About Us

Learn to Scuba Dive with an award winning dive shop located in Blackburn, Lancashire. Why not learn more about the team taking you diving?

Canary Divers

Learn to Scuba Dive in Blackburn with Canary Divers

Canary Divers is an award winning dive school located in the heart of East Lancashire, established in 2004 as a PADI Dive Centre.

Become a qualified scuba diver, with open water diver qualifications or a dive professional with instructor level scuba diver courses available. Canary Divers offers scuba diver training, scuba diving equipment retail and diving equipment servicing all under one roof.

Our shop is located in Lancashire between Blackburn and Burnley, less than 5 minutes from Junction 7 on the M65 and only a few minutes from the Dunkenhalgh hotel for those travelling long distances.

Canary Divers has a team of highly qualified and experienced instructors, who will only conduct the highest quality Diver training. Wherever you want to go in Scuba Diving we will be there to help YOU achieve your Scuba goals.

Canary Divers was established as a Dive centre in 2004, shortly after achieving 5 star dive centre status. We are proud to announce that in 2018 we where upgraded to the rating of Regional Training Centre, one of the highest dive centre ratings! This achievement is through the dedicated hard work of our staff, our facilities and continued training achievements. At Canary Divers we pride ourselves on our dedicated customer service. Come and browse our facilities, talk with our friendly staff and enjoy a relaxing drink in our very own Canary Cafe.

Meet The Canary Staff

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Kris Fearnley

Martin Williams

Paul Cockram

Craig Simpson

Dave Keany

Fiona Whalley

Mick Sutcliffe

Dan Nott

Peter Leathley

Assistant Instructors and Divemasters

Reg Atkinson

Katriona Smith

Tony Edmondson

Liam Paul

Karen Jackson

Charlotte Furnell

Daniel Armitage

leanne Morris

Jamie Sanderson

Gail Simpson

Jamie Broughton

David Allen

Jessica Mochrie

Rachael Barrett

Dec Flynn

Zach McAleer

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Chris Cocklin

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Mark Willson

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Joe Tattersall

Joe Tattersall

David McDonough

Rob Panecki

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Shop Staff

Val Malcolm

Dave Malcolm

Eddie Crisp