Try Mermaid

Become a mermaid – it is no longer just a fairytale! With the SSI Try Mermaid program, you can become a real mermaid or merman. Complete a mermaid experience in confined waters and learn the first few skills involved in becoming a mermaid, as well as swimming with a mermaid monofin. Earn your SSI Try Mermaid recognition card! Get started with SSI today!

Facts and Training Standards

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a mermaid? Dream no more! With the SSI Try Mermaid program, you can become a mermaid or merman in real life. Complete a mermaid experience with an SSI professional in a pool/confined waters and learn the first few skills involved in becoming a mermaid, as well as swimming with a mermaid monofin! Earn your SSI Try Mermaid recognition rating now! It is the perfect program to do before joining our SSI Mermaid course.

Minimum Age for Participation 6
Available as Junior Program Yes
Minimum Age (Junior Program) Not applicable / mandatory
Certification Prerequisites Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Academic Sessions Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Pool/Confined Water Sessions Not applicable / mandatory
Amount of Open Water Dives Not applicable / mandatory
Maximum Training Depth Not applicable / mandatory

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Learn to become a mermaid with SSI

SSI was the first major agency to perfect training programs for this unique sport. With five decades of experience in creating training programs for scuba diving, freediving and many more, the SSI approach to Mermaid swimming is extremely sophisticated and effective.

Our progressive and personalized training approach, combined with in-water practice sessions, ensures you have the skills and experience you need to become a real mermaid or merman. The SSI personalized approach to training allows you to learn at your own pace and have fun along the way. Our globally recognized certifications are the best way to begin your lifelong adventure as a mermaid. Get started with SSI today!