PADI Open Water Certification Dives at Huron Scuba, Ann Arbor Michigan
PADI Open Water Certification
You've completed the classroom & pool training, and you feel comfortable with your skills. Now, for the good stuff! Apply those skills in a lake, quarry, or the ocean under the supervision of a PADI Instructor to earn your certification card! Minimum of 4 dives over 2 days (Sat./Sun.) -

We always offer a fifth dive if you want to keep diving that day!

Certify with Huron Scuba locally or on one of our group trips, or we'll gladly refer you to an Instructor at your next vacation destination! Private certification dives also available.

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Remember, you can do your cert dives in a drysuit! Do none of the above dates work for you? Additional dates may be arranged with a minimum of four students.

Prerequisites Completion of Open Water Scuba Diver class & pool lessons..
Minimum age 12 years. Age 10-11 by special arrangement Private classes on a case-by-case basis.
Class size Max 8 students per Instructor on Open Water dives.
Classroom location None.
Pool location None.
Open water location Gilboa Quarry - near Findlay, Ohio.
Equipment provided by student Personal snorkeling equipment (must own), complete scuba diving equipment (may rent or own), log book and dive computer (use of a dive computer is included in full Huron Scuba Exec class fees.)
Equipment provided by Huron Scuba Emergency first aid and oxygen kits. Scuba equipment rental (cylinder, weights & belt, regulator with gauges, compass and Dive Computer, BCD, wetsuit, hood, bag) included in Open Water Diver Package.
Course cost $269 per student.  *Dives are included in Huron Scuba Complete Open Water Package ($599 package) fees (Included in Complete Open Water Diver Package.)
Required books & materials
Optional books & materials
Additional expenses Quarry park admission fees are not included and are $25 per day as of 2015 dive season.  Air fills at dive site ($20+ depending on number of dives). Camping or shared hotel room ($5-$35). Meals, gas, tolls ($25-$60). Gloves - strongly recommended at all times ($30-$50).
Forms / Materials / Handouts
Open Water Checklist Open Water Certification Dives Checklist (for local divers)
Introductory Classes Schedule Printable schedule with Discover Scuba Workshop, Snorkeling, and PADI Seal Team classes
Basic Scuba Diver Schedule Printable schedule with Basic Open Water Courses (weekend and weeknight class & pool, & Open Water Cert dives)
"Core" Continuing Education Schedule Printable schedule with Refresher, Advanced, Nitrox, Drysuit, Rescue courses
Continuing Education Schedule Printable schedule with other continuing education classes (First Aid/CPR, Equipment Specialist, Divemaster, etc.)
Huron Scuba Directions to Huron Scuba
Gilboa Quarry Directions to Gilboa Quarry
class_reservation_confirmation.asp class reservation confirmation


Huron Scuba, Snorkel & Adventure Travel Inc. 4816 Jackson Road Suite D, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 
Phone: 734-994-3483 Fax: 734-994-1597 Apply to join Huron Scuba's staff! Application form in PDF
Regular Store Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-7pm, Saturday 10am-5pm.