The PADI Bubblemaker Experience
What is a Bubblemaker?
The Bubblemaker is the very first step in scuba! A great introduction aimed at beginners aged 8 - 9 years old.
Who is the Bubblemaker experience for?
The Bubblemaker is for children and is as fun as it sounds – a chance for kids to blow bubbles by scuba diving in a swimming pool in less than two metres of water. Children who are at least
8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe under water and swim around in
shallow water. Have a party or celebrate a birthday by throwing a memorable,
exciting Bubblemaker event with friends or join the rest of the family in the fun
of scuba diving. A child must be 8 years old or older. Kids don't need to be expert
swimmers but must be comfortable in the water, but no prior experience is
What will your child learn?
Bubblemakers get a chance to: Experience scuba diving under the direct care and supervision of a PADI Instructor. Take their first breaths underwater in water shallower than 2 metres. Learn about and use scuba diving equipment made just for children. And best of all they will have lots of fun!
How can you start having fun now?
Contact Red Duck Diving to schedule a Bubblemaker program or to organize a Bubblemaker party. The Bubblemaker Crew-Pak contains mementos of the experience and is full of fun surprises, such as a kid-sized beach towel, logbook, certificate, temporary tattoo, decal and the adorable and popular Bubblemaker water toy.
How much does it cost?
The PADI Bubblemaker experience we provide costs just £45.00 and includes:
entry to the swimming pool,
a full safety briefing,
a demonstration of the equipment used,
the use of all diving equipment – to suit their size.
All they will need to bring is a swimming costume / shorts, a t-shirt to be worn in the pool for comfort and a towel. We will supply the rest including the fun!
What scuba gear will you use?
In the Bubblemaker program, participants get a basic introduction to how to use scuba gear, how to clear a regulator and mask, and an overview of breathing do’s and don’ts. Please bring a swimming costume, t-shirt and towel.
When do the sessions run?
We are very flexible and can book sessions to suit your schedule. Please contact us to book or, for more information.
We also run PADI Bubblemaker Birthday Parties - just ask for more information!
Already had a Bubblemaker experience? Then click here for the next step in your
If you are already 10 years old, you are ready for the
PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience or the PADI Junior Scuba Diver or
PADI Junior Open Water Diver courses. Simply click on the boxes below.