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CONSUMER SAFETY RECALL from Aqua Lung   SELECT POWERLINE INFLATORS Aqua Lung is conducting a voluntary product update of select Powerline inflators. Powerline inflators are found on all Aqua Lung Buoyancy Compensators and the Apeks Black…

Posted September 22nd 2016 in All

SCUBA REVIEW OCTOBER 16th

 

Have you been out of the water for more than 6 months and need to refresh your skills in the pool before you travel this winter.  We are doing a few hour scuba review to go over your skills in the pool.  Come in to sign up for this class.  You need to have the scuba tune up book, if you already own one - no need to purchase again.  Class cost is $99 and if you need the book it is $24.95.  If you need to rent equipment we offer a discounted rate for this course of $25.  Get your skills refreshed before you travel and be a confident diver.  Don't waste time on your vacation get this done here first, so you can enjoy your time on vacation diving!

 

 

Posted September 21st 2016 in Specialty Diver Courses

Are you going someplace warm this winter to go diving?  Want to do your open water dives in a tropical climate?  THIS is the class for you!!!

This class is a REFERRAL CLASS ONLY- NO OPEN WATER CLASSES!  You complete your academics and your confined training here and we give you a referral to another PADI dive center to finish your open water dives (GOOD for a YEAR) in a resort destination.  

NOVEMBER 10, 12 and 13

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

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

Sunday November 13 - 10:00am to 6:00pm - meet at Central Oregon Diving and the to pool JSFC 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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.  We offer several student packages (GOOD, BETTER and BEST)

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

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.  

To sign up for any of our courses, come in and speak with us as there are course materials, and a deposit to secure your space.  SPACE IS LIMITED

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 August 23rd 2016 in Open Water Diver Course

October 13, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23

Thursday October 13 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm - meet at Central Oregon Diving shop for Academics Chapters 1-5 and Final Exam and ERDPML tests.

Saturday October 15 - 9:00am to 6:00pm - meet at Central Oregon Diving and then to pool JSFC 12:00pm- 5:30pm

Sunday October 16 - 10:00am to 6:00pm - meet at Central Oregon Diving and the to pool JSFC 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Wednesday October 19 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm - Academic makeup AS NEEDED

Saturday October 22 - 8:00am to 4:00pm - Open Water dive training at local lake.

Sunday October 23 - 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, eRDPML, (electronic recereational dive planner) 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.  We have several student packages to choose from (Good, Better and Best)

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

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

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.  

To sign up for any of our courses, come in and speak with us as there are course materials, and a deposit to secure your space.  SPACE IS LIMITED

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 August 23rd 2016 in Open Water Diver Course

   Cozumel 2017  May 5-14 
 
 
   GO WITH THE FLOW IN COZUMEL    
CENTRAL OREGON DIVING, LLC    157 NE GREENWOOD AVE. BEND OR 97701    
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COZUMEL MAY 5-14 2017  
 
 
 
$2895pp (Dbl. Occ.)
 
This includes airfare from Portland to Cozumel, flights are available to get to Redmond that night as we get in early enough to get last flight out on Alaska Airlines, 8 nights at Secrets Aura (Adults only- Jr. Room Suite pool view, all inclusive 4-5 star resort), 12 dive package 6 days with Dive House, valet dive service (drop gear off once, they dry and deliver back to boat daily, never touch again) and airport transfers.

Cozumel is the drift diving capital of the world.  This is a go-with-the-flow diving experience.  The beautiful reefs are some of our favorites to see abundant marine life.  Turtles, Morey eels, Nurse sharks, Parrotfish, Grouper, Angelfish, Spotted drum, pictured bottom(R), schools of fish, and the Cozumel Splendid Toad fish, pictured above (L), are some of the marine life to see.  These reefs have variety of brightly hued sponges, corals and sea fans.  This is a protected marine park so the marine life is spectacular.  Night divers have seen lobsters, crabs, turtles, eels, spotted stingrays, and octopus when we go to favorite dive site, Paseo del Cedral.  Shipwreck C-53, Palancar reefs, Paseo del Cedral, Santa Rosa, Columbia Reefs, Punta Sur (Devil’s Throat) are among favorite dive sites for variety of marine life that have been seen year after year.  Beautiful coralheads and lots of swim thru’s.

 
 
NOT INCLUDED: Dive Equipment, Marine Park fees $2.50 a day, Divemaster, Boat crew, and dock crew tips, Travel/trip insurance, and any unforeseen airline taxes. Credit card payments are subjected to a 2.5% processing fee. 
 
 

Posted August 19th 2016 in Travel

ARE YOU LOOKING TO COMPLETE YOUR ADVANCED OPEN WATER COURSE?
 
Get it done in one WEEKEND up at Cultus!  September 10-11, 2016
 
If you have not started the Advanced Open Water course yet, or just have a dive or two to finish up, this is a PERFECT weekend to get it all done at one time!  IF you haven't already signed up for AOW, cost is $200 to the shop and pay instructor $30 per dive at time of dive!  IF you received the FREE Altitude Dive during Certification, then one less dive to do and save on paid dive cost.  Required Dives are Deep and Underwater Navigation.  Optional dives are Altitude, Night, Search and Recovery, Peak Performance Buoyancy, or Underwater Photography,   Take your dive skills to the next level!
 
Let us help you take your diving to the NEXT LEVEL!  This is a FUN class that improves your dive skills by leaps and bounds.  By improving your underwater navigation skills, peak performance buoyancy skills, altitude diving, and deep diving skills you open up a whole new world of underwater discovery.  Longer dives, deeper dives and a more confident diver!  Come in to sign up today!!

Posted July 31st 2016 in Advanced Open Water Diver Course