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PADI OPEN WATER DIVER CERTIFICATION The world's most popular scuba course

The PADI Open Water Diver course

If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. At Aquatic World we can help you discover this lifesyle and get your PADI Open Water certification.


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Don't fall for the gimmick's and the add-on cost of becoming a Certified Scuba Diver.  We are the lowest All-Inclusive price in CNY!


5 Easy Step to get Scuba Certified

  1. First, Read through these 3-Informational PDF's listed below

  2. Next, stop-By the Dive Center or call 315.458.1955 and register for class. You will receive your e-Learning code to begin your studies

  3. While signing up, schedule your Personal Gear Fit (takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour)

  4. Be ready for a call from our Training Lead Team. They will contact you and schedule you into a class

  5. Now, it's time to Dive-in and get wet. Complete your Confined Water Training and Open Water Dives


Click on these links to read the information PDF's  



To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be:

  • 10 years or older (PADI eLearning requires a minimum age of 13 years due to international internet laws)
  • Able to complete a 200 metre/yard continuous free style surface swim test (any combination of swim strokes, just not the dog-paddle. At your swim pace)
  • Able to complete a 10-minute swim/float without using any swim aids

What You Learn 

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development E-Learning online to understand basic principles of scuba diving,
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills,
  • Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!
This Open Water Special Includes these

Instructional and Personal Package Items

Open Water Package Contents

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is...well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You breathe underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you'll make at least five pool dives in Aquatic World's on site pool and four open water dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your Aquatic World PADI Instructor.

Get College Credits

You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Open Water Diver course!

 The Scuba Gear You Use

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear including a dive computer, and standard accessories (usage of required scuba equipment is all included in the Aquatic World Open Water program standard fee, with no additinoal hidden costs).

The Learning Materials You Need

PADI's Open Water Diver materials cover what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures. For each concept you'll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Then you'll jump in to Aquatic World's on-site heated pool  to practice these skills with your Aquatic World instructor.

Later, as a certified diver, use the course materials as a reference guide for future diving adventures and to review what you learned. Aquatic World will assist you in making the right decisions on the scuba equipment you'll need to continue your adventures with competitive pricing options, on site service and support and a wealth of diving expertise to help you on your journey. We will also help you find an Aquatic World International Dive Travel destination, or an Aquatic World Domestic Trip or Local Diving excursion to help you to begin your diving adventure experiencing new things, new places, new people and making new friends.

Come get certified with Aquatic World and let your underwater adventure begin!

Aquatic World Course options

Aquatic World offers a wide range of course options from group lessons over a five week period one night a week; group weekend lessons over a Saturday/Sunday as well as private* and semi private* options tailored to your schedule along with the flexibility of PADI's e-learning program. All course options include four open water check out dives either locally or possibly on one of our travel destinations. You also have the option to complete your four open water dives through the PADI referral program* at any authorized PADI dive center or resort.

* Additional fees apply for private and semi-private lessons with Aquatic World. Fees for referral dives are determined by the destination dive center or resort. 

*Please understand that we cannot  hold students over to the next Dive Season. If you are enrolling prior to 1 September you are scheduled to complete your certification before the end of your enrollment year. After the close of the current enrollment dive season a rescheduling fee of $108 is required to restart the following year. 

Training Course Return Policy:

Aquatic World Training Refund Information:  All student divers - All student divers - A $60 fee will be assessed for any class transfer or cancellation within 2 weeks of start date. A 4.2% Return Fee will be charged for Credit Card return transactions. A 15% Restock Fee charged on all returned training materials and dive gear and cancelled Open Water Diver Courses and Specialty Training Courses. All student Divers are responsible to review and abide by terms and conditions in the student learning agreement.  Fees for makeup sessions will apply for any violations of the students learning agreement.

Diving for Veterans also:


SGT (Ret) Bryan Anderson


Click here to follow SGT (Ret) Bryan Anderson's Adventure!


 The Aquatic World Pro Staff is currently undergoing the Training and Certification for our Open Water Diver Program to provided the needed services to our Disabled American Veteran's.

This program is of great importance to us as a large group of our Pro Staff and Board Of Directors are Veteran's. The program is not up and running at this time but we are projecting early Fall 2023 for the launch... A great undertaking for a Great Group of Men and Women who have honored and served our country Proudly!

Aquatic World Provides a Comfortable and Convenient Environment for Training

Because of the High Enrollment again this year, we continue to place new student's into class through a Registration List process. 

As students sign up, classes are formed around 3 to 6 students with a common date availability. We guarantee all students will be placed into a class quickly this dive season.


The classes seen here are already formed but may have openings available.

Other classes are being formed from the Registration List and won't display on the schedule

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