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Padi Open Water Scuba Course

Divers RealmLearning to scuba dive is an adventure of a lifetime. This course provides you with the basic knowledge needed to start scuba diving. Students should be in good health, comfortable in the water and able to swim. As part of the class, students will need to complete a 200 yard swim and a tread/float in deep water for 10 minutes. Class is comprised of classroom and in water pool training.

For final certification, 4 open water dives (lake or ocean) must be done with a PADA Instructor. Your instructor can give you a referral form if you would like to do the dives on a tropical vacation. The dives can also be scheduled with your instructor here in Wisconsin. Cost will depend upon where you do your dives. There will be home study components as well.

Students will receive a letter from the instructor a few weeks before class is to begin to give specific instructions on picking up class materials and items needed for class. This class is taught by a certified scuba instructor. Questions regarding class content may be directed to Diver’s Realm, 920-831-0126.


Course Only:  $190 Resident / $195 Non-Resident   This offering is exempt from the family fee cap and reduced rate.

Training materials fee is approximately $125. This fee will be paid to Diver’s Realm at the time materials are picked up.

Cost for certification dives will depend upon where you do your dives. 

 This course is only offered in Winter of 2020-21.  

View the 2020-21 School Year Activity Guide (This course can be found on page 23)

Winter online resident registration begins Monday, Nov 23, 2020.

Winter registration in person, by mail, or by fax begins November 30, 2020.