Family Owned and Operated Since 1999

aquatic center ocala

“We Make Diving Fun“

Welcome to the Aquatic Center Ocala! We are conveniently located on US Hwy 441 between Ocala and Belleview. Aquatic Center is your complete source for new dive gear, and rental equipment, as well as classes, dive trips, air fills, equipment service for every manufacture. We also offer swimming lessons for ages 3 to adult. We have a heated on sight pool for your comfort. Come see us today at the Aquatic Center Ocala, 8769 S US Hwy 441, Ocala, Florida.
Contact us via email at or by phone at 352-245-9162.
We have a large selection of new dive equipment in our show room at competitive pricing. We also offer up to 12 month interest free financing for qualified buyers.
We are an authorized Aqua Lung and Sherwood dealer
We will meet or beat any price on new dive equipment.
Specialty Course Descriptions



Will teach you how to accurately find your way underwater using a compass and the natural environment.

Enriched Air Nitrox

This is your first course in mixed gas diving. Enriched air means the oxygen content in nitrox is higher than in regular

Night and Limited Visibility

This course will give you your first experience with night diving and build confidence when diving in water that …

React Right

This is a required course for SSI instructors but also to anyone who needs training in Oxygen First aid.

Learn to swim for kids and adults

Swimming Lessons

We are starting registration for the summer swim season of 2023 on April 1st and classes will start after Memorial weekend.  You will need to register in person at the Aquatic Center. Swimming lessons are an essential part of a child’s education. Being able to swim increases confidence and can become an enjoyable and healthy total fitness hobby.

What Our Customers Say’s


Meet Chad Patterson


Chad can service every major brand of scuba gear available on the market today. He has been factory authorized by every manufacture of dive regulators including Poseiden and full face masks. Chad was a former dive shop owner where he was the chief technician. As an experienced diver, Chad knows how your equipment is suppose to work. Chad is also certified by the DOT as a Hydrostatic test technician.

Our Training Staff



Senior Scuba Instructor

Paul Rhodes

Scuba Instructor


Swimming and Mermaid instructor


Sales Staff