Open Water Scuba Class & Pool Schedules

There are two different format choices completing the academics for your PADI Open Water Scuba Certification

Option 1 - Traditional Format: Pick up your PADI Open Water Manual and DVD at Underwater Phantaseas complete the homework (approx. 10 to 12 hours).  In class, your instructor will review the material and administer four quizzes and a final exam.  Pool training will also be completed and then you are ready to complete your Open Water Certification Dives.

Option 2 - Online eLearning Format:  Register and pay online with PADI to access the PADI Open Water Manual and DVD online.  Complete all of the necessary academics at your convenience.  This format allows for greatly reduced time in the formal classroom setting.  Your instructor will complete your pool training and then you are ready to complete your Open Water Certification Dives.


Weekend Scuba Classes (2 days, 14 hours)

Saturday and Sunday
Traditional format:  8am-3pm
eLearning format:  8am-12pm

2014 Dates

January 4 & 5
January 11 & 12
January 18 & 19
January 25 & 26
February 1 & 2
February 8 & 9
February 15& 16
February 22 & 23
March 1 & 2
March 8 & 9
March 15 & 16
March 22 & 23
March 29 & 30
April 5 & 6
April 12 & 13
April N/A
April 26 & 27
May 3 & 4
May 10 & 11
May 17 & 18
May 24 & 25
May 31 & June 1
June 7 & 8
June 14 & 15
June 21 & 22
June 28 & 29
July 5 & 6
July 12 & 13
July 19 & 20
July 26 & 27
August 2 & 3
August 9 & 10
August 16 & 17
August 23 & 24
August 30 & 31
September 6 & 7
September 13 & 14
September 20 & 21
September 27 & 28
October 4 & 5
October 11 & 12
October 18 & 19
October 25 & 26
November 1 & 2
November 8 & 9
November 15 & 16
November 22 & 23
November 29 & 30
December 6 & 7
December 13 & 14
December 20 & 21
December 27 & 28

Weekday Morning Classes (3 mornings, 12 hours)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Traditional format:  8am-12pm
eLearning:  8am-10:30am

2014 Dates

January 13, 14 & 15
February 10, 11 & 12
March 24, 25 & 26
April 14, 15 & 16
May 12, 13 & 14
June 9, 10 & 11
July 14, 15 & 16
August 18, 19 & 20
September 15, 16 & 17
October 20, 21 & 22
November 17, 18 & 19
December 22, 23 & 24

Weekday Evening Classes (3 evenings, 12 hours)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Traditional format:  6pm-10pm
eLearning:  6pm – 8:30pm

2014 Dates

January 6, 8 & 10
January 27, 29 & 31
February 3, 5 & 7
February 24, 26 & 28
March 3, 5 & 7
March 17, 19 & 21
April 7, 9 & 11
April 28, 30 & May 1
May 5, 7 & 9
May 19, 21 & 23
June 2, 4 & 6
June 23, 25 & 27
July 7, 9 & 11
July 28, 30 & August 1
August 4, 6 & 8
August 25, 27 & 29
September 8, 10 & 12
September 22, 24 & 26
October 6, 8 & 10
October 27, 29 & 31
November 3, 5 & 7
November 24, 26 & 28
December 1, 3 & 5
December 22, 24 & 26

Weekday Evening Classes (3 evenings, 12 hours)

Tuesdays and Thursdays (over two weeks, alternating days)
Traditional format:  6pm-10pm
eLearning:  6pm – 8:30pm

2014 Dates

January 14, 16 & 21
February 11, 13 & 18
March 11, 13 & 18
April 7, 9 & 11
May 13, 15 & 20
June 17, 19 & 24
July 15, 17 & 22
August 12, 14 & 19
September 16, 18, 23
October 14, 16 & 21
November 11, 13 & 18

KIDS ONLY CLASSES (4 evenings, 16 hours)

Usually Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
Classroom & Pool:  4:00pm-8:00pm

2014 Dates

January  27, 28, 30 & 31
February 24, 25, 27 & 28
March 24, 25, 27 & 28
April 28, 29 & May 1, 2
May 27, 28, 29 & 30
June 23, 24, 26 & 27
July 28, 29, 31 & Aug 1
August 25, 26, 28 & 29
September 29, 30 & Oct 2, 3
October 27, 28, 30 & 31
November 24, 25, 26 & 28

Open Water Certification Dives (2 days, one weekend)

Saturday & Sunday
Dive days:  8am-approximately 3pm
4 dives over 2 days

2014 Dates
January 18 & 19 – Homestead Crater, Utah
February 15 & 16 – Homestead Crater, Utah
March 15 & 16 – Homestead Crater, Utah
April 12 & 13 – Homestead Crater, Utah
May 10 & 11 - Bluehole, New Mexico
May 25 & 26 (Sunday & Monday, Mermorial Day weekend) – Homestead Crater, Utah
June 28 & 29 - Aurora Resevoir
June 7 & 8 - Aurora Resevoir
July 12 & 13 - Aurora Reservoir
July 26 & 27 - Aurora Reservoir
August 16 & 17 - Aurora Reservoir
August 30 & 31 - Aurora Reservoir
September 13 & 14 - Aurora Reservoir
October 11 & 12 - Bluehole, New Mexico
November 22 & 23 – Homestead Crater, Utah
December 20 & 21 – Homestead Crater, Utah