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provide UVa Exclusive Group classes at reduced packaged rates. ScubaUVa group classes
are based on traditional materials and Dive Connections gives us a substantial price concession for our
group classes. Contact ScubaUVa leadership
(see home page) for information about our group classes. Oh, and if
you nee personal gear, mask, fins, snorkel...
We appreciate you supporting our sponsor and they will give you special ScubaUVa
Open Water Introduction (Discover Scuba)
If you are interested in learning to
dive, come try out our Discover Scuba program. This is the
first step in the Open Water Course where we get everyone
comfortable in the equipment, in the water and introduce the
initial skills of diving. The cost of this class experience
is $35. You provide nothing else and can easily stop at this
point. If you want to go forward the $35 is refunded once you
pay your tuition for the Open Water Certification course.
Next Session: Sunday,
September 14, 2014
||Register for the
Introduction only - $35
Open Water Continuing Certification
Should you wish to continue the class
and earn your certification, you will enroll in the Open Water
Course and be provided materials where you will learn about the physics and physiology of
diving and of the environment and safety procedures. There
will be a formal course Orientation and then two Academic Review
sessions. You'll enjoy two more pool session where you will
develop skills and understanding of divine procedures in a clam
controlled environment, Finally you will do 4 dives over two
days at our training site,
The materials package includes the PADI Manual, Dive Tables, and log book
among other material. We ask that you read the 5 chapters in the text and
complete the knowledge reviews at the end of each chapter. We will
review your answers, answer all of your questions and administer quizzes in a
class room session to be sure you are fully prepared. Ask your club
representative for detail on the times and locations for this review.
Review & Scuba Skill Building:
There will be two pool session usually on a Saturday nad Sunday
at Fairview Pool. Want extra pool time? Just ask.
We want you to be ready and comfortable going into Open Water.
Rental Scuba Gear: We provide
all the scuba gear you will need to
learn to dive for both the pool session and the open water certification
dives. We ask that you provide your own personal gear; mask,
fins and booties.
Personal Gear: Mask,
Snorkel, Fins & Booties: Bring your own or get it from us, but
a properly fitting, quality set of personal gear is a must for you are
enjoy scuba or snorkeling wherever you may go. Don't scrimp here
or you won't be comfortable in the water. Our sponsor, Dive
Connections, has a full array of gear to meet every desire.
Want full service and wide selection, then please go by the shop. They also provide a special package for those who would like us
to just have the gear for you on the first day of class and know that
someone locally will stand behind it. Dive Connections will even
let you exchange it at full value after using it in the pool. Click on the link at the
bottom of the page for more information.
Open Water Certification Dives:
After completing the Knowledge and Skill building portions, you will be
able to complete your certification by performing 4 open water dives
under the supervision of an Instructor. These dives assure that
you will comfortably transition your skills from the pool to the ocean
or other open water venue. The cost of these dives are included in
your course fee along with the Scuba Park entry fees of $56.
Schedule Overview - Fall 2014
||Intro to Open Water
Thursday, September 18
||Diving and Camping
Costs for everything
discussed above except the personal scuba package is specially priced
Scuba Club members at - $599