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We are happy to now offer all of the knowledge development courses online through PADI eLearning! PADI eLearning allows you to study online at home, complete the knowledge reviews, quizes, and final exams at your own pace and then come back to us when you are ready to begin your in water training sessions. Contact us for eLearning pricing and begin your adventure today!

 

 

 

 

Classes for Non-divers

 

Classes for Divers(or those who wish to become divers)

 

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Whether you're ready to take the plunge and become a certified open water diver or you want to further your diving education, we offer PADI classes from Discover SCUBA where you can get in the water for the first time and begin your adventure to divemaster which is the first level as a professional diver! We also offer several classes for non-divers.

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Discover SCUBA Diving(DSD)

Give it a try. Diving can change your life!!

READY TO GET WET?? The PADI DIscover SCUBA diving program is designed to introduce people to SCUBA under the direct control of a PADI Professional level diver. Under the leadership of a qualified PADI pro, you can get out and try SCUBA today! The DSD program teaches the basic safety skills, put on dive equipment and swim in the underwater environment. The DSD experience begins in the pool or a confined open water environment and after learning a few basic skills you will then advance to an open water experience under the direct guidance of a PADI Pro. And the best part is, your Discover SCUBA experience can be applied as credit towards your Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver course!!

If you're looking for a convenient way to try scuba, look to a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience to broaden your horizons. You can jump into this program near home in a pool, or on vacation near open water.

Give it a try. Diving can change your life.

  • World's most popular introduction to scuba diving
  • Available in a pool, ocean, river, lake, quarry or almost anywhere there's water
  • Discover Scuba Diving skills may be credited toward the PADI Open Water Diver certification
  • Average dive depth is 6 metres/20 feet (12 metres/40 feet is the maximum depth)
  • Most Discover Scuba Diving experiences take just an hour or two
  • No equipment necessary – everything's provided except you supply the smiles

Course Price: $150

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Open Water Diver

If you've always wondered what lies beneath the surface, now's the time to find out. Start the journey of a lifetime with the PADI Open Water Diver course. It will change you forever.

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, your PADI Instructor takes you through the basics of learning how to scuba dive. You start in a pool or pool-like conditions and progress to the open water (ocean, lake, quarry, etc.) getting the background knowledge along the way.


Earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification is just the beginning. As a certified diver, fabulous dive destinations, exciting people, unparalleled adventure and uncommon tranquility await you. And, as you continue your adventure and gain experience through higher training levels, your opportunities expand.

  • Number of Dives: Five Confined Water Dives and Four Open Water Dives Knowledge Development: Five sessions Prerequisites: 10 for Junior Open Water Diver and 15 for Open Water Diver. Good health, reasonable fitness and comfort in the water. Materials You'll Need: PADI Open Water Crew-Pak, PADI Open Water Video or DVD, Log Book.
  • Equipment you'll use during the course includes: mask, fins, snorkel, tank, regulator, buoyancy compensator, submersible pressure gauge and exposure protection as required by the local environment.

Becoming a diver opens a door to a whole new world. Open yours and step through.

We offer small class sizes for more individual attention to each student. Your success and comfort in the water is our goal!

Classes start at $495+ gear rental, personal gear (mask, snorkel, fins, boots, & gloves) and course materials

Open Water Diver Crew Pack $65.00

We also offer private one on one or group instruction for the open water diver course. This is ideal for those that want to earn their open water diver rating at their own pace, for couples, families, or groups of friends that are looking to begin their adventure but don't want to work with a large classroom setting!

 

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Open Water Diver Referral

Heading off on a tropical trip? Don't like the idea of cold water? The referral program offers you the opportunity to do the knowledge and pool portions of the class here and the open water dives anywhere that offers PADI courses!!!

Course Price: $350**

Materials: Open Water Crew-Pak $69.95

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Adventure Diver

Move up and experience real adventure with the Adventure Diver course. As you step beyond the PADI Open Water Diver level, you make three dives and have the opportunity to try some of diving's most rewarding and useful specialty activities, such as deep diving, underwater photography, wreck diving and much more. These skills make diving much more than underwater sightseeing.

