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OPEN WATER DIVER The world's most popular scuba diving course

The PADI Open Water Diver course with Blue Water Divers

COURSE PRICE & DURATION: $495 for Traditional Weeknight Open Water $595 for Executive Weekend Open Water
$695 Scuba Camp for Kids eLearning Options
$395 Certification Dives Boy Scouts Scuba Merit Badge PREREQUISITES: 10years old Potential Dive Medical
COURSE CONTENTS: Completion of 5 Knowledge Development segments, including Quizzes and Final Exam. Completion of Confined Water Dives 1-5. Meet watermanship requirements Completion Open Water Dives 1-4
EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Mask, Fins, Snorkel, and Booties Certification Dives Dutch Springs or Referral
LINKS: Medical questionnaire (pdf)

Learn to Scuba Dive with one of our PADI Open Water Courses. It’s your first step into the exciting underwater world! This course will educate you in all you need to know in order to enjoy recreational diving all over the world. Its emphasis is in allowing you to understand the basic concepts behind scuba diving and for you to be comfortable and feel confident using scuba equipment. In the program you will be trained in the safe and correct donning of equipment, as well as water entry and exits using a Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) as well as the affect on you in the underwater environment and vice-versa. We will also help you to appreciate the underwater world, which allows us to be its guest.


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:

  • Minimum Age: 10 Years Old (there will be an additional fee of $100 for 10-11 year olds due to the restrictions on class size)
  • Must be in good physical health (Physician's approval may be needed)
  • Able to swim 200 yards unassisted and tread water for 10 minutes


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 two 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 dive computer, and standard accessories. The equipment you wear will be chosen by  a Blue Water Divers Representative to ensure your comfort throughout the course. Students are required to purchase their own snorkeling gear which includes a Mask, Fins, Snorkel, and Booties. 


The Learning Materials You Need

PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course.  With Blue Water Divers, the learning materials are included in the course fee and you can do one of these 3 options: book package & DVD, touch tablet (we supply the code to download) & DVD, or Elearning (we supply the code) which completes all your academics prior to class online via the internet. 

Contact Blue Water Divers 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.

  Start Date Course Course Type End Date Places Available   Price    
17 Sep 2019 OW 9/17/2019 Open Water 03 Oct 2019 3 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 17 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 17 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 19 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 19 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 24 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 24 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 26 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 26 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 01 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 03 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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21 Sep 2019 EX 9/21/2019 Executive Open Water 22 Sep 2019 1 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 21 Sep 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 21 Sep 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 22 Sep 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 22 Sep 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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05 Oct 2019 EX 10/5/2019 Executive Open Water 06 Oct 2019 3 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 05 Oct 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 05 Oct 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 06 Oct 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 06 Oct 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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08 Oct 2019 OW 10/8/2019 Open Water 24 Oct 2019 5 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 08 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 08 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 10 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 10 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 15 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 15 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 17 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 17 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 22 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 24 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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19 Oct 2019 EX 10/19/2019 Executive Open Water 20 Oct 2019 6 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 19 Oct 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 19 Oct 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 20 Oct 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 20 Oct 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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29 Oct 2019 OW 10/29/2019 Open Water 14 Nov 2019 6 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 29 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 29 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 31 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 31 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 05 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 05 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 07 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 07 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 12 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 14 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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02 Nov 2019 EX 11/2/2019 Executive Open Water 03 Nov 2019 6 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 02 Nov 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 02 Nov 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 03 Nov 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 03 Nov 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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19 Nov 2019 OW 11/19/2019 Open Water 05 Dec 2019 6 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 19 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 19 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 21 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 21 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 26 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 26 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 28 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 28 Nov 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 03 Dec 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 05 Dec 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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23 Nov 2019 EX 11/23/2019 Executive Open Water 24 Nov 2019 6 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 23 Nov 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 23 Nov 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 24 Nov 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 24 Nov 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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07 Dec 2019 EX 12/7/2019 Executive Open Water 08 Dec 2019 6 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 07 Dec 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 07 Dec 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 08 Dec 2019
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 08 Dec 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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