PADI Open Water Course
Learn From The Experts In Diver Training
Welcome to the World of SCUBA Diving!
We at Diver Dan’s look forward to helping you get started into the exciting world of SCUBA Diving. If you have any questions or would like to sign up stop by or call us. See you “Down Under”!
The total training fees are $395.00. The fees are broken down as follows:
$195.00 Registration Fee
$200.00 Instructor / Certification Fee
Online Registration For PADI Open Water Course
You can also register online by paying the $195.00 registration fee. Your instructor will collect the remaining fees in person.
We offer the PADI Open Water SCUBA Course with two different schedule formats.
The Weeknight Format is a two week class consisting of eight classroom/pool sessions (four per week), and ocean dives on the final weekend of the class. The ocean dives consist of four SCUBA dives and one snorkeling dive (optional).
The Weekend Accelerated Format is the exact same course as our regular format except that it is done in only two weekends! This two-weekend course consists of all the class and pool sessions in the first weekend and ocean dives on the second weekend.
Weeknight Format (Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs @ 7-10pm for Two Weeks)
|Start Date 2019||Day||Format||Ocean Dates||Instructor|
|January 7, 2019||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||Jan. 19/20||Cotter / Geer|
|February 4, 2019||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||Feb. 16/17||Hoyt / Halem|
|March 4, 2019||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||March 16/18||Smolgovski|
|April 1, 2019||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||April 21/22||Epperly|
|May 6, 2019||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||May 18/19||Havlek / Zaugg|
|June 3, 2019||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||June 15/16||Spangler / Anderson|
|July 8, 2019||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||July 20/21||Romani / Chu|
|August 5, 2019||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||Aug. 17/18||Richards / Duggal|
|September 9, 2019||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||Sept. 21/22||Van Gogh / Penner|
|October 7, 2019||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||Oct. 19/20||Tabel / Kim|
|November 4, 2019||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||Nov. 16/17||Rinde / Kraemer|
Weekend Accelerated Format (Fri @ 6:30 PM – 10PM, Sat & Sun @ 9am-6pm)
|Start Date -2018||Day||Format||Ocean Dates||Instructor|
|Dec. 7, 2018||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Dec. 15/16||Van Gogh / Penner|
|Dec. 14, 2018||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Dec. 22/23||Rinde / Kraemer|
|Start Date -2019||Day||Format||Ocean Dates||Isntructor|
|January. 4, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Jan 12/13||Romani/Chu|
|January 11, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Jan 19/20||Havlek/Zaugg|
|January 18, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Jan 26/27||Hoyt/Vega|
|January 25, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Feb 2/3||Richards/Duggal|
|February 1, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Feb 9/10||Spangler/Anderson|
|February 8, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Feb 16/17||Van Gogh / Penner|
|February 15, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||March 17/18||Cotter/ Geer|
|February 22, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||March 2/3||Smolgovski|
|March 1, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||March 9/10||Richards/Duggal|
|March 8, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Mar 16/17||Romani/Chu|
|March 15, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Mar 23/24||Rinde / Kraemer|
|March 22, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||March 30/31||Tabel / Kim|
|March 29, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||April 6/7||Epperly|
|April 5, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||April 13/14||Hoyt / Vega|
|April 26, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||May 4/5||Rinde / Kraemer|
|May 3, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||May 11/12||Smolgovski|
|May 10, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||May 18/19||Spangler / Aderson|
|May 17, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||May 25/26||Tabel / Kim|
|May 24, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||June 1/2||Cotter / Geer|
|May 31, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||June 8/9||Epperly|
|June 7, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||June 15/16||Havlek / Zaugg|
|June 14, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||June 22/23||Van Gogh / Penner|
|June 21, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||June 29/30||Romani / Chu|
|June 28, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||July 6/7||Richards / Duggal|
|July 5, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||July 13/14||Spangler / Aderson|
|July 12, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||July 20/21||Cotter / Geer|
|July 19, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||July 27/28||Hoyt / Vega|
|July 26, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Aug. 3/4||Van Gogh / Penner|
|August 2, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Aug. 10/11||Smolgovski|
|August 9, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Aug. 17/18||Romani / Chu|
|August 16, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Aug. 24/25||Spangler / Anderson|
|August 30, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Sept. 7/8||Tabel / Kim|
|September 6, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Sept. 14/15||Richards / Duggal|
|September 13, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Sept. 21/22||Hoyt / Vega|
|September 20, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Sept 28/29||Rinde / Kraemer|
|September 27, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Oct. 5/6||Havlek / Zaugg|
|October 4, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Oct. 12/13||Smolgovski|
|October 11, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Oct. 19/20||Epperly|
|October 18, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Oct. 26/27||Cotter / Geer|
|October 25, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Nov. 2/3||Rinde / Kraemer|
|November 1, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Nov. 9/10||Tabel / Kim|
|November 8, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Nov. 16/17||Epperly|
|November 15, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Nov. 23/24||Havlek / Zaugg|
|November 22, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Dec. 7/8||Cotter / Geer|
|December 13, 2019||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Dec. 21/22||Van Gogh / Penner|
What You Will Need To Buy
Before the class begins you will need the PADI Open Water Crew Student kit and PADI Open Water DVD (The DVD may be rented). The student kit includes the PADI Open Water Diver Manual, Dive Tables, Logbook, and a Student Record File. An internet eLearning option from PADI is also available (ask for details).
Before your first pool session you will need your own personal gear which includes a Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Boots and Gloves. Diver Dan’s offers a 10% discount on these five items when you sign up for a class!
If you wish to skip the traditional classroom training, one option you have is to do your classroom training Online (additional cost) Click on the image below to learn more about PADI’s eLearning.
Cost of Traditional Classroom Materials Versus Online e Leaning
Traditional: Open Water Crew Pak ($79.99) & DVD Rental ($9.99) = $89.98
Online: PADI eLearning ($185.00) & eLearning Crew Pak ($49.99) = $234.99
It costs $145.01 LESS to do Traditional Classroom Learning
What You May Rent
The rest of your SCUBA diving equipment is included in the rental fee listed above. This includes your Wetsuit, Hood, Regulator, Weight Belt, Buoyancy Control Device (BCD), and Aluminum Tanks. If you purchase all of these items from Diver Dan’s before your Ocean Dives, you will receive a $100 Rebate!
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 to review before coming to class.
No store fees will be refunded once class has begun. Classes are transferable for up to one year from original start date.