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PADI Rescue Diver
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Welcome to the world of Rescue Diving!

Diver Dan's is looking forward to helping you get trained as a Rescue Diver.  As a Rescue Diver you will be better able to help other divers in need and provide self-help wherever needed. This is a key step toward becoming a PADI Divemaster.

If you have any questions or would like to sign up, contact us for more information.

Why should I take the PADI Rescue class?

The PADI Rescue Diver will expand your knowledge and experience beyond purely recreational level because you'll learn to look beyond yourself and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is serious, it is an enjoyable way to build your confidence.

The Rescue class is a MUST for every diver.

What do I need to start?

What will I be doing or learning?

Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. During the five open water sessions, you'll cover:

  • Self-rescue and diver stress
  • Dive first aid
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Swimming and non-swimming assists
  • Panicked diver response
  • Underwater problems
  • Missing diver procedures
  • Surfacing the unconscious diver
  • In water artificial respiration
  • Egress (exits)
  • First aid procedures for pressure related accidents
  • Dive accident scenarios

How much is it going to cost me?

This class includes classroom and ocean dives along with your certification card! Sign up now and get a spot for the next class. Hurry! Class size is limited so early registration is recommended.

The total training fees are $125.00. The fees are broken down in order to provide many training options to our clients. The breakdown is as follows:

$25.00 Classroom / Pool Fee
$100.00 Instructor & Certification Fee

When you sign up for the class, the Classroom / Pool Fee will be collected.  The instructor will collect the Instructor / Certification Fee during the first night of class.

Take a look at the schedules below and CLICK HERE to sign up online to reserve your spot for the next exciting class.

Hurry!  Class size is limited so early registration is recommended.

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What is the class schedule?

The PADI Rescue Diver course is a one week course consisting of two classroom sessions and one weekend of pool/ocean dives. The pool/ocean training will include self-rescue skills, how to deal with tired divers, panicked divers, lost divers, unconscious divers and many other rescue topics.

What will I need to buy?

Each Diver will need to have the following items:
  • PADI Rescue Diver Kit (Manual, DVD & Dive Accident Slate)
  • Audible Signaling Device (Whistle or Dive Alert)
  • Visual Signaling Device (Signal Tube)
  • Cutting device (Knife or Shears)
  • Pocket Mask
Before your ocean dives, you will need your own personal snorkeling gear which includes a mask, snorkel, fins, boots, gloves.

You will also need to have a PADI Dive Table or Wheel and a timing device or dive computer and a log book.

Why don't you order your PADI Rescue Diver Crew-Pack now?

     Order your Student Kit here:

Mfg Price:  $72.75
Diver Dan's Price:  $65.99

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See all the PADI Rescue Diver materials here.

What can I rent?

You may rent the rest of your SCUBA diving equipment if needed. This includes your wetsuit, hood, regulator with compass, weight belt, buoyancy control device (BCD) and tanks.

Medical Concerns or Questions?

If you are currently under the care of a Medical Doctor, or have a pre-existing medical condition that requires permission from a Physician, you will need to have a signed Medical Release form from your doctor before you can participate in any in-water activities.

To obtain a medical release form and view some conditions that would require a doctors release, download the PADI Medical Release Form here.

2014 Class Schedule

Rescue Diver
2014 Course Schedule
Classes start at 7:00 PM
All Pool dates are Saturday & Ocean dates are Sunday

Class Dates Format Pool/Ocean Dates
January 6/8 Mon/Wed January 11/12
January 21/23 Tue/Thu January 25/26
February 3/5 Mon/Wed February 8/9
February 18/20 Tue/Thu February 22/23
March 3/5 Mon/Wed March 8/9
March 18/20 Tue/Thu March 22/23
March 31/April 2 Mon/Wed April 5/6
April 15/17 Tue/Thu April 19/20
April 28/30 Mod/Wed May 3/4
May 13/15 Tue/Thu May 17/18
May 27/28 Tue/Wed May 31/June 1
June 10/12 Tue/Thu June 14/15
June 23/25 Mon/Wed June 28/29
July 8/10 Tue/Thu July 12/13
July 21/23 Mod/Wed July 26/27
August 5/7 Tue/Thu August 9/10
August 18/20 Mon/Wed August 23/24
September 2/4 Tue/Thu September 6/7
September 22/24 Mon/Wed September 27/28
October 7/9 Tue/Thu October 11/12
October 20/22 Mon/Wed October 25/26
November 4/6 Tue/Thu November 8/9
November 17/19 Mon/Wed November 22/23
December 9/11 Tue/Thu December 13/144


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If you'd like to organize your own private group lesson for a business, school, or other group of individuals, contact us for more information.

Where can I go from here?

The PADI Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for all Professional level PADI courses, beginning with the PADI Divemaster certification.  Contact us to enroll in a PADI Rescue Diver course and prepare yourself for what lies ahead.