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Shop Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM til 6:00 PM

8:00 AM til 6:00 PM

8:00 AM til 3:00 PM


Our Location:
6635 Kingsport Highway
Gray, TN 37615

Upcoming Classes

(Bring your logbook!) No log, we'll help you build one.

We'll Also Teach BOAT or DEEP Diver Specialty for International Trip Attendees During the Last Year. Bring Your Logbook to Class! Certifications Issued After Class! Call (423) 239-7333 to Register. Instructor: Barry Burton.

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Barry will teach Nitrox40 Saturday, 10:00-1:00 and again 2:00-5:00.  All you have to do is show-up and pay the course tution of $200. Certifications will be processed after class the same day.  You'll want Nitrox at a Dive Resort!  All academics, no dives required for certification!

Call (423) 239-7333 for Reservations.  Let's Go Divin' Yan'to?

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PADI or SSI "Emergency First Responder" Course. First-Aid & CPR Recertification or "First-Timer".
Saturday T.B.A. with Tony Simpson 10:00 A.M. in our SMD Classroom.
Call (423) 239-7333 for Reservations.

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Attention Master Diver Students or those interested in Specialty Diver Certifications. If you made an International Diving Trip with SMD over the last year you can easily qualify for the BOAT or DEEP Diver Specialty! Interested? Call (423) 239-7333 and ask for Barry. He'll be happy to help you become Specialty Certified in One Day!

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PADI Instructional Packages
I.  PADI Open Water Diver Certification
$575 + E-Learning
(PADI Charges You An Extra $179 for E-Learning Registration)

$650 with Text & RDP
(DVD, Text, Instructor Led Classes & Academic Reviews @ SMD)
All Inclusive Pricing!*
* The 4 Open Water Dives are scheduled for Gray Quarry during
Our Diving Season, and in the North Florida Springs November-April.
You Pay Quarry Fees.  Florida Dives have a separate Trip Cost.

Interested?  Sign-up by Calling Us at (423) 239-7333

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II.  PADI Advanced Diver Certification
 Wreck Diver, Quarry Diver, Deep Diver, U/W Nav, *EANx,
Search & Recovery Diver, Altitude Diver, Night & L/V Diver.
Personalize Your Own PADI Advanced Course Content!

"Your Don't Have Your Own Diving Equipment Yet?"
We Don't Furnish Scuba Equipment for Advanced & Specialty
Courses.  However, We Do Offer OUR Students a 1-Day Rental
Rate for the Complete Dive Course to Schedule As You Will!

$405 + E-Learning

(PADI Charges Extra for E-Learning Registration)
$500 w/Crew Pack.
(Nitrox Dives, DVD, Home Study, Instr. Led Reviews @ SMD)
All Inclusive AOWD Pricing!*
* 5 EANx Advanced Dives are scheduled at Gray Quarry during
Our Diving Season, and in the North Florida Springs November-May.
You Pay Quarry Fees.  Florida Dives have a separate Trip Cost.

Interested?  Sign-up by Calling Us at (423) 239-7333

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 FREE AOWD "Skull Sessions" - Saturday
Meet SMD Staff @ Shop - Video &  Reviews 10:00-Noon
U/W Nav, Deep, Night, Wreck, Nitrox & Altitude

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PADI NITROX Diver Specialty
We Teach EAN40 at YOUR Schedule

This puts your PADI Nitrox C-Card in your pocket!

Why Dive Air?  Nitrox is Safer!   It's All About . . . Time!

   Call for Reservations (423) 239-7333.

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PADI  Emergency First Responder
"TBA" - On Demand Y'all
"Re-up" Class $75
Held in SMD Classroom.
Join Us for Pizza @ Lunch Break!
1st Timer O2 Provider also Available
$125 Course Fee includes; Text, Lunch,
Instruction & Certification Materials.
Call 423-239-7333 to Register

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We Certify "Dive Pirates" @ SMD
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Family/Group Instructional Pricing

(Any SMD Course)
Normal Pricing Applies to Student #1 & #2
Special Price Applies to the Remainder of Your Group

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PADI Private Instruction for Open Water Course
"Turn-Key Price" $850 incl. text pkg. & cert.

