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Scuba Diving Course Toronto

 

WELCOME TO SCUBA DIVING!

SCUBA is an acronym for a piece of gear, but to a scuba diver it means so much more. It means unparalleled adventure diving with sharks, hanging out with sea turtles, or finding yourself surrounded by a giant school of fish. It even means diving on a Great Lakes shipwreck for an exciting view into history. While most people's world ends at the shoreline, being a scuba diver means you have amazing access to see the world beneath the waves!

Have a look through our course info below and if you have any questions, please call us at 416-488-1000. We'd be happy to help!

» Who can take the Open Water Diver course?
» How is the course set up?
» I'm ready to dive! How do I get started?
» How do I finish my certification?

Learn to scuba dive with Water Sports and be ready to hit the water as soon as your plane lands!

 

WHO CAN TAKE THIS COURSE?

To enroll in the PADI 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.

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HOW IS THE COURSE SET UP?

To become an Open Water Diver you need to do the Academic & Pool Training (Course), and Open Water Training (Certification).

ACADEMIC & POOL TRAINING (i.e. COURSE)

The online PADI eLearning program is designed so that you can learn at your own pace when it is convenient for you. The course includes lots of photos, audio and video tutorials, and multiple choice quizzes. You'll learn about things like water pressure, buoyancy, and types of scuba gear. After the PADI eLearning course you'll visit Water Sports in person for the Quick Review where you'll practise setting up your gear and write your final exam.

In the pool training you'll learn about finning, getting water out of your mask, buoyancy control, and safety skills like sharing air. Our instructors and divemasters will be in the water with you the whole time to demonstrate the skills and help you get comfortable doing them. Surprisingly, not all dive centers will have their instructors and divemasters in the water with you to properly teach you these skills.

You can complete your Academic & Pool Training with Water Sports throughout the year. You can learn how to sign up and check out our schedule below.

OPEN WATER TRAINING (i.e. CERTIFICATION)

After your course you'll be ready to hit the open water! But, before we can let you loose on the world's lakes and oceans, you need to hone your skills in a real-world environment. Some skills aren't very realistic in a pool so you'll learn them to their full effect in a lake, or ocean. There are 4 or 5 dives in all and once you're done you're certified!

You can complete your Open Water Training with Water Sports throughout the summer or we can give you a free referral letter so you can finish your certification on vacation.

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HOW DO I GET STARTED?

Water Sports offers our Open Water Diver course for just $299.00†. This price includes:

  • PADI Open Water Diver eLearning Course
  • PADI Diver's Log and Training Record
  • PADI Multilevel Recreational Dive Planner
  • PADI Zippered Crew-Pak Bag
  • In-Store Quick Review, and Pool Training
  • Exclusive Student Discount on Scuba Gear
  • Free Scuba System Rental for the Pool[1]
  • Free Referral Letter for your Certification Dives
  • Free Refresher Courses after you're Certified[2]
  • ***BUDDY DISCOUNT***

    Sign up with a friend and save $50 with our new Open Water Buddy Discount!

    ($25 off for each student)

    It's easy to get started! Check out our schedule to find a date that works for you. Then visit us in-store to sign up and pick up your PADI Crew-Pak. You can also start your PADI eLearning course right now by following the link below. You'll still need to visit us in-store to pick up your crew-pak and register/pay for the pool training.

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    This link sends you to the PADI eLearning website:

  • "Open Water Diver - English" should be automatically selected from the drop down list.
  • "Water Sports/4444" should be automatically selected as your dive center.
  • Follow the instructions to pay the PADI eLearning fee and start your course.
  • The PADI eLearning fee is non refundable.
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    FINISHING YOUR OPEN WATER CERTIFICATION

    You can do your Open Water Certification training throughout the summer with Water Sports for just $199.00†. This price includes some extra pool training, your Open Water Certification training, and your PADI certification card. Check out our schedule below.

    If you can't finish your training with Water Sports we can give you a free referral letter so you can arrange to do your dives with PADI dive centers around the world!

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    SCHEDULE

    JANUARY

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    13Open Water Diver1314--None
     

    FEBRUARY

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    10Open Water Diver1011--None
     

    MARCH

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    17Open Water Diver1718--None
     

    APRIL

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    13Open Water Diver1315--None
     

    MAY

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    12Open Water Diver1213--None
     

    JUNE

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    9Open Water Diver910--None
    10Open Water Certification-1017/18Trout LakeOW Course
     

    JULY

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    7Open Water Diver78--None
     

    AUGUST

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    11Open Water Diver1112--None
    12Open Water Certification-1219/20Trout LakeOW Course
     

    SEPTEMBER

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    29Open Water Diver2930--None
    30Open Water Certification-30Oct. 14/15Trout LakeOW Course
     

    OCTOBER

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    -------
     

    NOVEMBER

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    3Open Water Diver34--None
     

    DECEMBER

    CourseClass DatePool DateDive DateDive LocationPrerequisite
    TBDOpen Water DiverTBDTBD--None
     

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    † Prices do not include tax or associated travel costs. [1] Regulator, BCD, tank, weights/belt. [2] See in-store for details. All information is subject to change without notice. Please call us at 416-488-1000 or email info@watersportsscuba.com for more information.

     
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