• City/State:1935 Warwick ave. Warwick, RI
  • Location:Giant Stride Dive Shop
  • Time:06:30 pm – 09:00 pm


The cost is $450.00 Instructor: John Langella. This includes viewing the open water training DVD’s on our big screen, the PADI Open Water Diver manual, tables, certification materials and pic card, 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 buy  your own personal mask & snorkel, fins, boots, gloves and hood which we will make sure you get the proper fit and quality gear. 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.

Classroom sessions are at the Giant Stride Dive ShopPool session location: East Providence Boys & Girls Club, 115 Williams Ave., East Providence..


Class and Pool                       July 11             Class   6:30

                                                July 13             Pool    7:30

                                                July 18             Class   6:30

                                                July 20             Pool     7:30

                                                July 25             Class   6:30

                                                July 27             Pool     7:30

 Open Water Dives                 July 29 / 30

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 / ¼ inch) and tank (provided by dive shop)

·         Dive Flag (provided by dive shop)

·         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 begin 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 cares of and maintains 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