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Scuba Monkey

Blue Lagoon

Scuba - Open Water Classroom

Medical Release

Dive Class Insert

Class Title:           Open Water-Classroom

Class Type:          Scuba

Age Requirements:          you must be 10 years old or older.

Average Class Size:          Max of 8 students per instructor unless 10-11 year old in class than Max is 4 students

Class Location/Venue:    Facility Classroom while confined Water completed onsite in our indoor heated pool, Open water completed at one of the many local Florida Crystal Blue springs.

Class Length:      Knowledge Development, independent study (approx) 4-8hrs, classroom 9hrs. Confined water 6 hrs, Open Water 8-10 hrs.


** Who should take this course? (prerequisites needed etc.) ** 

               "If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

You need adequate swimming skills (Swim 200m and Float 10mins) and need to be in good physical health(Medical release due at signup). No prior experience with scuba diving is required."


** What will you learn? (Details of course) **     

               The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases, Knowledge Development with independent study and in a classroom to understand basic principles of scuba diving, Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills, Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!


** What extra will you need? (needed and provided) **

               Needed-Towel, Swimsuit, Scuba Grade Mask, Fins, Boots & Snorkel and 60ft waterproof watch. Provided-Books, All other Rental Gear, Entrance Fees.


** Next Step (sign up details, forms, etc) **        

               Sign up Online, Call Scuba Monkey or Blue Lagoon (352-518-6323) - Reservations are only held when paid in full, $25 dollar rescheduling fee if start day is with 2 weeks, you will need to have a medical release signed by a doctor if "Yes" is indicated on any line items. Class not on schedule or an alternate date needed? Please feel free to contact us to schedule a date.



               "Prior to Class complete read sections 1-5 in your Open Water Diving Manual and RDP manual, completing each section's knowledge reviews (bring a copy of the completed knowledge reviews with you to class)

Watch the Open Water Training Video Intro and Sections 1-5 found at

Requirements: Must have scuba quality mask, fins, snorkel and boots. Must complete Medical Statement and have a physician sign off if applicable. Must complete all sections in the book and the Knowledge Reviews of each section. Must watch all 5 Open Water videos.
Books, Rental Scuba Equipment and park entry fees

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.