Open Water Diver Course
Quick Info

PADI Open Water Diver Course



Course Includes:

 Course Cost: $575 

Our next Open Water Diver course will begin Wed. Sept 22nd 2021

To pre-register, click here.

 All participants must be fully vaccinated beforehand (2nd shot plus 14 days)

Registration closes 5pm Wed. Sept 15, 2021.

  • 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
  • SUCI Membership for the remainder of 2021 and 2022 (a value of $150/year) including:
  • Access to all SUCI pool times at TPASC
  • Many opportunities to dive and practice with SUCI’s experienced divers and instructor team
  • Fun times at SUCI’s many social activities


Course Excludes:

  • Personal Scuba Equipment Required for the course (Budget $400)
    • Mask and snorkel
    • Open heel fins and wet boots
    • Weight belt and weights
    • Any wetsuits for pool sessions
  • Open Water Dive weekend (Budget $250)
    • Rental of full scuba equipment for weekend
    • Air fills for 2 tanks
    • Camping, meals and fuel


Course Dates:

Start and end times may shift due to Covid-19 restrictions/protocols. We’ll endeavor to minimize any impact and keep you apprised of any changes.
  Date Time Location Activity
Confined Water Wed. Sep 15 5pm N/A  Registration closes
Wed. Sep 22 7:00 pm -10:00 pm TPASC Leadership Rm A
TPASC Training Pool
Dive 1
Tues. Oct 5 Plan 14 - 16 hours Your home Complete eLearning
Wed. Oct 6 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool

Quick Quiz

Dives 2

Wed. Oct 20 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool Dives 3
Wed. Nov 3 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool Dive 4
Wed. Nov 17 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool Dive 5
Wed. Dec 1 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool Swim Skills
TENTATIVE Spring Open Water Dates will be firmed up when we plan our 2022 Dive Season
Open Water Prep Mon - Wed. Jun 6 – 8 Daytime Scuba shop of choice Pick up rental gear for upcoming dive weekend
Wed. Jun 8 6:45 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool Refresh skills while wearing rental gear
Open Water Sat. Jun 11 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Marmora, ON OW Dives 1 & 2
Sun. Jun 12 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Marmora, ON OW Dives 3 & 4
Mon. Jun 13 Daytime Scuba shop of choice Return rental gear


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

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