Educating Safe Divers in the DC Metro Area Since 1972

Welcome to SPE Dive School, educating safe divers in the DC Metro area since 1972.

Ready to learn to SCUBA dive? SPE Dive School trains and certifies all levels of divers from all around the Washington, DC metro area, suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia.

  • Over 40 years of delivering SCUBA training and PADI certification (Professional Association of Diving Instructors).
  • Classroom facility steps from Friendship Heights Metro.
  • More than 17,000 graduates.
  • FREE SCUBA orientations available every month.
  • Refresher SCUBA classes available upon request
  • Perfect for any diver in DC, Maryland or Northern Virginia.
  • Personal instruction - no video teaching.
SPE delivers the most complete certification process available.
  • 16 hours in class
  • 8 hours in pool
  • Personal instruction

We Certify PADI.

We Also Offer Military Discounts