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Get Certified!

Take a Scuba Lesson with the PADI Open Water Diver Course and get your PADI scuba certification. 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 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 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 tried diving through a Discover Scuba Diving experience or resort course, then you know you'll enjoy the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.

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Prerequisites

  • 10 years of age
  • No medical conditions or medical release from physician

Benefits

  • Lifetime certification
  • You won't spend valuable vacation time learning to dive
  • Gain the skills and experience to dive safely
  • Prepare for the Adventures in Diving Course

Course Information

Scubaland Adventures Austin Texas Open Water Scuba diving

Included

  • Instruction from a certified PADI Instructor
  • All SCUBA equipment and video rental
  • All exposure protection to keep you warm on checkout dives
  • Dive planning slate and surface marker buoy
  • Students receive a student discount on equipment purchases
  • Certified Diver t-shirt to show off your new certification
  • 1 year membership to the Scubaland Dive Club
  • Special pricing and promotions for the Advanced Open Water Diver course

Not Included

  • Course materials
  • Personal snorkeling gear (fins, mask, snorkel, boots range from $100 to $300)
  • Park entry fees are paid by the students directly to the dive park on the day of their open water dives ($40 a day for Spring Lake, $15 a day for Windy Point Park)

More Info

  • Any student who answers "Yes" to any question on the medical form will need to get a physician's approval before starting class (see page 2 of medical form)

Open Water Course

Scubaland Adventures Austin Texas Open Water Scuba diving Course Scheduled class prices0300
  • Course takes 1 to 2 weeks to complete
  • Certification cards are available immediately upon completion
  • Evening classes meet Monday - Thursday, 7:00pm - 10:30pm, plus one weekend for the Open Water dives which take about 4 hours each day.
  • Weekend classes meet 2 weekends. The first weekend is 10:00am - 6:00pm for class/pool on Saturday and 9:00am - 5:00pm on Sunday.  The second weekend is the Open Water dives which take about 4 hours each day.

 

Register for this course by choosing one of the options below:

   Sign Up Online

   Sign Up at Scubaland Adventures

   Online PADI eLearning

 

 

Have a busy schedule?
Take a look at our Executive and Private classes below.

Private Lessons

Private dive training lessons at Scubaland adventures in Austin Texas Private lessons are designed for individuals with extremely challenging schedules and for those that want to work at their own pace during all phases of instruction. Classroom, pool, and open water checkouts are conducted at the convenience of the participant and can be completed in multiple weeks or in as few as 3 days.

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  • Course takes 1 to 2 weeks to complete
  • Certification cards are available immediately upon completion
  • Completely customized schedule

 

Register for this course by choosing one of the options below:

 

Executive Course

Executive open water dive course at Scubaland adventures in Austin Texas The executive option offers private class work and pool sessions in combination with a regularly scheduled checkout date with other students. This option is designed for those that want to get certified but have scheduling challenges with evenings or consecutive weekends. Classroom and pool work can be completed during the week and only one weekend is needed to complete the open water checkouts. The executive option also allows participants to work at their own pace for classroom and pool instruction.

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  • Course can be completed in 1 week
  • Certification cards are available immediately upon completion
  • Customized schedule for classroom and pool instruction

 

Register for this course by choosing one of the options below:

 

Pool Refresher Course

Open Water refresher class at Scubaland Adventures in Austin Texas Has it been a year or more since you have been diving? Maybe you have a trip coming up and you want to make sure you remember how to set-up your gear. Then our pool refresher course is for you! prices0125

Also available:

  • Open water dives at a local dive site
  • Audit an Open Water Classroom session
 
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