541-388-3660

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

Open Water Diver Course

What does it cover?  
The PADI Open Water Diver course is, by far, the world’s most popular scuba certification course.  Now is the time for you to dive into the course and begin your world of exploration underwater!  Learning to scuba dive requires both knowledge development ( facts, principles, concepts) and dive skills (techniques,methods)

What do I need to start?
To be a certified as a PADI Open Water Diver, you need to be at least 10 years old, fit for diving, and able to swim.  Divers between the ages of 10 through 14 are certified as a PADI Junior Open Water Diver.

How does it work?
After enrolling, each student completes the entire self-study manual , including filling out the knowledge reviews at the end of each chapter.  Also, after watching the DVD, the student comes to class prepared to review the material, take the required quizzes and final exam.  An eLEARNING  version of the academic portion is also available.  Please contact us to discuss how eLEARNING might fit into your schedule.  Next, you will complete the confined water pool sessions and four open water training dives with your PADI Instructor.  The open water dives will be done at one of our local lakes.

What diving equipment will I need?
Scuba gear and tanks are provided at no additional charge.  You are responsible to have a dive appropriate mask, snorkel, fins and booties.  Students will receive a 10% discount on all of these required items.  Also, there will be a 10% student discount on all accessories for a period of 90 days from the date of your certification.

What is provided by the shop?
PADI Open Water Crew-Pack, PADI Open Water DVD Rental, PIC (Personal Identification Certification) Card.

Event Date: August 12th - 15th 2019

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


Event Date: August 29th - September 15th 2019

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August 29, 31, Sept. 1, 14, and 15

This is an independent study class. Please have completed all of the 5 chapters in the manual, all of the Knowledge Reviews, and computer simulator, and have watched the training DVD-- before coming to the first class meeting. As a respect for everyone's time and to keep this as a fun learning course please try to be respectful of the time schedules as outlined. This is a FUN learning experience for all!

CENTRAL OREGON DIVING SCUBA SCHEDULE (September)

Thursday – August 29th– 5:30 PM to 10:00PM meet at Central Oregon Diving shop for Academics Chapters 1 – 5 and Final Exam.

Saturday – August 31st– 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM meet at Central Oregon Diving and then to pool JSFC 11:30-5:30

Sunday –September 1st– 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM meet at Central Oregon Diving and then to pool JSFC 10:30-5:30

Saturday –September 14th– 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Open Water dive training at local lake

Sunday – September 15th – 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Open Water dive training at local lake

The course price includes all of your scuba rental equipment for both confined water and open water training. Required PERSONAL items for this class are: Dive Mask, Snorkel, Fins, and Booties. ELearning students also must purchase a training log book. We have SPECIAL student discounted packages that are available to you at a discount. You might also consider purchasing a mouthpiece for your training regulator. As a dive student you will receive a 10% off on NON- MSRP items for 90 days after your dive training. (Please beware of equipment bargains and online purchases!)

Event Date: August 1st - 11th 2019

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August 1, 3, 4, 10, 11

This is an independent study class. Please have completed all of the 5 chapters in the manual, all of the Knowledge Reviews, and computer simulator, and have watched the training DVD-- before coming to the first class meeting. As a respect for everyone's time and to keep this as a fun learning course please try to be respectful of the time schedules as outlined. This is a FUN learning experience for all!

CENTRAL OREGON DIVING SCUBA SCHEDULE (August)

Thursday – August 1st– 5:30 PM to 10:00PM meet at Central Oregon Diving shop for Academics Chapters 1 – 5 and Final Exam.

Saturday – August 3rd– 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM meet at Central Oregon Diving and then to pool JSFC 11:30-5:30

Sunday –August 4th– 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM meet at Central Oregon Diving and then to pool JSFC 10:30-5:30

Saturday –August 10th– 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Open Water dive training at local lake

Sunday – August 11th – 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Open Water dive training at local lake

The course price includes all of your scuba rental equipment for both confined water and open water training. Required PERSONAL items for this class are: Dive Mask, Snorkel, Fins, and Booties. ELearning students also must purchase a training log book. We have SPECIAL student discounted packages that are available to you at a discount. You might also consider purchasing a mouthpiece for your training regulator. As a dive student you will receive a 10% off on NON- MSRP items for 90 days after your dive training. (Please beware of equipment bargains and online purchases!)