PADI Discover Scuba Dive – Welcome & Instructions

Thank you for choosing to do your PADI Discover Scuba Dive experience with Stellar Divers. The experience is a fantastic and fun introduction to the underwater world. As an initial taster session it allows you to have a full scuba diving experience under the expert supervision of one of Stellar Divers highly skilled & friendly PADI Divemasters.

What is involved?

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Firstly you will ned to register via the PADI website for the Discover Scuba Experience, this can be done a few ways.

If you like to use a desktop then please click this link:

If you prefer a mobile device or tablet then click here:

Alternatively just scan this QR code with your mobile or tablet.


You will be taken to the DSD registration area and then be asked to complete a Medical Form, a Non-Agency Disclosure and Acknowledgment Agreement/Liability Release and Assumption of Risk Agreement eForm. Once this is complete you will be shown informative videos, given interesting knowledge and asked to complete some knowledge review questions.

We also need you to complete our Customer Details Information eForm if you haven’t already done so. This is so we can get the correct equipment allocated for you and register you with PADI after the session.

It is critical that you complete the PADI Discover Scuba Diving registration prior to your experience.

On your scheduled date please come to leisure center reception. You will be greeted by Leisure centre staff or one of our team who will guide you through any current rules & restrictions. You will then get changed and make your way to pool side, once there one of our team of PADI Divemasters will greet you.  They will then check your completed paperwork and give you a briefing before doing a comprehensive equipment orientation. 

This is followed by a straight forward knowledge check after which you will be fitted with scuba apparatus and then spend approx 60 exciting minutes swimming underwater under our close supervision.

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What does this exciting experience cost?

If you have already paid for this thank you, if not the PADI Discover Scuba Dive is just £35 each and that is payable prior to your event please. Payment can be made by bank transfer to HSBC Stellar Divers Limited sort code 40-28-20 account number 23801497, or by calling the office on 01522 703116 to pay by card over the phone, thank you.

When and where?

The session will be on a Saturday at 11:30 – 13:30 at Christ’s Hospital Pool, Wragby Road, Lincoln, we will agree a date with you.

Is there anything else I need to know?

You do need to be in reasonably good health to come diving. If you have asthma, back or joint problems or are pregnant, please contact us before your session in order for us to provide some advice. The sessions are open to anyone of 10 years and over – we will require a parent or guardian to attend with anyone under 16 years of age who must also attend the safety briefing and countersign the paperwork. 

If you need to re schedule your date please give us as much notice as possible. 

What comes next?

Following the course the next exciting step is the PADI Open Water course, we would love to offer you a free introduction to this fantastic course, just follow the link at the base of the page.

Once there please create an account, log in and enjoy the introduction to the PADI Open Water course. It is the world’s most popular scuba course and has introduced millions of people to the exciting and adventurous diving lifestyle.  The PADI Open Water certification is recognised and respected by every dive operator around the world, anyone from 10 years old can do their “PADI”.  If you’ve dreamt about wanting to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts, it can so easily all be yours.  Join our club, come on our amazing trips and see what scuba diving is all about.

At Stellar Divers we have four different options of the PADI Open Water course to offer you, this is because we believe that everybody has their own unique reason for learning to dive and so we offer this choice to best meet your needs.  We will talk more about what we offer and Stellar Divers when we meet you.

If you have any questions, at any time please call us on 01522 703116 to speak with one of our friendly staff members. 

We look forward to seeing you soon, thank you,

Simon & Victoria Hotchkin – Directors of Stellar Divers