Event

PADI August Open Water Scuba Diver Class 8/25/20
20
Sep
2020

PADI August Open Water Scuba Diver Class 8/25/20

  • City/State:1935 Warwick ave. Warwick, RI
  • Location:GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP
  • Time:06:30 pm – 09:30 pm

COST:  $550.00 HOWEVER WHEN YOU BUY YOUR MASK, FINS AND SNORKEL AND BOOTS HERE WE WILL DISCOUNT THEM BY $100.00 (must buy all 4 items to get the 100.00 discount otherwise you will get a 10% discount) MAKING THE CLASS $450.00

GET YOUR DIVING CERTIFICATION, (DIVERS  LICENSE) AND START YOUR ADVENTURE WITH THE BIGGEST, BEST STOCKED SHOP IN RI.

A 10% Student discount is offered to students on gear for the duration of the class and 30 days thereafter and if you decide to purchase all your own gear we will give a significantly higher discount giving you a better than you will ever get on the internet. If you buy all your own gear from us prior to signing up to take this class the class will be free and you will dive in your new gear. You must purchase new gear from us head to toe with full exposure protection, (hood, boots, gloves & wetsuit) full Regulator setup and either wrist or console computer, BCD (Buoyancy Compensator), Mask, fins, boots, snorkel, weight belt , weights and at least 1 steel tank or 2 aluminum tanks. (10% discount does not apply to this offer….it is 20% or more off when you do the math) This class has no hidden costs!!! We don’t just sell it WE LIVE IT! Call 401-732-8808 for more info or stop by the store to enroll.

Scheduled Required Dates

 

 Class starting August 25, 2020 – OPEN WATER DIVER certification class 
 
Instructor: John Langella 
 
Schedule: 
 
Tuesday: August 25Classroom Section #1: 6:30 – 9:30 PM 
ThursdayAugust 27Classroom Section #2: 6:30 – 9:30 PM 
 
Tuesday: September 1Classroom Section #3: 6:30 – 9:30 PM 
Thursday: September 3Pool #1: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM 
 
Tuesday: September 8Classroom Section #4: 6:30 – 9:30 PM  
Thursday:  September 10Pool #2: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM 
 
Tuesday: September 15Classroom Section #5: 6:30 – 9:30 PM  
Thursday:  September 17Pool #3 (If Needed): 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM 
 
 4 Check-out Dives (2 per day) 
Sunday, September 13 
Sunday, September 20 – Weather Dependent 
This includes the PADI Open Water Diver manual, tables, 
certification materials and pic card, viewing of open water training DVDs and use of SCUBA 
equipment, wet suits and weight belts. Also included is lots of fun with an experienced 
staff who will not only teach you to dive but will also get you involved with dive clubs 
and other divers who love diving as much as you will. You will need to supply your own 
personal mask & snorkel, fins, boots, gloves and hood.  
 
*All classes and pool sessions are mandatory. Students are urged to check 
the schedule carefully. 
Missed classroom sessions will incur a $50 makeup fee. 
Missed pool sessions will incur a $100 makeup fee 
 
Classroom sessions are at the Giant Stride Dive Shop.  Pool session location: 
East Providence Boys & Girls Club, 115 Williams Ave., East Providence. 
 
Full certification requires four Open Water checkout dives. They can be done with 
any PADI instructor around the world.   
 
A 10% Student discount is offered to students for the duration of the class and 30 
days thereafter. This class has no hidden costs!!! We don’t just sell it WE LIVE IT! Call 
401-732-8808 for more info or stop by the store to enroll.  

 Open Water Diver Class Classroom sessions are at  Giant Stride Dive ShopPool session location: East Providence Boys & Girls Club, 115 Williams Ave., East Providence. open Water Dives will be at Fort Wetherill.

 

The following paragraphs are the students responsibilities as well as PUNCTUALITY

Academic Session (class room)

  • PADI Open Water Diver Manual, Recreational Dive Planner, Diver Log Book
  • Completed Knowledge reviews (from the end of each module in the Open Water manual)
  • Notepad or notebook for taking notes
  • Knowledge Reviews are due each class
  • Must pass all test with a 70%

Confined Water Session (pool)

  • Mask, Fins, Snorkel, Booties
  • Log Book
  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Open Water Session (Ocean Dives)
  • Mask, Fins, Snorkel, Booties, Gloves and Hood. (Provided by student)
  • Weight Belt, Regulator, Buoyancy Control Device (BCD), Wetsuit (7mm ) and tank (provided by dive shop)
  • Dive Flag
  • Logbook and Dive Tables (provided by dive shop)
  • Proper clothing for the weather conditions, large towel
  • Food snacks and drinks

Student responsibilities during academic sessions

  • Student must read 2 modules of the Open Water manual prior to each class
  • Knowledge reviews must be completed and handed over to the instructor prior to the class
  • Passing grade for all quizzes is a 70%. Seven out of ten must be correct
  • Passing grade for the final exam is a 70%. Thirty-five out of out of fifty must be correct
  • Academic session begins at 6:30. If you are unable to attend, the class must be made up
  • Students can not participate in the Confined Water Class (pool) sessions if the corresponding academic session has not been made up.
  • Make up classes will incur an additional charge of $40

Student responsibilities during Confined Water (pool) Sessions

  • You must be sized up for gear before the pool session. This must be done at least 1 day prior to the actual pool day
  • You will be given gear for the pool and it is your responsibility during the time it leaves the shop or instructor, to take care of and maintain gear.
  • You will need to be at the pool 15 min before the class begins
  • All equipment must be cleaned after each class
  • If you are unable to attend a pool session, you must reschedule promptly. If an additional pool is necessary, an additional cost of $100 added
  • All confined water work must be completed before the Open Water dives

Student responsibilities during Open Water Sessions

  • All balances for the class must be paid in full
  • You must pick up your gear prior to the open water dive
  • It is your responsibility to rinse and dry all gear prior to returning it to the shop
  • Gear is due back to the shop after the dive
  • Logbooks must be updated at the end of each dive
  • Students should bring a lunch and plenty of water / juice
  • If you are unable to attend the open water dive, you can reschedule for the next open water class.
  • If an additional open water class is necessary, an additional cost of $100 be added