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The Open Water Diver Course is the most popular PADI scuba lesson offered at Aqua-Nuts Diving.
This course is your ticket to the exciting adventure of the underwater world. The course covers simple academic principles and emphasizes actual diving experiences starting in the shallows of a local lake, and then progressing to the deeper more challenging parts of the lake.
This course can be accomplished in 2 or 3 days depending on where you choose to complete your Open Water Testing.
Summer Pick a lake and camp for the 3 days. Or take it one day at a time. A fun-filled Alberta summer experience!
Call to book your Summer Adventure!
Winter Head to Open Water! You can travel with Aqua-Nuts Diving, or choose an adventure of your own and have a Referral to a Dive Shop of your choosing. This is called Open Water Referral
Please see refund policy - 12 months to complete
For your comfort, we do not supply personal equipment. I recommend purchasing:
A selection of good quality gear is available through Aqua-Nuts Diving. Special student pricing is available, please ask!
Upon completion of The Open Water course a diver will be able to dive with the following limitations:
Confined Water Training will cover the skills you need to pass your Open Water Testing. During this training, you will learn how the equipment works, how to use it and maintain scuba equipment. You will be shown skills that will help you to stay comfortable, be safe, and have fun. This class will also teach you how to avoid emergencies and what to do if presented with one.
All this will strengthen your confidence in your newfound skills!
Open Water Testing will start with a nice, fun dive! Just to help you get your “sea legs/lake legs” and to demonstrate what you learned in the confined water portion. For the remaining 3 dives you will get to "show off” what you learned in confined water! No big deal, just a lot of fun!
Then, Congratulations, you are a Scuba Diver!
If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, this is where it starts! The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course - world wide! Your certification is recognised globally! Why Aqua-Nuts Diving? We are passionate about diving and if we do our job right then you will be too.
Leigh-Ann McCuaig She is a great instructor, passionate about her students!
Janessa Marshall “Thank you so much for being so awesome, patient and informative! After 3 years of trying to schedule for our certification we finally got it done and you were amazing! We did our dives in Mexico and LOVED IT!!”
Give it a try! Denise is an excellent instructor. Open up a whole new world and have fun!