Central Oregon Diving is your one stop shop for certifcation, dive equipment, travel, and scuba adventures.

We are offering more snorkeling classes this summer!  Have you wanted to learn how to snorkel to explore the local area we live in?  Treasure seekers can recover lost items at your local swimming holes.  Learn how to clear your mask, clear your snorkel and open up a newfound family-fun activity.  No age range on this course.  It is taught in the confines of Juniper Swim and Fitness Center pool.  This is a very FUN and interactive class.  Course lasts 3 hours and you can swim away with new skills.  Cost for this course is $60 and mask and snorkel are required.  We will be doing it all summer long in conjunction with our regular open water courses.  June 19th, July 17th, August 14th.  Class is limited to 6 students per class, so come in and register for this fun class.

Posted April 19th 2016 in Courses

Have you ever wanted to learn to FREEDIVE?  We have a wonderful Freediving instructor just waiting to introduce you to this new PADI course.  Class is limited to 4 students so if interested we will be running a class in July.  SO come in and sign up to get on the list!  MORE information to follow.  Dates are not set yet in stone!

Posted April 19th 2016 in Specialty Diver Courses

July Open Water Certification course dates are:  

July 7, Academics at Central Oregon Diving 5:30-10:00

July 9 & 10 Confined Water Training  9:00-6:00 on Saturday and 10:00-5:00 on Sunday

July 13- Make up Academics

July 16 & 17 8:00-5:00 Open Water Dives at the lake

We offer Open Water Certification courses to open up the Underwater World of Scuba Diving to you!  Come and check out all that is beneath the surface of the water just waiting for you to explore.  

Classes are limited to 8 students, so hurry in to secure your spot.  

Course requirements are to have a Dive Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Boots, and a log book.  We offer a couple different packages geared towards students, and offer a 15% discount on your required items.   We offer Interest Deferred Financing for your purchases, contact us for more information.

IF you do eLearning from the PADI website, you need to sign up for the rest of the course.  Contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you have signed up for the Academic portion online, and we can get you scheduled to finish your class.

Posted April 19th 2016 in Open Water Diver Course

Scuba Review June 19

Have you been out of the water for a little while??  Going on a trip this spring??  Want to join us for some LOCAL FUN??  We offer Scuba Review once a month, and the next course is June 19th.  This course goes over your open water skills in the comfort of the pool with one of our highly trained Divemasters.  Course takes between 3 and 4 hours and does some academic, and then head to the pool to get under the water and blow bubbles and refresh your skills BEFORE you go diving again.  Cost is $99 and there is a thin book to read that costs $24.  IF you need gear rental we offer that at a discounted rate of $25.  IF your gear needs to be serviced, bring that in also and we will get you ready for your next adventure!  Space is limited, so contact the shop today to enjoy this FUN course.  You must have a copy of your certification card, so if you have lost your card, contact the shop about getting a replacement.

Posted April 5th 2016 in Specialty Diver Courses

June 17, June 18, June 19, June 22, June 25, June 26

Friday June 17 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm - meet at Central Oregon Diving shop for Academics Chapters 1-5 and Final Exam and ERDPML tests.

Saturday June 18 - 9:00am to 6:00pm - meet at Central Oregon Diving and then to pool JSFC 12:00pm- 5:30pm

Sunday June 19 - 10:00am to 6:00pm - meet at Central Oregon Diving and the to pool JSFC 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Wednesday June 22 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm - Academic makeup AS NEEDED

Saturday June 25 - 8:00am to 4:00pm - Open Water dive training at local lake.

Sunday June 26 - 8:00am to 4:00pm - Open Water dive training at local lake.

PLEASE remember that this is an "INDEPENDENT STUDY" class. YOU MUST have completed all of the 5 chapters in the manual, all of the Knowledge Reviews, and have wathced the training DVD's -- BEFORE coming to the FIRST class meeting. You must be ON TIME to ALL sessions.

Students are responsible for supplying their own Dive and Training Log, SCUBA mask, snorkel, fins and booties.

All above items are available for purchase through Central Oregon Diving.

Students receive a 15% discount on required items (mask, snorkel, fins, boots.)

The course price includes all of your SCUBA rental equipment for both confined water and open water training. 

Posted April 5th 2016 in Open Water Diver Course


Little Cayman December 2-10,2016


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$3350 (Airfare out of RDM, Resort 7 nights and 17 dive Package)

Price includes airfare from Redmond to Little Cayman, 7 nights at Little Cayman Beach Resort (DBL. occupancy pool view, 3 meals a day, 2 drinks per evening) and 17 boat dive package.  Nitrox is available for $170 for the week!  Inquire with Sarah for Non diver price, or Private room.

Little Cayman has coral canyons and sand chutes that lead you through into the pristine blue deep waters of the outer reef.  These exhilarating walls are covered with brightly hued sponges, corals and sea fans.  Legendary Bloody Bay Wall is and Jackson’s Bight were some of my Favorite dives here.  The marine life in this protected park is abundant and colorful.  The 80+ degree water is second to none when it comes to clarity and is said that underwater photography is extremely popular.  (Ask us about our line of cameras)  Also a trademark here are turtles, eagle rays, angelfish, stingrays, reef sharks and the FRIENDLIEST groupers you will ever see are among the 500 species of documented fish on Little Cayman.

NOT INCLUDED: Dive Equipment, Marine Park Fee, Divemaster and Boat Crew Tips, Travel/Trip Insurance, and additional airline taxes.

SPACE IS LIMITED  Make your $500 deposit to the shop to hold your spot.  Call the shop at (541)388-3660 or email Sarah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Posted March 16th 2016 in Travel