As the last decade in our 50th Anniversary series, the 2010s have seen a focus on the community, Tec and Rec, ScubaEarth and Women's Dive Day.
PADI Through the Decades: the 2000s
By 2010, PADI expanded their programs to cater to an even wider audience, from children who wanted to try scuba to advanced divers ready to push boundaries.
PADI Through the Decades: the 1990s
The 1990s were a period of expansion for PADI. This decade opened up independent study and new courses, growing everything in the PADI library.
PADI Through the Decades: the 1980s
The 1980s marked the beginning of PADI’s consistent contributions to research and development that continue to benefit the dive industry today.
PADI Through the Decades: The 1970s
The 1970s marked the era in which the PADI organization gained its tremendous momentum