Learn To SCUBA Dive in Tarpon Springs, FL
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 diving Pros!! The SDI Open Water 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 the Open Water (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 SDI Open Water Diver course consists of three phases:
-Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom or your living room)
to understand basic principles of scuba diving
-Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
- Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!
All Training Equipment Included
-Tuition -Educational Learning Package
-SDI Administrative Fees-Confined Water Training,
-All equipment included you buy NOTHING
It would be irresponsible of us to require you to purchase any gear prior to
learning about and trying a variety of gear during your training program.
Once your training is complete you have a better understanding of what
style of equipment suits your diving needs best. We want you to make the right
well informed equipment purchase decision the first time.
Your life safety scuba equipment is an investment and you should
have what's right for you, not what's right for a dive center to sell you
Two Ways to Learn
1. eLearning- Begin your class today in your home
on your computer around your schedule
2. Book Learning- Pick your book package up in
our dive center and learn in our
**** SCROLL DOWN FOR DETAILS ON BOTH OPTIONS ****
**If we are unable to conduct your training dives at our Training Grounds due to bad weather extended poor visibility due to bad weather, red tide, other uncontrollable circumstances, we may suggest conducting your training dives in a pool and aboard an ocean charter offshore @ $65/day or a spring with price TBA.
We will make every attempt within our control to conduct al
training at our unique training site which is
included in the cost of your program
Most Dive Students Require 4 Open Water Dives.....But Sometimes.........
* Some students require additional dives to achieve the skills necessary
to qualify for certification. Completing four open water dives does NOT
guarantee certification. Our Instructors will NOT issue a certification until
the student demonstrates skill mastery and proficiency required by PADI
Standards. Certification training is performance based training.
** For Our Customers Safety Every Air/ Nitrox fill is Tested for Carbon Monoxide Prior to Leaving the Shop **
Scuba Instruction by Firefighter-Paramedics, RN's and Military Veterans
You Couldn't be in Safer Hands
2017 Group Class Schedule
We offer a novice dive the Saturday following all certificaion weekends
This is an ideal "first dive charter" for newly certified divers $75
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March April May
Confined Water 4 & 5 Confined Water 1 &2 Confined Water 6 & 7
Open Water 18 & 19 Open Water 8 & 9 Open Water 20 & 21
June July AUG
Confined Water 10 & 11 Confined Water 1 & 2 Confined Water 5 & 6
Open Water 17 & 18 Open Water 8 & 9 Open Water 12 & 13
September October November
Confined Water 9 & 10 Confined Water 7 & 8 Confined Water 11 & 12
Open Water 16 & 17 Open Water 14 & 15 Open Water 18 & 19
SDI Open Water Book Learning
CONFINED WATER & OPEN WATER TRAINING
Stop in to our Tarpon Springs Dive Center to obtain an
SDI Book kit to get your class started. When you have completed
your homework assignments give us a call to schedule an
evening for a book review. We conduct book reviews every
Wednesday and Thursday evening 6-9pm. After your book review
is complete schedule a confined water and open water training
weekend as listed on the schedule below.
Here is a sample Book Learning Training Schedule:
Sample Training Schedule
-Begin Class in Your Home or in our classroom in our Tarpon Springs Dive Center.
Our Instructor will come to your home for groups of 3 or more to being your class if
you like at no additional charge
Day 2 We Hold Book Reviews every Wednesday & Thursday evening 7-9
- Book Review in our Store. Be sure to have all five knowledge reviews completed prior to
attending your book review.
- Confined water dives (Site TBA)
- Confined water dives (Site TBA)
-Open Water Dive 1 & 2 8am
-Final Exam & Quizzes & Open Water Dives 3 & 4
Congratulations...You're a Certified Diver****
CALL THE DIVE CENTER TO REGISTER
Start your class today in the privacy of your home around your schedule. This is our
most popular program. Not only is it our most popular program but the best value!!
During your eLearning program you have a unique live chat option with an actual
Scuba Diving International Instructor. We have your back through the whole process!!
$120 eLearning Fee +
$255 Instructional Fee 3-10 Students
Private Class $499 + eLearning Fee
Includes: eLearning review, Confined Water Training, all equipment needed (even wet suits)
Open Water Gulf training dives days at Hurly's Training Grounds for confined water and open
water dives.....You buy NOTHING ADDITIONAL!
Sample Training Schedule (eLearning)
On Your Own-
Click on the red box top right to begin the eLearning Academic phase
This area contains all the videos and study materials. You will take your final
exam online upon the completion of the eLearning class. Print out your
your certificate of completion and bring with you to the Dive Center.
Call our Dive Center to schedule your confined water & open water
eLearning Academic & Equipment Review
Confined Water Training
Confined Water Training
Open Water Dives 1 & 2
Open Water Dives 3 & 4