PADI Referral Course, Advanced Certification, or Full Certification at Berry Dive Center in Northbrook (Up to 56% Off)


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In a Nutshell

Scuba instructors lead cohorts of four students in diving techniques during weekend lessons inside classrooms, pools, and open water

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Promotional value expires Oct 24, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1/person, may buy 2 more as gifts. Limit 1/visit. Must redeem in full by expiration date. Valid only for option purchased. 2-week advance appt required; subject to availability. 1-week cancel notice or $50 fee may apply. New clients only. Must be 18+ or provide guardian consent. Must provide medical records and sign waiver. Extra $25 fee for PADI certification; extra fee for lake entry. Extra fee for quarry use and mask, fins, and snorkel rental. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose from Three Options

$157 for a PADI Open Water Referral Course (a $314.95 value), which includes:

  • One classroom program
  • One pool program

$180 for a PADI Advanced Open Water Certification (a $389.90 value)

  • Includes a weekend at Haigh Quarry featuring five specialty dives
  • Requires PADI Open Water Diver Scuba certification

$227 for a Full PADI Open Water Certification (a $518.95 value)

  • Includes one classroom program, one pool program, and four open-water training sessions
  • Grants PADI certification

Each weekend dive package includes all training materials and scuba equipment except masks, fins, and snorkels.

Berry Dive Center

Inside one of Illinois’ oldest PADI–certified dive centers, Berry Dive Center’s eight instructors call upon a combined 100 years of experience to increase the underwater expertise of small student cohorts. Lessons unfold in both pool and classroom, with instructors sharing textbook techniques and safety tips before offering personalized critiques during supervised practice dives. The PADI five-star IDC facility—which was recently given a 35-year store award—keeps skills sharp with PADI certification courses and weekend excursions to Kankakee’s Haigh Quarry, with adventure-diving opportunities such as exploring wrecks, deep-water diving, and apprehending goldfish smugglers. The center’s dive shop also stocks a full line of diving equipment and manuals.

Customer Reviews

The staff was great and all-around a great experience. I wish we had more time in the water!
Dave N. · June 3, 2016
Friendly and very professional people. Great course which I would recommend to everyone. Diving is so much fun!
Vincent A. · May 23, 2016
Great people to learn from.
T F. · March 21, 2016
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    3402 N Milwaukee Ave.

    Suites 4 & 5

    Northbrook, Illinois 60062


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