We are passionate divers and watersport enthusiasts. Darrin and Keri Barker have collectively been in the diving industry for over 30 years.
Darrin has the most training and longest retail experience in the diving industry compared to anyone else. He holds certifications from PADI Course Director to NSSCDS Full Cave Diver and every Tech Diver course in-between. Darrin is also the upmost experienced Service Technician around, and the most trusted for all your equipment. He has dove to sites as calm as the deep blue Caribbean ocean to the dark and mystic depths of Vancouver and Victoria BC, as well as the Mount Everest of diving trips upon the Andrea Doria.
Keri has also had many years in the retail and diving industry with over 15+ years working with various dive shops through out Calgary and has driven herself on customer service and providing the best experience for her customers. She has obtained her PADI Divemaster as well as her NSSCDS Cave Diver course and is a PSI service technician. She has dove as far as the Caribbean ocean, but her heart still belongs to the cold and beautiful ocean of BC.
We have a wide range of Scuba Diving equipment either in store or to order. We offer brand names such as, Sherwood, XDeep, Akona, Mares, Dive Rite, Hog, Scuba Pro and XS Scuba. Just to name a few and always more to come to meet your needs.
Swim gear is also available. We are happy to offer HEAD, Finis, and Aqua Sphere.
As a PADI Dive Center, we offer Scuba Courses from Discover Scuba to Divemaster. All classroom work is done between the comfort of your home and the shop. For the pool we are happy to have teamed up with the Town of Didsbury to use there community pool, we also are teaming up with Genesis pool right in our own community of Airdrie for your convenience.
Travel is also a big part of what we offer. Aqua Dive has partnered up with Fly and Sea Dive Adventures to host dive trips. We will be hosting trips to warm water locations soon.
Aqua Dive and Watersports drive is to please you the customer and to make sure everyone has the chance to see the beauty of the underwater world. Either through getting a competitive price for your diving and watersport needs, or our amazing customer service that is unparalleled to anyone else. We can help you with all your Scuba diving, Snorkeling, and Swimming needs in the Airdrie and Calgary area.
At Aqua Dive and Watersports we strive on customer service. That is why we have the best shop crew around. With the best experience, knowledge and friendly advice. We can help you pick out that new gear on your list or just talk about your latest adventure diving or snorkeling. We are also a family owned and operated business.
Darrin Barker: Diving for over 37 years *PADI Course Director *One of Canada's most experienced TEC Instructors *Favourite Dive Sites: Florida Caves and the West Coast of B.C.
Keri Barker: Diving for over 15 years *PADI Divemaster *Favourite Dive Sites: Florida Caves and West Coast of B.C. (Quadra)
Dave Hager: Diving for over 30 years *PADI Rescue Diver *Favourite Dive Sites: Freeport Bahamas and Cuba (Bay of Pigs)
Sandy Hager: Diving for over 5 years *PADI Open Water Diver *Favourite Dive Site: Cuba (Bay of Pigs)