What to Expect
The PADI Open Water Scuba Class is where your SCUBA adventure begins. This is where students will learn the basics of how to stay safe underwater. There are 3 parts to learning to dive. Home study, academic and pool sessions, and open water training dives. Students get a book and DVDs so they can begin their adventure before they get in the classroom. After the classroom and pool dives students will be able to jump in the open water!
Academic and Pool Instruction
When you sign up for class you will receive your student kit (which is included in the class price) so you can complete your home study. Then you will join us for one weekend of academic and pool instruction. In the academic sessions your Instructor will review your home study with you and give you the application for what you have learned. Then each afternoon you are in the pool scuba diving, applying what you learned, and learning the skills you need to dive safely. When you come to scuba class you will need to bring your student materials with you and return the loaner DVD. Plus you will need bathing suit, towel, mask, fins, and a snorkel. Scuba class is on the weekends, Saturday and Sunday from 8-6 both days. download more class info
Open Water Instruction
The third phase of your scuba classes involves 4 scuba dives in an open water environment. All 4 dives are completed in one weekend. During these scuba dives you will be repeating a few of the skills that you mastered during the pool dives and exploring the dive site with your Instructor Team. Scuba training dives are offered locally from May till October. November through April they are in Florida. Or, if you have a trip already planned, Island Hoppers can help you get the dives completed as part of your vacation!
So you have your Open Water Certification and you want to get more into diving because it's fun right?
Try our Quarry Diver Class which focuses on fine tuning your buoyancy while diving and improving your navigation skills. This scuba class has no home study, two fun filled dives and can be completed in one day on any of dive trips! Only $80!
Or try our most popular specialty class, Nitrox Diver, which allows you to stay longer underwater and helps keep you from being as tired after a dive. Only $180 and can be completed in only 3 hours Online!
2806 Bransford Ave Nashville TN 37204 US
Open 10-6 Monday-Saturday
You can complete your academics online. Just call the store for more details before signing up.