PADI Open Water Diver 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.
- The Weekend Accelerated Format is a two week format consisting of three days of classroom and pool sessions on the first weekend (Friday/Saturday/Sunday), and 2 days of ocean dives on the second weekend (Saturday/Sunday only).
- 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).
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.
What You Will Need To Buy
Before the class begins you will need the
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:
Diver Dan’s offers a 10% discount on these five items when you sign up for a class.
The total training fees are $450.00 . The fees are broken down as follows:
$200.00 Registration Fee
$250.00 Instructor / Certification Fee
Traditional: Open Water Crew Pak ($79.99) & DVD Rental ($9.99) = $89.98
Online: PADI eLearning ($202.00) & eLearning Crew Pak ($49.99) = $251.99
It costs $162.01 LESS to do Traditional Classroom Learning
What You May Rent
Rentals for your SCUBA diving equipment is included in the registration fee listed above. This includes your:
- Wetsuit (two piece 7mm), Hood, Regulator (with Dive Computer, Compass & Whistle), Weight Belt and Weights, 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.
To obtain a medical release form and view some conditions that would require a doctors release, download thePADI Medical Release Form to review before coming to class.
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.
Diver Dan’s puts safety first. If any customer, while enrolled in a class of Diver Dan’s , is observed to be under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, or other drugs; he or she will be asked to leave the class immediately. The customer will forfeit all fees paid. There will be no refunds.
No store fees will be refunded once class has begun. Classes are transferable for up to one year from original start date.
|Start Date||Day||Format||Ocean Dates||Instructor|
|January 6, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Jan. 14/15||Karahroudy/Volk|
|January 13, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Jan. 21/23||Epperly/Halem|
|January 20, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Jan. 28/29||Hoyt/Butatis|
|January 27, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Feb. 4/5||Kastner/Turner|
|February 3, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Feb. 11/12||Kim / Wilson|
|February 10, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Feb. 18/19||Chu/Niemiec|
|February 17, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Feb. 25/26||Cotter/Pere|
|February 24, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||March 4/5||Smolgovski/Mayer|
|March 3, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||March 11/12||Kastner/Turner|
|March 10, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||March 5/6||Karahroudy/Volk|
|March 17,2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||March 25/26||Vandercook/Lockwood|
|March 24, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||April 1/2||Tabel/Teachout|
|March 31, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||April 8/9||Zaugg/Tugin|
|April 21, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||April 29/30||Vandercook/Lockwood|
|April 28, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||May 6/7||Hoyt/Butatis|
|May 5, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||May 13/14||Smolgovski/Mayer|
|May 12, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||May 20/21||Tabel/Teachout|
|May 19, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||May 27/28||Kim / Wilson|
|May 26, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||June 3/4||Cotter/Pere|
|June 2, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||June 10/11||Epperly/Halem|
|June 9, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||June 17/18||Zaugg/Tugin|
|June 16, 20023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||June 24/25||Karahroudy/Volk|
|June 23, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||July 1/2||Chu/Niemiec|
|June 30, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||July 8 / 9||Kastner/Turner|
|July 7, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||July 15/16||Epperly/Halem|
|July 14, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||July 22/23||Kim / Wilson|
|July 21, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||July 29/30||Cotter/Pere|
|July 28, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Aug 5/6||Hoyt/Butatis|
|Aug 4, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Aug 12/13||Chu/Niemiec|
|Aug 11, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Aug 19/20||Smolgovski/Mayer|
|Aug 18, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Aug 26/27||Karahroudy/Volk|
|Sept 1,2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Sept 9/10||Kim / Wilson|
|Sept 8, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Sept 16/17||Tabel/Teachout|
|Sept 15, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Sept 23/24||Kastner/Turner|
|Sept 22, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Sept 30/Oct 1||Hoyt/Butatis|
|Sept 29, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Oct 7/8||Vandercook/Lockwood|
|October 6, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Oct 14/15||Zaugg/Tugin|
|October 13, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Oct 21/22||Smolgovski/Mayer|
|October 20, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||oct 28/29||Epperly/Halem|
|October 27, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Nov 4/5||Cotter/Pere|
|November 3, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Nov 11/12||Vandercook/Lockwood|
|November 10, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Nov 18/19||Tabel/Teachout|
|November 17, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Dec 2/3||Epperly/Halem|
|December 1, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Dec 9/10||Zaugg/Tugin|
|December 8, 2023||(Fri)||Fri/Sat/Sun||Dec 16/17||Chu/Niemiec|
|Start Date||Day||Format||Ocean Dates||Instructor|
|March 6, 2023||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||March 18/19||Smolgovski/Mayer|
|April 10, 2023||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||April 22/23||Epperly/Halem|
|May 1, 2023||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||May 13/14||Cotter/Pere|
|June 5, 2023||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||June 17/18||Karahroudy/Volk|
|July 10, 2023||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||July 22/23||Kim/Wilson|
|August 7, 2023||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||Aug. 19/20||Hoyt/Butatis|
|September 11, 2023||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||Sept. 23/24||Zaugg/Tugin|
|October 2, 2023||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||Oct. 14/15||Kastner/Turner|
|November 6, 2023||(Mon)||M/Tu/W/Th||Nov. 18/19||Vandercook/Lockwood|
Classes scheduled less than 24 hours prior to the class start time are not guaranteed. Please call the store for more details.