Minnesota School of Diving Inc.

Since 1959



November 2021 Hours of Operation

All of us at the Minnesota School of Diving would like to thank you for a great fun dive season. As we do every November, we will be taking some time to relax and rejuvenate ourselves after the busy dive season. For the month of November both store will be open only on Wednesdays and Saturdays.. (Brainerd - Wednesday 9:30 to 5:30 and Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, St. Cloud - Wednesday 9:30 to 5:30 and Saturday 9:00 to 4:00) We will be back to normal hours in December. Thanks again for a great dive season 2021!

The Minnesota School of Diving (MSD) has been providing services to the scuba diving and snorkeling community since opening our first dive center in 1959. In addition to quality PADI scuba instruction - from Discover Scuba to Dive Master, MSD offers scuba equipment sales, service and scuba equipment rental; local scuba diving excursions to the Cuyuna (Crosby) Mine Pits; and dive travel - both domestic and world wide.


Our 27,000 sq. ft. main facility is located in the heart of the popular Brainerd Lakes Area and ten minutes from the Cuyuna Mines. To better serve the Twin Cities and south central Minnesota we also have a satellite facility located in Saint Cloud.

Our Facilities...

Minnesota School of Diving - Brainerd

Our Brainerd facility offers a 9000 sq. ft. showroom, classroom and office area offering scuba instruction; scuba equipment sales, scuba equipment rental and repair; air fills; hydrostatic cylinder service and frequent local scuba diving opportunities. It is also the home of the Minnesota Commercial Diver Training Center which offers commercial diving certification courses.

Minnesota School of Diving - Saint Cloud


Saint Cloud's facility has a 2400 sq. ft. showroom, classroom and office area offering scuba instruction; equipment sales, rental and repair; and air fills. It's also home to the soon to be "World's Largest Collection of Parrot Fish Poop" (aka - sand).