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Open Water Group Course:

Open Water Referral Course:

Private Open Water Course:
$595 - $650

Private Open Water Referral Course:

PADI Open Water Diver Course
Get Certified! Take a Scuba Lesson with the PADI Open Water Diver Course.

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle.

What You Learn
The PADI Open Water Dive course consists of 3 main phase:

  • Knowledge Development to understand basic principles of scuba diving.

  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills.

  • Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!

What do I need to start?
Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification. If you are between 10 and 12 or have a child between these ages, there is a PADI Junior Open Water Diver program available.

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is... well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You breath underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you'll make pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

Course Includes:

  • 4 Classroom sessions (subject to change)

  • 4 Pool sessions (heated indoor pool)(quantity subject to change)

  • PADI Educational material
    • Go Dive Text Book

    • Log Book

    • eRDPML Calculator

    • Student folder

  • PADI Open Water Diver DVD

  • Student photos

  • PIC Card (certification card, not included for referrals)

  • Use of all the equipment for the pool dives and open water dives (except mask, snorkel and appropriate fins)

What you need to provide
Required Personal Gear: Mask, snorkel and fins. Students receive a discount on personal gear purchases.

(Sale Items Not Included)

Typical Schedule
Our Open Water Group course runs on either a Monday/Wednesday or a Tuesday/Thursday evening schedule. The first part of the week is the knowledge development sessions held at Eugene Skin Divers Supply starting at 6:30pm. The second part of the week will be your pool sessions that are held at Sheldon Pool starting at 8:00pm. After four weeks of this schedule, you will finish up over in Florence, OR doing your Open Water dives at our local dive sites.

Weekend classes and private sessions are subject to change.

Other Course Options

  • Open Water Referral:
    Have vacation plans already? Complete your Class & Pool here, finish your ocean dives on vacation! Upon completion, you'll be issued your referral paperwork, and we will make all of the arrangements for you to complete your ocean dives with a PADI facility at your resort destination.

  • Private Open Water:
    Here at Eugene Skin Divers Supply we understand that sometimes you have a unique schedule. That is why we can arrange a custom schedule to accommodate you or your groups special needs and requests.



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