Huron Scuba's Complete Open Water Diver Package $499
For local or traveling divers! Includes classroom, pool and local open water instruction, standard PADI course pack, personal mouthpiece, use of PADI course video for one week, scuba equipment rental for pool and open water dives (tank, weights & belt, BCD, regulator set with compass, wetsuit, hood, and a bag - plus a second tank for open water certification weekend), quarry entrance fees for open water certification weekend, and certification card with photo (once earned). Traveling and want to do your dives at your destination? Includes referral services and either a "diver's week" (Friday to following Monday) of equipment rental with a travel bag for your checked luggage or instead, a $100 Huron Scuba Gift Certificate awarded after you return from your trip and bring in proof of successful completion (your certification card or temp certification card from the certifying instructor) *Gift certificate can be used towards future classes, equipment, training or travel.
We adapt to your needs, not the other way around: Why should you learn to dive with Huron Scuba?
  • Numbers tell a story:
    • Chosen One of USA's Best Dive Centers four years in a row.
    • 99% of our student-divers would recommend Huron Scuba to a friend or loved one.
    • Over 11,000 divers trained with a perfect safety record.
  • We value your time with us, and schedule our lessons so your time is used efficiently:
    • Our staff transports gear to & from the pool, so lesson time is spent learning, not lugging!
    • Watch the DVD in advance on your own time, not sitting in our classroom!
    • Our lessons build on what you gain from home-study to allow for more "play time."
    • Any equipment issues are immediately resolved with pool-side exchanges of your Huron Scuba purchases.
  • Our time-tested methods give you plenty of flexibility when you start diving with us:
    • Our complete courses are fun & effective in two weekends or three weeks, with the same amount of practice time distributed differently for different learning styles.
    • Courses available in three formats: standard weeknights, accelerated weekend executive, and private lessons at your own pace.
    • We have an extra class or pool session for our student-divers who are not quite ready.
    • Simple Open Water Diver Package pricing: One price takes care of your lessons, course pack,and rental equipment. You purchase personal snorkeling equipment.
    • Going on vacation? Get prepared here in as little as one weekend then earn your certification card after two days of diving at your resort!
  • Our professionals love what they do and will support you wherever diving takes you:
    • Our team of dive industry profesionals share over 100 years of collective teaching experience.
    • The Huron Scuba Dive Team actively dives in Michigan and the Great Lakes as well as in tropical destinations.
    • Use the world-wide recognition of Huron Scuba to get the best travel experiences starting today; we book your individual and group trips and give you the benefit of our experience and reputation.
  • Choose weekend, weeknight, or private lessons. With pre-class preparation you learn more & have more fun.
  • One schedule change at no charge, no questions asked, with two week notice before class start date.
  • For divers that have prepared for class & made every reasonable effort but just need more time to master the class & pool skills, we offer one more 3-hour session at no charge within 2 weeks of class completion date to help reach their "personal finish line."
Who can take the class:
  • Min. age 10 for scheduled pool lessons. For age 10 & 11 it is recommended your child receive private open water diver lessons with classmates you have selected.
  • For scheduled open water certification dives, minimum age 12. For age 10 & 11, private open water certification dives required (max. group size 4 with up to 2 divers age 10 or 11).
  • General good health with no medical condition that is a severe risk condition for scuba diving.
  • Comfortable in water too deep to stand.
Other key points for your package:
  • Dive computer upgrade: Get the convenience & benefits of a dive computer from the start. Includes booklet along with computer for all training segments: $59
  • National Geographic Diver Upgrade: Includes National Geographic student kit and extra training at open water certification dives: $99
  • Get full PADI Drysuit Diver Specialty Certification (includes extra pool lesson, extra open water dives, materials, rental & Drysuit C-card): $185
  • Do your open water dives in a drysuit (includes extra pool lesson & rental): $69
  • Purchase your own dive watch: $59-110 (you will need to provide a waterproof watch during open water dives or use a dive computer)
  • Purchase recommended dive gloves: $28-46
  • Purchase your own scuba equipment package at Huron Scuba & use it during your lessons (get $100 gift card).
Additional items paid to others during local open water certification dives:
  • Quarry entrance fees: $0 (included in your package!)
  • Air fills at quarry: $24+ depending on number of dives
  • Camping or shared hotel room: $5-35
  • Meals, gas & tolls: $25-60
What to do before class (at least 2 weeks prior):
  • Purchase your required personal equipment (mask, snorkel, fin and boots) at Huron Scuba to get our poolside exchange privileges. Already have it? All equipment must be inspected by Huron Scuba staff prior to lessons to ensure appropriateness and proper fit.
  • Watch the PADI DVD and complete the PADI knowledge reviews prior to class.
  • Complete the course paperwork online or in the store.
  • Sign up with a $95 non-refundable deposit to hold your space. Balance due 2 weeks prior to class start date and becomes non-refundable as of that date.

Weekend Executive Course covers all the academics and pool dives on one weekend.

  • Friday evening plus all day Saturday and Sunday.

  • Classroom: 9 hours.

  • Pool: 15 hours.

  • Recommended for people age 15 and up who are comfortable swimming and are in good physical condition.

Scheduled start dates:
12/12/2014 (Come in ASAP (2 weeks prior is the latest) to pickup your materials, get sized for the gear you will use and to purchase your personal snorkeling equipment.)
1/23/2015 (Come in ASAP (2 weeks prior is the latest) to pickup your materials, get sized for the gear you will use and to purchase your personal snorkeling equipment.)
2/20/2015 (Come in ASAP (2 weeks prior is the latest) to pickup your materials, get sized for the gear you will use and to purchase your personal snorkeling equipment.)
3/20/2015 (Come in ASAP (2 weeks prior is the latest) to pickup your materials, get sized for the gear you will use and to purchase your personal snorkeling equipment.)

Weeknight Course meets two evenings a week for three weeks (six sessions).

  • Two evenings a week for 3 weeks

  • Classroom: 9 hours.

  • Pool: 13.5 hours.

  • Open to ages 10 and up.

  • Recommended for teens and students who prefer a slower pace than our weekend courses.

Scheduled start dates:

PADI Open Water Certification Dives are where you earn your certification after the pool lessons. Choose our local dives at Gilboa Quarry (1 hr 50 min south of Ann Arbor), listed here, or you can also do your dives on most Huron Scuba Dive Team group trips or on your own vacation..

Start Date Assigned Instructor(s) Notes

For most current schedule information and to sign up, visit www.huronscuba.com, call 734-994-3483, or email webcontact@huronscuba.com