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OPTION 1 - 5 WEEK OPEN WATER SESSION PADI OPEN WATER certification

5 WEEK CLASS

High Season (Apr – Oct) $290/Low Season (Nov – Mar) $250

The Playground Dive Shop 5 WEEK Course is designed for those persons who want a slower paced, relaxed Open Water class with hands-on Instructor / Classroom setting.  You will meet with your instructional staff 1night a week typically on Tuesday or Thursday for 5 weeks where you will blend pool and academics through the training course.

STEP 1:  Choose your start date

The Playground Dive Shop 5 WEEK Class starts with an Orientation Class where you will get your picture taken, meet other students/staff, go over logistics and learn to assemble your scuba kit so you are prepared for your first day of pool. You can call the shop to sign-up or stop into the shop.

5 Week Start Dates 2019

April 2    May 30    Jul 2    Aug 8    Sep 5

5 Week Sample Schedule

Week 1 – Orientation/Induction 
Week 2 – Knowledge Review (KR) 1-2 /Quiz / Confined Pool 1-2
Week 3 – Confined Pool 2-3
Week 4 – KR 3-5 / Quiz / Final Review
Week 5 –Confined Pool 4-5  / Swims

Winter Hours are 7-9:30pm : Summer Hours 6-9 pm.  (please arrive 15 minutes early)

STEP 2: Pick-up Open Water Crew Pack

Visit the Playground Dive Shop and pick-up your student material and tour our facility.  For more personal service, you can call and reserve a time where you can have a staff member dedicated to your to answer any questions you may have.

The Playground Dive Shop provides the rental equipment: BC, Regulator, Dive Computer, Wetsuit.  The student will need to get their personal gear: Mask, Fin, Snorkel, Boots.

Ask about our student discount! 


Step 3: Choose your Lake Session $200 ($50 deposit)

Once you have mastered all the dive skills, you can then sign up for your check-out dives at Beaver Lake or join us on one of our exotic dive travels to complete your certification. 

CHOOSE LAKE SESSION

  Start Date Course Course Type Max. Places Places Available   Price    
24 Mar 2019 OWW 3/24/2019 8 0 US$ 250.00

Open Water Diver

Pool 2
Sun 24 Mar 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Sun 24 Mar 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Sun 24 Mar 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 5
Sun 24 Mar 2019
12:00 AM
13 hours 00 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 1
Sun 24 Mar 2019
09:00 AM
-540 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Instructor(s): Duane Newman, Jeffrey White,

Weekend Course

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02 Apr 2019 OW5 4/2/2019 8 7 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Induction
Tue 02 Apr 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Confined Pool 1
Tue 09 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Knowledge Dev 1
Tue 09 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 2
Tue 09 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Confined Pool 2
Tue 16 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Tue 16 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Tue 16 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Final Exam
Tue 23 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 3
Tue 23 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 4
Tue 23 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 5
Tue 23 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Pool 5
Tue 30 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Swims
Tue 30 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Instructor(s): Tad Choate,

5 Week Session

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09 Apr 2019 OW 4/9/2019 8 4 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Confined Pool 1
Tue 09 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 2
Tue 09 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 3
Thu 11 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 4
Thu 11 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 5
Tue 16 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Swims
Thu 18 Apr 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Instructor(s): Krista Block,

2 Week Course

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14 Apr 2019 OW 4/14/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Pool 2
Sun 14 Apr 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Sun 14 Apr 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Sun 14 Apr 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 5
Sun 14 Apr 2019
12:00 AM
13 hours 00 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 1
Sun 14 Apr 2019
09:00 AM
-540 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center

Weekend Course

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07 May 2019 OW 5/7/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Confined Pool 1
Tue 07 May 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 2
Tue 07 May 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 3
Thu 09 May 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 4
Thu 09 May 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 5
Tue 14 May 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Swims
Thu 16 May 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Instructor(s): Cathi Christina,

2 Week Course

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19 May 2019 OWW 5/19/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Pool 2
Sun 19 May 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Sun 19 May 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Sun 19 May 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 5
Sun 19 May 2019
12:00 AM
13 hours 00 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 1
Sun 19 May 2019
09:00 AM
-540 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center

Weekend Course

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30 May 2019 OW5 5/30/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Induction
Thu 30 May 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Confined Pool 1
Thu 06 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Knowledge Dev 1
Thu 06 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 2
Thu 06 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Confined Pool 2
Thu 13 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Thu 13 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Thu 13 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Final Exam
Thu 20 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 3
Thu 20 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 4
Thu 20 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 5
Thu 20 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Pool 5
Thu 27 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Swims
Thu 27 Jun 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Instructor(s): Duane Newman,

