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February 17, 2021
We were impressed with the service and friendly atmosphere. The owner spend over an hour with us sharing his experience and educating on what we need to know as we beginning our path to become certified divers.
I really enjoyed the staff at beach cities scuba but I feel like everyone should be aware that the groupon only covers your actual training dives. You still need to purchase the online PADI course, as well as some of your own equipment (snorkel, mask, fins, gloves, and booties). Totally worth it, but scuba is not a cheap hobby!
Awesome experience. Very helpful instructors. I ultimately decided to do my dives in the Med next month as the pool was too cold for me, so I knew that the pacific would be too. But loved my experience with Beach Cities.
The staff are very knowledgeable and fun to work with. Scuba as a hobby can be on the expensive side so best to do the research before you commit to understand the responsibilities involved with purchasing and the like. If you do this you won't be surprised and more fully enjoy the experience. This Groupon helped me save money in the beginning and set me off on the right foot. Beach Cities Scuba is worth it.
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About This Deal
What’s included: BCD, regulator, weights, and wetsuit
Age restrictions: must be 15 or older; if under 18, must provide a guardian consent.
Must purchase own mask, fins, logbook, PADI E-Learning, Recreational Dive Planner, gloves, booties, and snorkel (available for purchase online at Beach Cities Scuba Centers or on site at Beach Cities Scuba with up to a 25% discount)
Pool sessions valid only at Cypress and Laguna Beach
Beach Cities Scuba’s semiprivate Open Water Diver course is imparted over the course of four days, which can be tailored to fit the needs of each student. After a brief orientation, the first weekend starts with a classroom session (there are weekday classes available too), which covers the basics of equipment usage and quizzes students on the favorite colors of all known fish before taking to the safe confines of a pool for five pool dives. Four subsequent dives take place in the open ocean, giving each student the chance to dive off the edge of a boat or from the beach.
Students must provide their own mask, snorkel, logbook, glove, and fins, which can be purchased at an excellent discount through Beach Cities Scuba’s store for up to an additional $165 in savings; all training materials are theirs to keep. Materials are not included and are required to be purchased on site. All students will conduct their academics in an e-learning environment. Purchase of a logbook, snorkeling equipment and recreational dive planner can be completed on site!
Need To Know
Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires.Expired vouchers can be redeemed for classes in store only. Under 18 must have guardian consent. Must purchase own mask, fins, logbook, PADI E-Learning, Recreational Dive Planner, gloves, booties, and snorkel (Required equipment to start your course). Can purchase online at Beach Cities Scuba Centers or on site at Beach Cities Scuba and receive up to a 25% discount on all goods. BCD, Regulator, Weights, and Wetsuit will be provided. Pool sessions only valid at Cypress and Laguna Beach. Reservation required. Must sign waiver. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). Limit 1 per visit. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Must be 15 or older. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Beach Cities Scuba
The instructors and professional staff at PADI five-star instructor training center Beach Cities Scuba introduce students to the big blue with PADI-certified diving courses for divers of all levels. They have certified over 2,957 PADI divers each of the last two years, have certified over 21,000 PADI divers since the company's inception. They certify newbies with basic open-water courses and teach advanced divers in specialty courses such as Deep Diver, Rescue Diver, and Shark Therapy. They also teach rebreather divers, public safety divers, and technical divers from all over the world. They operate out of seven convenient locations and sling necessary gear in onsite stores, from wetsuits and facemasks to spear guns. Beach Cities Scuba also connects divers through its dive club and hosts exotic dive trips to locations such as Indonesia, Fiji, and Cozumel. In 2013, they won the #1 Padi Diver Acquisition and Padi Diver Retention awards. Best of all, there are seven locations to support you!