EL MAR DIVING CENTER

SCUBA Training

SCUBA Diver Training at El Mar Diving Center
SCUBA Diver Training
Become A SCUBA Diver©
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Become A SCUBA Diver

OWD

Welcome 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.

Prerequisites

  • Min. Age, 15
  • Clear or Doctor Signed Medical Statement
  • Students must be comfortable in the water and able to swim 200 yards and float for 10 min.
  • Children 10 Thru 14 years old can take the Junior SCUBA Diver Course

What El Mar Diving Center provides:

  • Classroom Training*
  • Pool Training*
  • Lake Certification Dives*
  • Student Digital Materials
  • Instructor Fee
  • Open Water Diver Certification Card
  • 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

  • Personal Snorkeling System ($200+)*
    • Mask
    • Fins
    • Snorkel
    • Boots
    • Mesh Bag
    • Safety Tube
    • Whistle
    • Underwater Slate
*Students receive a 10% Discount on Equipment(excluding sale items)

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

2022/2023 Group Classes, One Week Class/Pool

"Our One Week course starts with classroom Monday, Tuesday & Friday, with pool training on Saturday & Sunday. After the Class & Pool Training, you will continue to an open water destination, to complete Your certification."

Course Fee: $499.00

Class
6pm-10pm
Pool
6pm-10pm
Class
6pm-10pm
Pool
8am-5pm
Pool
8am-5pm
 
Mon, Dec 5th Tue, Dec 6th Fri, Dec 9th Sat, Dec 10th Sun, Dec 11th, 2022 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Feb 6th Tue, Feb 7th Fri, Feb 10th Sat, Feb 11th Sun, Feb 12th, 2023 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Feb 13th Tue, Feb 14th Fri, Feb 17th Sat, Feb 18th Sun, Feb 19th, 2023 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Mar 6th Tue, Mar 7th Fri, Mar 10th Sat, Mar 11th Sun, Mar 12th, 2023 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Apr 10th Tue, Apr 11th Fri, Apr 14th Sat, Apr 15th Sun, Apr 16th, 2023 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, May 1st Tue, May 2nd Fri, May 5th Sat, May 6th Sun, May 7th, 2023 OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Jun 5th Tue, Jun 6th Fri, Jun 9th Sat, Jun 10th Sun, Jun 11th, 2023 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Jul 17th Tue, Jul 18th Fri, Jul 21st Sat, Jul 22nd Sun, Jul 23rd, 2023 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Aug 14th Tue, Aug 15th Fri, Aug 18th Sat, Aug 19th Sun, Aug 20th, 2023 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Sep 11th Tue, Sep 12th Fri, Sep 15th Sat, Sep 16th Sun, Sep 17th, 2023 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Nov 6th Tue, Nov 7th Fri, Nov 10th Sat, Nov 11th Sun, Nov 12th, 2023 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Dec 4th Tue, Dec 5th Fri, Dec 8th Sat, Dec 9th Sun, Dec 10th, 2023 OWD, 1 Week

Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Dec 5th, 2022 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Dec 6th, 2022 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Dec 9th, 2022 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Dec 10th, 2022 8am - 5pm
Sun, Dec 11th, 2022 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Feb 6th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Feb 7th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Feb 10th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Feb 11th, 2023 8am - 5pm
Sun, Feb 12th, 2023 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Feb 13th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Feb 14th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Feb 17th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Feb 18th, 2023 8am - 5pm
Sun, Feb 19th, 2023 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Mar 6th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Mar 7th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Mar 10th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Mar 11th, 2023 8am - 5pm
Sun, Mar 12th, 2023 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Apr 10th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Apr 11th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Apr 14th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Apr 15th, 2023 8am - 5pm
Sun, Apr 16th, 2023 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, May 1st, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, May 2nd, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Fri, May 5th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Sat, May 6th, 2023 8am - 5pm
Sun, May 7th, 2023 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Jun 5th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jun 6th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Jun 9th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Jun 10th, 2023 8am - 5pm
Sun, Jun 11th, 2023 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Jul 17th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jul 18th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Jul 21st, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Jul 22nd, 2023 8am - 5pm
Sun, Jul 23rd, 2023 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Aug 14th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Aug 15th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Aug 18th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Aug 19th, 2023 8am - 5pm
Sun, Aug 20th, 2023 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Sep 11th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Sep 12th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Sep 15th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Sep 16th, 2023 8am - 5pm
Sun, Sep 17th, 2023 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Nov 6th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Nov 7th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Nov 10th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Nov 11th, 2023 8am - 5pm
Sun, Nov 12th, 2023 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Dec 4th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Dec 5th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Dec 8th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Dec 9th, 2023 8am - 5pm
Sun, Dec 10th, 2023 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week

2023 Group Classes, Two Week Class/Pool

"Our Two Week course Class meets on Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday, for 2 consecutive weeks. After the Class & Pool Training, you will continue to an open water destination, to complete Your certification."

