Open Water Diver

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Hit the Open Water

Now is the time to dive into the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world! This is your ticket to a lifetime of adventure with PADI, the dive company that sets the standards in the global diving community.

As a certified PADI Open Water Diver, the most widely recognized and respected rating in the world, you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional. If you already tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience or are PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with your instructor to see how credit from these courses may apply to the open water program.

Course Pre-requisites

  • 15 years and older (10-14 years old can get their PADI Jr Open Water Certification)
  • Excited to explore the underwater world

Course format is broken down into 3 segments: dive theory, confined pool sessions and open water sessions. Our course structure is usually spread out over 4 evening pool sessions or one weekend pool sessions followed by one weekend of open water diving. The course typically is scheduled over a 2-3 week term.

Once certified you can dive to 60′ /18m anywhere in the world, and this is a lifetime certification!

Note: This course includes an online elearning access pass which will be emailed to you shortly. When you register, you will be able to login into the PADI elearning theory course to complete the knowledge development sessions prior to confined and open water dives. Also, you will need to fill up the medical questionnaire. (The PADI Medical form will need to be signed by a physician if participants have any “YES” answers in the medical questionnaire.)

Extra Info

  • Includes Annual AquaSoc Membership. Belonging to the Oldest Dive Club in Canada has its benefits! Read more on our membership page
  • All necessary rental gear and materials provided. Divers need to provide their own personal gear (Mask, Fins, Snorkel) rental packages available 
  • 10% discount on any gear
  • Optional Drysuit Upgrades Available
    • Silver Dysuit upgrade Package
      • Dry Suit Pool Orientation
      • Dry Suit Rental Upgrade 4 Ocean Dives
    • Open Water Gold Package
      • Dry Suit Pool Orientation
      • DrySuit Rental Upgrade 5 Ocean Dives
      • Dry Suit Specialty Certification

Upcoming Dates for Open Water Diver Course (Weekday Evening + Weekend Ocean)

 

Tropical Open Water Referral Course

Want to do your Open Water Dives somewhere in the tropics? This is the course for you. You will do your online e-learning knowledge reviews and confined water dives with one of our PADI Instructors and go to the tropics for your open water dives.

Upcoming Dates for Tropical Open Water Referral Course

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