How Do I Get Certified?
There are three basic parts to PADI Open Water Diver Certification, academic learning, confined water (pool) skills and open water certifications
How Long Does It Take To Get Certified?
The academic learning takes approximately 10 hours. The pool sessions and academic review are two and a half days usually over a weekend. The Certification dives take an additional two days, usually over a weekend.
Do I Need to Know How To Swim?
Yes. Basic swimming skills are necessary, while you don’t need to be the strongest swimmer, you will demonstrate your ability to swim nonstop 200 yards and perform a 10 minutes tread water/float.
What Personal Gear Do I Need to Get Started?
You will need a pair of fins, booties, a mask and a snorkel to train in the pool and for the open water certification dives.
Do I Need A Physical To Start Diving?
All students complete a medical questionnaire. As a precaution, certain medical conditions may require a physician assessment as it relates to diving. Medical Questionnaire
Did you know that scuba diving classes may be applied to college courses for credit in place of many physical education requirements.
This allows you the student to select a course not offered by every school and also learn something which you can use when vacationing or maybe in their career. The discipline and knowledge learned while scuba diving will provide skills that will last a lifetime and may be applied to many areas of your life now and in the future. Contact Captain Ron for more information. Transcript Request
How Can I Help Protect The Ocean
You can help protect the ocean – One Dive At A Time. Check out these tips to BE AWARE and protect the Ocean Planet! AWARE TIPS FOR DIVERS
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