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OPEN WATER DIVER WEEKEND PROGRAM Join Us for Two Weekends of Adventure!

The PADI Open Water Weekend course with SCUBA WEST

If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wonderous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle.


What You Learn

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development (online, home study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving,
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills,
  • Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!

Prerequisites

To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be:

  • 10 years or older.
  • Be a comfortable swimmer.
  • Be in reasonably good health. (a medical release may be required for some students.)


The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is...well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You breathe underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you'll make at least five pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.


The Scuba Gear You Use

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear including a BCD. regulators, tank and standard accessories. The equipment you wear will be chosen by a SCUBA WEST Representative to ensure your comfort throughout the course.

FAQS - click the FAQs link for answers to questions about learning to dive.

The Learning Materials You Need

PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course  including book and video, tablet application or eLearning. Recently PADI has enhanced this program by offering the learning material in an Elearning environment via the internet.

Contact SCUBA WEST to personalise the best study option for you!

PADI's Open Water Diver materials cover what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures. For each concept you'll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Then you'll jump in the pool (or pool-like environment) to practice these skills with your instructor.

When, What and Where?

Our weekend program consists of two consecutive Saturdays and Sundaysfrom 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.Don't worry, if you need to separate those weekends, just let us know and will show you options for  your schedule. 

included in your tuition is your PADI open water CrewPak which includes your manual, your log book, and dive planner. if you'd prefer to complete the knowledge development online, let us know. You will also have to watch the Open Water diver DVD before your class. 

Scuba West complete your training right on our two and a half acre complex. When you pull into our parking lot you are just steps from our classroom, swimming pool and open water dive site, Hudson Grotto. 

Some of your time in class will be spent learning about all the cool equipment, so don't worry, we are going to supply most of that for your training. But there are a couple of things that you will need. A good mask, scuba fins with boots, and snorkel are all you need to get started. Scuba West offers all of our students discounted prices and your packages. The best part is we allow our clients to exchange any gear they are not happy with even after they've used it. Please contact us for more information. 

On the first weekend, your time will be split between classroom discussions and our  heated swimming pool. The second weekend will be spent at our dive site, Hudson Grotto, where you will complete four scuba dives under the direction of your instructor. 

 

  Start Date End Date Max. Places Places Available   Price    
16 Mar 2019 24 Mar 2019 8 7 $ 443.72

Registration
Sat 16 Mar 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Two
Sat 16 Mar 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom One
Sat 16 Mar 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim
Sat 16 Mar 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Float
Sat 16 Mar 2019
01:30 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive One
Sat 16 Mar 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Two
Sat 16 Mar 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Three
Sun 17 Mar 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Three
Sun 17 Mar 2019
08:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Four
Sun 17 Mar 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Five
Sun 17 Mar 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Exam
Sun 17 Mar 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Four
Sun 17 Mar 2019
12:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Five
Sun 17 Mar 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Dive One
Sat 23 Mar 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Two
Sat 23 Mar 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Three
Sun 24 Mar 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Four
Sun 24 Mar 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto

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06 Apr 2019 14 Apr 2019 8 8 $ 443.72

Registration
Sat 06 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Two
Sat 06 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom One
Sat 06 Apr 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim
Sat 06 Apr 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Float
Sat 06 Apr 2019
01:30 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive One
Sat 06 Apr 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Two
Sat 06 Apr 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Three
Sun 07 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Three
Sun 07 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Four
Sun 07 Apr 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Five
Sun 07 Apr 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Exam
Sun 07 Apr 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Four
Sun 07 Apr 2019
12:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Five
Sun 07 Apr 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Dive One
Sat 13 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Two
Sat 13 Apr 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Three
Sun 14 Apr 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Four
Sun 14 Apr 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto

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18 May 2019 26 May 2019 8 8 $ 443.72

Registration
Sat 18 May 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Two
Sat 18 May 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom One
Sat 18 May 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim
Sat 18 May 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Float
Sat 18 May 2019
01:30 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive One
Sat 18 May 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Two
Sat 18 May 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Three
Sun 19 May 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Three
Sun 19 May 2019
08:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Four
Sun 19 May 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Five
Sun 19 May 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Exam
Sun 19 May 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Four
Sun 19 May 2019
12:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Five
Sun 19 May 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Dive One
Sat 25 May 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Two
Sat 25 May 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Three
Sun 26 May 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Four
Sun 26 May 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto

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15 Jun 2019 23 Jun 2019 8 8 $ 443.72

