This package includes: PADI eLearning (online, interactive & video) academic training, your enhancement pak (training logbook, eRDPml - electronic dive calculator) and your PADI Open Water certification card. It also includes all of your rental of SCUBA gear for training at the pool (one weekend, ~10 hours) and your one day of Catalina Island diving from shore and one day of Malibu beach diving. You will be required to carry your scuba gear across the sand and through the surf zone for the beach dives. Catalina Island ferry, cylinder & weights rental fees are included in this package.
Note: your snorkel gear is not included; we have special student packages available and for a wide range of budgets.
Pre-requisite: minimum of 10 years old, and in good health.
Note: 10- and 11-year-old divers - ocean dives have to be done privately for dives 3 and 4 and/or if more than 4 divers in the group for any of the 4 ocean dives; there will be additional fees. Student ratios and rules are enforced for your safety.
Pick two weekends - one for your class & pool, one for your ocean dives.
Weekend Open Water Class & Pool Schedule -
NOTE: approximate times, they may vary based on your progress and any last minute pool changes.
- Saturday 7:30 am to 4 pm
- Sunday 11 am to 4 pm
Weekend Catalina & Beach Schedule - may vary based on your progress; sometimes Catalina Island is on Sunday; please check with your Instructor!
Note: Catalina ferry departure times may vary during the year. Also you must have reliable transportation to get to pool and store and ferry and beach locations. You are responsible for transporting all your rental equipment as well.
- Saturday Catalina departure 6 am, returns 5:15 pm
- Sunday Beach meet at 8-9 am, back to store 11-Noon