Toronto, Ontario, Canada   

PADI Open Water Diver Course

Learn to dive at SUCI

Congratulations to all our Open Water 2022 participants. Especially our 9 newly certified PADI Open Water Divers.

From left to right: 

Back Row: Li and Jennifer Kirkwood, Lauren, Ben and Jason Knight, Owen, Rick, Jaqueline, Peter Harris (recently Reactivated OW diver), Mackenzie Harris, Renee Schmidlechner, Jack, Nora

Front Row: Tori, Raimund, Richard Hedges, Michela Pirruccio, Laura Harris (our first Junior Open Water Diver). 

Our Fall Open Water Course begins Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

Course Includes:

  • Instruction by PADI Certified Instructors and Divemasters for 5 Confined Water dives and 4 Open Water dives
  • Equipment rentals and air fills for the 5 scheduled pool dives at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC)
  • PADI online eLearning course
  • Certification as a PADI Open Water Scuba Diver
  • Receipt eligible for Education Tax Credit
  • SUCI Membership for the remainder of  2022 (a value of $150/year) including:
  • Access to all SUCI pool times at TPASC
  • Many opportunities to dive and practice with SUCI’s experienced divers and instructor team
  • Fun times at SUCI’s many social activities
Course Cost: $575

Our Fall Open Water Diver course begins Wednesday, September 28th, 2022. Registration closes Wednesday September 21, however, the sooner you register the sooner you can get started on your elearning so don’t delay. Pre-Register here 

All participants are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Course Excludes:
  • Personal Scuba Equipment Required for the course (Budget $600)
      • Mask and snorkel
      • Open heel fins and wet boots
      • Weight belt and weights
      • Any wetsuits for pool sessions
    • Open Water Dive weekend (Budget $400)
      • Rental of full scuba equipment for weekend
      • Air fills for 2 tanks
      • Camping, meals and fuel

Course Dates 2022:

Start and end times may shift due to Covid-19 restrictions/protocols. We’ll endeavor to minimize any impact and keep you apprised of any changes.
  Date Time Location Activity
Confined Water Wed. Sept. 28 7:30 pm -11:00 pm TPASC Training Pool Intro and Module 1 eLearning completed
Dive 1
Wed. Oct 12 7:00 pm -10:00 pm TPASC Training Pool Module 2 eLearing completed
Dive 2
Wed. Oct 19 7:00 pm -10:00 pm TPASC Training Pool Module 3 eLearing completed
Dive 3
Wed. Nov 2 7:00 pm -10:00 pm TPASC Training Pool Module 4 eLearning completed
Dive 4
Wed. Nov 16 7:00 pm -10:00 pm TPASC Training Pool All optional eLearning completed
Dive 5
Wed. Dec 7 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm TPASC Deep Pool Swim Skills and quiz
Wed. Jun 7 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm TPASC Deep Pool Refresh
TENTATIVE Spring Open Water Dates will be firmed up when we plan our 2023 Dive Season
Open Water Prep Mon – Wed. Jun 5 – 7 Daytime Scuba shop of choice Pick up rental gear for upcoming dive weekend
Wed. Jun 7 6:45 pm – 9:30 pm TPASC Deep Pool Refresh skills while wearing rental gear
Open Water Sat. Jun 10 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Marmora, ON OW Dives 1 & 2
Sun. Jun 11 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Marmora, ON OW Dives 3 & 4
Mon. Jun 12 Daytime Scuba shop of choice Return rental gear

Ready to get started? Complete our Pre-Registration Form and we’ll get back to you shortly. 

Need more information? Read our Open Water Diver Pamphlet. Contact OpenWaterCourse@SUCI2.cac