Open Water Diver Course
Quick Info

PADI Open Water Diver Course


Registration for this course closes Wednesday, March 18 at 5 pm

Clike HERE to pre-register

Course Includes:

•  Instruction by PADI Certified Instructors and Divemasters for 5 Confined Water dives and 4 Open Water dives

•  Equipment rentals and air fills for the 5 scheduled pool dives at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC)

•  PADI online eLearning course

•  Certification as a PADI Open Water Scuba Diver

•  Receipt eligible for Education Tax Credit

Cost of Certification Course  $575

No Hidden Costs with SUCI

This list includes all the costs for the course. We've done our best to provide reasonable estimates for purchasing equipment and for the Open Water weekend.

Flexible Open Water 

Going down south and want to complete your Open Water dives there? Talk to us! Let us know when you register and your course will be discounted the cost of the Open Water Dives and we can provide you with a referral to a PADI Dive Centre.

•  SUCI Membership for the remainder of 2020 (a value of $150/year) including:

o  Access to all SUCI pool times at TPASC

o  Many opportunities to dive and practice with SUCI’s experienced divers and instructor team

o  Fun times at SUCI’s many social activities

Course Excludes:

•  Personal Scuba Equipment Required for the course (Budget $400)

o  Mask and snorkel

o  Open heel fins and wet boots

o  Weight belt and weights

o  Any wetsuits for pool sessions 

o  Refundable deposit for eRDPml and Dive planning slate and dives (Refundable deposit of $30)

•  Open Water Dive weekend (Budget $250)

o  Rental of full scuba equipment for weekend

o  Air fills for 2 tanks

o  Camping, meals and fuel

Course Dates Spring 2020 

Date Time Place Activity
Fall 2019
Wed. March 18 Midnight N/A  Registration closes
Wed. March 25 7:00 pm -11:00 pm TPASC Leadership Rm A
TPASC Training Pool

Dive 1
Tues. April 7 Plan 14 to 16 hours Your home Complete eLearning

Wed. April 8

6:00 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool

Quick Quiz

Dives 2 & 3a

Wed. April 22 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool Dives 3b & 4
Wed. May 6 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool Dive 5
Wed. May 27 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool Swim Skills

Open Water Certification Weekend Spring 2020:

Date Time Place Activity
Wed. June 10, 2020 6:45 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool Skills refresher and gear check
Sat. Jun 13, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Marmora, ON OW Dives 1 & 2
Sun. Jun 14, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Marmora, ON OW Dives 3 & 4

Ready to get started? Complete our Pre-Registration Form and we'll get back to you shortly. 

Need more information? Read our Open Water Diver Pamphlet.

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