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PADI is the largest certification agency in the world. You'll be proud to carry your Certification Card after you've completed your training. Aquatic World offers a number of courses to take you from the novice all the way to professional. Aquatic World is also the only Central New York shop with an onsite pool to make your training experience that much easier. Pressed for time? Whether you want to learn to scuba dive or are already a scuba diver who is looking for a flexible way to fit another dive course into your busy schedule, PADI’s online scuba programs are the way to go. You can get started immediately with the knowledge development portion of the course and work at your own pace using the PADI eLearning® system. So why not get started today and Aquatic World will help you along the way.

Benefits of training with aquatic world

 

  • Over 40 years experience training divers
  • We're a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center
  • A wide array of courses.
  • Flexible course schedules
  • PADI eLearning program for providing even more flexibility for training
  • Onsite pool for training convenience
  • Training available on most of our trips
  • A large staff of excellent Instructors and Divemasters

 

Aquatic World Pool

Aquatic World is the only Shop in Central New York with an Onsite Pool

PADI Courses Flow Chart

 

PADI Courses Flowchart Skin Diver Discover Scuba Diving Bubblemaker (8 yrs+) Seal Team (8 yrs+) Discover Snorkeling DUP Project AWARE Specialist Project AWARE PADI Scuba Diver Open Water Diver Underwater Videographer Enriched Air Diver Emergency Oxygen Provider Equipment Specialist NG Diver Multilevel Diver Altitude Diver PADI Sidemount Peak Performance Bouyancy Underwater Naturalist Underwater Photographer Underwater Navigator Dry Suit Diver Drift Diver DUP Aware Fish Identification Boat Diver Night Diver Advanced Open Water Diver Adventure Diver Rescue Diver Master Scuba Diver Wreck Diver Deep Diver EFR Instructor Trainer EFR Instructor Emergency First Response Provider Scuba Review Tec Sidemount Cavern Diver Ice Diver Search and Recovery Course Director Master Instructor IDC Staff Instructor Master Scuba Diver Trainer Assistant Instructor Specialty Instructor Divemaster Open Water Scuba Instructor Semiclosed Rebreather Image Map

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22 Jul 2019Dry Suit DiverShow Details

Dry Suit Diver (JEP DRY 7/22/2019)
Course Instructor(s): John Pratt.

  • Dives 1 & 2 - Sat 27 Jul 2019 from 09:00 to 18:00 - Dutch Springs
  • Lecture & pool - Mon 03 Jun 2019 from 18:00 to 21:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Lecture & pool - Mon 22 Jul 2019 from 07:00 to 21:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road

Come join Instructor John Pratt in Dutch Spring, PA., to complete your certification. Drysuits let you dive more challenging dive sites, and extend your dive season. When you have the right cold water scuba diving attire, you can stand up to the elements and take advantage of the generally better visibility offered by winter months?especially at inland dive sites such as quarries, lakes, sinkholes and caves etc. As a dry suit diver, you?re equipped to scuba dive some of the world?s incredible dive sites in the world?s cooler regions that are best enjoyed in a dry suit even in their warmer months. Please take a moment to go to "http://aquatic-world.com/page/open_water_diver" for the medical questionaire and instruction if you have a "Yes" answer.

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23 Jul 2019Binghmaton Underwater NaturalistShow Details

Binghmaton Underwater Naturalist (UWNat 7/23/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Michael Ballas.

  • Classroom - Tue 23 Jul 2019 from 18:00 to 22:00 - Binghamton, New York Area
  • Dives 1 and 2 - Sat 27 Jul 2019 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Dutch Springs

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24 Jul 2019Binghamton Multilevel DiverShow Details

Binghamton Multilevel Diver (MJB_MULT 7/24/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Michael Ballas.

  • Lecture - Wed 24 Jul 2019 from 19:00 to 22:00 - Binghamton, New York Area
  • Dive 1 - Sun 28 Jul 2019 from 08:00 to 16:00 - Dutch Springs

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24 Jul 2019Binghamton Peak Performance BuoyancyShow Details

Binghamton Peak Performance Buoyancy (MJB_PPB 7/24/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Michael Ballas.

  • Lecture - Wed 24 Jul 2019 from 17:00 to 20:00
  • Dive 1 - Sun 28 Jul 2019 from 08:00 to 16:00

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25 Jul 2019Binghamton Underwater Digital PhotgraphyShow Details

Binghamton Underwater Digital Photgraphy (MJB_DPHOTO 7/25/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Michael Ballas.

