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The PADI Open Water Diver Course Training Dives with DIVING ENTERPRISES

You've finished all the Knowedge Development sections.  The Pool Sessions are behind you.

It's time to do the Open Water Training Dives!  And They're Free!

Only you know your schedule. so we let you choose when and where are best for your dives.  You can go with the group from your Pool Sessions or pick another date and location.

While we will do our best to complete the Open Water Training Dives as scheduled, all training dives are subject to weather and water conditions.  Our decision on safe diving is final.  Don't wait until the last minute to complete your dives.  There are no refunds if you cannot complete your training dives within the time frame you wanted.  Your training dives must be completed within one year of your pool sessions.  

You're just 2 days away from your Open Water Scuba Diver certification!

The Schedule

You have to complete 4 Open Water Training Dives to get your full PADI certification.  There are a total of 4 dives with a maximum of 3 dives in one day.

You can do all 4 dives in one weekend or you can opt to break up your dives over 2 weekends, one day at a time.

You'll pick up your gear at the store and take it to the dive site of yoru choice.  Then you'll make up to three dives on the first day and finish the last dive(s) on the second day.    That's it, 4 dives and you are done.

While we will do our best to complete the Open Water Training Dives as scheduled, all training dives are subject to weather and water conditions.  Our decision on safe diving is final.  Don't wait until the last minute to compete your dives.

The Cost

For our students there is no additional instructional charge for the actual training dives.

However, you are responsible for any extra costs.  Based on where you choose to do your dives you may be responsible for:

  • Entrance Fees if you choose to go to a site that charges
  • Transportation
  • Meals (if needed)
  • Lodging (if needed)
  • Incidentals

The Equipment

 

The Scuba Gear You Use

 

What You Provide:

 

You need to have your own Personal Gear; the Mask, Fins, Boots, and Snorkel.  If you need these items we offer a Student Discount and a  Fit & Function Guarantee (c) .  If your items bought from us do not work as expected you can return them within 30 days and get full credit for like items.  We don't want you stuck with something that does not work for you.  You'll also get special offers and dive invitations.  

 

If you do not have them and want to rent we offer a limited selection of rental personal gear.  While we cannot give the Fit & Function Guarantee (C) you'll get special offers and dive invitations.

 

If you have your own Personal Gear you can use them with some restrictions.  These  must be of Scuba quality and safety as determined by Diving Enterprises.  You must have prior approval to use these in the pool or on the dives.  Some items may be suitable for use in the pool but not on Open Water dives.  If you arrive for pool or Open Water dives with unapproved equipment you may not be allowed to dive and there will be no refunds.

 

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear. Use of the dedicated Scuba equipment you need is included in your course fees.  What you wear will be chosen by one of our staff to ensure your comfort throughout the course.

 

What We Provide:

 

All the scuba specific equipment

 

  • Regulator
  • Buoyancy Compensator
  • Wetsuit
  • Cylinders
  • Weights
  • Safety Sausage
  • Gear Bag

 

The Procedure

  1. Look over the list of training dive dates below.  This tells you when they are available,.
  2. Pick the date(s) that work best for you
  3. Make sure spots are available (sign up early as spots are not guaranteed less than 7 days before the dives)
  4. Go to Trips and fnd the trip for the dates of your dives.
  5. Select the trip and pick the Training Dives and pick the Training Dives add-on
  6. Check out and you are ready to go for both the trip and the dives.

The Sites

Click on this link for information about the local sites

Training Dives

  Start Date Course Location End Date Places Available   Price    
27 Jul 2019 OWD 07/27/2019 Gray's Quarry, 28 Jul 2019 6 -

Open Water Dives

OW Training Dive #1
Sat 27 Jul 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Gray's Quarry
OW Training Dive #2
Sat 27 Jul 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Gray's Quarry
OW Training Dive #3
Sat 27 Jul 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Gray's Quarry
OW Training Dive #4
Sun 28 Jul 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Gray's Quarry
Instructor(s): Kamran Razvan,

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10 Aug 2019 OWD 08/10/2019 Lake Phoenix, Pepper's Ferry, 11 Aug 2019 6 -

Open Water Dives

OW Training Dive #1
Sat 10 Aug 2019
05:00 PM
90 minutes
Lake Phoenix
OW Training Dive #2
Sun 11 Aug 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Lake Phoenix
OW Training Dive #3
Sun 11 Aug 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Lake Phoenix
OW Training Dive #4
Sun 11 Aug 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Pepper's Ferry
Instructor(s): Dave Bowman Jr,

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31 Aug 2019 OWD 08/31/2019 Pepper's Ferry, 01 Sep 2019 9 -

Open Water Dives

OW Training Dive #1
Sat 31 Aug 2019
11:30 AM
04 hours 30 minutes
Pepper's Ferry
OW Training Dive #2
Sat 31 Aug 2019
11:30 AM
04 hours 30 minutes
Pepper's Ferry
OW Training Dive #3
Sat 31 Aug 2019
11:30 AM
04 hours 30 minutes
Pepper's Ferry
OW Training Dive #4
Sun 01 Sep 2019
10:00 AM
04 hours 00 minutes
Pepper's Ferry
Instructor(s): Mike French,

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14 Sep 2019 OWD 09/14/2019 Lake Phoenix, 15 Sep 2019 7 -

Open Water Dives

OW Training Dive #1
Sat 14 Sep 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Lake Phoenix
OW Training Dive #2
Sat 14 Sep 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Lake Phoenix
OW Training Dive #3
Sat 14 Sep 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Lake Phoenix
OW Training Dive #4
Sun 15 Sep 2019
10:00 AM
04 hours 00 minutes
Lake Phoenix
Instructor(s): Mark A. Rutherford,

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05 Oct 2019 OWD 10/05/2019 Lake Phoenix, 06 Oct 2019 10 -

Open Water Dives

OW Training Dive #1
Sat 05 Oct 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Lake Phoenix
OW Training Dive #2
Sat 05 Oct 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Lake Phoenix
OW Training Dive #3
Sat 05 Oct 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Lake Phoenix
OW Training Dive #4
Sun 06 Oct 2019
09:30 AM
04 hours 30 minutes
Lake Phoenix
Instructor(s): James Tuite,

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26 Oct 2019 OWD 10/26/2019 Gray's Quarry, Pepper's Ferry, 27 Oct 2019 10 -

Open Water Dives

OW Training Dive #1
Sat 26 Oct 2019
05:00 PM
90 minutes
Pepper's Ferry
OW Training Dive #2
Sun 27 Oct 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Gray's Quarry
OW Training Dive #3
Sun 27 Oct 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Gray's Quarry
OW Training Dive #4
Sun 27 Oct 2019
10:30 AM
05 hours 30 minutes
Gray's Quarry
Instructor(s): Ken Dunker,

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