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PADI Open Water Dive Lessons

You’ve always wanted to do it. Why wait any longer? It is better than you ever imagined. Learn to dive by this weekend.

Lesson / Course Cost

  • $425 pp
  • $550 pp for private class

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the foundation of all scuba programs. Learn the theory and skills to necessary to plan dives to 60 ft/18 meters. Your certification lasts a lifetime and never expires.

  • Learn about safe diving practices in five easy chapters online or during two classroom sessions at Lauderdale Diver.
  • Practice basic diving skills and self-rescue techniques in a pool or confined-water environment such as a lake. This is not your typical lake ñ here there is a nice beach, a dock, fish and no gators!
  • Your course includes all your course materials, use of top-notch scuba equipment, dive computers, boat fees, pool fees, certification card and professional training from highly qualified, patient and experienced instructors.

Good To Know

  • Course fee is all-inclusive. There are no hidden costs.
  • 10 to 14 year old divers earn the PADI Junior Open Water Diver rating. Make it a family affair!.
  • Students must provide their own mask, fins and snorkel.

Next Course

  • Theory: Meet for one Tuesday and one Thursday from 6PM to 9PM
  • Dives: Meet for confined water training one Saturday, then for open water dives the following Saturday and Sunday.
  • Please Contact Lauderdale Diver by phone at 954-467-2822 for course inquiries.
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PADI Open Water Dive Schedule

Lauderdale Diver prides ourselves on the excellent training our instructors provide. They are thorough, patient and professional. We strive to make our students feel comfortable in the water and confident with their diving  skills by the end of the course. We always continue to work with those students who may have some difficulty with any skills until they are proficient.

WEEK 1 – DAY 1

Tuesday evening from 6:00PM to 9:00PM – Meet at Lauderdale Diver.

Divers please answer the questions (knowledge reviews) found at the end of chapter 1, 2 and 3. Your instructor will review these in class and he/she will apply the information to your dives on the weekend. You will also have the opportunity to test your knowledge by taking three 10-question quizzes.


WEEK 1 – DAY 2

Thursday evening from 6:00PM to 9:00PM – Meet at Lauderdale Diver.

Divers please answer the questions (knowledge reviews) found at the end of chapter 4 and 5. Your instructor will review these in class and he/she will apply the information to your dives on the weekend. You will also have the opportunity to test your knowledge by taking one 10-question quiz and then the final exam.


WEEK 1 – DAY 3

Saturday – 7:30AM – Meet at Lauderdale Diver.

Please bring water, snacks, sun block and your logbook along in preparation for spending the day at the pool. Your instructor will introduce you to new skills in a confined environment then you will have the opportunity to practice those skills during mini pool dives.


WEEK 2 – DAY 1

Saturday morning – 7:30AM – Meet at Lauderdale Diver.

Please bring water, snacks, sun block and your logbook along in preparation for spending the morning on a dive boat. You will complete two open water dives from the boat, during those dives you will perform some of the skills previously learned and practiced in your pool session.


WEEK 2 – DAY 2

Sunday morning – 7:30AM – Meet at Lauderdale Diver.

Please bring water, snacks, sun block and your logbook along in preparation for spending the morning on a dive boat. You will complete the final two open water dives from the boat, during the first dive you will perform some of the skills previously learned in confined water. The second dive will include skills, but will be conducted as an open water dive by a certified diver under the supervision of your instructor. This will be followed with final paperwork and certification at Lauderdale Diver

Lauderdale Diver Offers ALL levels of Diver Training