Scuba Diving

SCUBA Diving Certification


Discover Scuba-Free Trial

Participants will learn how to use scuba equipment in shallow water and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to become a certified diver.  All scuba gear is provided. Participants should bring swimwear and a towel. Registration is not required. Please meet on the pool deck.

Spring 2018 Session A: Wednesday, February 21 | 6:30pm

Spring 2018 Session B:  Wednesday, April 4 | 6:30pm


Scuba Diving Certification Course

Participants will learn the fundamentals of diving, including dive equipment and technique. You will also earn a PADI Open Water Diving Certification that is recognized worldwide. Participants must be able to continuously swim 200 yards using any stroke as well as 10 minutes of survival float or treading water prior to the course. Registration fee includes all course materials and scuba equipment for class. Participants should anticipate additional fees for personal dive gear (mask, snorkel, fins & booties) and the weekend open-water dive certification trip. The approximate cost of the open water dive certification trip is outlined below.
Participants must be 18 or older.
Registration must be completed before the first day of class.

Spring 2018 Session A:
February 26 (Intro), March 5 – March 21
Monday and Wednesday | 6:30pm-9:30pm

Spring 2018 Session B:
April 9 (Intro), April 16 – May 2
Monday and Wednesday | 6:30pm-9:30pm

$260 Member
$350 Non-Member

The following are additional costs that participants should consider before registration. These expenses are subject to change and will not come about until you schedule your open water dive after the instructional course.
Open water dive trip:  $250.00
Rental Equipment:      $129.00
Hotel Expenses for 1 night

For more information about registration or the facility, please contact the Aquatics Office at or 504-314-2430.