Bob's Scuba Shop has been serving Hamilton and the surrounding area for over 65 years with the best quality products, training, and service for any kind of adventure you plan to take underwater!


Join us for the next
PADI Open Water Scuba Course!

  • PADI Open Water Scuba Course
  • 8/9/2022-0:0
  • 8/10/2022-0:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop
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  • Click Book Now to purchase your Padi Open Water eLearning Certification Course, then call us at the shop to book your space for the 2 night in-pool training portion & your weekend of Open Water Dives at 905-549-1043.
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  • PADI Open Water Scuba Course
  • 8/21/2022-0:0
  • 8/22/2022-0:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • Click Book Now to purchase your Padi Open Water eLearning Certification Course, then call us at the shop to book your space for the 2 night in-pool training portion & your weekend of Open Water Dives at 905-549-1043.
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  • PADI Open Water Scuba Course
  • 9/6/2022-0:0
  • 9/7/2022-0:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • Click Book Now to purchase your Padi Open Water eLearning Certification Course, then call us at the shop to book your space for the 2 night in-pool training portion & your weekend of Open Water Dives at 905-549-1043.
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  • PADI Open Water Scuba Course
  • 9/10/2022-0:0
  • 9/11/2022-0:0
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • Click Book Now to purchase your Padi Open Water eLearning Certification Course, then call us at the shop to book your space for the 2 night in-pool training portion & your weekend of Open Water Dives at 905-549-1043.
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  • OPEN WATER DIVER- CLASSROOM & POOL - OCT. 1st - OCT. 2nd
  • 10/1/2022-14:0
  • 10/2/2022-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • Click "Book Now" to purchase your Padi Open Water eLearning Certification Course, then call us at the shop to book your space for the 2 day (3 hrs./day) in-pool training portion & your weekend of Open Water Dives @ 905-549-1043.
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  • PADI Open Water/Exit Dives
  • 10/8/2022-9:0
  • 10/9/2022-14:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • Click Book Now to purchase your Padi Open Water eLearning Certification Course, then call us at the shop to book your space for the 2 night in-pool training portion & your weekend of Open Water Dives at 905-549-1043.
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  • GRENADA DIVE TRIP -NOV. 6th - NOV. 13th
  • 11/6/2022-0:0
  • 11/13/2022-0:0
  • Royalton Grenada
  • *7 Nights All- Inclusive stay @ the 5 STAR Royalton Grenada * Flight & Airport/Hotel transfers *All meals & drinks *1 FREE checked bag *All taxes & Fees
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  • OPEN WATER DIVER-CLASSROOM & POOL NOV. 19th - NOV. 20th
  • 11/19/2022-13:0
  • 11/20/2022-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom
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  • YOUR JOURNEY TO THE UNDERWATER WORLD BEGINS NOW.
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  • SNORKELING COURSE - CLASSROOM & POOL NOV. 19TH
  • 11/19/2022-15:0
  • 11/19/2022-19:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • If your not snorkeling, you don't know what you are missing. Let's get you ready to explore the underwater world of mesmerizing landscapes & marine life. You do not need to be a proficient swimmer to participate, you just need to be comfortable in the water. You will be introduced to the equipment & learn the skills you will need to go snorkeling safely & with confidence. We promise, we will have you snorkeling like a pro in no time. Let the adventures begin. *Snorkeling gear is not included. It is available to rent if you do not have your own. Please have your gear ready prior to pool date.
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  • Open Water REFRESHER COURSE CLASSROOM & POOL NOV. 20th
  • 11/20/2022-8:0
  • 11/20/2022-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • Havn't been diving for awhile? Then it is time to REFRESH your skills & we can help with that. It starts with a little knowledge review with Padi Reativate eLearning, (that you will have completed prior to the pool day). Then off to the pool, where you will review gear assembly, refresh your main scuba skills, get your buoyancy tuned, emergency skills review and go over all your basic skills & any skill you feel you need to work on until you are diving like a pro again. Top it off with a new "ReActivated" certification card.
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  • OPEN WATER DIVER-CLASSROOM & POOL JAN. 14th - JAN. 15th
  • 1/14/2023-13:0
  • 1/15/2023-19:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • YOUR JOURNEY TO THE UNDERWATER WORLD BEGINS NOW.
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  • SNORKELING COURSE-CLASSROOM & POOL JAN.14TH
  • 1/14/2023-15:0
  • 1/14/2023-19:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • If your not snorkeling, you don't know what you are missing. Let's get you ready to explore the underwater world of mesmerizing landscapes & marine life. You do not need to be a proficient swimmer to participate, you just need to be comfortable in the water. You will be introduced to the equipment & learn the skills you will need to go snorkeling safely & with confidence. We promise, we will have you snorkeling like a pro in no time. Let the adventures begin. *Snorkeling gear is not included. It is available to rent if you do not have your own. Please have your gear ready prior to pool date.
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  • Open Water REFRESHER COURSE CLASSROOM & POOL JAN. 15TH
  • 1/15/2023-8:0
  • 1/15/2023-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • Havn't been diving for awhile? Then it is time to REFRESH your skills & we can help with that. It starts with a little knowledge review with Padi Reativate eLearning, (that you will have completed prior to the pool day). Then off to the pool, where you will review gear assembly, refresh your main scuba skills, get your buoyancy tuned, emergency skills review and go over all your basic skills & any skill you feel you need to work on until you are diving like a pro again. Top it off with a new "ReActivated" certification card.
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  • OPEN WATER DIVER-CLASSROOM & POOL FEB. 4th - FEB. 5th
  • 2/4/2023-13:0
  • 2/5/2023-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • YOUR JOURNEY TO THE UNDERWATER WORLD BEGINS NOW.
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  • SNORKELING COURSE-CLASSROOM & POOL FEB. 4TH
  • 2/4/2023-15:0
  • 1/14/2023-19:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • If your not snorkeling, you don't know what you are missing. Let's get you ready to explore the underwater world of mesmerizing landscapes & marine life. You do not need to be a proficient swimmer to participate, you just need to be comfortable in the water. You will be introduced to the equipment & learn the skills you will need to go snorkeling safely & with confidence. We promise, we will have you snorkeling like a pro in no time. Let the adventures begin. *Snorkeling gear is not included. It is available to rent if you do not have your own. Please have your gear ready prior to pool date.