Course Fee: $499.00

Class
6pm-10pm
Pool
6pm-10pm
Class
6pm-10pm
Pool
6pm-10pm
Class
6pm-10pm
Pool
6pm-10pm
 
Mon, Mar 13th Tue, Mar 14th Wed, Mar 15th Mon, Mar 20th Tue, Mar 21st Wed, Mar 22nd OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Apr 10th Tue, Apr 11th Wed, Apr 12th Mon, Apr 17th Tue, Apr 18th Wed, Apr 19th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, May 8th Tue, May 9th Wed, May 10th Mon, May 15th Tue, May 16th Wed, May 17th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Jun 12th Tue, Jun 13th Wed, Jun 14th Mon, Jun 19th Tue, Jun 20th Wed, Jun 21st OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Jul 10th Tue, Jul 11th Wed, Jul 12th Mon, Jul 17th Tue, Jul 18th Wed, Jul 19th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Aug 14th Tue, Aug 15th Wed, Aug 16th Mon, Aug 21st Tue, Aug 22nd Wed, Aug 23rd OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Sep 11th Tue, Sep 12th Wed, Sep 13th Mon, Sep 18th Tue, Sep 19th Wed, Sep 20th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Nov 6th Tue, Nov 7th Wed, Nov 8th Mon, Nov 13th Tue, Nov 14th Wed, Nov 15th OWD, 2 Week

Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Mar 13th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Mar 14th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Mar 15th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Mar 20th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Mar 21st, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Mar 22nd, 2023 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Apr 10th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Apr 11th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Apr 12th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Apr 17th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Apr 18th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Apr 19th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, May 8th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, May 9th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, May 10th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Mon, May 15th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, May 16th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, May 17th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Jun 12th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jun 13th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jun 14th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Jun 19th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jun 20th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jun 21st, 2023 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Jul 10th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jul 11th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jul 12th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Jul 17th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jul 18th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jul 19th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Aug 14th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Aug 15th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Aug 16th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Aug 21st, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Aug 22nd, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Aug 23rd, 2023 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Sep 11th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Sep 12th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Sep 13th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Sep 18th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Sep 19th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Sep 20th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Nov 6th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Nov 7th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Nov 8th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Nov 13th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Nov 14th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Nov 15th, 2023 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week

2022/2023 Group Open Water Certification Weekends

Lake
7am-2pm
Lake
7am-2pm
Sat, Dec 17th, 2022 Sun, Dec 18th, 2022
Sat, Feb 25th, 2023 Sun, Feb 26th, 2023
Sat, Mar 25th, 2023 Sun, Mar 26th, 2023
Sat, Apr 29th, 2023 Sun, Apr 30th, 2023
Sat, May 20th, 2023 Sun, May 21st, 2023
Sat, Jun 24th, 2023 Sun, Jun 25th, 2023
Sat, Jul 29th, 2023 Sun, Jul 30th, 2023
Sat, Aug 26th, 2023 Sun, Aug 27th, 2023
Sat, Sep 30th, 2023 Sun, Oct 1st, 2023
Sat, Nov 18th, 2023 Sun, Nov 19th, 2023
Sat, Dec 16th, 2023 Sun, Dec 17th, 2023

Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Dec 17th, 2022 7am - 2pm
Sun, Dec 18th, 2022 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Feb 25th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Sun, Feb 26th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Mar 25th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Sun, Mar 26th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Apr 29th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Sun, Apr 30th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, May 20th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Sun, May 21st, 2023 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jun 24th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jun 25th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jul 29th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jul 30th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Aug 26th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Sun, Aug 27th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Sep 30th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Sun, Oct 1st, 2023 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Nov 18th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Sun, Nov 19th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Dec 16th, 2023 7am - 2pm
Sun, Dec 17th, 2023 7am - 2pm

