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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 intense
adventure with PADI, the dive company that sets the standards in the
global diving community.
The $499 covers
your tuition to the classroom session, pool session and your 4 open
water training dives. All your scuba gear (BCD, regulator w/ gauges,
wetsuit, tanks and weights) is also included in the course fee. You will need your
own Mask,Fins,Snorkel of Scuba quality. Sporting goods snorkeling sets
are not designed for scuba divers so they will not be allowed. The PADI
Open Water Course is
held on various Saturdays from 9am-3pm Classroom at our store in
Northfield and our pool session is from10am-2pm on the
same day at our new instore indoor pool. The Open Water Training
dives are held over a Saturday & Sunday 8am-12pm at Haigh Quarry in Kankakee IL. There is a $20 per day entry fee to the quarry which is not included in the course fee. During the dive season the open water training dives are the following weekend from the classroom and pool day.
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performance based. You proceed as you demonstrate mastery of the course
skills. We keep the Instructor to student ratio small and personal. This allows us to teach the class and pool
all in one day. The open water training dives are held over a weekend.
We complete 2 dives on a Saturday and 2 dives on a Sunday, each day will
be about 4 hours long 8am-12pm.
We keep the Instructor to student ratio small and personal.
Before you attend class you need
to read the entire PADI Open Water Diver manual.
In that manual there are 5 chapters and at the end of each chapter is a
review. The knowledge review is homework for class and consists of 15-20
short answer, multiple choice questions. The knowledge reviews must be
completed by each student and is required for entry to class.
the classroom and
pool session are completed you are required to-do 4 open water dives in
a true open water environment. The open water dives are not scheduled
yet but will begin in May . We hold these dives 2
times a month during our dive season so you will have plenty of time to
finish your certification. The day before the weekend of your open water training dives you will have to stop into our store on that Friday between store hours of 11am to 7pm. This is when you will get fitted for the thicker 7mm wetsuit and pick up all your scuba gear for the open water training dive weekend.
What is Included in the Course fee:
What is not Included:
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