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  • Open Water REFRESHER COURSE CLASSROOM & POOL FEB. 5TH
  • 2/5/2023-8:0
  • 1/15/2023-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • Havn't been diving for awhile? Then it is time to REFRESH your skills & we can help with that. It starts with a little knowledge review with Padi Reativate eLearning, (that you will have completed prior to the pool day). Then off to the pool, where you will review gear assembly, refresh your main scuba skills, get your buoyancy tuned, emergency skills review and go over all your basic skills & any skill you feel you need to work on until you are diving like a pro again. Top it off with a new "ReActivated" certification card.
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  • OPEN WATER DIVER-CLASSROOM & POOL MAR. 4th - MAR. 5th
  • 3/4/2023-13:0
  • 3/5/2023-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • YOUR JOURNEY TO THE UNDERWATER WORLD BEGINS NOW.
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  • SNORKELING COURSE-CLASSROOM & POOL MAR. 4TH
  • 3/4/2023-15:0
  • 3/4/2023-19:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • If your not snorkeling, you don't know what you are missing. Let's get you ready to explore the underwater world of mesmerizing landscapes & marine life. You do not need to be a proficient swimmer to participate, you just need to be comfortable in the water. You will be introduced to the equipment & learn the skills you will need to go snorkeling safely & with confidence. We promise, we will have you snorkeling like a pro in no time. Let the adventures begin. *Snorkeling gear is not included. It is available to rent if you do not have your own. Please have your gear ready prior to pool date.
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  • Open Water REFRESHER COURSE CLASSROOM & POOL MAR. 5TH
  • 3/5/2023-8:0
  • 3/5/2023-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • Havn't been diving for awhile? Then it is time to REFRESH your skills & we can help with that. It starts with a little knowledge review with Padi Reativate eLearning, (that you will have completed prior to the pool day). Then off to the pool, where you will review gear assembly, refresh your main scuba skills, get your buoyancy tuned, emergency skills review and go over all your basic skills & any skill you feel you need to work on until you are diving like a pro again. Top it off with a new "ReActivated" certification card.
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  • OPEN WATER DIVER-CLASSROOM & POOL APR. 15th - APR. 16th
  • 4/15/2023-13:0
  • 4/16/2023-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • YOUR JOURNEY TO THE UNDERWATER WORLD BEGINS NOW.
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  • SNORKELING COURSE-CLASSROOM & POOL APR. 15TH
  • 4/15/2023-15:0
  • 4/15/2023-19:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • If your not snorkeling, you don't know what you are missing. Let's get you ready to explore the underwater world of mesmerizing landscapes & marine life. You do not need to be a proficient swimmer to participate, you just need to be comfortable in the water. You will be introduced to the equipment & learn the skills you will need to go snorkeling safely & with confidence. We promise, we will have you snorkeling like a pro in no time. Let the adventures begin. *Snorkeling gear is not included. It is available to rent if you do not have your own. Please have your gear ready prior to pool date.
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  • Open Water REFRESHER COURSE CLASSROOM & POOL APR. 16TH
  • 4/16/2023-8:0
  • 4/16/2023-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • Havn't been diving for awhile? Then it is time to REFRESH your skills & we can help with that. It starts with a little knowledge review with Padi Reativate eLearning, (that you will have completed prior to the pool day). Then off to the pool, where you will review gear assembly, refresh your main scuba skills, get your buoyancy tuned, emergency skills review and go over all your basic skills & any skill you feel you need to work on until you are diving like a pro again. Top it off with a new "ReActivated" certification card.
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  • OPEN WATER DIVER-CLASSROOM & POOL MAY 6th - MAY 7th
  • 5/6/2023-13:0
  • 5/7/2023-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • YOUR JOURNEY TO THE UNDERWATER WORLD BEGINS NOW.
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  • SNORKELING COURSE-CLASSROOM & POOL MAY 6TH
  • 5/6/2023-15:0
  • 5/6/2023-19:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • If your not snorkeling, you don't know what you are missing. Let's get you ready to explore the underwater world of mesmerizing landscapes & marine life. You do not need to be a proficient swimmer to participate, you just need to be comfortable in the water. You will be introduced to the equipment & learn the skills you will need to go snorkeling safely & with confidence. We promise, we will have you snorkeling like a pro in no time. Let the adventures begin. *Snorkeling gear is not included. It is available to rent if you do not have your own. Please have your gear ready prior to pool date.
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  • Open Water REFRESHER COURSE CLASSROOM & POOL MAY 7TH
  • 5/7/2023-8:0
  • 5/7/2023-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom & Pool
  • Havn't been diving for awhile? Then it is time to REFRESH your skills & we can help with that. It starts with a little knowledge review with Padi Reativate eLearning, (that you will have completed prior to the pool day). Then off to the pool, where you will review gear assembly, refresh your main scuba skills, get your buoyancy tuned, emergency skills review and go over all your basic skills & any skill you feel you need to work on until you are diving like a pro again. Top it off with a new "ReActivated" certification card.
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  • OPEN WATER DIVER-CLASSROOM & POOL JUNE 3rd - JUNE 4th
  • 6/3/2023-14:0
  • 6/4/2023-12:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • YOUR JOURNEY TO THE UNDERWATER WORLD BEGINS NOW.
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  • OPEN WATER DIVER-CLASSROOM & POOL JULY 11th - JULY 12th
  • 7/11/2023-17:0
  • 6/4/2023-21:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • YOUR JOURNEY TO THE UNDERWATER WORLD BEGINS NOW.
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  • OPEN WATER DIVER-CLASSROOM & POOL AUG. 1st - AUG. 2nd
  • 8/1/2023-17:0
  • 8/2/2023-21:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • YOUR JOURNEY TO THE UNDERWATER WORLD BEGINS NOW.
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  • OPEN WATER DIVER-CLASSROOM & POOL SEPT. 9th - SEPT. 10th
  • 9/9/2023-17:0
  • 9/10/2023-21:0
  • Bob's Scuba Shop Classroom
  • https://bobsscuba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Try-Diving.jpg
  • YOUR JOURNEY TO THE UNDERWATER WORLD BEGINS NOW.
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Step 1:
 Complete your online PADI Open Water E-learning training at PADI.com: $227+tax. Click here to purchase.

