Learn to Dive
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 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 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.
The Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
Knowledge Development (completed online) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
Two Confined Water Dive sessions to learn, practice, and master basic scuba skills
Open Water Checkout Dives to use your skills and explore!
Not ready for the full course? Try a discover scuba experience!
Already a diver and need a refresher? Sign up online!
The two Open Water confined sessions are where it all begins! Students will learn mastery of all skills necessary to successfully complete their Open Water training dives.
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The Open Water Certification portion is the final step to completing certification! Over the course of two days you will complete your Open Water Training dives with The Dive Shop at Dutch Springs! Remember, you only have 1 year from the time you complete the pool sessions to complete the Open Water Training Dives. Don't let it go to waste! Join us at Dutch Springs for a weekend of fun and exciting training!