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PADI OPEN WATER SCUBA DIVER WITH ST CROIX SCUBA The world's most popular scuba diving course

The PADI Open Water Diver course
with St. Croix SCUBA

When do you want to start?

If you've always wanted to learn to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wonderous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle.

COURSE PRICE & DURATION: $699 (all inclusive)
2-3 days (after eLearning)
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You'll pay $174 to PADI upon enrollment and the balance to SCUBA when you reserve your space with us.
PREREQUISITES: 10 years old Completion of dive medical form COURSE CONTENTS: Knowledge development online or with a combination of textbook and DVD. Confined water (pool) training Openwater training dives A lifetime of FUN! EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:We provide everything you need.   We'll also teach you about your choices in individual dive gear and offer a discount on any gear you choose to purchase while you are in class.We are a ScubaPro Platinum dealer.  We use and sell their gear exclusively.  LINKS: PADI Medical Questionnaire

What You Learn

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

  • Knowledge Development (online or home study with textbook/DVD)  No classroom sessions!
  • Confined Water (pool) training to learn basic scuba skills
  • 4 Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is...well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible.

You breathe underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver.

During the course, you'll make at least five pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

The Learning Materials You Need

PADI offers two method of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course.  

We find the most convenient to be eLearning where you'll use your own computer to cover the course materials on your own time and at your own pace. 

You can also choose to use a combination textbook and DVD to cover the materials.


What Does It Cost?




What Is Included?  

  • Everything!
  • eLearning or combination textbook and DVD
  • 2 Confined water (pool sessions) covering 5 training modules
  • 4 Openwater training dives
  • Use of all scuba gear
  • 10% discount on any additional dive gear you choose to purchase within 2 weeks of class
  • Openwater crew pak including log book
  • Immediate processing of your certification card
  • Reduced rate "fun" dives for up to two weeks after certification