you've always wondered what lies beneath the surface,
now's the time to find out! Start the journey of a lifetime
with the PADI Open Water Diver course.
It will change you forever!
In the PADI Open
Water Diver course, your PADI Instructor takes you through the
basics of learning how to scuba dive.
course encompasses three phases: Knowledge Development, Confined
Water Dives and Open Water Training Dives.
Development – This develops your
familiarity with basic diving principles and procedures. You
learn things like how pressure affects your body, how to
choose the best gear and what to consider when planning
eLearning you have convenient online access
to knowledge development course materials for one year. You’ll
read and complete each of five sections of the manual online,
watching corresponding video clips along the way and completing
the final exam online. We'll meet Friday night for orientation,
take a quick quiz and get fitted for equipment.
Start your e-Learning today and complete the dives later.
Call the shop or click the banner below to purchase the e-Learning
directly from PADI.
Confined Water Dives –
This is what it’s all about – diving. You develop
basic scuba skills in a pool. Here you’ll learn everything
from setting up your gear to how to easily get water out of your
mask without surfacing. You’ll also practice some
emergency skills, like securing air from an alternate air source
– just in case.
Open Water Training Dives
– This is where you have fun putting it all
together and fully experience the underwater adventure –
at the beginner level, of course. You may make these dives
locally or at a more exotic destination on vacation with what is
called a referral. Consider Y-kiki's Dry Suit Option! Dive dry and
warm in one of our DUI Dry Suits and earn your Dry Suit Diver
certification the same weekend you complete your PADI Open Water
To continue your
adventure, consider the Advanced Open Water class and be
sure and sign up to receive information on our Local Diving
Adventures Group more commonly known as the Fun Diving
Club. It's an opportunity to join Y-kiki's experienced staff and
other local divers at a nearby dive site for diving, fellowship
and fun. Diving makes better divers... so let's go diving!
10 years old for Junior Open Water Diver and 15 years old for
Open Water Diver. Good health, reasonable fitness and comfort in
the water.A Medical Questionnaire must be completed by all participants. Some participants may require their Physician’s approval prior to any in-water activities.
ensure a successful experience, each student must own
their own scuba quality Mask, Snorkel, Fins and Boots
prior to class. We
provide each student with a $100 rebate to be used
toward the purchase of these four items.
Y-kiki staff will work
with each student to ensure the best purchase. We’ll
explain features, describe differences between brands and
styles – and be mindful of your budget.
Full certification: $500. Referral:
Referral: Going on
vacation and want to learn to dive? Why waste vacation time
sitting in a classroom? Complete your knowledge development
sessions (eLearning) and
confined open water dives with Y-kiki Divers and then complete
your open water training dives on vacation with another PADI
Water Training Dives only: If you’ve
your knowledge development sessions and confined open
water dives with another Dive Center and only need your four
open water training dives to complete your certification,
this option is for you. Cost is $150. Includes equipment
rental (excluding mask, fins, snorkel and boots) and
Suit Option: Dry Suits keep you warm and
dry. Since water wicks away our body temp much faster than if
our body were surrounded by air, the solution to staying warmer
is to wear a dry suit and an appropriate undergarment. Don't let
our colder water stop you from diving! Dive a Dry Suit, stay
warm, dive often. Do all your training dives using one of our
dry suits and become PADI
Dry Suit certified the same weekend you do your Open
Water Diver certification dives.
Y-kiki's Dry Suit
option includes the PADI Dry Suit Crew Pak, an orientation
classroom session, one additional pool session for practice, use
of our rental dry suit throughout your certification dives, one
additional dive following your certification dives and your
course certification also counts as one of five Specialty
certifications required for Master Scuba Diver certification. Take the Master Scuba Diver
Tune-Up/Reactivate: A little rusty? Been awhile
had to plan a dive? Take a Scuba Tune-Up with
Y-kiki Divers and review basic scuba skills. Dust off
your gear and bring it to class. Well inspect
it for potential maintenance concerns. Download
the flier and schedule.
Open Water Scuba Diver Course: Contact Valerie
Elliott at 314-469-8722 for more details.
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