Mermaiding Swim Classes

Do you want to be a mermaid?

Bring yourself, your friends, your family, whoever.
Our mermaid training classes are open to beginner to ensure that everyone can live their mermaid, merman, or merpeople dreams.

PADI Certification

When you become a PADI diver, you join the largest community in the world for ocean change. With a network of 6,600 dive centers and resorts,128,000 professional members and over 29 million certified divers to date, we have a tremendous opportunity to mobilize millions of PADI Torchbearers to save the ocean.

In our mission to safeguard our blue planet, the PADI community with PADI AWARE Foundation is turning the tide on ocean change, but this is just the beginning.

Discover Mermaid


The Discover Mermaid™experience introduces simple mermaid activities in confined water (i.e., a pool or place with pool-like conditions), shallow enough in which to stand. It is designed as a flexible, informative, enjoyable, and controlledexperience centered on letting you discover what it’s like to mermaid dive.

Padi Discover Mermaid Requirements

The PADI Discover Mermaid experience consists of two introductory phases:

Basic Mermaid


The PADI Basic Mermaid™ course combines learning supporting knowledge and principles with a confined water skill development session to introduce the fun of fundamental mermaid diving. The course covers mermaid diving’s background and culture, primary safety considerations, equipment and basic water skills.

Padi Basic Mermaid Requirements

The PADI Basic Mermaid course consists of two phases:

PADI Mermaid


The PADI Mermaid™ course includes knowledge development and at least two water skill sessions that develop more dynamic mermaid skills beyond Basic Mermaid™, including many skills that make mermaiding an underwater self-expressive art, separate from other types of diving. (Note that the PADI Mermaid course includes Basic Mermaid, so you can start with PADI Mermaid – there is no need to take Basic
Mermaid separately)

Padi Mermaid Requirements

The Padi Mermaid Course Has Two Phases

Advanced Mermaid


In the PADI Advanced Mermaid™ course, you’ll build on your PADI Mermaid ™ certification and apply it to the open water environment. You’ll learn the basics of how the open water environment differs from a pool or confined water (larger, deeper, more variable conditions) and be introduced to open water mermaiding techniques. You’ll also learn about aquatic life – what to expect, how it can affect you, and how you avoid harm.

Padi Advance Mermaid Requirements

The Padi Advance Mermaid Course Consists Of Three Main Phases:

Mermaid Instructor


The PADI Mermaid Instructor training serves two purposes – to develop teaching skills and to refine personal mermaid skills. Instructor candidates learn how to conduct the PADI Mermaid program following PADI® Standards while using a student -centered learning approach. Through role -play, candidates learn to teach while improving skill demonstration techniques and personal abilities.

Mermaid Instructor Requirements

Includes certificates and training for: