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open water SCUBA diver training at El Mar Diving CenterWelcome to Your New Adventure! Becoming a SCUBA Diver!

"Exploration, exotic locations, amazing color and beauty... these are just a few of the things you will experience in the spectacular underwater world. Welcome to your new adventure, innerspace. Congratulations! Scuba diving is a wonderful sport for everyone! You can look forward to many memorable diving adventures in the years to come."

 

Open Water SCUBA Diver Certification, Start Your Adventure!©

Your ticket to the underwater world, The Open Water Diver Certification. Beginning with Your Student Materials, Your SCUBA Instructors Experience, Your Pool Training Sessions and Your Certifications Dives, You will learn everything You need to know to Start your Adventure©, the fun and correct way. The student materials have study guide questions at the end of each section to help you retain your new knowledge, and test your retention. With Our Instructors "Never Let Them Quit" Philosophy during Your pool training sessions, in Our heated pool, you will learn all of the necessary skills and safe diving procedures, so that during Your Certification Dives, You will have become a Safe, Comfortable, and Confident SCUBA Diver.

What El Mar Diving Center provides?

  • Classroom Training*
  • Pool Training*
  • Lake Certification Dives*
  • Instructor Fee
  • Open Water Diver Certification Card
  • Computer Diver Specialty Rating with Certification Card
  • open water SCUBA diver training at El Mar Diving Center
  • Total Diving System for Pool Training & Certification Dives
    (Tank, Weights, Buoyancy System, Air Delivery System & Information System)

*with a Max of 6 Students per class and Our "Never Let Them Quit" Philosophy / Guarantee

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials & Paper Logbook, $90.00 (retail $112.00)
  • Personal Snorkeling System ($195 to $500)*
    • Mask
    • Fins
    • Snorkel
    • Boots
    • Mesh Bag
    • Safety Tube
    • Whistle
    • Underwater Slate

*Students receive a 10% Discount on Equipment (excluding sale items)

open water SCUBA diver training at El Mar Diving Center

Recommended Equipment

  • Total Diving System
    (Air Delivery System, Buoyancy System, & Information System)
  • Exposure System
  • Reef Saver Kit
  • Divers Gear Bag
  • Divers Save-A-Dive Kit

Open Water Training Dates

Group Class, One Week Class/Pool

"Our group class, with a maximum of 6 students. Class starts on Monday with Orientation, classroom training on Thursday & Friday, pool training on Saturday & Sunday. After the Class & Pool Training, you will continue to an open water destination, to complete the certification."

Course Fee

  • $369.00, Group Open Water SCUBA Diver Certification
    "Includes Your Orientation, Class Training, Pool Training & Local Certification Dives"
Orientation Class Class Pool Pool Certification Certification
6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 8am - 4pm 8am - 4pm 7:30am - 2pm 7:30am - 2pm
Mon, Jun 5th Thu, Jun 8th Fri, Jun 9th Sat, Jun 10th Sun, Jun 11th Sat, Jun 24th Sun, Jun 25th
Mon, Jul 10th Thu, Jul 13th Fri, Jul 14th Sat, Jul 15th Sun, Jul 16th Sat, Jul 29th Sun, Jul 30th
Mon, Jul 17th Thu, Jul 20th Fri, Jul 21st Sat, Jul 22nd Sun, Jul 23rd Sat, Jul 29th Sun, Jul 30th
Mon, Aug 7th Thu, Aug 10th Fri, Aug 11th Sat, Aug 12th Sun, Aug 13th Sat, Aug 26th Sun, Aug 27th
Mon, Aug 14th Thu, Aug 17th Fri, Aug 18th Sat, Aug 19th Sun, Aug 20th Sat, Aug 26th Sun, Aug 27th
Mon, Sep 11th Thu, Sep 14th Fri, Sep 15th Sat, Sep 16th Sun, Sep 17th Sat, Sep 30th Sun, Oct 1st
Mon, Oct 9th Thu, Oct 12th Fri, Oct 13th Sat, Oct 14th Sun, Oct 15th Sat, Oct 28th Sun, Oct 29th
Mon, Nov 6th Thu, Nov 9th Fri, Nov 10th Sat, Nov 11th Sun, Nov 12th Sat, Nov 18th Sun, Nov 19th
Mon, Dec 4th Thu, Dec 7th Fri, Dec 8th Sat, Dec 9th Sun, Dec 10th TBD TBD

Group Class, Two Week Class/Pool

"Our group class, with a maximum of 6 students. Class meets on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, for 2 consecutive weeks. After the Class & Pool Training, you will continue to an open water destination, to complete the certification."

