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Learn More About Open-Water Diving


Course covers the basics of scuba diving w/classroom & pool instruction. When finished with the four class sessions you can get "Open Water Certified" by completing four open water dives. Dates of the four Summer dives are determined by weather conditions. There is a separate fee for the certification.

Basic Course
$150 includes four 3-hour pool sessions, text material, equipment and air.

Open Water Certification
$150 includes four open water checkout dives, equipment and air, certification & administrative fees.
You qualify for certification upon successful completion of the Open Water Scuba Course.

Value Package
$270 includes fourclass sessions in pool, text material, equipmen and air, four open water checkout dives, certification & administrative fees.

Meets Sundays 3-6pm @ the UMD pool

-Session 1: Jan 26, Feb 2, 9, 16

-Session 2: Feb 23, Mar 8, 15, 22

-Session 3: Mar 29, Apr 5, 19, 26

Course Instructor
Elmer Engman, Professional Association of Diving Instructors Scuba Educators, Itnl. Public Safety Diver Association

For more information contact:
Elmer at

To register for scuba classes:
Please call the RSOP office at 218-726-7128

For upcoming 2020 Scuba Trips to St. Croix and St. Lucia, Virgin Islands with Viking Diver go to