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

PADI Open Water Diver Course with Aquatic Dreams Scuba CenterADSC_Newsletter

If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver Course is the world's most popular and widely recognized scuba course and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle.

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


The Open Water Diver course consists of:

  • Knowledge Development (online or home study and classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • Five Confined Water Dives in our indoor heated pool to learn basic scuba skills
  • Four Open Water Dives to review your skills at either the ocean or lake

Throughout the course, you'll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including equipment and safety procedures. After this class you'll receive a PADI Open Water Diver Certification that is recognized worldwide. 

We offer multiple class options for you to choose from to suit your lifestyle. 

  • Two Week Course: Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings*
  • Weekend Course: Friday Evening, Saturday and Sunday*

           * Each class also includes a Saturday and Sunday for four Open Water dives. 


Aquatic Dreams Open Water Course includes:

  • Instruction Fees
  • Text Book
  • Certification Fee and Card
  • Log Book
  • Rental Equipment for the pool and open water dives
  • Use of Dive Computer
  • Surface Marker Buoy


How can you start learning now?

Visit Aquatic Dreams Scuba Center to enroll in the Open Water Diver course and get your materials. By reading the Open Water Manual and watching the DVD before your class, you will be ready to get into the water and learn your Open Water skills. 


What scuba gear will you use?

Each Student must provide their own personal gear which consists of mask, snorkel, fins, boots and gloves. These items can be purchased at Aquatic Dreams Scuba Center. We have one of the largest selections of professional quality scuba gear at prices that will fit any budget. Aquatic Dreams team will fit you for your wetsuit, BCD, hood, tanks and regulator which are included with the class.



  • Open Water Course (standard schedule): $479.00*
  • Travel Referral Open Water Course (class and pool only): $425.00*
  • Private Open Water: $799.00*
  • Private Travel Referral Open Water: $509.00*

    *Plus tax