PADI - The Way the World Learns to Dive™

  • Try Scuba Diving
    Would you like to have a go at Scuba Diving?  Come and give it a try with one of our professional instructors during a Discover Scuba Diving Experience - you have always wondered what it would […]
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  • Not been diving in a while?
    Haven’t been diving lately and want a quick scuba refresher? The ReActivate™ program is the perfect way to update your dive skills and knowledge from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before […]
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  • Upcoming Events
    Here you can find a list of Classes, Events and Dive Socials.  At Columbia Scuba it is not just about the diving, we enjoy a range of activities where you can meet new dive buddies, industry speakers […] […]
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  • Scuba Diving at Sandals in Jamaica
    Dive sites in Jamaica are teeming with marine life - from turtles to crabs to all types of sponges and coral. Dive in to experience the secrets and wonders of the Caribbean Sea. Don't miss the Sandals […]
  • Scuba Diving the Mystical Cenotes…
    It is here in the cenotes, majestic underwater caverns, where the natural underground fresh water and the salt water of the sea meet. Get a rare and exclusive look at the cenotes, wondrous underwater […]
  • Thresher Sharks hunt with their…
    Our short film "Thresher sharks hunt with their tails" made the first place by the jury at Visions Video September 2013 and the 1st place by the jury at Scubaverse September 2016. The footage was published […]
  • Bali Deep Week: Adventures on…
    Deep Week is a 7 day freediving training program. This time we were in Amed, Bali. 30 students and 6 freediving instructors in a tropical paradise. Check out our week of training, exploring Amed underwater […]
  • Diver Spotlight: Tim Hasty"The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever" Jacques Yves Cousteau. I first read this when our youngest daughter had written it on her cap for her graduation as a Marine […]
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  • PADI Women's Dive Day a great success!Columbia Scuba recently celebrated women's diving by hosting a PADI Women's Dive Day event in Lexington. Seven ladies and guests had an opportunity to discover the joy and excitement of breathing under […]
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  • New Store Owners!Hi friends! It's Lucy here and I've got some important news to share. I'm happy to introduce to you, the new owners of Columbia Scuba: Lawrence Ray and Mike Smith! As most of you know, Columbia Scuba […]
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Welcome to Columbia Scuba

A PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center

5Star IDC LogoCOLUMBIA SCUBA has specialized in instruction, gear sales, service, and travel since 2000.

We are a PADI 5 STAR Instructor Development Center and offer a full range of instruction from beginner to instructor.

We are an authorized dealer and service center for Atomic, Mares, Oceanic, Sherwood and Genesis equipment.

Our vision at Columbia Scuba is to provide exceptional, comprehensive training and support to new divers and experienced hands. We welcome your feedback to help us improve our service and communication.

Stop by our store and see why Columbia Scuba is the Midlands leading dive center!


Tuesday - Friday 11am to 6pm

Saturday 11am to 4pm

Sunday & Monday Closed