PADI Rescue Diver Course


Learn From The Experts In Diver Training


Welcome to the World of Rescue Diving!
We at Diver Dan’s look forward to helping you get trained as a Rescue Diver. As a Rescue Diver you will be better able to help yourself and other divers! If you have any questions or would like to sign up, stop by or call us. See you “Down Under” !

In order to take the PADI Rescue Diver Course you must first have the following Prerequisites:

• 12 years of age or older
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent).
• Current CPR/First Aid Training (Emergency First Response or equivalent).

Training Fees

The total training fees are $225.00. The fees are broken down as follows:

$25.00 Registration Fee
$200.00 Instructor / Certification Fee

Class Schedule

The Rescue Diver Course is a one-week course consisting of:
  • Two classroom sessions
  • One weekend of pool/ocean dives.
The pool training will be done on Saturday morning and ocean training will be done on Sunday morning.
Begin DatesFormatTimesOceanInstructor
April 1/3, 2024Mon/Wed7-10pmApril 6/7Hoyt / Daurelio
April 16/18, 2024Tue/Thu7-10pmApril 20/21Chu / Niemiec
April 29/May 1, 2024Mon/Wed7-10pmMay 4/5Cotter / Pere
May 14/16, 2024Tue/Thu7-10pmMay 18/19Kim / Wilson
June 3/5, 2024Mon/Wed7-10pmJune 8/9Karahroudy / Gapasin
June 18/20, 2024Tue/Thu7-10pmJune 22/23Kastner / Burdick
July 8/10, 2024Mon/Wed7-10pmJuly 13/14Duggal / Mautino
July 23/25, 2024Tue/Thu7-10pmJuly 27/28Vandercook / Bouldin
Aug. 5/7, 2024Mon/Wed7-10pmAug. 10/11Mayer / Jiang
Aug. 20/22, 2024Tue/Thu7-10pmAug. 24/25Epperly / Halem
Sept. 9/11, 2024Mon/Wed7-10pmSept. 14/15Hoyt / Daurelio
Sept. 24/26, 2024Tue/Thu7-10pmSept. 28/29Chu / Niemiec
Oct. 7/9, 2024Mon/Wed7-10pmOct. 12/13Cotter / Pere
Oct. 22/24, 2024Tue/Thu7-10pmOct. 26/27Kim / Wilson
Nov. 4/6, 2024Mon/Wed7-10pmNov. 9/10Karahroudy / Gapasin
Dec. 10/12, 2024Tue/Thu7-10pmDec. 14/15Kastner / Burdick

What You Will Need To Buy

Prior to the classroom session, you will need to buy the PADI Rescue Crew Pack. Please read and complete the Knowledge Reviews before the class begins. Before your pool session you will need your own personal snorkeling gear which includes a Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Boots and Gloves.


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: Rescue Diver Crew Pak = $89.99
Online: PADI eLearning = $211.00
It costs $121.01 LESS to do Traditional Classroom Learning

What You May Rent

You may rent your SCUBA at Diver Dan’s. This includes your Wetsuit, Hood, Regulator (with Dive Computer, Compass & Whistle), 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.

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 drugs; he or she will be asked to leave the class immediately.  The customer will forfeit all fees paid.  There will be no refunds.

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.

Cancellation Policy

No store fees will be refunded once class has begun. Classes are transferable for up to one year from original start date.

Online Registration For PADI Rescue Diver Course

You can also register online by paying the $25.00 registration fee. Your instructor will collect the remaining fees in person.

Classes scheduled less than 24 hours prior to the class start time are not guaranteed. Please call the store for more details.

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