Association of Dive Program Administrators

The mission of the ADPA is to provide a professional forum for the creative exchange of ideas, information, support and solutions within the community of zoo and aquarium diving program administrators.


  • To develop a network to facilitate regular and convenient communication between diving programs.
  • To assist and encourage diving programs in maximizing their potential for public education, aquatic conservation efforts and preservation of the environment.
  • To support and assist diving program administrators in meeting the common challenges of maximizing diver safety, effective use of human resources and professional development.

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