Become PADI Certified
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.
To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be 10 years old or older (10 & 11 year olds are private instruction only. Please call us for details). You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
Start the course online.
PADI's Online Training program is designed so that you can learn the academics at your own pace when it is convenient for you. You can complete the academics online or at Scuba Center Temecula.
In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.
When you're fitted with your scuba equipment you will begin your pool training with your instructor at DropZone Water Park! Your instructor will put into practice the techniques you learned in the academics program. Your training dives will be logged and approved by your instructor before you move on to open water.
Open Water Training
Get ready to experience everything you've learned with the freedom of open water. As soon as your open water training dives are approved by your instructor you will be a certified diver. PADI Open Water Diver certification is recognized worldwide so your diving experiences will be limitless.
If the class you're looking for is not listed below, check out the Open Water Scuba Class page for the City Of Temecula! We teach at two locations!