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Scuba Diving

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Participants will learn how to use scuba equipment in shallow water and get a brief introduction to what it takes to become a certified diver. All scuba gear is provided.

Session A:  August 28 @ 6:30pm

Session B:  October 2 @ 6:30pm

Free Trial Scuba

Scuba Certification Course

Participants will learn the fundamentals of diving, including dive equipment and technique. You will also earn a PADI Open Water Diving Certification that is recognized worldwide. Participants must be able to continuously swim 200 yards using any stroke as well as 10 minutes of survival float or treading water prior to the course. Registration fee includes all course materials and scuba equipment for class. Participants should anticipate additional fees for personal dive gear (mask, snorkel, fins & booties) and the weekend open-water dive certification trip. The approximate additional costs are outlined below.
Participants must be 18 or older.
Registration must be completed before the first day of class.

Session A:
September 2 & 9 - 25

Monday and Wednesday l 6:30 – 9:30pm


Session B:

October 7 & 14 – 30

Monday and Wednesday l 6:30 – 9:30pm

Member: $260
Non-Member: $350

The following are additional costs that participants should consider before registration. These expenses are subject to change.

Personal Dive Gear $300-$350

Open water dive trip: $250.00
Rental Equipment: $129.00
Hotel Expenses for 1 night

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For more information about registration or the facility, please contact the Aquatics Office at or 504-314-2430.