  • Classroom - Thu 25 Jul 2019 from 18:00 to 22:00 - Binghamton, New York Area
  • Dives - Sat 27 Jul 2019 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Dutch Springs

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27 Jul 2019Advanced Openwater DiverShow Details

Advanced Openwater Diver (Dutch AOW 7/27/2019)
Course Instructor(s): John Pratt, Michael Ballas.

  • Open water day 1 - Sat 27 Jul 2019 from 09:00 to 22:00 - Dutch Springs
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 28 Jul 2019 from 09:00 to 14:00 - Dutch Springs

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27 Jul 2019Full Face Mask DiverShow Details

Full Face Mask Diver (JEP FFIM 7/27/2019)
Course Instructor(s): John Pratt.

  • Ffim owdives - Sat 27 Jul 2019 from 15:00 to 18:00 - Cape Vincent

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27 Jul 2019Scuba RefresherShow Details

Scuba Refresher (SRef 7/27/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Brian Parkhurst.

  • Confined water & lecture - Sat 27 Jul 2019 from 10:00 to 13:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road

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28 Jul 2019Equipment SpecialtyShow Details

Equipment Specialty (EQUI 7/28/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Michael Bedworth, Michael Komarnicki.

  • Lecture 1 - Fri 28 Jun 2019 from 12:00 to 00:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road

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28 Jul 2019Scuba RefresherShow Details

Scuba Refresher (JYL SRef 7/28/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Jean-Yves Latour.

  • Confined water & lecture - Sun 28 Jul 2019 from 00:00 to 00:00 - Utica/Rome, New York

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30 Jul 2019Advanced Openwater DiverShow Details

Advanced Openwater Diver (JYL AOW 7/30/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Jean-Yves Latour.

  • Open water day 1 - Sat 03 Aug 2019 from 08:30 to 15:00 - Cape Vincent
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 04 Aug 2019 from 08:30 to 13:00 - Alexandria Bay
  • Classroom lecture - Tue 30 Jul 2019 from 19:30 to 20:30

You're a certified Open Water diver and you want to expand your skills and knowledge for diving in different conditions - the PADI Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver certification is your next step. After personal preparation you will complete dives over two days with your instructor: Bouyancy, Navigation, Search & Recovery, Deep Dive and a Wreck Dive... An orientation via conferenc call will be done prior to the dives that are completed over a two day weekend in the 1000 island area. Please take a moment to go to "http://aquatic-world.com/page/open_water_diver" for the medical questionaire and instruction if you have a "Yes" answer.

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30 Jul 2019Binghamton Openwater DiverShow Details

Binghamton Openwater Diver (B-OW 7/30/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Michael Ballas.

  • Open water day 2 - Sun 25 Aug 2019 from 08:00 to 16:00 - Dutch Springs
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 24 Aug 2019 from 08:00 to 16:00 - Dutch Springs
  • Confined water 1 - Sat 03 Aug 2019 from 08:00 to 16:00 - Binghamton, New York Area
  • Confined water 2 - Sat 10 Aug 2019 from 08:00 to 16:00 - Binghamton, New York Area
  • Class day 1 - Tue 30 Jul 2019 from 18:00 to 22:00 - Binghamton, New York Area
  • Class day 2 - Thu 01 Aug 2019 from 18:00 to 22:00 - Binghamton, New York Area
  • Class day 3 - Tue 06 Aug 2019 from 18:00 to 22:00 - Binghamton, New York Area
  • Class day 4 - Thu 08 Aug 2019 from 18:00 to 22:00

This is the perfect course if you are looking to complete your PADI Open Water Diver certification and live in the Binghamton, NY area. Class and pool training sessions are held in local area pools. Your check out dives are completed at the exciting Dutch Springs Dive Park near Bethlehem, PA. A more personalized schedule with Instructor Mike Ballas is provided when you sign up for this class. Please take a moment to go to "http://http://aquatic-world.com/page/open_water_diver" for the medical questionaire and instruction if you might have a Yes answer.

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02 Aug 2019Deep DiverShow Details

Deep Diver (SED DEEP 8/2/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Scott Edick.

  • Lecture 1 - Fri 02 Aug 2019 from 00:00 to 00:00
  • Lecture 2
  • Dive 1 (optional)
  • Dive 2
  • Dive 3
  • Dive 4

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06 Aug 2019Openwater DiverShow Details

Openwater Diver (JEP OW 8/6/2019)
Course Instructor(s): John Pratt.