In the Adventure Diver course, with your PADI Instructor you choose three additional from more than 15 Adventure Dives available to complete your course. For PADI Advanced Open Water, you complete three Adventure Dives as well as the deep and underwater navigation Adventure Dives. These dives boost your confidence as you build these foundational skills.You can go diving at night, check out the local wrecks in the area or even fly through the ocean on a diver propulsion vehicle – all during your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course.

 

  • Must be a PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization) and 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
  • Number of dives: Three dives
  • Adventures Dive options include altitude diving, AWARE-fish identification, boat diving, deep diving, diver propulsion vehicle use, drift diving, dry suit diving, multilevel and computer diving, night diving, peak performance buoyancy, search and recovery, underwater nature study, underwater navigation, underwater photography, underwater videography and wreck diving.
  • Each Adventure Dive in the PADI Adventure Diver course may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver course.
  • Materials: Adventures in Diving Crew-Pak, Adventures in Diving manual and video or Adventures in Diving Multimedia , and logbook

Course Price:$Call

Adventures in Diving Crew-Pak, w/Surface marker bouy and whistle $89.95

 

 

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Advanced Open Water Diver

(AOW)

Move up and experience real adventure with the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. As you step beyond the PADI Open Water Diver level, you make five dives and have the opportunity to try some of diving's most rewarding and useful specialty activities, such as deep diving, digital underwater photography, wreck diving and much more. These skills make diving much more than underwater sightseeing. Plus, the Advanced Open Water Diver course takes you one step closer to Master Scuba Diver – the ultimate non professional certification in recreational diving. With your PADI Instructor you complete the deep and underwater navigation Adventure Dives. These dives boost your confidence as you build these foundational skills. Then, you choose three additional dives from more than 15 Adventure Dives to complete your course. You can go diving at night, check out the local wrecks in the area or even fly through the ocean on a diver propulsion vehicle – all during your PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. Must be a PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization) and 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver) 

  • Number of dives: Five dives  Adventure Dive options include altitude diving, AWARE-fish identification, boat diving, deep diving, diver propulsion vehicle use, drift diving, dry suit diving, multilevel and computer diving, night diving, peak performance buoyancy, search and recovery, underwater nature study, underwater navigation, underwater photography, underwater videography and wreck diving Each Adventure Dive in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver course
  • Materials: Adventures in Diving Crew-Pak, Adventures in Diving manual and video and logbook

Course Price: $275*

Adventures in Diving Crew-Pak, w/Surface Marker Bouy and Whistle $89.95

 

 

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Rescue Diver

Challenging and rewarding best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. This course will expand your knowledge and experience level. Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is challenging, it is a rewarding way to build your confidence. Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. Many divers say this is the best course they've ever taken. You'll cover:

  • Self-rescue and diver stress Emergency management and equipment Panicked diver response In-water rescue breathing protocols Egress (exits)
  • Dive accident scenarios

Imagine this, you are on a dive with your buddy and you come across another diver in trouble! Do you have the knowledge and skills nessecary to help the diver in trouble get back to the shore or dive boat safely? With the PADI Rescue Diver course you will! This course is a very important step in expanding your knowledge and experience as a diver.

Prerequisites:15 years old (12 for junior rescue diver), Advanced Open Water, 20 logged dives with experience in deep diving(within 130 foot recreational limits!) and search and recovery, and First Aid/CPR within 24 months(if your first aid/cpr is not current, we can provide classes)

$325*

Rescue Diver Crew-Pak $69.95

Rescue Diver Manual w/Slate $44.95

Rescue Diver Video, DVD $24.95

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Divemaster

Take charge of your adventure. Become a PADI Divemaster!

Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. 

During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems. You put this knowledge into action through an internship or series of practical training exercises. Divemaster is an entry level professional rating. The PADI divemaster is an essential part of any teaching team. The divemaster also controls dives form charters boats, can lead Discover Local Diving, teach the PADI Skin Diver course and oversee the safety of sport divers. Some of the qualities expected from a PADI Divemaster are: exemplary dive skills, rescue skill, professional level knowledge of dive theory, management and supervisory skills, competence as a certified assistant, role model behavior, display enthusiasm, and have fun! Think this is for you?