Registration
Sat 15 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Two
Sat 15 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom One
Sat 15 Jun 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim
Sat 15 Jun 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Float
Sat 15 Jun 2019
01:30 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive One
Sat 15 Jun 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Two
Sat 15 Jun 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Three
Sun 16 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Three
Sun 16 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Four
Sun 16 Jun 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Five
Sun 16 Jun 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Exam
Sun 16 Jun 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Four
Sun 16 Jun 2019
12:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Five
Sun 16 Jun 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Dive One
Sat 22 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Two
Sat 22 Jun 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Three
Sun 23 Jun 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Four
Sun 23 Jun 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto

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20 Jul 2019 28 Jul 2019 8 8 $ 443.72

Registration
Sat 20 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Two
Sat 20 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom One
Sat 20 Jul 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim
Sat 20 Jul 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Float
Sat 20 Jul 2019
01:30 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive One
Sat 20 Jul 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Two
Sat 20 Jul 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Three
Sun 21 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Three
Sun 21 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Four
Sun 21 Jul 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Five
Sun 21 Jul 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Exam
Sun 21 Jul 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Four
Sun 21 Jul 2019
12:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Five
Sun 21 Jul 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Dive One
Sat 27 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Two
Sat 27 Jul 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Three
Sun 28 Jul 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Four
Sun 28 Jul 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto

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17 Aug 2019 25 Aug 2019 8 8 $ 443.72

Registration
Sat 17 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Two
Sat 17 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom One
Sat 17 Aug 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim
Sat 17 Aug 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Float
Sat 17 Aug 2019
01:30 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive One
Sat 17 Aug 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Two
Sat 17 Aug 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Three
Sun 18 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Three
Sun 18 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Four
Sun 18 Aug 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Five
Sun 18 Aug 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Exam
Sun 18 Aug 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Four
Sun 18 Aug 2019
12:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Five
Sun 18 Aug 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Dive One
Sat 24 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Two
Sat 24 Aug 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Three
Sun 25 Aug 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Four
Sun 25 Aug 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto

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21 Sep 2019 29 Sep 2019 8 8 $ 443.72

Registration
Sat 21 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Two
Sat 21 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom One
Sat 21 Sep 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim
Sat 21 Sep 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Float
Sat 21 Sep 2019
01:30 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive One
Sat 21 Sep 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Two
Sat 21 Sep 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Three
Sun 22 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Three
Sun 22 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Four
Sun 22 Sep 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Five
Sun 22 Sep 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Exam
Sun 22 Sep 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Four
Sun 22 Sep 2019
12:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Five
Sun 22 Sep 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Dive One
Sat 28 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Two
Sat 28 Sep 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Three
Sun 29 Sep 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Four
Sun 29 Sep 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto

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19 Oct 2019 27 Oct 2019 8 8 $ 443.72

Registration
Sat 19 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Two
Sat 19 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom One
Sat 19 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim
Sat 19 Oct 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Float
Sat 19 Oct 2019
01:30 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive One
Sat 19 Oct 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Two
Sat 19 Oct 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Three
Sun 20 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Three
Sun 20 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Four
Sun 20 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Five
Sun 20 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Exam
Sun 20 Oct 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Four
Sun 20 Oct 2019
12:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Five
Sun 20 Oct 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Dive One
Sat 26 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Two
Sat 26 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Three
Sun 27 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Four
Sun 27 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto

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16 Nov 2019 24 Nov 2019 8 8 $ 443.72

Registration
Sat 16 Nov 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Two
Sat 16 Nov 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom One
Sat 16 Nov 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim
Sat 16 Nov 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Float
Sat 16 Nov 2019
01:30 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive One
Sat 16 Nov 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Two
Sat 16 Nov 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Three
Sun 17 Nov 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Three
Sun 17 Nov 2019
08:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Four
Sun 17 Nov 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Five
Sun 17 Nov 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Exam
Sun 17 Nov 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Four
Sun 17 Nov 2019
12:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Five
Sun 17 Nov 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Dive One
Sat 23 Nov 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Two
Sat 23 Nov 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Three
Sun 24 Nov 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Four
Sun 24 Nov 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto

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07 Dec 2019 15 Dec 2019 8 8 $ 443.72

Registration
Sat 07 Dec 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Two
Sat 07 Dec 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom One
Sat 07 Dec 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim
Sat 07 Dec 2019
01:00 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Float
Sat 07 Dec 2019
01:30 PM
30 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive One
Sat 07 Dec 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Two
Sat 07 Dec 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Three
Sun 08 Dec 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Three
Sun 08 Dec 2019
08:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Classroom Four
Sun 08 Dec 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom Five
Sun 08 Dec 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Exam
Sun 08 Dec 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive Four
Sun 08 Dec 2019
12:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Pool Dive Five
Sun 08 Dec 2019
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Swimming Pool
Dive One
Sat 14 Dec 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Two
Sat 14 Dec 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Three
Sun 15 Dec 2019
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto
Dive Four
Sun 15 Dec 2019
10:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
Hudson Grotto

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