Scuba World, located at 3324 N. Illinois St. in Swansea, IL, has been training families to “dive into fun” since 1992. If you’re looking for something new and exciting for yourself or that you can share with friends and family, stop by and schedule an introductory session.
Our professional staff will take you to the safe confines of a pool to try your first breath underwater! You will experience the freedom of being weightless as you swim underwater, breathing comfortably from your scuba gear.
Scuba World is a member of the Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI). We are a PADI 5 Star Dive Center, offering lessons for beginners up to instructor. We provide all your equipment needs, offering sales, service and rental of some of the top of the line manufacturers, such as Aqualung, Apex, SeaQuest, Deep See and Henderson, just to name a few.
We also offer travel, so once you have taken care of your training and equipment needs, you have professional staff to lead you on your diving adventures. Scuba World offers trips to local dive sites as well as trips around the world. So whether it’s a local lake or quarry, Florida, the Caribbean, or even Micronesia, let Scuba World be your guide to fun and adventure! Planning a trip on your own? Let the team at Scuba World help! Being a member of PADI Travel gives us connections to dive operators in 180 countries and territories around the world.
- Mike YocissOwner, PADI Instructor
- Sherry SteinOffice Manager, PADI Divemaster
- Tom PospeshilPADI Instructor
- Karl SturmPADI Instructor
- AJ MuellerPADI Instructor
- Shawn NevillePADI Instructor
- Eric WoodwardPADI Instructor, Repair Tech
- Tom LintkerPADI Assistant Instructor
- Kara NevillePADI Assistant Instructor
- John OglesbyPADI Assistant Instructor
- Jana BechtoldtPADI Assistant Instructor
- Chris BertelsmanPADI Assistant Instructor, Retail
- Greg IrelandPADI Assistant Instructor
- Josh BiermanPADI Assistant Instructor
- Leah JoycePADI Assistant Instructor
- Dave KniepkampPADI Assistant Instructor
- Kathy EffanPADI Assistant Instructor
- Matt MeierPADI Assistant Instructor
- Rich LauxPADI Assistant Instructor
- Lynn KleemanPADI Divemaster
- Rudy SchwartzPADI Divemaster, Repair Tech
- Gina SchwartzPADI Divemaster
- Glenn HulsePADI Divemaster
- Doug SmithPADI Divemaster
- Dave HoldenPADI Divemaster
- Marc EffanPADI Divemaster
- Patty NemecPADI Master Scuba Diver, Retail
- Gavin YocissPADI Advanced, Retail