We are a full service dive shop that sells some of the best quality dive and snorkle gear in the world. Our staff are experts in fitting and equipment knowledge.
Let our staff take the guess work out of your purchases of gear and help you make the right decision.


Diving is in in full swing at SLOOC. Time to get out your gear and start diving. Plenty of activities coming your way.

Learn to Dive

Open Water(Beginner)
We have four options to get you to get you certified. Take one of our scheduled courses that typically last three weeks. They meet in the evenings and dive a couple weekend days. You can also learn here with our staff completing your lecture and pool work, then you finish your ocean dives at the destination of your choice. These can be done in group and private formats.

Our beginning 2017 schedule can be found here.

Advanced Open Water/ Adventure Party-Posting 2017 soon. Boat- Deep, Buoyancy, Underwater Naturalist. Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They’re what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver course. The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. This is a great way to get more dives under your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. This course builds on what you’ve learned and develops new capabilities by introducing you to new activities and new ways to have fun scuba diving. Next date is April 17th.

Rescue Diver-Dive Training, Dates 06/13, 06/20, 06/24, 06/25
Who can benefit from completing the course?
The course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to prevent, and if necessary, manage dive emergencies. The course broadens a diver's awareness and improves their skills and confidence. Most certified PADI Rescue Divers look back on their rescue training as one of the most challenging - sometimes demanding - and therefore most rewarding courses they've taken. The subject is serious but the training is fun.

What are the PADI Rescue Diver Course prerequisites?
You need to be at least 12 years old, certified to beyond entry-level with proof of underwater navigation training, such as PADI Adventure Diver.

Emergency First Responder "First Aid"-06/19 at 6:00 P.M.

Specialty Courses

Enriched Air Nitrox -Noveber TBA
The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba course. Why? Because scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don’t hesitate to become an enriched air diver.

Equipment specialist. June 26th and 28th
Don’t miss a dive due to minor issues with your scuba diving equipment. Whether it's a missing o-ring, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, the PADI Equipment Specialist course teaches you to manage basic repairs and adjustments. You'll also learn more about how your gear works, making you more comfortable with it and better prepared to take care of your investment.



Call 544-Dive for details and scheduling. Must pick up materials in advance.

Social Activities for the month of July 2nd


Call 544-7227 to sign up . A great way to meet new dive buddies and stay current. These dives are geared towards the beginner to intermediate diver in mind.

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Boat Diving


Boat dives

Big Sur- two day June 21-22 $442
The Vision departs Morro Bay at 3 AM, and after some traveling divers wake up to a view of the pristine Santa Lucia Mountains with large cliff faces plunging into the blue pacific waters. This coastline is unlike any scene offshore at the Channel Islands. This trip is for the adventurous scuba diver who is mentally and physically prepared to explore this untouched diving wonder. Seas can be big and rough or flat as a pancake; however every year has yielded yet another new spot that continues to impress the most discriminating diver. If you are willing to take a chance with Mother Nature, then you can be one of the lucky divers to find a new and exciting dive location to put into the log book.

Peace August- 4-5  currently sold out
This trip is scheduled for a venture to Catalina and Santa Barbara Island. The first day is scheduled to dive the frontside of Catalina. Typically 5 dives and a night dive are offered. Day two takes you to Santa Barbara Island where you will have the chance to dive the famous Sealion rookery and other spots like Sutil Island and the underwater arch.  Condition this time of year prove to be some of the best.


July 9th and August 5th on the Spectre
Three dives food and airfills to Anacapa Island. Anacapa Island- is located approximately 14 miles south of Ventura, California. Anacapa consists of 3 smaller islets, East, Middle, and West Anacapa Islands totaling approximately 1 square mile of land and approximately 5 miles in length. Located only a little over one hour from Ventura Harbor this makes for a great short ride to spectacular diving.


We have updated our Boat trip list for 2017 click here

Have us Book your dives for you. We are experts at diving the Channel Islands and will know what kind of trip and which boat will suit your needs. 544-7227 or 544-DIVE


Dive Travel

Cozumel July 15th-22nd- One week at the SCUBA Club Cozumel and one specail day of Whale shark Diving

Palau on the Rock Island Agressor October 29th -November 5th - Liveaboard bucket list trip 4-5 dives per day throughout the rock islands of legendary Palau.
Call in for details. One male room share available.

From swim to ocean, many different kids' accessories, including masks, goggles, thermal suits, wetsuits, water shoes, and more!

Warm water trips - In Progress July 2015 TBA Fiji in November 2015

Aqua Sphere logoSwing by the shop to check our everything you need to enjoy yourself in the water. NEW Expanded Swim Center!

Learn how to dive in beautiful tropical waters. Do your lectures and pool practice with SLO Ocean Currents and your ocean dives somewhere spectacular using our referral program.

Would you like to dive some new sites? Want to relax and do some boat dives without worrying about a thing? Hire one of our many divemasters for the day and do some dives!
Look here for maps and descriptions

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3121 South Higuera, Suite B
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 544-7227 or (805) 544-DIVE
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