PADI Open Water Diver

Become a certified open water diver.

PADI Open Water Certification

If you want to learn how to scuba dive and experience the wondrous paradise right beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Take scuba lessons with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) and get your certification. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s leading and most popular scuba diving course. It consists of three main phases: Knowledge Development (Home Study), Confined Water Dives (Pool Dives), and Open Water Dives (Local Freshwater of Salt Water elsewhere). You must be at least ten years of age. Learn from the professionals and start your scuba certification today!

Opens Water Certification Learning Options

PADI Textbook & DVD - $199

Small group class of up to 10 students offered on weeknights and weekend days. The textbook is yours to keep, and a video is to be loaned to you. If you want to keep a video for future reference, you can purchase one for an additional charge. This option is home study, and you must complete all videos and textbook knowledge reviews before class.

Includes: Everything! All gear rental, pool session, and certification card.

PADI eLearning - $330

Small group class of up to 10 students offered on weeknights and weekend days. PADI’s web-based experience allows you to complete your knowledge development from your computer online. This option is home study, and you must complete all videos and knowledge reviews before class.

Includes: Everything! All gear rental, pool session, and certification card.

Private Lessons - $350

One on one training scheduled for your convenience. You will be the one to set the class dates and times to meet your needs. Add an additional $120 for PADI eLearning.

Includes: Everything! All gear rental, pool session, and certification card.

 

Semi-Private Lessons - $595

Perfect option for couples, scheduled at your convenience. Add $120 for PADI eLearning.

Includes: Everything! All gear rental, pool session, and certification card.

Open Water Check-Out Dives - $150

Each diver must complete 4 Open Water dives to finish their certification. Some students like to do these in the beautiful ocean while on vacation, while others want to finish here at Hidden Paradise, a local Indiana quarry. All 4 of your Open Water dives must be completed over the span of two days, and each student will practice the skills they perfected in the pool session. Not sure what is the best option for you? Give us a call, and we can help!

What's next?

Once you become a PADI Open Water Diver, it’s time to take the next step. Refine your skills and become more confident with an Advanced Open Water Diver Certification.