PADI Open Water Scuba Course Saturdays Fall 2023
Come discover the underwater world and learn to dive in the PADI Open Water Scuba Course this fall.
Have fun and learn to dive right with Dan’s Dive Shop, Canada’s Oldest, Most Respected Scuba Diving School. Learn to scuba dive with one of North America’s most respected, most experienced, most progressive and visionary dive shops. At Dan’s we teach you the right way to dive from day one, click the link for more information of our Modern Approach to scuba diving.
Why not make this year awesome and learn to scuba dive? Spend your life exploring exotic locations as well as diving around Ontario and the rest of this amazing world underwater. There are tons of great dive sites both locally and away, as well as exciting wrecks and beautiful aquatic life.
We pride ourselves on offering you a higher level of training aimed at taking you further through the life long adventure sport of scuba diving.
DDS Divers are skilled and respected recreational and technical divers because they are taught to be more comfortable, have precision buoyancy, possess higher skills and techniques underwater, with more team awareness.
Fall 2023 Courses
The course will run over three consecutive Saturdays from 12pm – 8pm. The class will start at Dan’s Dive Shop from 12pm-3pm and then meet at the Kiwanis Pool, St Catharines from 4pm-8pm.
Course Dates are:
Sept 30 / Oct 7 / Oct 14
Oct 28 / Nov 4 / Nov 11
Nov 25 / Dec 2 / Dec 9
How can you enroll?
Sign up now for Open Water Diver Course classroom component on PADI eLearn. Complete all PADI required academic portions of the PADI Open Water Diver Course at your own pace. Contact us by email, phone or visit the shop to select your course training dates and get ready to have some fun.
Open Water Dives are required for Open Water certification. Included in your full course price.
PADI Open Water Referral Scuba Course Class/Pool Only $395+HST (open water dives completed elsewhere)
Our PADI Open Water Certification Course Cost cost is $650+HST. ALL INCLUSIVE COURSE including your eLearning activation code, additional classroom sessions covering academics far beyond the basic PADI curriculum, pool sessions with additional pool time above and beyond basic standards, 5 open water dives exceeding the minimum of 4 dives required, full scuba equipment rental of your life support gear (no snorkelling gear you’ll need to purchase Scuba Quality gear from us), certification fees and more.
What gear will you need?
All students will need to purchase their own Mask, Strap Fins, Snorkel, Boots, however many of our students prefer to purchase the rest of their kit too. You’ll want to buy the right gear, so please have a read through our DDS Student Diver PDF and learn more about the specific gear requirements and training differences we offer, as well as some incentives. You don’t need to purchase a weight belt and weights, at DDS we don’t believe in over-weighting our students.
Many Dive Stores charge additional fees for scuba gear rentals during open water sessions. DDS has the best rentals and we offer a course rebate when you purchase your life-support package from DDS. Talk to our staff about how we can get you suited up with the finest scuba equipment at the best pricing possible.
Financing is available: Finance your course, snorkeling gear and even your scuba equipment package at a very reasonable rate. Ask staff for details and learn diving in the best equipment you can…..your own personal dive gear, or ours. DDS will include all scuba equipment for the course, however, you will enjoy your diving experience much more in your own personal dive equipment.
Cancellation Policy: If less than 14 days notice is given there is a $200 fee to cancel or reschedule. If less than 48 hours notice is given the course is 100% non refundable. Redeemed eLearning is non refundable.