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July 17 - 25, 2021

PADI Open Water Diver Course

Marie Kerr Park • 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd. PalmdaleCA  93551 Organized by CITY OF PALMDALE
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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Sunday, July 25, 2021.

The PADI Open Water Diver course includes three parts.

1. Knowledge Development: This covers the principles, concepts and terms you need to know for dive safety and enjoyment. This portion of the course will be completed online and independently using PADI eLearning that will allow students to work on the classroom sessions at their convenience. Registrants will be emailed a link for eLearning content registration. Students will have a limited time to complete the eLearning portion of this course. Completion should be done prior to the pool sessions on July 17 & 18. Once the eLearning portion is complete the instructor will contact each student to make arrangements to take an in-person quiz and get fitted for SCUBA gear at Scuba Steve's Dive Adventure in Palmdale.
2. Confined Water Dives: Students will learn and practice scuba skills in a pool. The pool sessions will be 10 am to 3 pm Saturday and Sunday, July 17 & 18, 2021. Saturday will be at Courson Pool (on 10th St East.) Sunday will be at Marie Kerr Pool. (Rancho Vista Blvd.)
3. Open Water Dives: This will complete your training in this course in a two-day ocean setting. One day will have three dives from a boat at one of our local islands. The second day will be at a beach where you will learn beach diving techniques. The beach days are typically 4 hours and the boat dive is an all day session. Ocean dives are scheduled for July 24 & 25.
Pre-requisites: Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification. Minimum age requirement is 10 years old. Parents or legal guardians must be present at all in-water pool, boat & beach sessions.
Additional $399 materials fee will be due to the instructor.
Registration Fee Includes: Instruction & in-person pool experience.
Additional Materials Fee Includes: eLearning registration, dive boat charter, certification card fee and use of scuba gear listed: 1. Wetsuit 2. Dive hood 3. Regulator with dive computer 4. Weights 5. Tank and BCD
Personal gear that is not included and must be provided by the student are: 1. Masks 2. Snorkels & fins 3. Dive boots & gloves These can be purchased from Scuba Steve's Dive Adventures at a discount with registration of this course.
For questions about this course contact the instructor, Steve, at Scuba Steve's Dive Adventures at 661-234-3483.

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Virtual Online eLearning then in-person pool sessions at Courson Pool on Saturday & Marie Kerr Pool on Sunday


Steve Thompson


July 17 - 25, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM


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Ages 10-255 · Co-Ed


Marie Kerr Park

2723 Rancho Vista Blvd. PalmdaleCA  93551

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