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Basic PADI certification course trains students in safe diving practices. In addition to orientation, the class includes knowledge development, pool sessions and ocean dives. No more than eight students per instructor in water sessions. Maximum depth: 60 feet. NO refunds after the second meeting. You may attend the swim test even if you are NOT registered for the course. All meeting times are mandatory! Additional Costs: Rental of scuba gear, book kits, and certification ($165) from dive store. Students must provide own personal gear consisting of mask, snorkel, fins, booties and gloves. The personal gear can be rented ($105 per course) or purchased (approximately $250-$350 depending on your personal selection) at the orientation. For more information contact o2bndc@san.rr.com
The following requirements apply to all courses: - Be in good health as defined by PADI Medical Form and verified by your doctor. - MUST be able to swim 200 yards continuous and float/tread water for 10 min. - Fitness level requires carrying 55 lbs down beach and swim 200 yards for each ocean session. - Have clear understanding of written and spoken English to demonstrate adequate knowledge of course material. - Attend all classroom, pool and ocean meetings. Complete all course requirements. - Students need to be punctual to all classes, respectful of buddy procedures and compliant with all safety guidelines. - Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the dive store to pick up rental gear each week and to meet at off campus locations for orientation and ocean sessions. - Class dives may be rescheduled due to inclement weather or poor water quality. - Individual make-ups are $75/hour for pool session or ocean dive. Registration does not guarantee class admission; above requirements must be met.

UCSD Students & Rec Members - $295 / Non-Members - $295

View the full Schedule of Adult Classes and Certifications.

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Basic PADI certification course trains students in safe diving practices. In addition to orientation, the class includes knowledge development, pool sessions and ocean dives. No more than eight students per instructor in water sessions. Maximum depth: 60 feet. NO refunds after the second meeting. You may attend the swim test even if you are NOT registered for the course. All meeting times are mandatory! Additional Costs: Rental of scuba gear, book kits, and certification ($165) from dive store. Students must provide own personal gear consisting of mask, snorkel, fins, booties and gloves. The personal gear can be rented ($105 per course) or purchased (approximately $250-$350 depending on your personal selection) at the orientation. For more information contact o2bndc@san.rr.com
The following requirements apply to all courses: - Be in good health as defined by PADI Medical Form and verified by your doctor. - MUST be able to swim 200 yards continuous and float/tread water for 10 min. - Fitness level requires carrying 55 lbs down beach and swim 200 yards for each ocean session. - Have clear understanding of written and spoken English to demonstrate adequate knowledge of course material. - Attend all classroom, pool and ocean meetings. Complete all course requirements. - Students need to be punctual to all classes, respectful of buddy procedures and compliant with all safety guidelines. - Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the dive store to pick up rental gear each week and to meet at off campus locations for orientation and ocean sessions. - Class dives may be rescheduled due to inclement weather or poor water quality. - Individual make-ups are $75/hour for pool session or ocean dive. Registration does not guarantee class admission; above requirements must be met.

UCSD Students & Rec Members - $295 / Non-Members - $295

View the full Schedule of Adult Classes and Certifications.

Important: First time registering in the new Rec Store? Learn how at our How to Register page.

Not a Member? Recreation Members receive access to all of our facilities located conveniently across campus, and receive discounted pricing on a variety of classes, trips, services and more! Become a Recreation Member today.

Program Offerings

Scuba Basic Open Water Certification SCU001
Winter 20

15 spot(s) available
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Summary Dates Time Location Status
Sat, Jan 25 2020 at 5:00 PM until 6:30 PM Sat, Jan 25 2020 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Main Gym Natatorium
Tue, Jan 28 2020 at 5:30 PM until 9:00 PM Tue, Jan 28 2020 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM Ocean Enterprises
Thu, Jan 30 2020 at 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM Thu, Jan 30 2020 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Canyonview Classroom
Sat, Feb 1 2020 at 4:30 PM until 10:00 PM Sat, Feb 1 2020 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM Main Gym Natatorium
Thu, Feb 6 2020 at 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM Thu, Feb 6 2020 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Canyonview Classroom
Sat, Feb 8 2020 at 4:30 PM until 10:00 PM Sat, Feb 8 2020 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM Main Gym Natatorium
Sun, Feb 9 2020 at 7:00 AM until 1:00 PM Sun, Feb 9 2020 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM La Jolla Shores
Thu, Feb 20 2020 at 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM Thu, Feb 20 2020 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Canyonview Classroom
Sat, Feb 22 2020 at 4:30 PM until 10:00 PM Sat, Feb 22 2020 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM Main Gym Natatorium
Sun, Feb 23 2020 at 7:00 AM until 1:00 PM Sun, Feb 23 2020 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM La Jolla Shores
Sat, Feb 29 2020 at 7:00 AM until 1:00 PM Sat, Feb 29 2020 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM La Jolla Shores
Sun, Mar 1 2020 at 7:00 AM until 1:00 PM Sun, Mar 1 2020 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM La Jolla Shores

You may attend the mandatory swim try-outs even if you are not registered for the course.

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You may attend the mandatory swim try-outs even if you are not registered for the course.


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