CNY's Premier Dive Center!
If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. At Aquatic World we can help you discover this lifesyle and get your PADI Open Water certification. If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be:
Aquatic World Provides a Comfortable and Convenient Environment for Training
The fun part about this course is...well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You breathe underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you'll make at least five pool dives in Aquatic World's on site pool and four open water dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your Aquatic World PADI Instructor.
You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Open Water Diver course!
If you are part of the Deaf Community we have the ability to get you Certified and introduce you to the underwater world. Check out Course Director Thomas Koch and PADI Open Water Diver, Claire Koch as she gets Certified.
In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear including a dive computer, and standard accessories (usage of required scuba equipment is all included in the Aquatic World Open Water program standard fee, with no additinoal hidden costs).
PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course - book and DVD package or a multimedia DVD-ROM.
PADI's Open Water Diver materials cover what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures. For each concept you'll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Then you'll jump in to Aquatic World's on-site heated pool to practice these skills with your Aquatic World instructor.
Later, as a certified diver, use the course materials as a reference guide for future diving adventures and to review what you learned. Aquatic World will assist you in making the right decisions on the scuba equipment you'll need to continue your adventures with competitive pricing options, on site service and support and a wealth of diving expertise to help you on your journey. We will also help you find an Aquatic World International Dive Travel destination, or an Aquatic World Domestic Trip or Local Diving excursion to help you to begin your diving adventure experiencing new things, new places, new people and making new friends.
Come get certified with Aquatic World and let your underwater adventure begin!
Aquatic World offers a wide range of course options from group lessons over a five week period one night a week; group weekend lessons over a Friday evening and Saturday/Sunday as well as private* and semi private* options tailored to your schedule along with the flexibility of PADI's e-learning program. All course options include four open water check out dives either locally or possibly on one of our travel destinations. You also have the option to complete your four open water dives through the PADI referral program* at any authorized PADI dive center or resort.
* Additional fees apply for private and semi-private lessons with Aquatic World. Fees for referral dives are determined by the destination dive center or resort.
*Please understand that we cannot hold students over to the next Dive Season. If you are enrolling prior to 1 September you are scheduled to complete your certification before the end of your enrollment year. After the close of the current enrollment dive season a rescheduling fee of $108 is required to restart the following year.