Your diving adventure begins with the PADI Open Water Dive Course.

Experience the world beneath the waves with the world's most popular and widely recognized scuba course. 

Course Prerequisites

10 years minimum age.

Able to swim and comfortable in the water.

Medically fit for diving.

Certification Requirements

Knowledge Development:
5 sections of the Open Water Diver course.

5 Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills.

4 Open Water Dives to review skills and explore.

Time Commitment

4 days

Knowledge Development: 5-10 hours.

5 Shallow-water practice dives.

4 Open-water boat dives.

Get Started Today!

Get started with your knowledge development right away digitally, whenever, wherever it's convenient for you with PADI eLearning! Click on the screen to start now!

Close to home but a world away.

PADI Open Water Diver Course

Have you always been curious about what lies below the surface?  Now is the time to find out!  Start the journey of a lifetime with the PADI Open Water Diver course — the first scuba certification level. It will change you forever.  In this course, you will learn the basics of how to scuba dive and discover the new adventures that await you. You will start the knowledge development portion and then progress to confined water and then the open water.  A highly-trained PADI Instructor will teach you how to scuba dive in a relaxed, supportive learning environment.

You can start your learning now with PADI's Open Water Diver eLearning, then schedule your in-water training with us online when you're ready.  You may also contact us to enroll in the course and speak to a PADI Instructor about scheduling time for in-water training. Our instructors will also answer any questions you have along the way and check your progress to make sure you understand important scuba diving information.

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Open Water Diver

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