• City/State:1935 Warwick ave. Warwick, RI
  • Time:06:30 pm – 09:00 pm


Class and Pool                        April 30            Class   6:30pm

                                                May 1             Pool     7:00pm

                                                May 7              Class   6:30pm

                                                May 8              Pool     7:00pm

                                                May 14            Class   6:30pm

                                                May 15            Pool     7:00pm

                                                May 21            Class   6:30pm

                                                May 22            Pool  7:00pm                                               



Open Water Dives                 May 26 and 27

PADI Open Water Dive Class    4/30/18                  

INSTRUCTOR: Chris Parker               Cost: $450.00

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

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

Logbook and Dive Tables (provided by dive shop)

Proper clothing for the weather conditions, large towel

Food snacks and drinks

The following paragraphs are the students responsibilities as well as PUNCTUALITY

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 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, an additional open water dive is necessary, an additional cost of $100 be added