The Western Slope’s ONLY PADI 5 Star IDC located in Grand Junction, Colorado and serving the entire Western Slope from Montrose to Gunnison to Carbondale and Glenwood Springs and Moab. We help fulfill dreams through the experience of Scuba diving and snorkeling. Where will your dreams take you?
Joe’s SCUBA Shack is a PADI 5 Star IDC full service dive center located on the Western Slope and we are committed to providing all your scubadiving needs. Whether you are just beginning your scuba adventure or are an experienced diver interested in advancing your skills to the next level. Let our talented, friendly staff give you the knowledge and confidence necessary to achieve your goals!
PADI Five Star Dive Center Membership is awarded to progressive PADI Dive Shops that excel in providing scubadivers with a full range of certification programs, scuba gear selection, and scuba experience opportunities. To qualify as PADI Five Star Dive Center, a dive shop must meet elevated customer service and business standards. These dive shops also actively promote underwater environmental awareness with a commitment to providing quality training, products, services and experiences.
PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers (Five Star IDCs) are dive centers that meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards, plus offer PADI instructor-level training. Five Star IDCs have at least one on staff and are committed to offering PADI Instructor Development Courses and continuing education opportunities to dive professionals. These businesses excel in using the PADI System of diver education to introduce people to scubadiving, and then provide the continuing education that allows individuals to progress on to the dive professional level. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor, find a PADI Five Star IDC to start earning the world’s most recognized and desired professional scuba rating.
As Grand Junction’s leading diving facility and a PADI 5 Star IDC Center, we offer a wide variety of dive related services. These include:
- All levels of scuba instruction from Open Water to Instructor
- A full line of equipment sales, rentals, servicing, and repairs
- Dive Travel planning and booking
- Instructor escorted dive vacations