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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

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.
 
COURSE PRICE & DURATION:
$495 for Traditional Weeknight Open Water
$595 for Executive Weekend Open Water
$695 Scuba Camp for Kids eLearning Options
$425 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, Travel with us or Referral 
LINKS: Medical questionnaire (pdf)


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 personalize 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.

Come learn to dive with us. To sign up online click on the shopping basket of the selected course or please visit our Online Shopping page.

    Start Date Course Course Type End Date Places Available   Price    
18 Jun 2024 OW 6/18/2024 Open Water 04 Jul 2024 0 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 18 Jun 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 18 Jun 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 20 Jun 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 20 Jun 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 25 Jun 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 25 Jun 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 27 Jun 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 27 Jun 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 02 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 04 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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22 Jun 2024 EX 6/22/2024 Executive Open Water 23 Jun 2024 0 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 22 Jun 2024
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 22 Jun 2024
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 23 Jun 2024
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 23 Jun 2024
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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29 Jun 2024 EX 6/29/2024 Executive Open Water 30 Jun 2024 5 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 29 Jun 2024
08:30 AM
08 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Day 1 Class Session
Sat 29 Jun 2024
08:30 AM
08 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Day 1 Pool Session
Sat 29 Jun 2024
08:30 AM
08 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 29 Jun 2024
08:30 AM
08 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 30 Jun 2024
08:30 AM
08 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Day 2 Class Session
Sun 30 Jun 2024
08:30 AM
08 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Day 2 Pool Session
Sun 30 Jun 2024
08:30 AM
08 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 30 Jun 2024
08:30 AM
08 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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09 Jul 2024 OW 7/9/2024 Open Water 25 Jul 2024 5 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 09 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 09 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 11 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 11 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 16 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 16 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 18 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 18 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 23 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 25 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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20 Jul 2024 EX 7/20/2024 Executive Open Water 21 Jul 2024 3 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 20 Jul 2024
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 20 Jul 2024
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 21 Jul 2024
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 21 Jul 2024
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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30 Jul 2024 OW 7/30/2024 Open Water 15 Aug 2024 6 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 30 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 30 Jul 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 01 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 01 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 06 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 06 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 08 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 08 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 13 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 15 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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03 Aug 2024 EX 8/3/2024 Executive Open Water 04 Aug 2024 3 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 03 Aug 2024
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 03 Aug 2024
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 04 Aug 2024
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 04 Aug 2024
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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17 Aug 2024 EX 8/17/2024 Executive Open Water 18 Aug 2024 6 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 17 Aug 2024
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 17 Aug 2024
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 18 Aug 2024
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 18 Aug 2024
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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20 Aug 2024 OW 8/20/2024 Open Water 05 Sep 2024 6 US$ 495.00

Open Water

Module 1 Class
Tue 20 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 2 Class
Tue 20 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 1
Thu 22 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 2
Thu 22 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 3 Class
Tue 27 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Module 4 Class
Tue 27 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 3
Thu 29 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Pool Module 4
Thu 29 Aug 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool
Module 5 Class
Tue 03 Sep 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
BWD Rochelle Park Class Room
Pool Module 5
Thu 05 Sep 2024
07:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Bwd Rochelle Park Pool

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07 Sep 2024 EX 9/7/2024 Executive Open Water 08 Sep 2024 6 US$ 595.00

Executive Open Water

Classroom Day 1
Sat 07 Sep 2024
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 1
Sat 07 Sep 2024
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Classroom Day 2
Sun 08 Sep 2024
08:30 AM
03 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store
Pool Day 2
Sun 08 Sep 2024
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Bwd Store

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