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“I checked everyone out... Go with Rick!”

Ranger Rick's Scuba Adventure
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Owner description: Let Ranger Rick’s Scuba Adventure help you put together the dive trip or training class of your dreams, or just that simple weekend get-away to get underwater.Dive Training Our schedule’s are extremely flexible and can be designed to meet your specific needs if your a local or a tourist with limited time. I will reserve a course for you on short notice if possible. Your course may be scheduled on nonconsecutive days, weekdays, weekends and most holidays.Come out and Try Scuba! This is 2 hours long course to allow you to try scuba diving in our pool We provide all the gear all you need is a bathing suit and towel.Technical Dive Training. We are now offering dive courses in Technical Nitrox, Decompression, Helitrox, Heliair, Gas Blending, and Wreck Penetration. Have you always wanted to dive the wrecks that you see on TVs Mysteries of the Deep or go hunting for the big ones in deep water safely. How about joining us on a trip to the Spiegel Grove for a wreck penetration to the engine room. After these courses you will be ready to start seeing what only 1/10th of one percent of most divers will ever see.Dive TripsRanger Rick’s Scuba Adventure offers individual and group dive travel packages to Palm Beach, the Florida Keys and the Bahamas, as well as a host of other international destinations. Both land-based and live-aboard packages are available.The dive store is OPEN inside the YMCA to service our loyal customers. We provided equipment sales, air, nitrox, trimix fills, repairs, and as always instruction and dive trips.
Reviewed August 20, 2013

I researched nearly 20 dive shops before choosing Ranger Rick's for my wife and I's open water dive certification. Ranger Rick's had a great offer for the open water certification course, and they really took the time to go over all of the little details with me, which other dive shops forgot to mention. There were no hidden fees of any kind, and he was very up front about everything. The training was great! Very informative, and Rick and his team go above an beyond to make sure you know the "facts" when diving. I regularly call them now, just for information, questions, etc. and they always take the time to make sure my questions are answered. I also purchased equipment from Rick (as well as from other local shops)... I should have stuck with Rick to begin with...Truly awesome experience. In some cases, we were even able to "try before we bought" which was really great, as comfort is definitely an import an factor when choosing gear, and it's difficult to know what to chose when you are a beginner.

Anyway, all in all a great experience, and I will be continuing to go with Rick for my future scuba needs.

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Reviewed December 28, 2012

Just had a Fabulous experience with Ranger Rick and Todd! I am PADI certified, but it's been awhile since my last dive. I had lost my confidence and a refresher I took earlier this week at a different shop in another state was disasterous. The J.W. Marriott recommended Ranger Rick and they were right! What a fantastic course. Far exceeded my expectations. Both Rick and Todd were very clear in their instruction, supportive in my learning, and methodical in their training. They were focused on my success. I went from being anxious and wondering if I would ever dive again to being fully comfortable and confident in my ability after attending their refresher course. They explained and reviewed skills in a memorable and motivating way, checked in on my understanding, watched me practice and coached me on ways to improve. Great experience!

1  Thank D M
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Reviewed May 13, 2012

Certified on may 2010 at the international Dr YMCA great set up and practice pool is just great at 17ft i was very impress, everything went smooth including the weekend check out dives in great locations i also have rented equipment from him easy in and out perfect, i just book the 2012 July bonaire trip with Ranger im sure it will be a great experience. So go for it ...

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Reviewed April 3, 2012

I have dived with Ranger Rick a few times now and have loved every dive. He and his staff help you all the way and nothing is a problem. I am a qualified diver and when on holidays in Florida I always dive with Rick there is no one better or as well organised and he goes out of his way to arrange everything for you.
The best thing in Florida is the weather you are less likely to have a dive cancelled as opposed to here in the uk the weather is a major factor. I have done specialty dives with Rick and my CPR training as in the uk there was never enough people interested so it was proving difficult to get a course that was running so if you want great dives with a professional team then choose Rick he is safety conscious and all equipment is in excellent condition and well maintained. The course fees are also less than in the uk and quicker to achieve time wise. Being based in the YMCA just off International Drive makes it very accessible even on the bus.
I felt very safe in the water and I have never met a more enthusiastic instructor who is full of praise for the students and encourages you to continue in your qualifications and it has been a great factor for me progressing to my Dive Master which I will complete in the next week and I am only 19 so thanks to Rick and I am really looking forward to my tech dives in the summer of 2012.

2  Thank silvershadows
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Reviewed September 4, 2011

I got open water certified with Ranger Rick Scuba Adventure in April 2009....and still dive with him and his crew to this day. Ranger Rick and staff are very knowledgeable, patient and dedicated to their students. If you're interested in getting certified to dive, look no further. Ranger Rick offers very flexible class times.

If you're a certified diver traveling to the area, Ranger Rick offers trips around the state every weekend! Whether it's the ocean, grotto or springs. My boyfriend and I just went on a spearfishing and lobstering trip with him a few weeks ago. (Which he also offers classes for!)

You can't go wrong with Ranger Rick! :)

Thank FlaDiveGirl
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