Open Water Certification Class

Cost of Class:

  • Group: $300.00
  • Semi-Private: $375.00
  • Private: $450.00

Class Includes:

  • All training materials
  • Certification Card
  • Classroom sessions (2-4 sessions)
  • Confined water/pool (1-2 sessions)
  • Two days of open water diving (off our local beaches)
  • Use of regulator system, buoyancy compensator, tanks and air fills during the training

Most classroom sessions start at 6pm

PADI Open Water Classroom

Day One: Average Length ~ 1.5 hours
- Course orientation
- Student file folders
- Watch DVD for chapter one
- Review chapter one in the manual
- Complete chapter one quiz
Day Two: Average Length ~ 2 hours
- Watch DVD for chapters two and three
- Review chapters two and three in the manual
- Complete quiz for chapters two and three
Day Three: Average Length ~ 2 hours
- Watch DVD for chapters four and five
- Review chapters four and five in manuals
- Complete quiz for chapters four and five
Day Four: Average Length ~ 1.5 hours
- Review materials and complete the final exam

Confined Water / Pool Dives

Average length of pool session is 2.5 - 3 hours

Each student must complete a 200 yard swim and a ten minute tread.

There are over 25 skills that must be completed successfully by each student.

In most cases we can complete this in one session. However, if for any reason the instructor or student feels and additional session is needed, one will scheduled at NO additional charge.

Note: Most confined water/pool sessions are early Saturday or Sunday.

Open Water Dives

Our normal schedule is from 7am until mid to late afternoon. Depending on the needs of the students, locations of the dives or weather conditions, times may vary.

Options

Local or east coast two tank certification dives start at $75.00 plus tax

Weekend certification get-a-ways that include one night lodging and two 2-tank boat trips start at $215.00 plus tax

Please keep in mind that all times are estimated; times may very due to the needs of the students.

Disclaimer

Additional charges may be necessary that are not shown above. Examples may include Fuel and additional taxes.

Advanced Open Water Diver

Cost of Class: $99.00 plus training materials, certification card and dives

PADI

  • Must have AOW manual (Adventures in diving manual)
  • Complete all paperwork for each specialty
  • Required specialties deep diver and navigation diver
  • Complete five open water specialty dives

Note: A fuel charge of $10.00 will be added for beach dives.

Stress & Rescue

Cost of Class: $99.00 plus training materials, certification card and dives

PADI

  • Must have rescue manual (Rescue crew-pak is suggested)
  • Complete all homework and classroom paperwork
  • Successfully complete all confined water and open water skills
  • Must have rescue manual (Rescue crew-pak is suggested)
  • Complete all homework and classroom paperwork
  • Successfully complete all confined water and open water skills

Note: A fuel charge of $10.00 will be added for beach dives.

Medical & First Aid

PADI

Emergency First Responder:

  • Primary and Secondary Care (Adult and Child) - $45.00 plus tax
  • AED / CPR (Adult and Child) - $35.00 plus tax

DAN

  • AED (Automated External Defibrillators) for Scuba Diving - $35.00 plus tax
  • First aid for marine life injuries - $35.00 plus tax

Specialty Diver Courses

Each specialty will vary in price depending on the amount of required dives and paperwork.

The following is a list of available courses in specialized diving:

PADI
  • Boat Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Drift Diver
  • Equipment Specialist
  • Night Diver
  • Oxygen First Aid
  • PADI Dive Master
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Search and Recovery
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Underwater Naturalist

Online Classes

As we all know some people have a very hectic lifestyle and finding time to devote to a classroom schedule may not be possible. Well, PADI have solved the problem; you can now do your academic training online. We reduce our normal cost by the PADI online charges so you are still paying the same.

Online Classes with PADI

PADI classes can be found here: PADI. The PADI Open Water Diver Course online is $120 (US) nonrefundable. The fee covers your knowledge development training and gives you unlimited access to an electronic version of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual (course textbook).