  • Minimum Number of Logged Dives: 60 for certification as PADI Divemaster Knowledge Development: 12 topics ranging from dive theory to assisting student divers in training
  • Prerequisites: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization), PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization), 20 logged dives, 18 years old.

Materials You'll Need:

  •  PADI Divemaster Manual, Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) – all three versions (Table, Wheel and eRDP including associated Instructions for Use booklets) The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving Diving Knowledge Workbook Divemaster Slates Instructor Guides for the programs that may be conducted by PADI Divemasters.
  • PADI Divemaster Video

Take charge of your adventure. Become a PADI Divemaster.

Entry Prerequisites: Certified Advanced and Rescue diver, minimum 20 logged dives, 18 years old, and medical clearance signed by a physician

Completion Requirements:60 logged dives with documented experience in night diving, deep diving and underwater navigation; current first aid/CPR; read and abide by the PADI membership and license agreement.

Course prices start at $800*

Divemaster Crew-Pak $349.95

 

eRDP $38.95

 

 

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Peak Performance Bouyancy

Get the buoyancy control great divers have with PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy.

 

Float effortlessly, drifting over reefs. Be the diver you want to be, with ultimate buoyancy control, able to hover close to the bottom and examine underwater organisms without touching them. Buoyancy skills separate the good divers from the great divers. In the Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course, you will learn to how to precisely weight yourself for optimum control, poise and balance. You learn to ascend and descend so effortlessly, it seems like you only think about it and it happens. By mastering streamlining, you move through the water cleanly, efficiently and gracefully. You swim near fragile environments without harm to them or yourself.

  • Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization) and 10 years old. Number of dives: Two Buoyancy fundamentals, weighting and adjustments Streamlining, balance and trim Fine tuning buoyancy and mastering hovering Materials: You'll Need Peak Performance Buoyancy video
  • Certification counts toward the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating.

 

Course Price: $125*

Peak Performance Buoyancy Chevron $3.50

Peak Performance Buoyancy Video $24.95

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Project AWARE

The underwater world needs heroes. You can be one of them by championing the causes of the world's most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems. Sign up for the Project AWARE Specialty course to learn about some of the most pressing problems facing these vulnerable environments and everyday actions you can take to help conserve them. It's informative, interesting and most importantly, you learn how to make a difference. Project AWARE Foundation is the dive industry's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving the aquatic environment through education, advocacy and action. Besides completing the Project AWARE Specialty course, you can become a partner in the efforts to preserve the underwater environment.

  • The ocean commons and coastal zone issues Fisheries challenges and sustainability Coral environment overview and inhabitants the role of the diver in protecting aquatic environments Materials: You'll need AWARE: Our World, Our Water
  • Certification counts toward the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating.

The underwater world needs heroes. Be one. Learn how to conserve the aquatic environment.

Course Price: $50*

Project AWARE Our World Our Water Manual $27.95

Project AWARE Certificate $4.95

AWARE Specialty Chevron $3.50

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Coral Reef Conservation Course

The AWARE - Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course teaches divers, snorkelers and nondivers about the vital role of coral reefs in the marine environment. The course also familiarizes participants with the current state of the world's coral reefs and how they can help. There are no dives or age limits. Divers and nondivers alike enjoy learning about the aquatic environment.

  • An introduction to the Project AWARE Foundation Covers the importance of coral reefs to marine ecosystems and coastal areas Coral reef biology, association and competition The status of the world's coral reefs
  • How participants can help, including responsible diving and snorkeling practices

Course Price: $50*

Project AWARE Our World Our Water Manual $27.95

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Discover Local Diving

Discover Local Diving is for people who are certified divers but are unfamiliar with local conditions or marine life. If you are new to the area, shoot us an e-mail and we will get you acclimated to diving in the Pacific Northwest.

Cost varies on location of dive *

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Scuba Review

Been out of the water for awhile? Skills a little rusty? SCUBA review is for you!

Course prices start at $100*

Scuba tune up guidebook $25

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