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Why learn with the Blue Crew

Our team of dive professionals has one goal in mind, your success, but our goal is to do it in as fun a way as possible.  Yes, in this PADI Open Water Diver course, there are lots of skills we have to accomplish, but our mission is to make sure you are having the most fun possible while learning all the skills and safety protocols along the way.  Our unique and talented group of PADI professionals know just the right approach for each and every new diver, building your skills to earn that license to explore the seas the world over.

And for the reason stated above, our confined water program is specifically designed for your success.  We have 3 separate and distinct water sessions throughout the weekend.   Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday.  For years we have run a 2 day program, and we just don't like it, it is just too rushed.  We don't feel it gives the student diver the best opportunity for success.   While we know everyone wants to complete things as quickly as possible, and we sometimes agree, the entry level course is not the program for that. 

After recently implementing this 3 day program, we have heard nothing but excellent feedback from our customers regarding the relaxed pace, attention to detail and plenty of water time.  After all, its SCUBA, lets spend time in the water! 

Description

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.

Course Components

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development ( eLearning 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!

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Equipment

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.  Each diver is required to own their own set of Scuba quality Mask, Fins Snorkel and a surface marker buoy adequate for use in the environment they are diving in.  Blue Crew has an extensive inventory of gear meeting everyone's needs.  Schedule your gear fitting with one of our dive professionals to ensure proper and comfortable fit.  Nothing makes diving better than a properly fitting set of gear, especially your mask.  Take advantage of our 30 day in water fit guarantee for exchanges.  

Get Started

To get started, click the E-Learning registration button below to begin your academic learning.  Once you complete the free portion, you can purchase the full online course to master the knowledge necessary for full scuba lifetime certification. 

Pricing

1) E-Learning- $202

2) 7 Seas Gear Package - $350

3) Confined Water - Group program - $400 or Private program - $600 (plus facility fees) 

4) Open Water - Group program - $350 or Private program - $550

What you get:

E-Learning- With this academic format, the PADI E-learning allows you to learn anytime, anywhere.  This robust curriculum will provide the educational foundation for your live scuba program.

7 Seas Package & Professional Gear Fitting

We schedule private one on one session with you for a personal gear fitting just for your needs which includes fthe following:

  • Mask

  • Snorkel

  • Fins

  • Boots

  • Gear Bag

  • Inflatable Signal Tube

  • Mask Scrub/Antifog

Additionally, we fit you for all life support equipment used during class. 

 

Confined WaterNow is where the fun really begins, we're finally blowing bubbles in a pool or something similar to a pool, we'll provide all the life support equipment necessary, including Regulator, BCD, Gauges, Computers, Tanks, weights and of course as many PADI dive professionals as needed, including PADI Instructors, Assistant Instructors and Divemasters.  This is where we physically begin the transformation from non divers to divers.  Don't forget, each diver needs to own their personal equipment of Scuba quality Mask, Fins, Snorkel, Boots and Surface Marker buoy. We have this gear available for your in house, and can guide you through this process. The most important piece of Scuba gear for your success, is a properly fitting mask.

Upcoming 2022 Confined Water Dates

(2nd weekend of every month)

Jun 10-12

Jul 8-10

Aug 12-14

Sep 9-11

Oct 7-9

Nov 11-13

Dec 9-11


Confined Water Schedule

Friday:        5:30pm - 9:00pm

Saturday:   9:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday:      9:00am - 3:00pm 

Open Water- If your adrenaline isn't pumping yet, it sure will be now.  At this point you have completed your academic and confined water segments of your course, and its now time to dip below the surface of natural body of water. We will again provide all the necessary life support equipment, including Regulators, BCD, Gauges, Computers, Tanks, Weights, and when diving local, 7mm wet suits, although at this point, it is important to begin thinking about owning your own complete kit.  We have many locations to conduct your final dives, we love to do it locally, or take you away on a trip. 

Upcoming 2022 Local Open Water Dates

(3rd weekend of every month)

Jun 18-19

Jul 16-17

Aug 20-21

Sep 17-18

Oct 15-16

Nov 19-20

See our detailed calendar here