  • Review session - Tue 06 Aug 2019 from 10:00 to 13:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Open water dive 1,2 - Tue 13 Aug 2019 from 09:00 to 00:00
  • Open water dive 3,4 - Wed 14 Aug 2019 from 09:00 to 00:00

Private class - CLOSED to open enrollment

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08 Aug 2019Dry Suit DiverShow Details

Dry Suit Diver (SED DRY 8/8/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Scott Edick.

  • Lecture & pool - Thu 08 Aug 2019 from 18:00 to 21:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Dives 1 & 2 - Sat 10 Aug 2019 from 09:00 to 14:00 - Alexandria Bay

Drysuits let you dive more challenging dive sites, and extend your dive season. When you have the right cold water scuba diving attire, you can stand up to the elements and take advantage of the generally better visibility offered by winter months?especially at inland dive sites such as quarries, lakes, sinkholes and caves etc. As a dry suit diver, you?re equipped to scuba dive some of the world?s incredible dive sites in the world?s cooler regions that are best enjoyed in a dry suit even in their warmer months. Please take a moment to go to "http://aquatic-world.com/page/open_water_diver" for the medical questionaire and instruction if you have a "Yes" answer.

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09 Aug 2019Openwater DiverShow Details

Openwater Diver (OW 8/9/2019)

  • Open water dive 1,2 - Sat 17 Aug 2019 from 09:00 to 14:00 - Cape Vincent
  • Open water dive 3,4 - Sun 18 Aug 2019 from 09:00 to 14:00 - Alexandria Bay - Islander
  • Pool 1, 2, 3 - Sat 10 Aug 2019 from 10:00 to 17:30 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Pool 4, 5 & final - Sun 11 Aug 2019 from 10:00 to 17:30 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Classroom 1-5 - Fri 09 Aug 2019 from 18:00 to 21:30 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road

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12 Aug 2019Enriched Air DiverShow Details

Enriched Air Diver (KL EANX 8/12/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Kurt Lavin.

  • Lecture 1 - Mon 12 Aug 2019 from 18:00 to 21:30 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road

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15 Aug 2019Rescue DiverShow Details

Rescue Diver (JEP RESC 8/15/2019)
Course Instructor(s): John Pratt.

  • Lecture & pool - Thu 15 Aug 2019 from 18:00 to 21:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 24 Aug 2019 from 09:00 to 16:00 - Cape Vincent
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 25 Aug 2019 from 09:00 to 16:00 - Cape Vincent

Rescue Diver Certification is a 2 day adventure. Learning not only what to do in a dive emergency. But understanding your own level of dive safety and capabilities. This is one of the most rewarding certification a Diver can achieve. Current "Emergency First Responder" certification is a prerequisite for this course. Please take a moment to go to "http://aquatic-world.com/page/open_water_diver" for the medical questionaire and instruction if you have a "Yes" answer.

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16 Aug 2019Advanced Openwater DiverShow Details

Advanced Openwater Diver (SED AOW 8/16/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Scott Edick.

  • Open water day 1 - Sat 17 Aug 2019 from 09:00 to 21:00 - Alexandria Bay
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 18 Aug 2019 from 09:00 to 15:00 - Alexandria Bay
  • Classroom lecture - Fri 16 Aug 2019 from 18:00 to 21:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road

Dive the cool, clear water of the Thousand Islands while you gain experience in naigation, buoyance control, deep and wreck diving. We also do a night dive and charter a boat for our deep and wreck dives. Charter fee is $80. Students need to porovide own gear. Rental Kits available from Aquatic World. Space is limited, sign up today. Please take a moment to go to "http://aquatic-world.com/page/open_water_diver" for the medical questionaire and instructions if you have a Yes answer.

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17 Aug 2019Openwater DiverShow Details

Openwater Diver (JYL OW 8/17/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Jean-Yves Latour.

  • Open water dive 1,2 - Sat 07 Sep 2019 from 09:00 to 15:00 - Cape Vincent
  • Open water dive 3,4 - Sun 08 Sep 2019 from 09:00 to 15:00 - Alexandria Bay - Islander
  • Pool 1, 2, 3 - Sat 17 Aug 2019 from 09:00 to 16:00 - Utica/Rome, New York
  • Pool 4, 5 & final - Sun 18 Aug 2019 from 09:00 to 16:00 - Utica/Rome, New York

The PADI Open Water Diver weekend course provides training and certification through self study, classroom, pool training and 4 open water dives. Certification can be completed in as little as 2 weekends. Please take a moment to go to "http://aquatic-world.com/page/open_water_diver" for the medical questionaire and instruction if you have a "Yes" answer.

