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Learn to Scuba Dive Deerfield Beach

Now is the time to dive into the Dixie Divers PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world! This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with Dixie Divers, a dive company that sets the standards in the global diving community. Throughout the course, you’ll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. You will also earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification that is recognized worldwide. You earn this rating by completing five pool modules and 5 knowledge development modules and by making four open water ocean dives in our dive boat Lady Go Diver.

As a certified PADI Open Water Diver you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional. If you already tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience or are PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with your instructor to see how credit from these courses may apply to the open water program. Your underwater adventure can begin as

 soon as today by buying books online or walk in or use the new PADI Open Water Diver Video andinteractive CD-ROM! You can view these materials at home, at your own pace and then meet with an instructor for further assistance. Open water learning options also include group or private instruction. This course offers tremendous flexibility and lets you work out individual needs with your instructor.

Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification. At some point in the course, your Dixie Divers PADI Instructor will ask you to demonstrate the ability to swim 200 meters /yards without swim aids or 300 meters /yards with mask, fins and snorkel and complete a bit of paperwork, to get you on your way. If you are between 10 and 14 or have a child between these ages, there is a PADI Junior Open Water Diver program available.

There is good news for college students interested in getting certified: Now the PADI Open Water Diver course is recommended for college credit(s) by the American Council on Education (ACE). This program meets the educational standards and requirements for credit at the college level, even when taught away from a college or university. For those college students who reside in UK, Australia or New Zealand PADI offers specific programs just for you. Ask your local PADI store for details on how you can enjoy this fabulous sport AND get a recommendation for college credit!

During each dive we'll help you master diving skills, reduce your air consumption, teach you to dive safely & show you Florida's marine life. We dive different parts of the reef and Shipwrecks or different locations if the weather changes , so you will see new and exciting marine life .Please click on videos icon below to view and learn more about our local diving.

Drop by our store today and check out the Open Water Diver program. Experience life. Dive with PADI.Adobe PDF


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Compared with getting started in other popular adventure sports and outdoor activities learning to dive isn’t expensive. For example, you can expect to pay about the same as you would for:
  • a full day of surfing lessons
  • a weekend of rock climbing lessons
  • a weekend of kayaking lessons
  • a weekend of fly-fishing lessons
  • about three hours of private golf lessons
  • about three hours of private water skiing lessons
  • one amazing night out at the pub!

Learning to dive is a great value when you consider that our PADI Instructors are a highly trained and experienced professional. Invest in scuba diving lessons and learn something you’ll enjoy the rest of your life. From the first day, diving starts transforming your life with new experiences you share with friends. And, you can do it almost anywhere there is water.

Open Water classes: only $259.00

This standard class is held on Tuesday night from 6pm to 8pm where you will go over the first three modules of  the home study books. On Thursday from 6pm to 8pm you will go to the pool and do the first three confined water modules if you meet your performance requirements for the pool sessions you will do your first two ocean dives on Saturday from a beach location or on a boat depending on conditions. If you don't feel ready for the dives or feel you need more practice at any of the skills you can simply skip the Saturday dive and finish the rest of the confined water work the second week of class and dive on Saturday and Sunday. The only way that we can do this course in 2 weeks is if you, the future diver, sign up for a class, and pick up the materials (books and video) and complete the first three knowledge reviews found at the end of each section. All you need for gear is a mask snorkel and fins and weight belt with weight we provide the rest. Classes start every week so if your schedule means you might miss a class don't worry we don't charge to reschedule your class we will just roll you into the next class starting so you can learn at your own pace. We start Classes every Tuesday.


If you don't have the required equipment then we have good news buy it from us and we will discount the standard class $100.00 bucks!!! To be eligible for a $159.00 class the student must buy mask, snorkel, fins, weight belt/weight, dive bag, dive compass and dive knife from us, Dixie Divers of Deerfield Beach, otherwise the class will cost the regular price. Weekend classes we be discounted to $139.00. We start Classes every Tuesday.

Weekend Scuba: only $299.00

Weekend scuba is an accelerated course for those who have their home study books and have completed all the knowledge reviews at the end of each section. Class will be Saturday from 1:30pm to 6pm so bring your books with the completed knowledge reviews and everything you have for the pool. We will go over the first three modules of the book then go to the pool and do the first three modules of the confined water work. Pass all your performance requirements and we will dive on Sunday from 8am till 12:30pm. The second weekend we will go over modules 4 and 5 book and pool and finish with 2 great boat dives off the sunny Florida coast. That’s it just 2 weekends and you will earn the PADI Open Water Diver Certification. We start weekend classes every Saturday. Call us now, you can start diving this weekend.

National Geographic Diver

National Geographic Diver consists of an additional  two dives after you finish the Open Water Diver course where we will learn more about PADI and National Geographic, the aquatic realm and demonstrate above average buoyancy control. You will also complete an Exploration Project that you will decide on with your instructor and navigate in different Patterns. Course cost $ 399.00 plus Books. If you are already a diver it will be $ 149.00. For more information please go to: National Geographic Diver

Private Class $399.00

We also offer private classes in all different levels. Ask for details.


REAL SCUBA is an acronym for realistic entry advanced level SCUBA. Sign up for both your basic SCUBA class and Advanced class, and addition to saving some money, you will receive additional experience in night diving, deep diving , wreck diving and navigation, and any of a myriad of specialties like drift, photography, hunting, search and recovery or others. With  9 dives in 2 weekends, you will definitively familiarize yourself with the variety of diving we are so fortunate to have here in south Florida.

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