Southern Ontario's Best
Scuba Shop

With over 60 years in the scuba industry,
we are your scuba and snorkel experts

 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!

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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
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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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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 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
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  • 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-POOL PORTION
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  • Bob's Scuba Shop
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  • Click "Book Now" to purchase your Padi Open Water eLearning portion of the certification course, then call us at the shop to book your space for the 2 day (3 hrs./day) in-pool training portion @ 905-549-1043. If you are traveling south, we will prepare a referral for you to complete your Open Water Exit Dives on your travels. Or, we all know Spring will be here again very soon & you can do your Padi Exit Dives here (with us) to complete your certification course. All eLearning must be complete prior to your pool training.
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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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Hamilton Scuba Gear
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.