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DIVER CITY SCUBA STORE

Diver City SCUBA Inc.

Open Water Diver

Stock No. OW
CA$ 599.00

Please select the LIST below and view the available classes.  If you are not available for any of the start dates listed then book December 31st.  This will allow you to register for the course and we will send you the eLearning code or you can pick up the textbook in store.  From there, we can discuss other start dates.  Thank-you for your understanding!

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures, or simply see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts! Getting your PADI certification with Diver City SCUBA is fun, easy, and lasts a lifetime!

You will have 10+ hours of SCUBA instruction with one of our amazing PADI Pro team members as well as plenty of academic learning to better understand the sport, the gear, and the process!  You can start on your academics at any time and you have options for completing the other components to this course.  Whether you have a vacation planned or you are excited to see what Manitoba has to offer, we will make sure you've got all you need to make your certification proccess a fun and educational one.

Private and Semi-private course schedules and options are also available. We can even Fast Track your training in time for your upcoming trip!  Please contact us for details.

Academics can be done online or through "good old-fashioned" books. All academics are done as self-study, so you can do them on your own time at your own pace.

Confined Water Skills are completed in the City pools, typically Monday evenings at Pan Am Pool for 5 consecutive weeks OR over 2 days from July through September in the shallows of West Hawk Lake OR over 2 days in Cozumel, Mexico.

Open Water Dives are completed over a weekend, or 2 days in a row. There are 4 dives to complete your certfication and locally we can complete these dives from June through October each year at West Hawk Lake.  We can also complete these dives during any of our Diver City trips, worldwide.  OR you can complete these on your own vacation with any PADI dive shop around the world.

Rental Equipment is included* throughout your entire course and is kept up-to-date with servicing but it will be your responsibility to transport the gear to West Hawk Lake (if applicable).

*Rental equipment is only included if completing the course locally.  Rental equipment and boat fees are additional and paid directly to any destination dive shops.

To enroll in the PADI Open Water course or Junior Open Water course, you must be;

  • 10 years or older (certain depth & buddy restrictions apply until age 15)
  • able to swim 200 m/yds (continuous, any stroke, no time limit)
  • able to tread/float for 10 minutes
  • in good physical health (medical clearance may be required)

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device, computer and a tank. The exposure protection you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.  The "refreshing" waters of West Hawk Lake you will wear a 2 piece 7mm wetsuit or drysuit (extra fees will apply), with hood, gloves and boots.


Mercedes Fillion

Academics
Wed 12 Jun 2024
17:53
Induction
Wed 12 Jun 2024
17:45
60 minutes
Diver City Scuba Inc.
Confined Water 1
Wed 12 Jun 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Float/Tread
Wed 19 Jun 2024
Confined Water 2
Wed 19 Jun 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Swim Test
Wed 03 Jul 2024
Confined Water 3
Wed 03 Jul 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Skin Diving
Wed 10 Jul 2024
Confined Water 4
Wed 10 Jul 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Confined Water 5
Wed 17 Jul 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Neoprene Pool Session
Wed 24 Jul 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Open Water 2
Sat 27 Jul 2024
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 3
Sat 27 Jul 2024
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 1
Sat 27 Jul 2024
09:00
60 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 4
Sun 28 Jul 2024
West Hawk Lake
Academics
Wed 12 Jun 2024
17:53
Induction
Wed 12 Jun 2024
17:45
60 minutes
Diver City Scuba Inc.
Confined Water 1
Wed 12 Jun 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Confined Water 2
Wed 12 Jun 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Float/Tread
Mon 17 Jun 2024
Swim Test
Mon 17 Jun 2024
Confined Water 3
Mon 17 Jun 2024
19:00
02 hours 30 minutes
Pan Am Pool
Skin Diving
Wed 19 Jun 2024
Confined Water 5
Wed 19 Jun 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Confined Water 4
Wed 19 Jun 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Neoprene Pool Session
Wed 03 Jul 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Open Water 1
Sat 06 Jul 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 2
Sat 06 Jul 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 3
Sat 06 Jul 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 4
Sun 07 Jul 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
08 Jul 2024 | 8 | 8

