Welcome to our Diving Club based in London and Brighton
ADVENTURE • FUN • ACTION
ONLY £95 FOR 12 MONTHS
Based in London and Brighton, the Oyster Diving Club is aimed divers who wish to become better dives, meet friendly and fun people, enjoy the most spectacular dives sites around the UK and overseas and gain the most of their diving certification.
Renew or purchase your first club membership for only £95, that's the equivalent of just £7.92 per month! Please call 0800 699 0243 to join our club and open up a whole new underwater world.
Through our diving centre we'll provide the training and support you need to expand your diving horizons. Our fully bonded Travel Centre also allows us to provide great value club holidays around the world to the best diving spots on the planet.
BENEFITS TO DIVE CLUB MEMBERSHIP
£10 off a PADI ReActivate refresher course if you require it 10% off all Apeks and Aqua Lung equipment from our Online Dive Shop One free pool session per month at any of our pools (subject to availability) 50% off equipment hire Exclusive offers 10% discount on all PADI Speciality Courses – gain 5 specialties and become a ‘Master Scuba Diver’ 5% on all other PADI courses inclusing Rescue and Divemaster Priority booking on holidays and dive weekends 10% discount on dive weekends Social trips and parties Monthly drinks night in London and Brighton
Yes, many of our trips have single people and couples on them. We have had a fair number of relationships develop and even had the first 'Oyster Baby' from our trip to Mexico.
Am I too old/young?
There is no age limit for our diving club. Children under 16 will need to be accompanied by an adult at all times. Some holidays will require you to be at least 18 years old. One of the great things about our club is that you will meet people from all walks of life and ages.
Do I have to be an experienced diver?
No! If you are a newly qualified diver then you might like to make use of the montly free pool session to practice your skills like buoyancy and mask clearing. Our trips and holidays offer a range of difficulty for people of varying experience - just ask us which is the most suitable to you.
Where do other club members live?
Most of our members live in Brighton or London, however we have several from all over the UK
Can I bring friends along?
Yes, they won't get the same discounts as you on trips and equipment hire etc but it's always great to meet new people
Can I meet other club members or members of Oyster Diving before I sign up?
Absolutely! Feel free to come to any of our pool sessions for a chat, or everyone is welcome to come to one of our 'Beer and Bubbles' nights.
Step 2. Learn to Scuba Dive in our Central London Pool
Step 3. Complete Four Open Water Dives
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PADI Scuba Diving Courses and Lessons in Central London
Our Central London scuba diving lessons take place in Soho at one of London's finest pools. Our pool sessions take place at Marshall Street Leisure Centre which is within easy reach of the City, Notting Hill, Chelsea, Belgravia, Kensington, Mayfair and other central locations on the tube network.
Soho is amongst the most vibrant, exciting and cosmopolitan areas of London that houses world class shops, leading businesses and now the UK's premier PADI scuba diving and travel centre.
Scuba Diving Lessons in Central London
Our central London diving courses take place just behind London's iconic Carnaby Street in the state-of-the-art £38m Marshall Street leisure centre, containing arguably the finest pool in central London.
This 30m long pool gives students plenty of room to swim around in, practice their skills and fine tune their buoyancy. The pool is constantly heated to 27 degrees celsius and has a maximum depth of 3m (10ft) making it a fabulous place to undertake your PADI diving course.
If you've always wanted to learn how to dive then these two courses are the most suitable for you:
PADI DISCOVER SCUBA
This trial dive is ideal for people who wish to experience scuba diving before they commit to the Open Water course certification course. It shows you the basics and lets you have fun underwater. For more information about our scuba diving tasters see our PADI Discover Scuba page.
PADI OPEN WATER COURSE
The PADI open water scuba diving course is the world's most popular and recognised scuba diving certification. Once you've completed your lessons then you will be qualified to dive to a maximum depth of 18m anywhere around the world. For more information please see our PADI Open Water Courses.
Marshall Street Leisure Centre, 15 Marshall Street, Soho, London, W1F 7EL
Please note that we do not have a shop here. If you are looking to buy equipment then please visit www.oysterdivingshop.com
Marshall Street is within easy walking distance from Oxford Street and Piccadilly Circus underground circus.
Come out of the 'Argyle Street' exit at the tube station and walk down Argyle Street until you reach Great Marlborough Street. Cross over the road and walk down Carnaby Street and turn left at Ganton Street to the end of the road.
Come out of the tube station at Exit 1 and walk up Glasshouse Street. Take the first road on the right, Sherwood Street (by Dunkin Donuts). When you reach Brewer Street cross over the road in to Lower James St and walk through Golden Square until you reach Beak Street. Turn right along Beak Street and Marshall Street is the first road on the left.
