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Dedicated to service and helping people find everything they need to experience the joy of scuba diving on their own terms, Sam’s Skin & Scuba Dive Shop is the Kansas City area’s top choice for all things scuba diving. Our friendly associates will help you find what you need, from instructional classes that take you through the steps of scuba diving to premium equipment designed to work under a wide range of climates and conditions. We have a huge heated (92 degrees) onsite indoor pool for year around training, two onsite classrooms, Kansas City's largest inventory and state of the art repair facility, all nestled comfortably in a 9,000 square foot building with an upscale and modern atmospehere 

With more than 20 PADI instructors on staff Skin n Scuba offers training, equipment, travel, air fills and repair services to the entire KC metro region serving everyone from non divers to expert technical divers, instructors and law enforcement / first responders.


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KCs ONLY 5 Star Instructor Training Center - Ranked #1 in the region ..

 Skin & Scuba is Kansas City area’s top choice for all things scuba diving. The premier PADI 5 star training facility in the midwest since 1976!! With literally tens of thousands of certifications issued to students spanning over 40 years! Sam's Skin N Scuba has received numerous commendations and awards from PADI for excellence, training and safety over the years! Consistently ranked the number one PADI certifying store in the midwest and top performer within PADI Americas. 





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Your Source For Everything Diving Related

Only the Best Equipment

Sam’s Skin N Scuba only caries the best equipment available: reliable, safe and high performing. Our highly trained staff will point you in the right direction on equipment that suits your needs and budget. 

Professional & Expert instructors

Sam’s Skin N Scuba staff of 24 instructors and divemasters consist of all levels of professional ratings 

Competitive Pricing

You wont find a better value anywhere in the country!

A Full Service Facility

More than just a dive shop

 We carry the largest inventory around, service most major brands of dive gear, perform tank inspections, air fills for all types of cylnders, SCBA, paintballers, air soft, pellet guns etc etc. Ask about our referral programs, air fill clubs / memberships, free certification programs, dive clubs, travel program, swim / skin diver lessons, free weekend BBQ meet and greets and more!!

Non diver to instructor trainer Courses available

Sam’s Skin N Scuba has some of the absolute highest trained professionals in the country, utilizing only the best equipment and our onsite indoor heated swimming pool allow you to train in a safe and controlled environment.