Jarrett Bennett

Academics
Wed 12 Jun 2024
17:53
Induction
Mon 08 Jul 2024
17:45
60 minutes
Diver City Scuba Inc.
Confined Water 1
Mon 08 Jul 2024
19:00
02 hours 30 minutes
Pan Am Pool
Float/Tread
Mon 15 Jul 2024
Confined Water 2
Mon 15 Jul 2024
19:00
02 hours 30 minutes
Pan Am Pool
Swim Test
Mon 22 Jul 2024
Confined Water 3
Mon 22 Jul 2024
19:00
02 hours 30 minutes
Pan Am Pool
Skin Diving
Mon 29 Jul 2024
Confined Water 4
Mon 29 Jul 2024
19:00
02 hours 30 minutes
Pan Am Pool
Confined Water 5
Mon 12 Aug 2024
19:00
02 hours 30 minutes
Pan Am Pool
Neoprene Pool Session
Wed 21 Aug 2024
19:00
02 hours 00 minutes
Cindy Klassen Rec Centre
Open Water 2
Sat 24 Aug 2024
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 3
Sat 24 Aug 2024
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 1
Sat 24 Aug 2024
09:00
60 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 4
Sun 25 Aug 2024
West Hawk Lake
20 Jul 2024 | 6 | 1

Richard Howard

Academics
Mon 15 Jul 2024
At Home Study
Confined Water 1
Sat 20 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 2
Sat 20 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 3
Sat 20 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Float/Tread
Sat 20 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Swim Test
Sun 21 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 4
Sun 21 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Skin Diving
Sun 21 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 5
Sun 21 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 1
Sat 27 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 2
Sat 27 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 3
Sat 27 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 4
Sun 28 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
23 Jul 2024 | 4 | 3

Norman Stamler | Richard Howard

Academics
Mon 22 Jul 2024
At Home Study
Confined Water 1
Tue 23 Jul 2024
09:00
08 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 2
Tue 23 Jul 2024
09:00
08 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 3
Tue 23 Jul 2024
09:00
08 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Float/Tread
Tue 23 Jul 2024
09:00
08 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Swim Test
Wed 24 Jul 2024
09:00
08 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 4
Wed 24 Jul 2024
09:00
08 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Skin Diving
Wed 24 Jul 2024
09:00
08 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 5
Wed 24 Jul 2024
09:00
08 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 1
Thu 25 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 2
Thu 25 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 3
Thu 25 Jul 2024
09:00
06 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 4
Fri 26 Jul 2024
09:00
03 hours 00 minutes
West Hawk Lake
10 Aug 2024 | 6 | 6

Jacqui Dufault | Norman Stamler

Academics
Mon 05 Aug 2024
At Home Study
Induction
Sat 10 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 1
Sat 10 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 2
Sat 10 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 3
Sat 10 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Float/Tread
Sat 10 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Swim Test
Sun 11 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 4
Sun 11 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Skin Diving
Sun 11 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Confined Water 5
Sun 11 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 1
Sat 17 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 2
Sat 17 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 3
Sat 17 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
Open Water 4
Sun 18 Aug 2024
09:00
West Hawk Lake
31 Dec 2024 | 30 | 24
Float/Tread
Wed 12 Jun 2024
17:53
Swim Test
Wed 12 Jun 2024
17:53
Skin Diving
Wed 12 Jun 2024
17:53
Academics
Sun 31 Dec 2023
At Home Study
Induction
Sun 31 Dec 2023
Diver City Scuba Inc.
Confined Water 1
Sun 31 Dec 2023
Pan Am Pool
Confined Water 2
Sun 31 Dec 2023
Pan Am Pool
Confined Water 3
Sun 31 Dec 2023
Pan Am Pool
Confined Water 4
Sun 31 Dec 2023
Pan Am Pool
Confined Water 5
Sun 31 Dec 2023
Pan Am Pool



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