(847) 899-4479

1001-G Nicholas Blvd.,Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

  Our mission is to Get You Diving and Keep You Diving!  

Welcome to Got Air Scuba

experience the magic of the underwater world

At Got Air Scuba, our goal is to make every dive an exceptional dive experience, and every diver an exceptional diver. Whether it’s your first taste of scuba or the trip of a lifetime, at Got Air Scuba nothing is more important than your experience. Bringing you the magic of the underwater world depends on people who share a passion and dedication to their divers’ safety, convenience, and adventure that many will claim but few can demonstrate. Got Air Scuba starts with expertise - Our divers deserve the most qualified instructors and staff in and out of the water. Whether you are looking for training, gear, dive travel, or just great dive buddies, Team Got Air is ready!


John & Kim Zalewski
PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainers 
PADI IDC Staff Instructors
Together we have trained & certified hundreds of students from entry level to instructor level
Emergency First Responder - C.P.R. First Aid Instructors
Over 15 years SCUBA Diving Experience
We have traveled all over the world.  Join us on our next adventure!
Scuba Diving has changed our lives; we'd love to bring the underwater world to yours!

Jeff Tyree
PADI Instructor
Jeff first certified in February 2008 off the coast of Oahu and has since dived the Florida Keys, Cozumel, Bahamas, and Bonaire - Just to name a few.  He enjoys sharing the joy of scuba diving with others.  
There is almost NEVER a weekend Jeff isn’t out diving!

Mike Wallenberg
PADI Assistant Instructor

Mike has been diving for 6 years.  He immediately fell in love with the Sport.  He's gone from an Open Water Diver, to a Master Scuba Diver, to DiveMaster in no time at all!  Mike is currently working towards his Assistant Instructor Certification and volunteers at the Shedd Aquarium every month.  Mike has traveled all over the Caribbean, and would love to share his dive stories with you!  

Mark Whitten
PADI DiveMaster

Mark was certified Summer of 2008 right here in Chicago.  Mark instantly fell in love with Scuba Diving, and was instantly committed to going PRO as a PADI DiveMaster.  Mark has many dives in the training quarry, as well as Turks & Caicos, CostaRica, and the Bahamas.  Mark has been with Got Air Scuba since the very beginning!

Jim McGregor
PADI DiveMaster Candidate
Originally from the UK, Jim is always ready for his next adventure.  Since moving to Chicago, he has flown helicopters, taken up skiing; then decided to try SCUBA which has now pretty much consumed his life.  
He is always with his camera, so be sure to smile!

Allison Devereux
Shop Assistant / PADI DiveMaster

Allison became a PADI DiveMaster two years ago and it's hard to get her out of the water.  When she's not managing the shop, she's Diving Lake Michigan, Haigh Quarry, or volunteering her time at the Shedd Aquarium.  Allison is a Marine Biologist, too!  Her love for animals is evident in every conversation you'll have with her!

Why Got Air Scuba?
Experience - Convenience - Safety - Fun
A lifetime of adventure starts here!

With 15 years of diving and teaching experience, you can count on Got Air Scuba to provide you with extraordinary scuba instruction and dive experiences, for every level of diver. Got Air Scuba is your source for quality training, travel, equipment, service and scuba activities for enthusiasts of ages.

Ready to start diving? We conduct our open water programs year round at local area pools. Our programs address all aspects of diving, both local and at exotic locations. With over 100 classes offered each year, it’s never a problem to find a class that fits your schedule.

Already certified and wanna learn more? We share our knowledge and passion for diving in a fun and friendly atmosphere, constantly reinforcing safety and environmental awareness in every program. From core certifications, to specialties, to first aid and non-diving programs, and all the way through to instructor-level professional training - the staff at Got Air Scuba strives to bring out the best in every student, helping them achieve their goals and exceed their personal expectations. It’s no wonder why so many of our students return again and again to continue furthering their passion for diving.

Our instructors and qualified assistants are trained under PADI's guidelines, the most highly recognized certification agency in the world. On-going staff training programs, and the benefits gained from our range of educational experience allow us to constantly evolve our standards and training methods to meet and exceed the industry standards in every area.

We are extremely passionate about teaching the world to dive!

(847) 899-4479

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