Course Fee

  • $369.00, Group Open Water SCUBA Diver Certification
    "Includes Your Orientation, Class Training, Pool Training & Local Certification Dives"
Class Pool Class Pool Class Pool Certification Certification
6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 7:30am - 2pm 7:30am - 2pm
Mon, Sep 18th Tue, Sep 19th Wed, Sep 20th Mon, Sep 25th Tue, Sep 26th Wed, Sep 27th Sat, Sep 30th Sun, Oct 1st
Mon, Oct 16th Tue, Oct 17th Wed, Oct 18th Mon, Oct 23rd Tue, Oct 24th Wed, Oct 25th Sat, Oct 28th Sun, Oct 29th

Group Class, Three Week, Class/Pool

"Our group class, with a maximum of 6 students. Class meets on Monday and Wednesday, for 3 consecutive weeks. After the Class & Pool Training, you will continue to an open water destination, to complete the certification."

Course Fee

  • $369.00, Group Open Water SCUBA Diver Certification
    "Includes Your Orientation, Class Training, Pool Training & Local Certification Dives"
Class Pool Class Pool Class Pool Certification Certification
6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 6pm - 10pm 7:30am - 2pm 7:30am - 2pm
Mon, Aug 7th Wed, Aug 9th Mon, Aug 14th Wed, Aug 16th Mon, Aug 21st Wed, Aug 23rd Sat, Aug 26th Sun, Aug 27th

Private Training, Class/Pool

"Private SCUBA Classes are available if wish to have "One on One training", or if your schedule doesn't allow you to participate in one of Our group classes."

Course Fee

  • $449.00, Private Open Water Class & Pool Training
    "Includes Your Orientation, Class Training, Pool Training & Referral Fee"

Please contact Tonia, (480)833-2971 to schedule Your Private Class

Private/Referral, Local Open Water Certification Dives

"Private Local Open Water Certification Dives are available if wish to have "One on One training", if your schedule doesn't allow you to participate in one of Our group certification dives or You are coming to us with a referral to finish your certification dives."

Course Fee

  • $199.00, Private Local Open Water Certification Dives
    "Includes Instructor Fee, Rental SCUBA Equipment, and Open Water Diver Certification Card"

Please contact Tonia, (480)833-2971 to schedule Your Private Class

complete you adventure, san carlos mexico open water scuba certificationUpgrade Your Certification!

San Carlos, Mexico!
Open Water SCUBA Diver Certification Caravan Trips

"San Carlos Mexico offers the most Amazing Diving situated on the Sea of Cortez, a unique natural wonder, dubbed the "Galapagos of North America" by Jacques Cousteau. Offering something for everyone, Scuba Diver or not. There are many optional activities for your non-diving buddy, Including: Kayaking, Snorkeling, hiking, shopping, mountain bike riding, horse back riding and golfing, Making this a Great location for Completing Your Adventure!©"

$159.00 additional per person, dbl occ.
Transportation NOT Included

Additional Fee Includes

  • 3 Nights Lodging @ Tetakawi
  • 1 Day of 3 Tank Boat Diving
  • 1 Day of 2 Tank Boat Diving
  • Snacks & Water on Boat
  • Taxes
  • Rental Total Diving System
    (Tank, Weights, Buoyancy System, Air Delivery System, Information System, & Exposure Suit)

Caravan Trip Dates

"Our San Carlos Mexico caravan trips depart from El Mar Diving Center on Thursday morning, Diving on Friday & Saturday, and driving back Sunday."

Date
Thursday, May 25th through Sunday, May 28th, 2017
Thursday, June 15th through Sunday, June 18th, 2017
Thursday, August 17th through Sunday, August 20th, 2017
Thursday, September 21st through Sunday, September 24th, 2017
Thursday, November 9th through Sunday, November 12th, 2017
Thursday, December 7th through Sunday, December 10th, 2017