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201 Greenfield Road
Lancaster, PA 17601

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday 
10AM - 5PM
Thursday and Friday
10AM - 7PM


PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
IDC Staff Instructor

Instructor Mark Babec

In 2001 I finally got to fulfill one of my goals when I took my first breaths underwater.  It was the first time that reality actually transcended my expectations and from that moment on I have been hooked.  In 2009 I got my Open Water Instructor certification and my current rating is an IDC Staff Instructor.


I love teaching all things scuba but open water will always hold a special place in my heart.  The excitement of sharing someone else’s first breath underwater is a special event.  Watching and helping transform my students from novices to competent and comfortable divers is a rewarding achievement. I try my best to transfer my excitement and passion for diving to all of my students whether first timers or those transitioning to the professional ranks.  I firmly believe that as a diver, no matter what level you are at, there is always something new for you to learn.  I try to take something from every dive that I do.

As far as my dive experience goes I have dove from Belize to Iceland and just about any kind of environment in between.  I am one of those who are just as content in a mud puddle has having 100 feet of visibility, as long as I am underwater.  My goal is to get people looking at all the great diving they have available to them in their back yard.  I have dove both coasts and can tell you, you don’t need to leave home to find great diving.  I run all the Jersey wreck trips and many of the trips to the Carolinas.  Wreck diving, artifact hunting, and photography are some of my favorite things to do underwater.

For those of you who still sit on the fence thinking that scuba diving is not for you or that you wouldn’t be good at it let me just say to you, stop thinking so hard and sign up today.  You will not regret that decision as you will be opening up a whole new world to explore.  You can thank me later.

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