Learn to dive at Harford Community College!!!

we are now partnered with Harford Community College teaching scuba diving as a non-credit course for only $400! It's now easier than ever to enroll. Simply sign up online , in person or over the phone

START DIVING THE WORLD IN 3 EASY STEPS

The Open Water Diver Course is divided into three parts...Academics/Theory, Confined Water and Open Water. The Open Water Diver Course is the first level of diver certification and where it begins for everyone. This is the beginning to your adventure in"discovering the other 3/4ths of your planet", opening the beauty to the worlds oceans, rivers, and lakes for exploration and adventure. The Open Water Diver Course is scheduled throughout the year so that you are never far from the start of our next course.

Who this course is for:

  • Persons desiring to obtain a Scuba Diving certification
  • Persons interested in underwater exploration

Course prerequisites

  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent

What you can expect to learn:

  • The SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Course will cover all of the necessary skills and knowledge for open water scuba diving, including:
  • The aquatic environment: vision, light, sound, heat loss, tides, currents, waves, surge, etc.
  • Physics and physiology: buoyancy, pressure, air spaces, breathing compressed air, mixed gases, etc.
  • Dive equipment selection, assembly, use, and maintenance
  • Dive planning
  • Basic scuba skills including mask and regulator skills, swimming underwater, buoyancy control, basic rescue techniques, and emergency procedures
  • And much more!

BELOW IS TRANSLATED FROM THE HCC WEBSITE (DATES AND PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE BY HCC)
Should the info be incorrect please let any staff member at Divers Den know and we will work on getting it corrected ASAP.

  • Tuition: $50 Fee: $350 Sessions: 3
    • 45138 Sat. 9/3 - 9/17 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Susquehanna Center, Rm. 232 Staff
      • Test Out Off Site 10/22 & 10/23 @ local Quarry
    • 45139 Sat. 10/1 - 10/15 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Susquehanna Center, Rm. 232 Staff
      • Test Out Off Site 10/22 & 10/23 @ local Quarry

 

How do I take this course?

The preferred, and newest, method of noncredit registration is through Harford's Electronic Registration Form. Using this method, students access the form, fill it out, sign (through Adobe Sign), and submit it—ALL ONLINE. Once received, a staff member will call you to arrange payment over the phone. It's really that simple!

NOTE: If electronic signup does not work for you please click here for alternative options.

A medical Release is required to take the SDI Open Water Class. Click the blue button to download the current medical Release form. please bring the form with you when you come to the shop to register for the course.

A General liability Release is required to take the SDI Open Water Class. Click the blue button to download the current General liability Release form. please bring the form with you when you come to the shop to register for the course.