The Gateway to the Underwater World

Lake City Dive Center & Training Academy

A Full Service Dive Center

Easily Accessible

Just off I-75 and Hwy 90 in Lake City, conveniently located within 30 minutes to most of North Florida Caves.


From Snorkeling to Instructor level training.  Our Training Academy is second to none.  Scuba Diving...The Gateway to the Underwater World! 

Rebreather Training

Experience Silent Diving.  Rebreather Training for Instructors and Technical divers who want to step up to the next level of diving.

Specialty Training

Such as Public Safety Diver Training, this program is designed for Police, Fire and other public safety organizations.  Our Training Director Mark Fowler spent over 30 years on the Virginia State Police Dive Team.  Mark has been training Public Safety Divers for over 20 years.

Full Retail Shop

New Products being added daily as our customers request new and exciting products.

Fill Station

State of the art complete Fill Station.    

On-line store now open

5 Star Professional Development Center

Additional Training Offered by

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Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Lake City Dive Center

426 Commerce Dr SW, Lake City, Florida 32025, United States

(386) 487-6345


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Spring Conditions

Blue Grotto

  • Visibility: 40' and improving



  • Visibility:  Crystal, 80+
  • Flow:  Flow is a little up

Eagles Nest

  • Visibility: Water in the basin 20'-25'
  • Visibility in the cave 40'-50'  

Ginnie Springs

  • Visibility:  60' -  70'
  • Flow:  Moderate


  • Visibility: 60' - 70'
  • Flow:  Strong Flow


  • Visibility: Crystal, 35'-40'
  • Flow:  Heavy Flow

Little River


Little River was still open yesterday 12/6/18 but rumor has it that it is slated to close today.  Check back for updates.


Update: 12/7/2018 Still Closed - 

 11/16 Madison is closed.  "Madison has browned out due to river height and is closed to diving"  We will keep you updated. 


  • Visibility 8'-10'

The Cat Fish Hotel - lots of Duckweed 

Thanks Bethany Roberts 11/17/18



As of 12/6/18 all of Peacock is closed due to flooding.  


  • Visibility:  40' - 50'



As of 12/6/18 Troy was closed due t the flooding.

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Send us your diving photos

Bethany Roberts

Raven Roberts at Troy Springs 11/23/18

John McCain

Jug Hole

Marvin Zaske



"The Guys"

Jared Hires, Richard Black, Lamar Hires, Mark Fowler & Jefferson Marchand at our Ribbon Cutting!  Great Night!

Ribbon Cutting

What an amazing crowd!  We love you all!  Thank you for coming!

Mary Ann Thomson

A very happy Mary Ann at Blue Grotto