Hawai'i Expedition

Pacific Ocean Water Sports had a blast diving the beautiful waters of Hawai'i. We saw tons of wildlife including manta rays, sea turtles, and even a few shark sightings. We hope you may join us in one of our future expedition to the islands!

Cultural Expedition to Cuba

Garlic Divers spending time with and supporting the people of Cuba.

This is our only annual project where SCUBA diving takes the back seat and sharing with our Cuban friends takes the center stage.

Stop by our dive center to learn the details of our future expeditions to Cuba!

New Year Resolution: Get SCUBA Certified!

How long have you been wanting to explore the beautiful oceans?

Check out the Training & Certification page in our web site or stop by our dive center to learn all the details of this class.

Pacific Ocean Water Sports In The News - December 2019

Our Dive Center's new Hollister SCUBA program is introduced to San Benito county by the Benito Link.​

We plan to offer many SCUBA classes in Hollister over the coming years.

This program is being held at the Baler Aquatic Center housed at the San Benito High School.

Contact our dive center for details or to sign up to any of our classes!

Hello From Bonaire!

Garlic Divers enjoying an amazing time in Bonaire with ten dives in six amazing dive sites, in 85F water temperatures with 100ft visibility, including night diving, shore diving, deep diving, partial overhead diving, wreck diving, drift diving, and so much more.

Winter time is always a good time to prepare for Summer adventures

Enrollment is available for Open Water SCUBA certification classes. It isn't too late to sign up, come join us as we explore the world beneath the surface!

Get SCUBA certified and join us in any of our local / regional / overseas SCUBA expeditions!

Pacific Ocean Water Sports Diving Hawai'i

We had such a great time diving in the company of eels, turtles, mantas and thousands of reef fish.

What a nice dive team from Gilroy, Morgan Hill, Hollister and a special guest from Perú.

Come join us for our next dives this summer - we are going to Channel Islands, Bonaire, and Philippines.

Certification classes are on now!

Sun, playa, and awesome SCUBA diving!

Pacific Ocean Water Sports gets you ready for every Summer!

SCUBA certification classes and training are available now - stop by our dive center to learn the details of our programs, from SCUBA refreshers, to Peak Performance Buoyancy, Night Diver, Nitrox Diver, Advanced Diver Certification, Rescue Diver Certification and Master SCUBA Diver.

Let's get you ready for diving!

Getting ready for Summer!

Mauri, Jordan and Rachel training to get SCUBA certified - they'll be ready to enjoy the warmth of the sun and all the amazing adventures that await this summer!

Join our SCUBA diving classes and start exploring the world beneath the surface with POWS!

Happiness is...

...when your very nice SCUBA diving students bring you all-original 100% made in Gilroy SCUBA cup cakes.


There are always opportunities to sign up for SCUBA Diver Certifications!

Come visit our dive center to learn all the class details.

House Of Garlic Divers In The News - December 2017

Our new Dive Center is introduced to the City of Gilroy through the local newspaper, the Gilroy Dispatch.

Stop by our location and learn about our upcoming SCUBA Certification class in January 2018!

Join the team

Now accepting applications for Dive Master, Assistant Instructor, Scuba Instructor, and Store Staff.

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A 21st Century SCUBA Dive Center

Welcome to our Gilroy, California full-service recreational SCUBA diving center.

We offer:

* SCUBA training and certification

* SCUBA gear rentals

* SCUBA gear sales and service

* Air and Nitrox fills 

*Tank visual inspection and hydro-testing services

*25 years of experience putting together the best international SCUBA diving expeditions now available to our local Garlic Divers from Gilroy / Morgan Hill / Hollister and surrounding areas.


Our exciting annual SCUBA diving calendar features regularly scheduled expeditions to the Channel Islands National Park, Monterey Bay, Lake Tahoe, and Mendocino, among other destinations on the West Coast of the USA.

Additionally we offer quarterly expeditions to some of the world’s best SCUBA diving destinations including Hawai’i, Bonaire, Philippines, Belize, Roatan and so much more.

We are open five days a week, forty hours a week (Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, open on weekends).

Stop by our dive center on your way down to the ocean.

We are located within a mile off the 101 freeway off Leavesley Road in a low-traffic area with plenty of parking in front of the dive center.


431 First St

Gilroy, CA 95020

We're less than a mile off Highway 101.


Monday: 11 am - 7 pm

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: By Appointment (*)

Thursday: 11 am - 7 pm

Friday: 11 am - 7 pm

Saturday: 11 am - 7 pm

Sunday: 11 am - 6 pm

* Showroom available on Wednesdays by appointment only. Send a contact message at least 24 hours before your visit providing your name, phone number, and email address, indicating the date and time when you plan to arrive.


+1 (408) 713-1211

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