Scarborough, Ontario  

PADI Open Water Diver Course

Learn to dive at SUCI

Our PADI Open Water Diver Course begins Wed. March 27, 2024. Registration closes 5pm Wed. March 20, 2024.

Open Water Spring 2024 Brochure here

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  2024 (a value of $170/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
    • Access to SUCIs scuba gear including BCDs and regulators for the entire year after you are certified with us. You can borrow the equipment for any pool night (Open Water and DSD students will take precedence for any night courses are running). You will be responsible for filling the tank and returning it full the following dive night.  
Course Cost: $700

Our Spring Open Water Diver course begins Wednesday, March 27, 2024. Registration closes Wed. March 20 , however, the sooner you register the sooner you can get started on your eLearning so don’t delay. Register here by completing our Membership form. Be sure to choose “Student in SUCI’s PADI Open Water Diver Course” in the Membership Category drop down. Your information will be forwarded to both Membership and the Open Water Training team who will help guide you through the process.

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 2024:

Confined WaterWed. Mar 277:00 pm -10:00 pmTPASC Training PoolIntro and Module 1 eLearning completed
Dive 1
Wed. Apr 177:15 pm -9:45 pmDive PoolModule 2 and 3 eLearning completed
Dive 2 and 3a
Wed. May 17:15 pm -9:45 pmDive PoolModule 4 eLearning completed
Dive 3b and 4
Wed. May 227:30 pm -10:30 pmTraining Pool Module 5 and all Optional eLearning completed
Dive 5, Swim Skills and Quiz
Wed. May 296:30 pm -9:45 pm Dive PoolBack-up, Extra practice
Open Water PrepMon – Wed. Jun 3 – 5DaytimeScuba shop of choicePick up rental gear for upcoming dive weekend
Wed. Jun 57:00 pm – 9:45 pmTPASC Deep PoolRefresh skills while wearing rental gear
Open WaterSat. Jun 88:00 am – 5:00 pmMarmora, ONOW Dives 1 & 2
Sun. Jun 98:00 am – 5:00 pmMarmora, ONOW Dives 3 & 4
Mon. Jun 10DaytimeScuba shop of choiceReturn rental gear
Note: Wednesday May 29 may potentially be booked as a back-up night if required. 


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

Need more information? Read our Open Water Diver Pamphlet. Contact OpenWaterCourse@SUCI2.caDive22