Learn to Scuba Dive with Scuba Shack & PADI.
Register now for courses starting this winter
If you’ve always wondered what the ‘last frontier’ is like; this is where your experience starts. Get your scuba diving certification with SCUBA SHACK.
Learning to Scuba Dive with Scuba Shack & PADI takes place over a few sessions. There is pre-work done prior to the start of class. In class or Instructor review of your e-learning is to answer any questions and prepare you for the next step. In water pool sessions introduce you to breathing underwater, safety and proper use of your SCUBA equipment in order to hone the skills required to fully enjoy SCUBA DIVING. Complete your course with Open Water dives.
To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required. The course consists of the following components
NEW ALL-IN PACKAGE PRICING
- Elearning with Instructor review
- Confined water sessions held at the Bracebridge Sportsplex
- Open Water Certification Dives in Muskoka – or join the group for a dive trip south.
- Minimum of 6 and Maximum of 10 students/class
All-in pricing now includes e-learning, pool sessions & open water dives, Air, use of scuba equipment including exposure suits $675.00 + HST. You only need to bring your own mask, snorkel and fins.
Who should take this course?
If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.
To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
What will you learn?
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
- Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
- Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
- Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!
You may be able to get college credit for the Open Water Diver course.
Short on time? The PADI Scuba Diver course might be right for you.
How can you start learning now?
Enroll in Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – and you can start learning right away. PADI Open Water Diver Online gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program. Get started now!
You can also start learning with PADI’s home-study materials – Open Water Diver TouchTM (a tablet app) or the Open Water Diver Manual and Open Water Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Stop by your local PADI dive shop to enroll in the course, get your materials and start reading the book and watching the video. Your PADI Instructor will schedule time with you to check your progress and make sure you understand important scuba diving information.
What scuba gear will you use?
In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. Scuba Shack provides all the gear you will need except a mask and snorkel but feel free to use any of your equipment.
Breathing underwater for the first time is something you’ll never forget, so don’t wait.