5 Week Session

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11 Jun 2019 OW 6/11/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Confined Pool 1
Tue 11 Jun 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 2
Tue 11 Jun 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 3
Thu 13 Jun 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 4
Thu 13 Jun 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 5
Tue 18 Jun 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Swims
Thu 20 Jun 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Instructor(s): Brian Meinershagen,

2 Week Course

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23 Jun 2019 OWW 6/23/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Pool 2
Sun 23 Jun 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Sun 23 Jun 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Sun 23 Jun 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 5
Sun 23 Jun 2019
12:00 AM
13 hours 00 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 1
Sun 23 Jun 2019
09:00 AM
-540 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Instructor(s): Cathi Christina,

Weekend Course

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02 Jul 2019 OW5 7/2/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Induction
Tue 02 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Confined Pool 1
Tue 09 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Knowledge Dev 1
Tue 09 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 2
Tue 09 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Confined Pool 2
Tue 16 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Tue 16 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Tue 16 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Final Exam
Tue 23 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 3
Tue 23 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 4
Tue 23 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 5
Tue 23 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Pool 5
Tue 30 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Swims
Tue 30 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Instructor(s): Jeffrey White,

5 Week Session

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09 Jul 2019 OW 7/9/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Confined Pool 1
Tue 09 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 2
Tue 09 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 3
Thu 11 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 4
Thu 11 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 5
Tue 16 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Swims
Thu 18 Jul 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Instructor(s): Tad Choate,

2 Week Course

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14 Jul 2019 OWW 7/14/2019 8 7 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Pool 1
Sun 14 Jul 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 2
Sun 14 Jul 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Sun 14 Jul 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Sun 14 Jul 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 5
Sun 14 Jul 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Instructor(s): Brian Meinershagen,

Weekend Course

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06 Aug 2019 OW 8/6/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Confined Pool 1
Tue 06 Aug 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 2
Tue 06 Aug 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 3
Thu 08 Aug 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 4
Thu 08 Aug 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 5
Tue 13 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Swims
Thu 15 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Instructor(s): Tad Choate,

2 Week Course

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08 Aug 2019 OW5 8/8/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Induction
Thu 08 Aug 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Confined Pool 1
Thu 15 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Knowledge Dev 1
Thu 15 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 2
Thu 15 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Confined Pool 2
Thu 22 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Thu 22 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Thu 22 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Final Exam
Thu 29 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 3
Thu 29 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 4
Thu 29 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 5
Thu 29 Aug 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Pool 5
Thu 05 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Swims
Thu 05 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Instructor(s): Brian Meinershagen,

5 Week Session

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18 Aug 2019 OWW 8/18/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Pool 2
Sun 18 Aug 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Sun 18 Aug 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Sun 18 Aug 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 5
Sun 18 Aug 2019
12:00 AM
13 hours 00 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 1
Sun 18 Aug 2019
09:00 AM
-540 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Instructor(s): Duane Newman,

Weekend Course

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05 Sep 2019 OW5 9/5/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Induction
Thu 05 Sep 2019
06:00 PM
03 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Confined Pool 1
Thu 12 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Knowledge Dev 1
Thu 12 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 2
Thu 12 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Confined Pool 2
Thu 19 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Thu 19 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Thu 19 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Final Exam
Thu 26 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 3
Thu 26 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 4
Thu 26 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Knowledge Dev 5
Thu 26 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Playground Dive Shop
Pool 5
Thu 03 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Swims
Thu 03 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Instructor(s): Tad Choate,

5 Week Session

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10 Sep 2019 OW 9/10/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Confined Pool 1
Tue 10 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 2
Tue 10 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 3
Thu 12 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 4
Thu 12 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 5
Tue 17 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Swims
Thu 19 Sep 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Instructor(s): Cathi Christina,

2 Week Course

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22 Sep 2019 OWW 9/22/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Pool 2
Sun 22 Sep 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Sun 22 Sep 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Sun 22 Sep 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 5
Sun 22 Sep 2019
12:00 AM
13 hours 00 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 1
Sun 22 Sep 2019
09:00 AM
-540 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Instructor(s): Brian Meinershagen,

Weekend Course

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06 Oct 2019 OWW 10/6/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Pool 2
Sun 06 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 3
Sun 06 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 4
Sun 06 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 5
Sun 06 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
13 hours 00 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center
Pool 1
Sun 06 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
-540 minutes
Henley Aquatics Center

Weekend Course

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08 Oct 2019 OW 10/8/2019 8 8 US$ 290.00

Open Water Diver

Confined Pool 1
Tue 08 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 2
Tue 08 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 3
Thu 10 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 4
Thu 10 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Confined Pool 5
Tue 15 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Swims
Thu 17 Oct 2019
07:00 PM
02 hours 30 minutes
Instructor(s): Krista Block,

2 Week Course

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