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Become a PADI Open Water Diver with Ocean Sports this winter in 3 easy steps!

1) PADI eLearning

Start your training at home with this online program.  The eLearning course consists of 5 online modules that prep you for pool and open water training.  Through a combination of videos, quizzes and a final exam, you'll learn about the excitement, basic principles, safety and gear for scuba diving and get ready to jump in the water.

Cost: $219.00 + tax

Approximate Time: 10 hours

Register HERE


2) Class & Pool Training 


#20109 - February 5 (class), February 6 & 13 (pool) - REGISTRATION CLOSES January 26 - REGISTER HERE

#20110 - February 26 (class), February 27 & March 6 (pool) - LIMITED SPACE - REGISTER HERE

Join one of our classes this winter and learn hands-on scuba skills in the water.  Program includes a 2.5 hour session on Saturday at Ocean Sports with your PADI instructor and classmates, where you'll try on gear, go through a skills and safety briefing, and answer any questions you had from eLearning.  

Jump in the water for 2 Sunday morning pools session (3.5-4 hours each) where you'll master the practical skills you learned online and in the class.  You must attend all 3 sessions to complete this portion.  Pool sessions take place in Sherwood Park at the Kinsmen Leisure Centre (2001 Oak Street) and registration is done through Strathcona County Recreation.

Once you register directly through Strathcona County and paid for the program, we will be in touch with you to get you started on PADI e-learning and send you the required paperwork (medical, liability release) to complete prior to starting the course.

Due to safety/Covid-19 considerations, space is limited. ALL of our staff and PADI Pro's are fully vaccinated for everyone's safety and comfort.

As per Strathcona County regulations, participants 12+ are required to show proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test within 72 hours of each pool session. More information on Strathcona County Recreation's Covid protocol is available HERE.

Cost: $238.00 incl tax

Approximate Time: 10 hours over 3 sessions



3) Open Water Training (4 dives)

Finish your certification with 4 open water dives in the ocean on your warm water holiday through any PADI Dive Centre worldwide, or with Ocean Sports locally (Edmonton-area) between June and September.

Cost: $249.00 + tax through Ocean Sports/Cost TBD through PADI dive resorts worldwide

Approximate Time: 4 dives completed over 2 days