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Beachmere resident and open heart surgery recipient Jacob Proctor has proven he's all heart after he and his father captured their first scuba diving experience as part of council's Adventure program.

Eight-year-old Jacob tried his hand at scuba diving at the Bribie Island Aquatic Centre after mum Rebecca booked the pair in for a class through Adventure.

Mrs Proctor said growing up, doctors advised that Jacob may experience difficulties with physical activities, but with Adventure and Scuba Come and Try, Jacob was able to give it a go thanks to the activity's controlled environment and shallow depth.

"Without participation in this program, Jacob may never have been able to experience Scuba Diving.

"Seeing Jacob being able to participate in new experiences and being able to do so as a shared experience was a highlight for Brad.

"Jacob loved being able to stay under the water and breathing underwater was Jacob's favourite part.

Jacob captured his scuba diving adventure and is now in the running to win a GoPro Hero5.

As part of the Adventure program, participants go into the draw to win a GoPro Hero5 if they upload their favourite photo of themselves, family and friends participating in the range of activities available.

Mrs Proctor said Jacob has decided he would love to continue scuba diving.

"If he is serious to pursue this interest further his cardiologist is interested in researching him as a case study.

"While the open ocean may be a little way off, there are plenty of pools and programs in the region where he can develop his skills."

Spaces are still available for the Adventure program and participants can still enter the competition before June 30.

See Adventure for more information on the list of activities available and to find out more about how you can win a GoPro Hero5.

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