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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    
24 Apr 2021 EX 4/24/2021 Executive Open Water 25 Apr 2021 0 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 24 Apr 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 24 Apr 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 25 Apr 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 25 Apr 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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27 Apr 2021 OW 4/27/2021 Open Water 13 May 2021 4 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 27 Apr 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 27 Apr 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 29 Apr 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 29 Apr 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 04 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 04 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 06 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 06 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 11 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 13 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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01 May 2021 EX 5/1/2021 Executive Open Water 02 May 2021 1 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 01 May 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 01 May 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 02 May 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 02 May 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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15 May 2021 EX 5/15/2021 Executive Open Water 16 May 2021 4 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 15 May 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 15 May 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 16 May 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 16 May 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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18 May 2021 OW 5/18/2021 Open Water 03 Jun 2021 5 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 18 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 18 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 20 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 20 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 25 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 25 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 27 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 27 May 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 01 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 03 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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22 May 2021 EX 5/22/2021 Executive Open Water 23 May 2021 0 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 22 May 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 22 May 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 23 May 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 23 May 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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05 Jun 2021 EX 6/5/2021 Executive Open Water 06 Jun 2021 6 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 05 Jun 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 05 Jun 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 06 Jun 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 06 Jun 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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08 Jun 2021 OW 6/8/2021 Open Water 24 Jun 2021 6 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 08 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 08 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 10 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 10 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 15 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 15 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 17 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 17 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 22 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 24 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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26 Jun 2021 EX 6/26/2021 Executive Open Water 27 Jun 2021 6 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 26 Jun 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 26 Jun 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 27 Jun 2021
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 27 Jun 2021
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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29 Jun 2021 OW 6/29/2021 Open Water 15 Jul 2021 6 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 29 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 29 Jun 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 01 Jul 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 01 Jul 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 06 Jul 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 06 Jul 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 08 Jul 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 08 Jul 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 13 Jul 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 15 Jul 2021
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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