Open Water Diver
Your open water certification is your passport to a lifetime of underwater adventures.
Earn your lifetime diving certification
The scuba certification course consists of three parts: home study, academic review and pool sessions, and open water training dives. You will enjoy practicing your skills in the comfort of our 88-90° pool that has both a four-foot shallow end and a 14-foot deep end.
Most of our open water diver classes have a student-to-instructor ratio of 5:1, below industry limits, creating a more personalized experience that focuses on scuba diver education and skill development. This course is available to those 12 years old and up. Children ages 10 and 11 may be certified through private classes at an additional cost.
Training all in one place
It’s easy to complete your open water diver training at Diventures with both your classroom and pool sessions all happening within our cutting-edge facility. Our comprehensive training is led by experienced instructors who are eager to share their knowledge and passion. Our extensive retail shop includes the best gear and our expert staff is here to help you find the right gear for you.
Kids can get certified too
Scuba is a great family activity! Children ages 10-14 can get certified to dive as a Junior Open Water Diver, which is automatically upgraded to an Open Water Diver at age 15. For kids ages 8-12, we offer Scuba Rangers, a program designed for younger kids interested in scuba, with opportunities to advance their training through five Scuba Ranger levels.
How much do scuba diving classes cost?
The course and training dives are $600. There is required snorkel and safety gear, prices for this equipment vary. We offer a wide selection of gear across many price points to fit most budgets. Our knowledgeable team members will recommend the best gear for your needs and budget.
Open water diver course schedule
Private classes scheduled around your availability for an additional cost.
Diventures is your one-stop solution for scuba diving. From education and equipment to full-service dive travel, we provide you with everything you need. We guarantee your comfort underwater, no matter how long it takes. Our years of experience have taught us that comfort is key to enjoying scuba diving. We want you to be safe and confident – ready for your journey in the underwater world.
Our natatoriums are built with your comfort in mind, with 88-90° air and water, ensuring the ideal learning environment. We sanitize our pools using sand filters, chlorine, and UV light. Filtration systems eliminate microorganisms and UV filters reduce chloramines and skin irritants. Our classrooms are spacious and use the latest technology.
Our knowledgeable staff is here to help. Our large retail store includes a wide selection of the newest gear from top vendors, so we can recommend the right equipment for you and your budget.
Experienced and passionate instructors
Our scuba instructors are SSI certified and hold the highest level of recreational dive training. With tens of thousands of hours of diving experience and more than 50,000 logged dives at locations all around the world, they have the experience and knowledge to educate you to be a safe and confident diver. You’ll learn from a dedicated staff, focused on your success.
There are four ingredients to create a diver: knowledge, skills, equipment, and experience. Our signature water training and curriculum focuses on comfort through repetition. That means you can expect to learn new skills in each class, plus review and practice the skills from prior classes. First, you’ll develop the ability, then increased confidence, and finally, skills come naturally – ensuring you become a safe diver.
Open water diver course FAQs
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