Register with a center:
Scuba diving is not a sport which you can learn on your own. You need to seek professional help to learn so that you minimize the risks involved. The best option is to register with one of the many centers in Dubai city who are experts in teaching scuba diving to those interested and some will even get you professional PADI certification. Few of the best diving centers are:
Al Boom diving center: It is the most famous one with branches at five locations including The Aqua Centre at Al Wasl Road, The Dive Centre in Atlantis The Palm, The Dive Centre in Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa and The Dive Centre in Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. The headquarter is at Al Quoz. The center is PADI certified with highly qualified trainers who guide you from basic to professional scuba diving levels. The center is open all through the week. The diving center also has an equipment shop with high quality diving products.
Easy Divers: Located on Emirates hill, it is another prestigious name which provides PADI training and certification. So if you are a beginner or working towards a professional certification, Easy divers could turn out to be a very good choice.
Pavilion Dive center at Jumeirah beach hotel: The diving center offers an exotic experience. It starts with basic courses and goes up to specialty courses like PADI and Trainer courses. The trainers are all friendly and qualified and the center is one of the best being an accredited PADI 5 Star Career Development Centre and National Geographic Centre.
Most training centers will provide you with their own equipment but you will be expected to bring your own swim suit and towel. However, if you want to buy your own equipment, then Al Boom diving center has a retail outlet where you can buy diving equipment. They also have an online shop where you can purchase through your credit card.
Now you are ready to learn.