PADI Open Water SCUBA Course

 

Fall 2022: October 14-16 Plus Marquette Diving Days (choose October 22-23 OR October 29-30)

Registration opens at 8:00am on September 2, 2022. Registration and payment can be completed online, by phone at 906-487-2073, or at the SDC Ticket Office. Participants must sign a liability waiver, concussion awareness form, and PADI required forms (liability release assumption of risk, medical statement, and statement of understanding) prior to participation. The SDC is not responsible for lost or stolen property. Please do not leave valuables unattended.

This PADI Open Water Diver Course is conducted over two weekends and includes: 10 hours of academic instruction (some coursework to be completed independently), 10 hours of confined water training (SDC Pool), and 4 certification dives in Lake Superior (Marquette). Upon registration, students will be given all required reading material and paperwork to complete prior to the start of the course. Class size is limited.

Location

SDC Room 237/Pool, Open Dives in Marquette

Participants are responsible for their own transportation to all class sites, including the SDC and dive location in Marquette.

Dates/Times

October 14-16, 2022

Friday, October 14 5:00-8:00pm SDC Room 237
8:00-10:00pm SDC Pool
Saturday, October 15 8:00-10:00am SDC Pool
12:00-4:00pm SDC Room 237
5:00-10:00pm SDC Pool
Sunday, October 16 8:00-10:00am SDC Pool
10:00am-12:00pm SDC Room 237
Saturday-Sunday, October 22-23 OR
Saturday-Sunday, October 29-30
Open Dives in Marquette (exact location & time TBA)
Open Dives in Marquette (exact location & time TBA)

Activity Level

Moderate

Special Requirements

Appropriate swimwear (bathing suits, no cutoffs or street clothes) and a towel. Must be 18 years old and be able to swim 200 yards comfortably.

Cost

$575/person (includes all instruction, fees, and training materials)

Participants are responsible for their own transportation to all class sites, including the SDC and dive location in Marquette.

Registration opens: September 2, 2022, 8:00am

Registration closes: October 7, 2022, 11:59pm


About the Instructor

Scott Thomas

Scott Thomas is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and has been introducing people to the underwater world since 2001. He holds 14 professional SCUBA certifications and has been presented with PADI’s Elite Instructor Award each year since its introduction in 2013.  He loves sharing his passion for SCUBA with his students and takes great joy in watching them experience their first breath.

Email: sthomas@nmu.edu


Questions?

Contact Annie Bengry, Aquatics Manager, at 906-487-2995 or email ambengry@mtu.edu