Open Water SCUBA Diver Course

Embark on your underwater adventure with our Open Water SCUBA Diver Course priced at $599.00. No prerequisites are required, making it accessible to all. Complete an online course to get started and earn your certification card upon completion. Additionally, enjoy a $100 gear credit, valid until the day of course completion. Dive into learning with 2 pool days and 2 spring dives included in the package.

Please locate the necessary medical waiver form here: Diving Medical Waiver

Day 1:

  • Gather at the Dive Shop by 8:00 am.
  • Depart for the FAST Pool at 10:00 am.
  • Conclude activities at the FAST Pool by around 2:00 pm.

Day 2:

  • Meet at the FAST Pool at 8:00 am.
  • Head back to the Dive Shop around 1:00 pm for equipment breakdown and return.

Day 3:

  • Meet at the Dive Shop by 8:00 am for the Nitrox Course between 8:00 am-9:00 am.
  • If not participating in the Nitrox Course, arrive at the shop by 9:00 am and caravan to Devil’s Den around 9:30 am.
  • Arrival at Devil’s Den is expected around 10:30 am.
  • Return to the Dive Shop at approximately 2:00 pm to switch tanks for the following day.

Day 4:

  • Gather at KP Hole by 7:30 am with all scuba gear ready for boat boarding.
    • No entrance fee required, as this is part of the course.
  • Proceed down the boat ramp, unload, and park. Leave non-waterproof items (cell phone, keys, etc.) in the car.
  • Return to the Dive Shop by approximately 11:30 am.
  • Wrap up activities by 12:30 pm.

Important Addresses

Ocala Dive Shop
500 SW 10th Street, Suite 101
Ocala, FL 34471

FAST Pool
4636 SW 67th Ave
Ocala, FL 34474

Devil’s Den
5390 NE 180th Ave
Williston, FL 32696

KP Hole
9435 SW 190th Avenue Rd
Dunnellon, FL 34432

Open Water Scuba Dive Course Dates

May 2024

Day 1:  Friday May 17, 2024

Day 2:  Saturday May 18, 2024

Day 3:  Friday May 24, 2024

Day 4:  Saturday May 25, 2024

June 2024

Day 1:   Friday June 21, 2024

Day 2:  Sunday June 23, 2024

Day 3:  Friday June 28, 2024

Day 4:  Saturday June 29, 2024

July 2024

Day 1:  Friday July 26, 2024

Day 2:  Saturday July 27, 2024

Day 3:  Friday August 2, 2024

Day 4:  Saturday August 3, 2024

August 2024

Day 1:  Friday August 16, 2024

Day 2:  Saturday August 17, 2024

Day 3:  Friday August 23, 2024

Day 4:  Saturday August 24, 2024

September 2024

Day 1:  Friday September 20, 2024

Day 2:  Saturday September 21, 2024

Day 3: Friday September 27, 2024

Day 4: Saturday September 28, 2024