PADI Open Water Course

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We are now offering PADI classes at Blue Springs. Are you looking at becoming a scuba diver or are you already certified and want to continue your diving education. Either way, we can help. Our in house instructors are ready to get you started. If you are already certified with PADI and want to continue your diving education with PADI, we are your one stop shop. With our onsite classroom, confined training area & open water training site, you can complete everything without having to drive from place to place so that you can complete your class.

Open Water Training All Inclusive Pricing

Class Discount Available for: Active Duty Military, EMS, Fire & Police

Who should take this course?

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

What will you learn?

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

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

You may be able to  get college credit for the Open Water Diver course.
Short on time? The  PADI Scuba Diver course might be right for you.

How can you start learning now?

Enroll in Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – and you can start learning right away. PADI Open Water Diver Online gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program. Get started now!

You can also start learning with PADI’s home-study materials – Open Water Diver TouchTM (a tablet app) or the Open Water Diver Manual and Open Water Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Stop by your local PADI dive shop to enroll in the course, get your materials and start reading the book and watching the video. Your PADI Instructor will schedule time with you to check your progress and make sure you understand important scuba diving information.

What scuba gear will you use?

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.

You will need to provide your own snorkeling equipment (mask, fins, snorkel & boots) which are available for purchase at our on site dive shop. Our instructors will assist you in fitting you prior to your class if you don’t have it already.

Next Step

Breathing underwater for the first time is something you’ll never forget, so don’t wait.