will distinguish you as a leader in any diving club or group. Thrill to the adventure of open-water dives in settings that will test skills and expand your diving capabilities and experience. Learn more at NAUI .... $650.00

    Public Safety Diver- An Introduction

    The NAUI Public Safety Diver program introduces the fundamental skills needed by Public Safety Divers during underwater search, rescue and recovery operations. The NAUI Public Safety Diver course is an entry-level course in public safety diving. $499.99
     Please stop in the shop for more information

    Refresher Class

    Has it been awhile since you've been scuba diving? Take a refresher course to bone up on the basics and regain your confidence. .... $79.99 w/own equipment-----$124.99 w/shop equipment

    Space limited, call to reserve, class is held the 3rd Sunday of each month.

Added Specialties and Advanced Courses

These courses provide the diver with the skills and knowledge to enjoy special activities while minimizing the risks. Upon successful completion of any one of these courses, graduates are considered competent to engage in open water diving activities without special supervision. Learn more at NAUI....

Base Price $200.00--------plus specialty equipment if required.

  • Night Diver, Deep Diver, Search and Recovery, External Wreck Diver
  • Nitrox Diver, Underwater Environment, Underwater Ecologist
  • Underwater Photographer/Videographer
  • Underwater Archeologist, Hunter and Collector
  • Advanced Rescue Diver-for professionals
  • Ocean Reef Intergrated Diving Mask (IDM/FFM)
  • Ocean Reef Underwater Communications

Advanced Rescue Scuba Dive-Dual Certifications

Geared For the Professional Diver (Dive Masters, Assistant Instructors, Instructors)

This is a certification course for experienced certified scuba divers who desire to assume greater rescue capabilities during diving activities. This training includes all that is in the basic rescue course and then emphasizes accident supervision and management with practical applications in open water.This course is set in conjunction with other courses -so the student can learn to recognize and deal with numerous situations in a training and real life settings. This course requires the highest level of commitment on the student's part Estimated Hours are 36: 12 online, 8 class room/8 pool, 8 dive hours

  • Class Limited to six Students with a minimum 4 students
  • Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age by open water dives
  • Suggested number of logged dives for this course is 50-100.
  • Diving Emergency Management Provider (DEMP) DAN certification included

Learn more at NAUI .... $499.00

Drysuit Diving

Dry Suit Purchase from BHAA-$79.99

Cold water environments (temperatures about 40 degrees and lower) such as the kelp forests in California, wreck diving in the Great Lakes, and here in our own back yard of South Dakota require specialized equipment. The DRYSUIT helps maintain diver warmth and comfort, conserve energy, decrease fatigue while underwater as well as keeping the diver warm at the surface.

While not difficult to use, there are a number of procedures you need to learn, for your safety, comfort and suit maintenance. $199.99

Cold Water (40 degrees/Lower) and Recreational Ice Diving

This Specialty can be extremely challenging, it requires thoughtful planning, preperation, training, and the utmost dedication to SAFETY.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Advanced Diver or Higher
  • 50 or more logged open water dives
  • Prior Dry Suite , and Night/limited Visibility Specialty Training

Course includes: 4 Class room, 2 Pool, 2 land Safety preperation and 3 Openwater Dives

Class Room topics covered in this course are:

  • Cold Weather Environments
  • Equipment-both diver and support
  • Ice Diving Operations
  • Dive Planning and Personnel
  • The Dive
  • Safety and Emergency Procedures

Please contact the dive shop for more information and pricing.


Recreational and Professional Masks

Integrated Dive Mask-IDM (Full Face Mask Training)

Your dive mask is your window to the underwater world. Full Face Masks bring in a greater view, allow you to breath naturally through both your mouth and nose, which creates more comfort, less stress during your dive and eventually reduces your air consumption giving you more bottom time (but still staying within table or computer limits).
This course is designed to help the IDM diver become knowledgable and to learn the skills and equipment needed to safely dive using an IDM.
Price: $249.99 With IDM Purchase: $59.99

Integrated Diving Mask Communications Training

In every phase of human history communication has made a powerful impression. In this course we will explain what diving communication is, how it works, how it can be used and and show its benefits. We believe an in-depth understanding of how to communicate underwater is a crucial step in the growth and safety of the new and experienced Diver. Pre-Requisits IDM/FFM certification
Price: $159.99     With IDM and Comms system $79.99

Purchase of an IDM communications system is required-for the course

Contact Info
  • Phone: (605) 791-1262
  • 402 E Fairmont Blvd, Ste B
  • Rapid City, SD
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