Advanced Open Water

The PADI Advanced Open Water Course is designed to:

  • Improve your overall diving skills, including navigation and bouyancy
  • Give you added confidence in various diving conditions
  • Introduce you to multi-level diving, night diving and deep diving
  • Unlike the basic open water course, it stresses practical application rather than theory

COURSE FEE: $160.00

INCLUDED

  • 5 open water dives with a certified PADI instructor (not included in Referral Class)
  • 1 classroom session and one pool session
  • All gear during the Class & Pool Sessions
  • Tanks and weights for the open water dives

NOT INCLUDED

  • Transportation to, accommodations & meals at Homestead or Blue Hole
  • Applicable sales tax
  • $10/ per day, per car (approximately) park fee at Aurora Reservoir (paid to the Rangers at Aurora)
  • $8/per person per week City Park Fee for BlueHole in Santa Rosa New Mexico,(paid to the folks at the Blue Hole)
  • $27/ per day, per person (approximately) admission to Homestead Crater (paid to the folks at the Crater)
  • BCD and regulator rental for open water dives ($50)

This course is ideal for the diver who has just passed his/her open water course or for those certified divers who wish to further their diving experience.


Prerequisites

You must be 12 years of age or older to participate in a PADI Advanced Certification


Course Outline

CLASSROOM: One classroom session to review the information in the PADI Advanced Open Water manual from the chapters below, and to discuss the upcoming open water dives.

POOL SESSIONS: One workout in the pool to practice skills that will be used during the open water dives.

OPEN WATER DIVING: Students are required to complete 5 open water dives over a minimum period of 2 days. Depending upon location and local dive conditions, your instructor will choose from the following group of dives.

  • Deep Dive
  • Navigation Dive
  • Night Dive
  • Search & Recovery
  • Multi-Level
  • Altitude
  • Wreck

Equipment and Course Materials Required

Each student is required to have his/her own equipment, including BCD, regulator, wet suit, etc.   However, this may be rented from Underwater Phantaseas for the time needed to complete the course.  Each student must acquire the following before the start of class:

Student kit including :

  • Adventures in Diving Student Manual ($49.35)
  • Adventures in Diving DVD or Video ($35.20)
  • High altitude dive tables ($8.95)
  • PADI Processing Fee ($36.85)

All students enrolled in an Underwater Phantaseas course receive a 10% discount on all equipment excluding sale items and course materials. The Advanced Open Water Course is a lot of fun and is a great way to build up your knowledge and confidence under the direct supervision of a PADI instructor.   Sign up today and begin broadening you skills and capabilities as an advanced open water scuba diver.


2014 Advanced Class & Pool Dates

Class Times: 6 – 10 pm

January 7 & 9
February 4 & 6
March 4 & 6
April 8 & 10
May 6 & 8
June 10 & 12
July 8 & 10
August 5 & 7
September 9 & 11
October 7 & 9
November 4 & 6
December 9 & 11

 

2014 Dates for Advanced Open Water Dives

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 - Bluehole, NM
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