How deep can a 10 year old scuba dive?
How deep can a Junior Open Water Diver go? Divers aged 10 and 11 must dive with a PADI Professional or a certified parent or guardian. Dives may not exceed 12 meters/40 feet. Divers 12-14 years old must also dive with a certified adult and their maximum depth cannot exceed 18 meters/60 feet.
At what age should you stop scuba diving?
After all, according to certifying agencies like PADI, SSI or other scuba diving organizations, there is only one scuba diving age restriction. You can begin to dive when you are 8 years old, and there is no maximum age.
Who should not scuba dive?
“If you can reach an exercise intensity of 13 METS (the exertion equivalent of running a 7.5-minute mile), your heart is strong enough for most any exertion,” he says. You also need to be symptom-free. If you have chest pain, lightheadedness or breathlessness during exertion, you should not be diving.