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Interested in learning to SCUBA DIVE? Interested in advancing your diving skills or the skills of your PUBLIC SAFETY dive team? Do you need safety training utilizing SURFACE SUPPLIED DIVING EQUIPMENT? Hoodsport 'N Dive - Capital Divers -ETDS is the place to be! Our schedules are CONVENIENT. We understand that your time is valuable therefore we teach our courses during a single session, whether that session lasts 2 hours or 5 days, we stay together until the course is completed. With this style of training you do not have to return numerous times to complete a single course.

SAFETY is our top priority! Our classes are kept small so attention to detail and individual student attention is guaranteed. We instruct through SDI, TDI, ERDI, Kirby Morgan and maintain the highest standards of excellence, both of our staff of Instructors as well as the learning required of our divers.

Our TRAINING begins with Open Water (the first, beginning course of SCUBA) and we teach every course beyond that: all stages of Recreational Diving, Technical Diving, Public Safety Diving, Surface Supplied Air for Commercial Harvesters, a Refresh Course for Commercial Harvesters to Professional Diving. We also offer Cylinder Inspection Classes through Cylinder Training Services (CTS).

EXPERIENCE MATTERS! Hoodsport 'N Dive-Capital Divers - Edmonds Technical Diving Services has been training divers since 1999. We have been training our Tribal neighbors in the skills of Surface Supplied Air for Commercial Harvesting for the past decade. Don Kinney, our lead instructor and owner, has been a Public Safety Diver since 1991 and has been serving as the leader of a police dive team since 1997. We have traveled to Indonesia to train a Public Safety Dive team in Sorowako Indonesia. The list of companies and affiliates that we have trained are numerous and varied: NASA, Cirque du Soleil, FBI, Bureau of Reclamation, Army Special Forces, Lummi Nation, Skokomish Tribe, Tulalip Tribe, Swinomish Tribe, Squaxin Tribe, to name but a few.

FUN AND ADVENTURE!!! Truly, fun and adventure is why we all start diving and we at Hoodsport 'N Dive-Capital Divers - Edmonds Technical Diving Services certainly incorporate fun into all our classes! The waters of Hood Canal, where all instruction is done, are calm and offer year round diving. The sea life is diverse, with the opportunity to see octopus, wolf eels, giant anemones, crabs, rock fish, moon snails, jelly fish, and even possibly a grunt sculpin. We guarantee that you will learn something in all of our classes! Bring your sense of adventure and we will help you find the fun and excitement in the great world of SCUBA!!!

COST - We have NO hidden fees. Our up front pricing is all inclusive. When your training is over you owe us nothing! When comparing prices be cautious of other agencies low advertised rates; they likely do not list all of the costs such as books, rentals, air fills etc… We do not charge you for any gas fills while taking any of our courses; from Open Water to Trimix.

Truly, our listed price is all you pay!

  • No registration fees (Included)!
  • No book fees (Included)!
  • No additional fees for diving gases (Included)!

For all your Canal and south Sound diving needs.

Hoodsport Location
Our Address:
PO Box 1445
24080 North U.S. Hwy 101
Hoodsport, WA 98548
(360) 877-6818
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday - 10am to 6pm
Saturday – 8am to 6pm
Sunday – 8am to 4pm

Easy I-5 and Hwy 101 access – for all your Puget Sound diving needs.

Tumwater (Olympia) Location
Our Address:
3409 Capitol Blvd. SE
Tumwater, WA 98501
(360) 866-3684
Hours of Operation: (starting June 1, 2014)
Monday - Friday - 10am to 7pm
Saturday – 8am to 5pm
Sunday - 9am to 4pm