Try Mermaid

by SSI
Type: Mermaid

This program provides you with an introduction to the concepts and skills used by recreational mermaids and allows you to dive in a confined water environment with an SSI Dive Professional. You will earn the SSI Try mermaid recognition rating after completing this program.

  • Minimum Age: 8
  • Certification Prerequisites: None
  • Academic Sessions: Online training + 1 x 30min classroom
  • Pool/Confined Water Sessions: 1 x 1.5 hr
  • Open Water Dives: None
  • Maximum Training Depth: 5 meters / 15 feet
  • Suggested Duration: Varies

Want to learn more about freediving than just the taster session? Why not book on to the full Mermaid course?

Upon completion of a Training Record card and having registered with SSI you will have access to some online learning to help prepare you for the session.

You will cover some relaxation techniques and proper breathing patterns, physiology and the mammalian dive reflex, in water you will learn entry-level mermaid skills, including swimming with a mermaid monofin.

All sessions are followed with thorough debriefing and discussion about your performance, helping you learn. On successful completion, you will be issued with a certificate of completion and a digital recognition rating (via MySSI App).

As with all Divemaster Scuba Mermaid Programs

  • All Pool fees are included
  • Instructor time is included
  • Equipment hire is included
  • We are committed to your success, if you require more help we are there for you.