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Contact us to start your open water diving journey today!!!

910-338-9601 or email


Getting SCUBA certified is as easy as 1,2,3!


1. You will begin the eLearning process online with a PC, mobile device, or tablet.


2. The next step will be to complete your 4 in-water skill-development training. This takes place in a swimming pool or similar body of confined water, under the supervision of an SDI Instructor.


3. The final step is to complete the required number of SDI open-water training dives under the supervision of your SDI Instructor. Here you will apply what you have learned during your academic and skill-development sessions, while learning practical lessons that can only be gained through real-world experience in open water.


Who is this class for? 

  • 10-14 year olds wishing to become a certified scuba diver who hold interest in the underwater world
  • Course Prerequisites: 
  • Minimum age 10 with parental consent
  • Students between the ages of 10 through 14 may obtain an SDI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver Certification if the following conditions are met: junior students are to train and dive under the direct supervision of a parent, guardian, or active dive professional
  • When an SDI Junior Open Water Diver reaches the age of 15, they may upgrade to an SDI Open Water Scuba Diver certification


What you can expect to learn:

  • History of diving
  • Aquatic environment
  • Marine life injuries
  • Physics and physiology
  • Repetitive dives
  • Safety stops
  • Emergency decompression
  • Omitted decompression
  • Nitrogen Narcosis
  • Oxygen toxicity
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Mixed gases
  • Hyperventilation, shallow water blackout
  • Scuba equipment
    • Mask, fins, and snorkel
    • Exposure protection
    • Buoyancy compensator device (BCD)
    • Regulators
    • Cylinders
    • Weight systems
    • Underwater instruments
    • Compass
    • Accessories
    • Dive flag
  • Planning your dive
    • Diver fitness and overexertion
    • Orientation to new or local diving environments
    • Boat diving procedures
    • Buddy system
    • First aid
  • Underwater Navigation
    • Compass
    • Natural

In-water skills include all of the following and more!

  • Swimming evaluation (Must be completed prior to any scuba skill being taught)
    • Distance swim of 200 metres non-stop using any stroke without the use of mask, snorkel or any swimming aids, or 300 metres non-stop using mask, snorkel, and fins
    • Survival swim/float of 10 minutes

* Note: If an exposure suit is worn for any of the above skills, the wearer must be neutrally buoyant at the surface.

  • Scuba skills
    • Scuba system assembly and disassembly
    • Weight system adjustment with proper weighting
    • Removal and replacement of weight system on the surface
    • Removal and replacement of weight system at depth
  • Pre-dive check of self and buddy
  • Partial mask clear at depth
  • Full mask clear at depth
  • Breathing and swimming underwater without a mask
  • Buoyancy compensator device (BCD) use:
    • Inflation and deflation (oral/power) at the surface
    • Inflation and deflation (oral/power) at depth
    • Removal and replacement at surface
    • Removal and replacement at depth
  • Buoyancy control
  • Regulator use
    • Breathing, clearing, and recovery at the surface and depth
  • Underwater swimming; proper use of fins
  • Entries and exits
  • Snorkel use


SDI Junior Open Water Dive Minimum Requirements: 

  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution
  • Satisfactorily complete the SDI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver Knowledge Quest or equivalent SDI online learning exam with a passing score of 80%, followed by 100% remediation by the Instructor. Instructors my use additional exams that can be found on the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor Resource CD
  • Complete all open water requirements safely and efficiently


**Fees do not include personal mask, snorkel, booties, fins. We will assist you in getting the right, personal fit if needed.**

**Price does not include any extra diving fees**

There are no refunds, instead we makeup camps/diving depending on conditions. 

All sales are final.

Junior Open-Water SCUBA Diving Course

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