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

  • Minimum Age, 18
  • Completed Medical Statement w/ Doctors(MD) Signature if required
  • Students must be comfortable in the water and able to swim 200 yards and float for 10 min.
  • Students must create a DiveSSI profile
  • Students must complete the digital academic materials before the 1st night of class
  • Children 10 Thru 14 years old can take the Junior SCUBA Diver Course
  • Children 15 Thru 17 years old, Please Contact Tonia, (480) 833-2971

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

**We offer a "Student Personal SCUBA Snorkeling Equipment Package" that includes the following items when you sign up for Your Open Water Course online for $295.99+tax, with a retail value of $422.85.**

  • Personal Equipment*
    (*Students receive a 10% Discount on Equipment(excluding sale/package items))
    • SCUBA Mask
    • SCUBA Fins
    • SCUBA Snorkel
    • SCUBA Boots
    • Mesh Bag
    • Safety Tube
    • Whistle
    • Mask Defog
    • Mask Scrub
  • Smart Phone w/ DiveSSI app
    • DiveSSIappQRcode

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
  • Underwater Slate

Open Water Training Dates

2023/2024 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
Class
6pm-10pm
Class/Pool
6pm-10pm
Pool
8am-5pm
Pool
8am-5pm
 
Mon, Jun 3rd Tue, Jun 4th Fri, Jun 7th Sat, Jun 8th Sun, Jun 9th, 2024 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Jul 8th Tue, Jul 9th Fri, Jul 12th Sat, Jul 13th Sun, Jul 14th, 2024 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Sep 9th Tue, Sep 10th Fri, Sep 13th Sat, Sep 14th Sun, Sep 15th, 2024 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Oct 7th Tue, Oct 8th Fri, Oct 11th Sat, Oct 12th Sun, Oct 13th, 2024 OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Nov 4th Tue, Nov 5th Fri, Nov 8th Sat, Nov 9th Sun, Nov 10th, 2024 OWD, 1 Week

Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Jun 3rd, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jun 4th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Jun 7th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Jun 8th, 2024 8am - 5pm
Sun, Jun 9th, 2024 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Jul 8th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jul 9th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Jul 12th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Jul 13th, 2024 8am - 5pm
Sun, Jul 14th, 2024 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Sep 9th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Sep 10th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Sep 13th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Sep 14th, 2024 8am - 5pm
Sun, Sep 15th, 2024 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Oct 7th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Oct 8th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Oct 11th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Oct 12th, 2024 8am - 5pm
Sun, Oct 13th, 2024 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Nov 4th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Nov 5th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Nov 8th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Nov 9th, 2024 8am - 5pm
Sun, Nov 10th, 2024 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week

2024 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, Jun 10th Tue, Jun 11th Wed, Jun 12th Mon, Jun 17th Tue, Jun 18th Wed, Jun 19th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Jul 15th Tue, Jul 16th Wed, Jul 17th Mon, Jul 22nd Tue, Jul 23rd Wed, Jul 24th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Aug 12th Tue, Aug 13th Wed, Aug 14th Mon, Aug 19th Tue, Aug 20th Wed, Aug 21st OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Sep 16th Tue, Sep 17th Wed, Sep 18th Mon, Sep 23rd Tue, Sep 24th Wed, Sep 25th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Oct 7th Tue, Oct 8th Wed, Oct 9th Mon, Oct 14th Tue, Oct 15th Wed, Oct 16th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Nov 4th Tue, Nov 5th Wed, Nov 6th Mon, Nov 11th Tue, Nov 12th Wed, Nov 13th OWD, 2 Week

Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Jun 10th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jun 11th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jun 12th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Jun 17th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jun 18th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jun 19th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Jul 15th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jul 16th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jul 17th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Jul 22nd, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jul 23rd, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jul 24th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Aug 12th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Aug 13th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Aug 14th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Aug 19th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Aug 20th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Aug 21st, 2024 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Sep 16th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Sep 17th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Sep 18th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Sep 23rd, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Sep 24th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Sep 25th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Oct 7th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Oct 8th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Oct 9th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Oct 14th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Oct 15th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Oct 16th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Nov 4th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Nov 5th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Nov 6th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Nov 11th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Nov 12th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Nov 13th, 2024 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week

Group Open Water Certification Weekends

Lake
7am-2pm
Lake
7am-2pm
Sat, May 18th, 2024 Sun, May 19th, 2024
Sat, Jun 29th, 2024 Sun, Jun 30th, 2024
Sat, Jul 27th, 2024 Sun, Jul 28th, 2024
Sat, Aug 24th, 2024 Sun, Aug 25th, 2024
Sat, Sep 28th, 2024 Sun, Sep 29th, 2024
Sat, Oct 26th, 2024 Sun, Oct 27th, 2024

Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, May 18th, 2024 7am - 2pm
Sun, May 19th, 2024 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jun 29th, 2024 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jun 30th, 2024 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jul 27th, 2024 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jul 28th, 2024 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Aug 24th, 2024 7am - 2pm
Sun, Aug 25th, 2024 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Sep 28th, 2024 7am - 2pm
Sun, Sep 29th, 2024 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Oct 26th, 2024 7am - 2pm
Sun, Oct 27th, 2024 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 Equipment
    • SCUBA Mask
    • SCUBA Fins
    • SCUBA Snorkel
    • SCUBA Boots
    • Mesh Bag
    • Safety Tube
    • Whistle
    • Underwater Slate
  • Completed Medical Statement w/ Doctors(MD) Signature if required
  • 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, May 18th 7am - 2pm
Sun, May 19th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jun 29th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jun 30th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jul 27th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jul 28th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Aug 24th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Aug 25th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Sep 28th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Sep 29th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Oct 26th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Oct 27th 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!©"

$299.00 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, June 20th - Sunday, June 23rd, 2024

Jun 20th - Jun 23rd, 2024

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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
  • Digital Certification Card

Prerequisites

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

scuba pool 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 Pool Refresher is for You.
During the SCUBA Pool 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 Pool Refresher

Prerequisites

  • Minimum Age, 15
  • Snorkeling System*
  • Total Diving System*
  • Logbook(Digital or Paper)

Includes

  • 2.5 Hours Pool Time
  • Tanks, Weights, Weightbelt

NOT Included

  • Snorkel System(Mask, Fins, Snorkel & Boots)
  • Total Diving System(Regulator, Alternate, BCD & Instruments)*
  • *Snorkel System available for rent, $5 and Total Diving System available for rent, $10

We recommend you bring all your SCUBA equipment

Group Pool Refresher Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Sign Up
Sat, Jun 1st 9am - 11:30am Group Pool Refresher
Sat, Jul 6th 1pm - 3:30pm Group Pool Refresher
Sat, Aug 3rd 1pm - 3:30pm Group Pool Refresher
Sat, Sep 7th 9am - 11:30pm Group Pool Refresher
Sat, Oct 5th 9am - 11:30pm Group Pool Refresher

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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
  • Completed Medical Statement w/ Doctors(MD) Signature if required

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Sign Up
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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