What we offer

Motor City Scuba is a TDI/SDI 5-Star Dive Center and Instructor Training Center with two locations to serve you in Novi and Royal Oak. Motor City Scuba serves the entire Metro Detroit area, southeast Michigan and beyond. Thousands of divers and snorkelers have chosen Motor City Scuba as their scuba diving and snorkeling headquarters. We strive to provide you the best training, advice, equipment and support possible. We want you to be just as happy with us after your last visit as you were on your first.

TDI/SDI FIVE-STAR Professional Development Center

SDi TDI ERDi Dive CenterWhether you are about to become a diver or are interested in further developing your diving skills, the instructors at Motor City Scuba can teach introductory scuba through deep mixed-gas technical diving, as well as scuba instruction professionals. TDI/SDI Five Star Centers are progressive dive shops that provide a full range of TDI/SDI scuba diving education programs, equipment selection and experience opportunities, while encouraging aquatic environmental responsibility. These businesses excel in providing quality services to divers, present a professional image and actively promote the benefits of recreational scuba diving, snorkeling, dive travel, and environmental protection. TDI/SDI Five Star Centers embrace the TDI/SDI system of diver education and offer regular continuing education programs to ensure divers have the opportunity to advance their skills and knowledge. We are active in the community and are committed to providing customer satisfaction along with great dive experiences.



Scubapro Platinum DealerWe proudly stock and service the complete line of SCUBAPRO equipment and accessories. From masks and fins to dive computers, regulators, buoyancy control equipment, wetsuits, drysuits, and everything in between, we have the largest SCUBAPRO inventory in the area.
The SCUBAPRO Platinum Dealer Program recognizes and rewards participating U.S. dive centers that choose to represent SCUBAPRO exclusively, carry the entire line of SCUBAPRO products, and meet other minimum criteria. You can be assured that each SCUBAPRO Platinum Dealer is truly a "diving professional", has thorough SCUBAPRO product knowledge along with well trained staff and service professionals. The exclusive SCUBAPRO Platinum dealers demonstrate the breadth of the SCUBAPRO product line, exceptional customer service, and world-renown reputation for product excellence.

Scuba Lessons, Training and Going Pro

Whether you want to try scuba diving, become a Master Scuba Diver or become a dive professional, let the Motor City Scuba diving experts guide you to your goal.

Choose from a wide range of TDI & SDI scuba certification courses with flexible study options including online courses to accommodate your busy schedule

As a TDI or SDI Diver, you carry the most respected and sought after scuba credentials in the world. No matter where you choose to dive, your TDI or SDI certification card will be recognized and accepted worldwide.

We also offer a full suite of CPR and First Aid courses through Health & Safety Institute and First Response Training International. In addition to offering CPR and 1st Aid training our entire staff is qualified and trained in Basic Life Support for the Professional Rescuer and Emergency Oxygen Administration.

Learn more about our great team of Dive Professionals: Motor City Scuba - Crew

Scuba Diving Vacations & Trips

Whether you are looking for a land-based resort or a luxury liveaboard vacation, we can make your dive dreams reality. Do you want to dive the walls of the Caymans or shore dive with the seahorses and frogfish of Bonaire? Maybe you dream of the soft coral forests and blue ribbon eels of Fiji.

Join us on one of our upcoming small group trips. We go to great destinations close and far. Whether you have many years of experience, are newly certified or not yet certified, you'll have a great time with our friendly instructors guiding your scuba trip. It doesn't have to cost any more to have the experience of a lifetime with Motor City Scuba. And your once in a lifetime trip will quickly become just the first of a lifetime of great experiences.

With dive travel experience from Bahamas to Belize, Cayman to Costa Rica, St. Thomas to Tahiti, Galapagos to the Great Barrier Reef, Mexico to Maldives, Honduras to Hawaii, Indiana to Indonesia—land-based resorts or dive liveaboard yachts--we’ve been there and can guide your travel arrangements so that you have an experience of a lifetime.

Motor City Scuba is the Proud Supplier of Training, Equipment and Services to:

Detroit Zoological Society
City of Grosse Pointe Farms Dive Rescue Team
Oakland County Sheriff's Office Dive Rescue Team
SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium


We carry scuba gear and accessories from the following companies listed below: