Want to get certified?
If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.
To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
WST 1250; includes tuition, confined water lesson, 4 open water dives, all dive rental equipment
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includes review of theory, confined water lesson, 4 open water dive, all dive rental equipment
What will you learn?
Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!
Short on time? The PADI Scuba Diver course might be right for you.
What scuba gear will you use?
In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank.
Breathing underwater for the first time is something you’ll never forget, so don’t wait.
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Interested, but not sure?
Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. PADI dive shops offer this program either in a pool, off a beach or from a dive boat. You can try scuba close to home or while you’re on vacation at a dive destination. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.
To sign up for a PADI Discover Diving experience, you must be at least 10 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health.
WST 300; includes tuition, confined water and open water dive, all dive rental equipment and PADI Certificate of Recognition
What you learn
You learn the basics you need to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. You will:
Learn what wearing scuba equipment feels like and how easy it is to move around underwater while wearing it.
Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater and learn whether you can be comfortable there.
Learn some basic skills and safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step.
To take PADI Discover Scuba Diving, you must be: At least 10 years old
Your Next Adventure
Once you complete a Discover Scuba Diving program, you’ll want to check out:
Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver certification courses.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Will I be a certified diver on completion of the course?
A. While not an actual certification, during the PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience you’ll learn how to use scuba equipment in shallow water and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.