Kraken Scuba

Upstate New York's only 5-Star IDC PADI Dive Center. We sell scuba diving and snorkeling equipment and accessories, service equipment, fill tanks, teach courses, and run trips. Check out more information on our website.

Kraken Scuba specializes in all things SCUBA! -Scuba Courses and Certification -Equipment Rental -Service Repairs and Air Fills -Dive trips & Charters

Last night we had our first virtual staff meeting, lots of talk about how to safely get our divers back in the water. We miss you all and will be back at it soon! #krakenkrew #scubafamily

Here is some great steps to stay safe while diving. We hope to see you all underwater soon! #scuba #staysafe

Is this nice weather making you want to get in the water? Let us know what we can do to help get you there! #scuba #socialdistancing #timetodive

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We miss our divers and although we cant be together right now, we are here for you all! #scubadiving #krakenscuba #wemissyou

These are two great courses for all divers! Expand your knowledge of the aquatic world today! #scubadiving #projectaware #ourocean

Completed our first full certification virtually! Congrats to our three new Equipment Specialists! #scubaequipment #virtuallearning #padi

With all these new virtual experiences we decided to turn the classroom into a virtual dive. And yes, that is the new Henderson Wetsuits Greenprene wetsuit! #scubadiving #boredandlonely #needwater

We have expanded our virtual classes to Divemaster and everyone is loving the social interaction! #scuba #padidivemaster #virtuallearning

We are getting the hang of this! More virtual classes to come! 😃 #scubaclass #virtuallearning #learnsomethingnew

As we all adapt to social distancing, Kraken Scuba has done its first virtual class for our current Instructor Candidates! #scubaclass #padiidc #virtuallearning

Planning on what fun things you will do when this social distancing has passed? A gift certificate is good for classes, services, gear rental and the purchasing of equipment and accessories! #scubagift #supportsmallbusiness

Complete the eLearning and be ready to jump in the water this summer! Call the shop or send us an email for more details. #scuba #elearning

[03/27/20]   Social distancing is making us miss all our dive buddies. Post a photo of your dive buddy below and tell us your favorite thing about them!
😁🥰🤗 #divebuddies #scubafamily

Cleaning, Adjustments, Repairs. Start learning all about your scuba equipment today! Call the shop or send us an email for more details! #scubaequipment #elearning

You can start your next certification course now! Give us a call or send us an email for more information. #nitrox #elearning

We are wishing to be on a dive trip right now and although we cant travel, we can reminisce! Here is a photo from one of our favorite trips, Cozumel 2019. Share a photo of your favorite trip and tag us @krakenscuba 😁

[03/17/20]   Attention:
We are changing hours to appointment only from March 18th to April 29th.

Classes, skill practice and many other fun times in the pool with the Kraken Krew

We had a busy night in the pool this week as the PADI Open Water course finished, the Divemaster candidates completed some skills, and we did a ReActivate! Great teamwork by the Kraken Krew! #scuba #poolfun

We had so much fun last year that we are going back! Seats are expected to fill up fast, stop by or give us a call to reserve your seat.
#divetrip #cocoviewresort

We had some great PADI Open Water training as well as a couple Divemaster Candidates going through #skilldrills in the pool last night. #scubadiving #pooltime #practicemakesperfect

We had a busy night in the shop with PADI Open Water training in one room and Divemaster class in the other. Love to see so many people learning about #scubadiving 😁
#padipro #newdivers

We finished up our Nitrox class from last week. Congratulations to these new Enriched Air Divers! #padi #nitroxdiver

We ended our busy week of classes with a little fun for a good cause at the Albany Aquanauts Annual SUDS Bowling Fundraiser. It was so fun to be a part of this group of divers who came together to raise over $2000 for SUDS! #fundraiser #scubatherapy

There was more PADI IDC training going on at the store on Saturday. These guys are getting into all kinds of course materials and improving their knowledge! #divepro #instructortraining #scuba

Classes, skill practice and many other fun times in the pool with the Kraken Krew

More fun in the pool last night with #openwater class. #scuba #padi #poolfun

We had a full PADI #enrichedair class in the shop last night, so exciting to see divers expanding their knowledge! #scubadiving #themoreyouknow

[02/25/20]   Please Note:
We will be closing early at 4pm this Friday the 28th

We have started a new Instructor Development Course and had the first of many classroom sessions this week. So excited for the adventure this group is taking! #padiidc #diveinstructor #scubatraining

Top 6 Reasons to Get Scuba Certified Locally

If you aren’t yet certified or know somebody who isn’t, give us a call or stop by to get the process started.
#scubadiving #taketheleap #supportlocalbusiness There are thousands of PADI Dive Centers worldwide, but here are six reasons why you should get certified locally.

We’ve reached 700 likes!😄 It is so awesome to see so many divers connected, we will continue to keep you updated on all the things we are doing! 💦

If you know some divers who aren’t following us be sure to tell them to like our page so they can be in the loop of upcoming opportunities to dive!

Start of another PADI Open Water class during a busy pool night with DM training and a couple ReActivates. We love to see so many divers together! #scubadiving #training #pooltime

For those of you who are traveling over the winter, please remember to do your part for the ocean. We carry Stream2Sea eco conscious sunscreen and would love to tell you all about it! #diving #reefsafesunscreen #doyourpart

Classes, skill practice and many other fun times in the pool with the Kraken Krew

Classroom and pool sessions this week for the open water students. They are doing fantastic! #scubadiving #learntodive

Want to learn more about the air we breath and how to extend your bottom time? This is a great course all divers should take. #scubadiving #enrichedairnitrox #padi

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1592 Central Ave
Albany, NY

Opening Hours

Tuesday 11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 18:00
Thursday 11:00 - 18:00
Friday 11:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
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