Open Water Diver Course

Scuba LessonsIf you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your SCUBA diving certification with the Open Water Diver course.

To enroll in an Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

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What will you learn?

The Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • Confined Water Dives (pool) to learn basic scuba skills
  • Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!
    • Open Water can refer to a lake if you do the entire course with Scuba Savvy, or ask us about referral dives where you can complete the open water portion of your class while you are on vacation.

How can you start learning now?

You can start learning with home-study materials. Stop by Scuba Savvy to enroll in the course, get your materials and start the adventure today. Your Scuba Savvy Instructor will schedule time with you to check your progress and make sure you understand important scuba diving information.


What scuba gear will you use?

In the Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.

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