Step 2: Purchase your 2-Day Confined Pool Training with Bob's Scuba Team by calling Bob's Scuba Shop at (905)-549-1043 to schedule your open water pool work: $200+tax.

Step 3: 2-Day Open Water Checkout/Exit Dive Weekend, which is where you take all the knowledge you've learned in the pool and progress to the open water: $200+tax.

Equipment: You are required to bring you own: Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Boots, and Log Book. We supply the rest (Tanks, Regs, BC, Suit, etc)!

Don't have your own personal gear? You can purchase gear from Bob's Scuba Shop, or rent all necessary personal gear for the duration of the Open Water Program for $50+tax.

Learn about our other scuba training courses

About Bob's Scuba

Bob's Scuba Shop was started by Bob Peters back in 1956 and quickly became known as the place in Hamilton, Ontario for all things Scuba. We've since completely renovated and updated the store, expanded our range of PADI certified training programs, and have even more products for you to explore and discover.

New To Scuba?

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are happy to answer any questions you may have. We are Scuba experts that offer PADI certified training programs, excellent service, and the best selection of products to make sure you are equipped with everything you need. Bob's Scuba Shop is your one stop shop for all of your underwater needs.

Advanced Scuba Pros

If you're an advanced scuba pro looking for the latest technology, new equipment, or a community of Scuba enthusiasts to go on underwater excursions with then Bob's Scuba Shop is the place to be.

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Bob's Scuba Shop Inside
Best Product Selection

Best Product Selection

We offer the best selection of products
in the area at affordable prices.

Certified Instruction

Certified Instruction

We offer certified PADI training and
have friendly, experienced instructors.

Scuba Trips

Scuba Trips

Join us for scuba adventure trips and
exciting under water excursions around the globe!

Our Services

With 50 years of experience, Bob's Scuba Shop is your largest fully stocked service shop. We also have a full repair and filling station to service your equipment and tanks.

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Air Tank Fills

We do tank refills on-site for affordable rates. Come and get your refill at Bob's Scuba Shop!

Hydro Testing & Inspections

Our service tech, Dennis, will take care of all aspects of your equipment, including hydro testing and visual tank inspections.

Dry Suit / Wet Suit Repair

Get your suit repaired to be as good as new! We also offer prescription masks.