John Shimkoski

John Shimkoski is the owner and chief instructor at Scuba World. He has been diving for almost 40 years and has an intuitive style of teaching that both young and old alike enjoy. Scuba World offers classes to fit almost every lifestyle and schedule.


Current Course Schedule (Summer 2018)


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Scuba World offers a complete series of courses from Open Water Diver all the way to Dive Instructor! Begin your adventure now by enrolling in a class!

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The diving world is divided into two distinct certification advancement paths —

the recreational diver, and the professional diver.

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“I had a once in a lifetime opportunity to dive and needed to get certified fast. John at Scuba World set up private classes that allowed me to get certified to meet my schedule. Thanks John, you made my trip a success!” -Robb