Ocean Mermaid

Tired of being confined to a swimming pool? Ready to go mermaiding in open water? Learn how to become a mermaid with the SSI Ocean Mermaid program. Maximize your mermaid experience, increase your comfort and get ready to explore the ocean! Start your Ocean Mermaid course now!

Facts and Training Standards

Are you ready to discover the freedom of mermaiding in open waters? Learn how to become a mermaid with the exciting SSI Ocean Mermaid program! This mermaid training provides all the skills and techniques you need to maximize your mermaid experience, be truly comfortable in the water and get the most from your equipment. It is the next logical step to take in your mermaid adventures, so you can truly experience the wonders of the ocean! Get started today and earn your SSI Ocean Mermaid certification.

Minimum Age for Participation 12
Available as Junior Program Yes
Minimum Age (Junior Program) Not applicable / mandatory
Certification Prerequisites Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Academic Sessions 6
Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions 1
Amount of Open Water Dives 2
Maximum Training Depth Not applicable / mandatory
Suggested Duration of the Training Program 16-24 h

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Become an advanced mermaid

As the first major agency to perfect mermaid training courses, SSI has the knowledge and experience to ensure you get the most out of this unique sport. With five decades of creating training programs for scuba diving, freediving and more, the SSI approach to mermaid swimming is extremely sophisticated and effective. Our personalized training, online sessions and in-water practice ensure you have the skills and knowledge you need to become a confident and safe mermaid or merman. You can learn at your own pace and have fun along the way with SSI mermaid courses. It is easy to go mermaiding with SSI wherever you choose.

We represent more than 3,300 training centers and resorts in 130 plus countries, with over 50,000 affiliated SSI Professionals and growing every day. Our globally recognized certifications are the best way to begin your lifelong adventure as a mermaid. Get started with SSI today.