Turning Ordinary Into Extraordinary Since 2000

Taking Ordinary To Extraordinary Since 2000

When you add passion for training to years of dive experience the result is our Dive Team.  With thousands of dives and hundreds of certifications our staff consists of the most professional divers you will find anywhere in this area.

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Awards and Recognitions

 

2015

Aquatic Realm - 15 Year Outstanding ServiceMarch 2015 - PADI Worldwide Presented Aquatic Realm Scuba Center with an Award for 15 years of Outstanding Service.

 

2013

November 5th - 2013 - Distinguished Partner Award November 5th, 2013 - These Industry Partners have demonstrated a high level of participation in DAN activities and educational programs and have utilized DAN products to enhance safety in the industry.  These partners have actively promoted DAN Membership and dive accident insurance and stand out as the distinguished partner in their region.

 

2013

The Clark Family - Three Generations May 2013 - Dayton Daily News - "Myth:  You can't go scuba diving in Ohio" Aquatic Realm Scuba Center, Owner/PADI Course Director - Lynn Wickline was quoted in this article from Active Dayton.

 The Clark Family includes three generations of divers. They finished a Scuba refresher class at Aquatic Realm Scuba. CONTRIBUTED

 

2012

April 2012 - Sport Diver Magazine - Is Your Kid Ready To Dive. April 2012 - Sport Diver Magazine -"Is Your Kid Ready to Dive"Aquatic Realm Scuba Center, Owner/PADI Course Director - Lynn Wickline was quoted in the article. April 2012 - Sport Diver Magazine - Is Your Kid Ready To Dive.

 

2010

Aquatic Realm - 10 Year Outstanding ServiceMay 2010 - PADI Worldwide Presented Aquatic Realm Scuba Center with an Award for 10 years of Outstanding Service.

 

2009

Dive Training - Diving Beyond Small & Pink - Women and the Sport of Scuba December 2009 - Dive Training Magazine - Cover Story"Diving Beyond Small & Pink:  Women and the Sport of Scuba" Aquatic Realm Scuba Center staff and customers are featured on the cover and quoted in the article.

 

2009

DEMA Nov 2009 PADI Award November 2009 - For outstanding achievement in the business of training Open Water Divers in 2009.  Aquatic Realm Scuba Center received this award from PADI during the annual diving convention (DEMA) held in Orlando, November 2009.2009 Outstanding Achievment in Business

 

2009

Dive Training Magazine - Why We DiveOctober 2009 - Dive Training Magazine - A featured article called"Why We Dive:  What Does Scuba Diving Mean to You?"  interviewed and featured in the article were two of our young adults from Aquatic Realm Scuba Center.

 

2007 - 2008

First PADI Seal to PADI DivemasterOctober 2007 - Dive News Wire announces the first PADI diver in the world to grow from a PADI Seal Team member to a PADI Pro at 18 years old.

November 2007 - Dayton Daily News recognizes teen achievement.

May 2008 - Sport Diver Magazine features an article interviewing Z. Miller about his groundbreaking rise from PADI Seal to PADI Divemaster.

 

2006

10 City Tour FlyerJune 2006 - Aquatic Realm Scuba Center was chosen as the Mid West Dive Center in 10 U.S. cities that joined forces with Scuba Diving magazine to Bring you the 2006 Scuba InTenCity Tour.

November 2006 - Aquatic Realm Scuba Center, was recognized by PADI for outstanding contributions to the Dive Industry. Outstanding Contributions to Dive Industry

 

2005

DEMA C.O.R.E. Awards CelebrationJune 2005 - Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary with PADI.

October 2005 - Aquatic Realm Scuba Center, was chosen as one of the fifteen national retailers to receive The Council On Retail Excellence (C.O.R.E.) prestigious award.  With over 600 nominations of dive retailers from the United States and only two stores in the Midwest area receiving the awards.  We are proud of our accomplishment and will continue to strive toC.O.R.E. Excellence in Retailing Award meet the high standards set by this award.

DEMA and C.O.R.E.
are proud to present the first Excellence in Retailing Awards to 15 outstanding US retailers. These retailers exemplify the professionalism and image to which all retailers should aspire.

 

2004

Aquatic Realm Staff Recognized by PADI 2004 - Aquatic Realm Scuba Center Staff, is recognized by PADI with a Certificate of Excellence Award.

2004 - Lynn Wickline, Owner, Aquatic Realm Scuba Center, is recognized by PADI for her contribution to The Business of Diving Symposium. Contribution to The Business of Diving Symposium

 

2003

Dive Training Magazine - ScubateersNovember 2003 - Dive Training Magazine writes a article about Kids, with the assistance of Aquatic Realm Scuba Center, Staff, and Customers.  "Scubateers:  Diving Programs for Kids" - Thanks to innovative equipment and educational programs designed especially for kids, underwater adventure awaits practically any child who has a yearning for exploration and a desire to learn.

 

2002

PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center Logo 2002 - Aquatic Realm Scuba Center becomes a PADI 5 Star IDC

May 13th, 2002 - Newsweek Magazine writes a article about family generations in diving, with the Assistance of Aquatic Realm Scuba Center, Staff, and Customers.  "Kids Take the Plunge" Newsweek Magazine - Kids Take the Plunge

 

2001

PADI 5 Star Dive Center2001 - Aquatic Realm Scuba Center becomes a PADI 5 Star Dive Center

July 2001 - Sport Diver Magazine writes a article, with the assistance of Lynn Wickline regarding "PADI Seal Team Program" Sport Diver Magazine - PADI Seal Team Program

May 2001 - Lynn Wickline, Owner, Aquatic Realm Scuba Center, is recognized form PADI for her assistance in developing the PADI Seal Team PADI Seal Team Award

 

2000

PADI Dive Center 2000 - Aquatic Realm Scuba Center becomes a PADI Dive Center

June 2000 - Aquatic Realm Scuba Center Celebrates its Grand Opening. Aquatic Realm Scuba Center - Grand Opening