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OPEN WATER DIVER The World's Most Popular Scuba Diving Course

The PADI Open Water Diver course

with SCUBA WORLD SACRAMENTO

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!

If you've participated in a Discover Scuba Diving experience or resort course, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.

Prerequisites

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

  • 10 years or older.
    • If your child is 10-11 years in age please call the shop for more information
    • PADI requirements state that the dives for children 10 to 11 years in age must be taken a group size no larger then 4 students. Due to the effects this has on our classes, tuition will be doubled.

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 dive computer, and standard accessories. The equipment you wear will be chosen by a SCUBA WORLD SACRAMENTO epresentative to ensure your comfort throughout the course.

The Learning Materials You Need

PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course - book and DVD package or a multimedia DVD. Recently PADI has enhanced this program by offering the learning material in an Elearning environment via the internet.

Contact SCUBA WORLD SACRAMENTO 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.

Additional Information

ItemPriceDescription
Course Tuition $199.00 Covers the instructors time for the Classroom, Pool, and Open Water dives
PADI Crewpack $118.00 Includes PADI Open Water Manual, Slate, SMB, Dive Tables, Log Book, Student Folder
PADI Certification Card $39.45 PADI Open Water Certification Card
Rental Equipment $80.00 BCD, Regulator w/Dive Computer, Wetsuit, Hood, (2) tanks, Weightbelt, & Weights
Tax $19.00  
Total $455.45  

Open Water DVD- $53.75 plus tax refundable for in-store credit once your done watching it.

Rental Packages will not cover all the gear required for the course, personal Gear Packages: $150.00—$338.00 includes: Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Booties, Gloves, and Sea Buff

We want to make sure your diving experience with us is #1! Any gear you purchase for your class that does not meet your needs or fit properly, will be exchanged for you prior to your open water dives. Please tell your instructor during the pool sessions so that we can address any equipment issues. Happy Diving!!!

 

Open Water Diver $199.00

 Start DateEnd DatePlaces Available 
28 Jun 201716 Jul 2017-4

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Curtis Wilson, Michele Kellogg.

  • Orientation - Wed 28 Jun 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 07 Jul 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 08 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 08 Jul 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 09 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 15 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sat 01 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED JUN 28, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI JUL 07, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT JUL 08, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN JUL 09, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - JUL 15 & 16, 2017

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05 Jul 201723 Jul 20178

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Sarah Burke.

  • Orientation - Wed 05 Jul 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 14 Jul 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 15 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 15 Jul 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 16 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 22 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 23 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED JUL 05, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI JUL 14, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT JUL 15, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN JUL 16, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - JUL 22 & 23, 2017

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12 Jul 201730 Jul 20175

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Dominick Attisani.

  • Orientation - Wed 12 Jul 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 21 Jul 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 22 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 22 Jul 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 23 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 29 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 30 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED JUL 12, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI JUL 21, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT JUL 22, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN JUL 23, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - JUL 29 & 30, 2017

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19 Jul 201706 Aug 201710

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Michael Cannon.

  • Orientation - Wed 19 Jul 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 28 Jul 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 29 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 29 Jul 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 30 Jul 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 05 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 06 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED JUL 19, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI JUL 28, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT JUL 29, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN JUL 30, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - AUG 05 & 06, 2017

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26 Jul 201713 Aug 20179

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Barry Brun.

  • Orientation - Wed 26 Jul 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 04 Aug 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 05 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 05 Aug 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 06 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 12 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 13 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED JUL 26, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI AUG 04, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT AUG 05, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN AUG 06, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - AUG 12 & 13, 2017

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02 Aug 201720 Aug 20178

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Brittania Junes.

  • Orientation - Wed 02 Aug 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 11 Aug 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 12 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 12 Aug 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 13 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 19 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 20 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED AUG 02, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI AUG 11, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT AUG 12, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN AUG 13, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - AUG 19 & 20, 2017

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09 Aug 201727 Aug 20177

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Sarah Burke.

  • Orientation - Wed 09 Aug 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 18 Aug 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 19 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 19 Aug 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 20 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 26 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 27 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED AUG 09, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI AUG 18, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT AUG 19, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN AUG 20, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - AUG 26 & 27, 2017

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16 Aug 201703 Sep 201710

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Dominick Attisani.

  • Orientation - Wed 16 Aug 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 25 Aug 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 26 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 26 Aug 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 27 Aug 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 02 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 03 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED AUG 16, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI AUG 25, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT AUG 26, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN AUG 27, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - SEPT 02 & 03, 2017

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23 Aug 201710 Sep 201710

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Michael Cannon.

  • Orientation - Wed 23 Aug 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 01 Sep 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 02 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 02 Sep 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 03 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 09 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 10 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED AUG 23, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI SEPT 01, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT SEPT 02, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN SEPT 03, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - SEPT 09 & 10, 2017

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30 Aug 201717 Sep 201710

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Brittania Junes.

  • Orientation - Wed 30 Aug 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 08 Sep 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 09 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 09 Sep 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 10 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 16 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 17 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED AUG 30, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI SEPT 08, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT SEPT 09, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN SEPT 10, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - SEPT 16 & 17, 2017

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06 Sep 201724 Sep 201711

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Barry Brun.

  • Orientation - Wed 06 Sep 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 15 Sep 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 16 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 16 Sep 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 17 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 23 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 24 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED SEPT 06, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI SEPT 15, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT SEPT 16, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN SEPT 17, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - SEPT 23 & 24, 2017

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20 Sep 201708 Oct 201712

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Michael Cannon.

  • Orientation - Wed 20 Sep 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 29 Sep 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 30 Sep 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 30 Sep 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 01 Oct 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 07 Oct 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 08 Oct 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED SEPT 20, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI SEPT 29, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT SEPT 30, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN OCT 01, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - OCT 07 & 08, 2017

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04 Oct 201722 Oct 201712

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Sarah Burke.

  • Orientation - Wed 04 Oct 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 13 Oct 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 14 Oct 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 14 Oct 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 15 Oct 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 21 Oct 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 22 Oct 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED OCT 04, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI OCT 13, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT OCT 14, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN OCT 15, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - OCT 21 & 22, 2017

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18 Oct 201705 Nov 201712

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Dominick Attisani.

  • Orientation - Wed 18 Oct 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 27 Oct 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 28 Oct 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 28 Oct 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 29 Oct 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 04 Nov 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 05 Nov 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED OCT 18, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI OCT 27, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT OCT 28, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN OCT 29, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - NOV 04 & 05, 2017

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01 Nov 201719 Nov 201711

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Michael Cannon.

  • Orientation - Wed 01 Nov 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 10 Nov 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 11 Nov 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 11 Nov 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 12 Nov 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 18 Nov 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 19 Nov 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED NOV 01, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI NOV 10, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT NOV 11, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN NOV 12, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - NOV 18 & 19, 2017

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29 Nov 201717 Dec 201712

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Michael Cannon.

  • Orientation - Wed 29 Nov 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00
  • Knowledge development day 1 - Fri 08 Dec 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Knowledge development day 2 & final exam - Sat 09 Dec 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Confined water day 1 - Sat 09 Dec 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00
  • Confined water day 2 - Sun 10 Dec 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 16 Dec 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 17 Dec 2017 from 08:00 to 14:00

ORIENTATION - WED NOV 29, 2017 - 6-7:30PM CLASSROOM/POOL - FRI DEC 08, 2017 - 6-9PM SAT DEC 09, 2017 - 8AM-5PM SUN DEC 10, 2017 - 8AM-12PM OPEN WATER - SAT/SUN - DEC 16 & 17, 2017

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