07973 221240 (Phil) or 07739 038825 (Gemma) phil@thetribescuba.com

Why Choose The Tribe? About Us / Benefits

Did you know..? The Tribe introduce more people to Scuba Diving each year than any other school in Britain !!!

The Tribe are Nottingham’s only PADI scuba diving school teaching PADI courses & lessons. The Tribe was founded in 2002. It started with a simple unit in Nottingham, a van, six sets of scuba diving equipment and 2 keen instructors – Philip Elson and Gemma Wright. The Tribe teach scuba diving across England with bases in Center Parcs sites & Nottingham.

The Tribe approach scuba diving in a different way to other diving organizations. We focus much more on teaching & less on kit sales…

As a result we like to think that each of our customers receives individual service and the best care and advice that they can receive to make them a safe and proficient diver. The Tribe was started by enthusiastic divers who wished to teach everyone to dive, in the safest and most enjoyable way possible. When diving with us, you become part of “The Tribe family” – we all look after one another.

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The Tribe also has a busy Commercial Diving section set up to work on inland sites, not only in Nottingham but anywhere in the UK, for maintenance and repair. We also have a growing Technical Diving wing to our club with experienced instructors teaching courses all the way up to Advanced Nitrox. We now teach thousands of divers each year, infact The Tribe introduce more people to Scuba Diving each year than any other school in Britain!

Our aim is to provide fun, safe and exciting diving opportunities for novice or experienced divers both at home and abroad…

So, no matter whether you are first timers, dipping your toe tentatively into the water, or are looking to become a professional diver, our experienced instructors will make you welcome.

Small Groups, Bespoke courses, Adults, families, Groups of friends, even 1 to 1 tuition is available. If you’re a bit nervous we would love to give you the confidence and skills you need to experience the amazing underwater world. If you are looking to go diving we run Holiday, trips and dive days.

Please browse our site, read about our courses, look at the galleries & then get in touch with us to arrange your next Scuba Diving experience.

Also, check out our trips page for our range of UK trips and holidays abroad. Also don’t forget to book early as they fill up quickly  – The Tribe

Our Mission Statement

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The Tribe: Beach Clean

Every year the Tribe visit our adopted beach, Spurn Point near Hull. We spend the Saturday cleaning the beach and the night enjoying a few well earned drinks. It’s a fun and fulfilling weekend for people of all ages!

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Thank you for organising a great weekend. She had such a fantastic experience – you will be seeing more of her… P.L

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