541-388-3660

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

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This is a PADI specialty that we teach along with Rescue, but can be taken as a specialty course that counts toward your Master Scuba Diver. Come into the shop to sign up for this life saving course. We are also doing Emergency First Response CPR training with this course. Both of these courses are needed for Rescue Course. If you would like to take just one of these courses as you already have current CPR or would like to just take the EFR portion that is an option also. Come into the shop today to sign up and get your course materials.

Posted July 6th 2019 in Rescue Diver Course

Course offered on August 3, August 4, September 7, September 8

DPV 1

Course is taught as a private course so space is limited!

DPVs offer a thrilling way for scuba divers to see a lot of underwater territory in a short amount of time. They scoot you through the water allowing you to glide over reefs, buzz around a large wreck or weave through a kelp forest. Whether making a shore or boat dive, a DPV is a great way to see more and have fun doing it.

If you’re at least 15 years old and a PADI Open Water Diver or higher, you can enroll in the PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle course.

The PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle course guides you in choosing the right DPV for you. You’ll make two dives and learn about:

Maintaining your DPV.
How to plan dives, including procedures for staying with your buddy.
DPV-handling skills, such as making proper descents and ascents.
Potential problems and ways to deal with them.

We are offering this Specialty Course as a PRIVATE course. Cost is $350 for course, materials, and DPV rental.
Course offered on August 3, August 4, September 7, September 8.

As this is a private course times are limited so reserve your spot today! Course takes about half a day so spots are going fast.

Posted July 6th 2019 in Specialty Diver Courses

August 12-15 - Kids Scuba Camp at Elk Lake

 

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Central Oregon Diving’s

SCUBA CAMP

 

Join us for a week at beautiful Elk Lake and get certified to Scuba Dive!  PADI Instructors and Divemasters will guide you through the skills of certification and show you how you can make a difference in the care of our world and our waters. We’ll wrap it all up with a fun dive cleaning up Elk Lake and learning about Dive Against Debris.

August 12-15 9:30am – 4:00pm                     Cost: $595 ($725 value)

Includes Scuba Instruction and e-Learning materials for full PADI Open Water Scuba Certification, air tanks, rental gear, Project Aware course and materials, Dive Against Debris Specialty, dive log book, and t-shirt.

Personal Mask, fins, boots, and snorkel are required for camp 

Package prices available from $157 (size 11 shoe and bigger $182) and must be ordered by July 16th

Must be at least 12 years old, able to swim 200 yards without aid, and float for 10 minutes. 

Bring your own sack lunches, snacks, water, bathing suit and towel.

Central Oregon Diving

157 NE Greenwood Ave. Bend (541) 388-3660


Posted March 15th 2019 in Open Water Diver Course

September 6, 2019- Cultus Dive In
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What is good buoyancy underwater?
Excellent buoyancy control is what defines skilled scuba divers. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover almost as if by thought. They more easily observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. You can achieve this, too. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course improves the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevates them to the next level. This course helps you feel more confident in your dive skills underwater. This is a 2 tank specialty and one of the most important for every diver!

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers or higher, who are at least 10 years old, are eligible to take the Peak Performance Buoyancy course.
 

During two scuba dives, you’ll learn how to:

  • Determine the exact weight you need, so you’re not too light or too heavy.
  • Trim your weight system and scuba gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water.
  • Streamline to save energy, use air more efficiently and move more smoothly through the water.
  • Hover effortlessly in any position – vertical or horizontal.

Stop into the shop to register for this great course.

 

Posted March 13th 2019 in Specialty Diver Courses

August 3, 2019

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What is good buoyancy underwater?
Excellent buoyancy control is what defines skilled scuba divers. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover almost as if by thought. They more easily observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. You can achieve this, too. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course improves the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevates them to the next level. This course helps you feel more confident in your dive skills underwater. This is a 2 tank specialty and one of the most important for every diver!

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers or higher, who are at least 10 years old, are eligible to take the Peak Performance Buoyancy course.
 

During two scuba dives, you’ll learn how to:

  • Determine the exact weight you need, so you’re not too light or too heavy.
  • Trim your weight system and scuba gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water.
  • Streamline to save energy, use air more efficiently and move more smoothly through the water.
  • Hover effortlessly in any position – vertical or horizontal.

Stop into the shop to register for this great course.

 

Posted March 13th 2019 in Specialty Diver Courses