Open Water Certification

Begin your underwater adventure with your Open Water Diver certification!

Please call us at (407) 273-3373 to get information on pricing and dates for our scuba courses.  Until June 1 we will only be conducing private lessons.  Find out more information about private lessons here.


PADI Open Water DiverScuba Diver is the entry-level scuba certification course. It provides the fundamental knowledge and skills to scuba dive. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are considered competent to engage in open water diving activities without supervision, provided the diving activities and the areas dived approximate those of training.


The minimum number of open water dives is five. They may be all scuba dives or one skin dive and four scuba dives. No more than two scuba dives may be made on a single day during the course. Open water training may be completed in two days with a skin dive and two scuba dives on one day and two additional scuba dives on the other day. All open water training must take place during daylight hours. Sixty feet (18 m) is the maximum depth for any open water training dives during the course.


Age. Minimum is 15 years for Scuba Diver certification and 10 years for Jr. Scuba Diver. Diver Certification. None required. Prior Training. Students who hold credentials from the NAUI Passport Diver Program may, at the discretion of the instructor, be awarded credit for skills and knowledge acquired.

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