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PADI Open Water Diver

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.

What will you learn?

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

What this course includes

Course fees cover the cost of your PADI elearning student kit. Rental gear provided includes: tanks, buoyancy compensator (BCD), regulator, dive computer, gauges, and weights. When you have completed training, you will receive your PADI open water certification card.

What you need to purchase

In addition to course fees, you'll need to purchase your mask, fins, snorkel, and booties. These are personally fitted for your comfort at our shop. Open water park fees are also not included.

Class & Pool Schedule

Friday night, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, 2 - 6 p.m.

Local Open Water Check Out schedule (Terrell)

Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Winter Open Water Check Out schedule (San Marcos)

Saturday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday, 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

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