Woods & Water Outdoor Sports Center | Brandon, FL

Brandon, FL | 813-684-0122

Diving with the best

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Ed Ciesla: Owner And Lead Instructor

Ed Ciesla has been an avid diver since 1976 and became a SCUBA instructor in 1982. Ed has over 6,400 dives under his belt, and he has certified over 2,500 new divers. In 1989, Ed was certified by the HSA (Handicapped SCUBA Association) in SCUBA instruction for the handicapped. Ed and our other instructors also train for the Dive Pirates Foundation. Ed is an Instructor Trainer for Scuba Schools International and is 1 of 4 Instructor Trainers in Florida.

Serving the Tampa Bay Area Since 1984

Our Promise To You

For 36 years, Woods & Water has been offering a variety of SCUBA diving certifications. We offer lessons from Beginner to the Instructor Level.

Your happiness with our services is very important to us, that's why Woods & Water places value over price. You're guaranteed to get the best combination of products and services at an excellent price. If you find a better deal, after enrolling in our class and purchasing one of our equipment packages or total diving systems, we will match our competitor’s price! But our guarantee doesn’t stop there – we will also give you a specialty course of your choice at NO CHARGE!


Woods & Water also supports the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America Programs by offering the official uniforms, equipment, and the supplies that Scouts need.

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A Fun-Filled Experience!

Our philosophy is to have fun while maintaining professionalism and safety. You'll have an enjoyable and enriching experience while learning a new craft so you can confidently and safely explore the beauty of our underwater world!

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