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13 Sep 2019Openwater DiverShow Details

Openwater Diver (JYL OW 9/13/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Jean-Yves Latour.

  • Open water dive 1,2 - Sun 06 Oct 2019 from 09:00 to 15:00 - Cape Vincent
  • Open water dive 3,4 - Sun 29 Sep 2019 from 09:00 to 15:00 - Alexandria Bay - Islander
  • Classroom 1-5 - Fri 13 Sep 2019 from 18:00 to 21:30 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Pool 1, 2, 3 - Sat 14 Sep 2019 from 09:00 to 16:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Pool 4, 5 & final - Sun 15 Sep 2019 from 09:00 to 16:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Make up class

The PADI Open Water Diver weekend course provides training and certification through self study, classroom, pool training and 4 open water dives. Certification can be completed in as little as 2 weekends. Please take a moment to go to "http://aquatic-world.com/page/open_water_diver" for the medical questionaire and instruction if you have a "Yes" answer.

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17 Sep 2019Advanced Openwater DiverShow Details

Advanced Openwater Diver (JYL AOW 9/17/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Jean-Yves Latour.

  • Open water day 1 - Sat 21 Sep 2019 from 08:30 to 15:00 - Cape Vincent
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 22 Sep 2019 from 08:30 to 13:00 - Alexandria Bay
  • Classroom lecture - Tue 17 Sep 2019 from 19:30 to 20:30

You're a certified Open Water diver and you want to expand your skills and knowledge for diving in different conditions - the PADI Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver certification is your next step. After personal preparation you will complete dives over two days with your instructor: Bouyancy, Navigation, Search & Recovery, Deep Dive and a Wreck Dive... An orientation via conferenc call will be done prior to the dives that are completed over a two day weekend in the 1000 island area. Please take a moment to go to "http://aquatic-world.com/page/open_water_diver" for the medical questionaire and instruction if you have a "Yes" answer.

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20 Sep 2019Wreck DiverShow Details

Wreck Diver (SED WRCK 9/20/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Scott Edick.

  • Lecture/knowledge review - Fri 20 Sep 2019 from 18:00 to 21:00
  • Dive 1 - Sat 21 Sep 2019 from 09:00 to 15:00
  • Dive 3 - Sun 22 Sep 2019 from 09:00 to 15:00

Learn to explore the wonders of the Ship Wreck's below. Advance your skills and expand your adventures. We charter a boat for our wreck dives. Charter fee is $80. Students need to porovide own gear. Rental Kits available from Aquatic World. Space is limited, sign up today. Please take a moment to go to "http://aquatic-world.com/page/open_water_diver" for the medical questionaire and instructions if you have a Yes answer.

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24 Sep 2019Binghamton Advanced Openwater DiverShow Details

Binghamton Advanced Openwater Diver (MJB_AOW 9/24/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Michael Ballas.

  • Orientation - Tue 24 Sep 2019 from 18:00 to 22:00 - Binghamton, New York Area
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 28 Sep 2019 from 08:00 to 17:00 - Dutch Springs
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 29 Sep 2019 from 08:00 to 16:00 - Dutch Springs

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27 Sep 2019Openwater DiverShow Details

Openwater Diver (JYL OW 9/27/2019)
Course Instructor(s): Jean-Yves Latour.

  • Open water dive 1,2 - Sat 05 Oct 2019 from 09:00 to 15:00 - Cape Vincent
  • Open water dive 3,4 - Sun 06 Oct 2019 from 09:00 to 15:00 - Alexandria Bay - Islander
  • Classroom 1-5 - Fri 27 Sep 2019 from 18:00 to 21:30 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Pool 1, 2, 3 - Sat 28 Sep 2019 from 09:00 to 16:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Pool 4, 5 & final - Sun 29 Sep 2019 from 09:00 to 16:00 - Aquatic World - On Taft Road
  • Make up class

The PADI Open Water Diver weekend course provides training and certification through self study, classroom, pool training and 4 open water dives. Certification can be completed in as little as 2 weekends. Please take a moment to go to "http://aquatic-world.com/page/open_water_diver" for the medical questionaire and instruction if you have a "Yes" answer.

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