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We  Dive!

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Advanced Open Water Diver Course
New PADI Advanced Classes Begin Every Day
You Know "the Drill", Call 423-239-7333!

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Divemaster Course

 Registration & Orientation
Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 10:00AM @ SMD
For PADI Divemaster Course Reservations
Call (423) 239-7333, E-mail or Drop By SMD

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2023 - News for Diver's Using Gray Quarry

Beginning Saturday, June 6th any diver that is not traveling with "Your Own" Scuba Instructor can join Smoky Mountain Divers for a PADI Advanced Open Water, or PADI Specialty Course on a "Per-Dive" basis.

Take your PADI AOWD or PADI Specialty Course one dive at a time and allow yourself the opportunity to truly schedule the dive program to suit your needs. You'll pay for the individual dives, One-Dive-At-A-Time! Complete the course in one weekend, or take the whole diving season to Get the Advanced Certifications You've Got Your Eyes Set On.

If you've got a "Home Dive Shop", but can't get the courses you want for the Spring thru the Fall scheduled, join SMD at Gray Quarry.  Buy your text packages at the diveshop of your choice, or we've got them available at Smoky Mountain Divers.

If you're diving Gray Quarry why not work on some Advanced Diver Training while your here? For more information call Barry @ SMD (423) 239-7333. Our e-mail address is

You may also want to consider buying a Gray Quarry "Family Season Pass" for the calendar year, or for the given Month of your choice.

Join Smoky Mountain Divers' Instructional Staff at Gray Quarry, "Just For the FUN of It".

Hey!, We're Only 3 Miles Away!

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PADI Diver Certification is Good for a Lifetime
and Accepted Anywhere in the "Free World".

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Talk About Flexibility
We'll Schedule Certification Dives for You
Morning, Noon, or Afternoon
Any Day of the Week!
Smoky Mountain Divers . . . The Professionals
Sign-up by Calling Us at (423) 239-7333.

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We start new Scuba Courses Daily
You don't have to wait until we get a half-dozen students
to begin Scuba class & You Can Work Your Own Schedule.

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We're Diving Gray Quarry
Open Water Qualification & Specialty Dives
Wantta Dive?
By Reservation (So we can plan our Instructional Staff)
Call SMD @ (423) 239-7333

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We Offer Private & Group Scuba
Early Morning, Mid-Morning, Mid-Afternoon, or Evenings!
When Did You Want to Take Your Scuba Lessons?
There's Not a Scuba Business in the Tri-Cities
that Can Match Our Flexibility or Experience.

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PADI Scuba Skills Up-Date 

*  A "Great" Dive Skills Review in the Pool or Gray Quarry.
*  A Short "Dive Procedures" Review.
*  An Updated C-card & Picture . . .

Now, You're Set to Go Scuba Diving Again!

 Call Us at (423) 239-7333 It's Painless!

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 Come to the "Dark Side" . . .
We Have Cookies (in two sizes)!*

*"Cookies" for Cave Divers are Informational Disks that attach to guidelines.
Our first use of Cookies taught us the fish really like Oreo's. (Joke!

Are you interested in getting your Cavern Diver Certification?
How about SSI Intro-to-Cave, Basic Cave, or Full Cave Diving?
This is a great opportunity to do the Academics & Equipment
Configuration Classes in the scuba shop before a FL Dive Trip.
Interested?  Sign-up by Calling Us at (423) 239-7333.

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"Try Scuba Diving"
  PADI "Try Scuba" Class !
New Dates Every Month
It's the Brian, Alex, Tony, Greg, Zak, Karl & Jimmy Show!
Why Not Join Us for Some Scuba FUN?

Meet @ SMD
Cost is $40 for the 2 hour Program 

Meet @ Smoky Mountain Divers for Our Departure to the Pool.

We Furnish all Equipment Necessary & Pay the Pool Fee for "Try Scuba".
Bring a swimsuit, towel, and a great attitude.  You Pay Quarry Fee.

No Experience Necessary
Pre-registration is Required
Ages 10 and Up are Welcome!

Join Us for "Try Scuba Diving"!
To Register Call Smoky Mountain Divers @ (423) 239-7333

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