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: $699.00, includes Your Class Training, Pool Training & Referral Fee

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

Private 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: $299.00, Private Local Open Water Certification Dives

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

Referral Local Open Water Certification Dives

"Referral Local Open Water Certification Dives are available for Students wishing to complete their SSI SCUBA Certification with El Mar Diving Center"

Course Fee: $299.00, Referral Local SSI Open Water Certification Dives

What El Mar Diving Center provides:

  • Lake Certification Dives
  • SCUBA Rental Equipment

Customer needs to provide:

  • Personal Snorkeling System
    • Mask
    • Fins
    • Snorkel
    • Boots
    • Mesh Bag
    • Safety Tube
    • Whistle
    • Underwater Slate
  • Current Medical
  • Referral form (Your local SSI Dive Facility will be able to provide this form for you.)

Please call Tonia, (480) 833-2971 or email tonia@elmar.com, to schedule your referral.

Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Dec 17th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Dec 18th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Feb 25th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Feb 26th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Mar 25th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Mar 26th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Apr 29th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Apr 30th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, May 20th 7am - 2pm
Sun, May 21st 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jun 24th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jun 25th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jul 29th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jul 30th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Aug 26th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Aug 27th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Sep 30th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Oct 1st 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Nov 18th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Nov 19th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Dec 16th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Dec 17th 7am - 2pm

Upgrade Your Certification

San Carlos Mexico SCUBA Diving

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!©"

$229.00 additional per person, dbl occ.
Transportation NOT Included

Additional Fee Includes:

  • 3 Nights Lodging @ Sawari
  • 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)

Trip Dates

Thursday, February 16th - Sunday, February 19th, 2023

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SCUBA Specialties at El Mar Diving Center
Specialty SCUBA Training
Specialty SCUBA Training
Snorkel Diver Training at El Mar Diving Center
Snorkel Diver Training
Snorkel Diver Training
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Snorkel Diver Training

snorkel diver training

The SSI Snorkeling program may be your first step in becoming a Freediver or even a SCUBA diver. Most people enjoy it so much that they enroll in a SCUBA training or BASIC Freediver program afterwards.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Pool Training
  • Digital Materials
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Snorkeling System

Class Dates

Course Fee: $149.00

Contact El Mar Diving Center, (480) 833-2971 to Schedule

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SCUBA Skills Refresher at El Mar Diving Center
SCUBA Skills Refresher
Get Ready for Your Adventure
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SCUBA Skills Refresher

group refresher

Are you a certified diver, but haven't been in the water in the last year? Are you looking to refresh your dive skills? Have you purchased new Diving Equipment and "want to check it" out before going on that dive trip, then the SCUBA Skills Refresher is for You.
During the SCUBA Skills Refresher, Two of El Mar Diving Centers Professional Staff will have you complete a skill review, including 21 fundamental skills, giving you a refresher on the skills that you first learned in your Open Water training, helping you get comfortable once again and help you with any issues you may have.

SCUBA Skills Refreshers

Prerequisites

  • Minimum Age, 12
  • Snorkeling System
  • Total Diving System*
  • Logbook(Digital or Paper)

Includes

  • 3 Hours Pool Time
  • Tanks, Weights, Weightbelt

NOT Included

  • Snorkel System(Mask, Fins, Snorkel & Boots)
  • Total Diving System(Regulator, Alternate, BCD & Instruments)*
  • *Total Diving System available for rent, $10

We recommend you bring all your SCUBA equipment

Course Fee: $99.00

Call today to sign up, (480)833-2971

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Try SCUBA Diving at El Mar Diving Center
Try SCUBA Diving
Try SCUBA Diving
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Try SCUBA Diving

try scuba diving

Our Try SCUBA, lets you experience the thrill of SCUBA Diving in the comfort of Our heated pool, you will learn some basic SCUBA concepts and skills, find out how fun and easy SCUBA Diving is, discover the excitement, adventure, freedom and serenity that only SCUBA Diving can provide you. Experience the wonderful underwater world.

Prerequisites

  • Minimum Age, 12
  • Swimsuit and Towel

Try SCUBA

All of Our Try SCUBA experiences are scheduled individually.

Course Fee: $99.00

Call today to sign up, (480)833-2971

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