This is why we are the UK's premier PADI diving school
Our PADI Scuba Diving Courses
We are a multi-award winning PADI scuba diving school offering a variety of friendly, professional and affordable courses in London, Brighton, Surrey, Berkshire, Kent and Oxfordshire.
From private dive lessons and trial dives through to group diving holidays, children’s scuba parties and an active dive club, our aim is to offer you the highest quality service, equipment and facilities.
Friendly, professional and patient award winning PADI scuba instructors
We have won 'UK Dive Centre of the Year' twice and runner-up once
We offer a PASS GUARANTEE* on all PADI open water courses
PADI 5* Dive Centre status and 'Approved Youth Training Centre'
Convenient locations in London and South East in heated swimming pools
Flexibility of open water courses combining the new PADI e-learning system allowing you to study when and where you like
Small group sizes
Quality scuba equipment
Excellent value for money
All of our recreational courses include equipment hire, training materials and PADI certification fees
We are a small, friendly 5 star PADI Dive School, we pride ourselves on the ability to offer our customers a quality of service; we believe to be second to none.
Recently voted 'Best UK Dive Centre', our aim has always been to offer our customers the very best training by making it interesting, fun and using the very best equipment and facilities in Central London, Brighton & Hove, South East London & Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Berkshire.
Whatever your age or level of confidence, we understand the importance of great tuition.
One of our scuba instructors was recently awarded 'Best PADI Instructor' and another runner-up, all our PADI diving instructors are qualified and experienced in teaching all kinds of people, including children and those who may feel a little apprehensive. Private lessons are available on request and you can come back to the pool as many times as you like until you feel comfortable in the pool before hitting open water. Meet the team!
Together with our award-winning instructors, we’re so confident you’ll be able to pass our diving courses; we’ll enrol you onto another course free of charge until you are comfortable in the water and able to pass.
We believe that we offer the best value and if you find a cheaper PADI course that offers a like-for-like course for less within the M25, Brighton, Surrey or Berkshire areas then we will be happy to match it.
When it comes to learning to dive in London and the South East of England, then look no further than Oyster Diving. With five easy and convenient locations to choose from there is a great dive course close to you:
For those who like to meet new people, share adventures and have some fun, then our dive club is for you:
Monthly pub nights
Monthly dive trips near Brighton
UK dive trips
Discounts on training and equipment hire
Discount on courses
Why not start your underwater adventure today and join one of our weekly diving courses in London, Brighton & Hove, Oxford, Surrey or Berkshire? Book Now
How about completing your PADI scuba course in the sun?
Whether it’s a fortnight in a deluxe 5-star dive resort in the Maldives, a week aboard a luxurious Liveaboard yacht on the Red Sea or a long weekend diving in Malta, our Diving Holiday Centre has some of the world’s finest and most popular diving holiday destinations to choose from.
Scuba Diving Locations in London & The South East
Towns and cities within easy reach of our facilities include Soho, Richmond, Twickenham, Kingston, Reading, Putney, Fulham, Clapham, Guildford, Crawley, Horsham, Surbiton, Kensington, Hammersmith, Knightsbridge, Mayfair, Nottinghill, Staines, Windsor, Slough, Isleworth, Teddington, Brighton, Hove, Portslade, Burgess Hill, Shoreham by Sea, Oxford, Thame, Oxford, Banbury, Northampton, Milton Keynes, High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Buckingham, Crawley, Leatherhead, Horsham, Tumbridge Wells, Godstone, Croydon and Guildford.
Skin diving is snorkeling while making breath-hold dives to observe aquatic life, up close and personal. It’s a great way to explore the underwater world when you’re not able to scuba dive or if scuba diving just isn’t your thing. Our PADI Skin Diver course teaches you how to enjoy watching life below the surface and comfortably venture underwater for short visits, whether you intend to dive in a local freshwater lake or the big blue ocean while on holiday.
The PADI Skin Diver course teaches you about:
How to choose, adjust and use skin diving equipment.
Basic safety guidelines for being in and around the water.
Snorkeling and skin diving techniques including checking buoyancy, surface swimming, clearing water from your snorkel and performing effortless surface dives.
This course is available upon request at any of our pool locations including Soho Central London, Surrey & Berkshire, South East London & Kent, Oxfordshire and Brighton.
We would also be happy to bring along a selection of snorkelling equipment so you can make an informed decision about purchasing the correct and best fitting snorkelling equipment.
Oyster Luxury Travel and Diving: S.E. London & Kent, Soho Central London, Brighton & Hove, Surrey & Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Our main facility is at Marshall Street Leisure Centre, 15 Marshall St, Soho, London W1F 7EL