Americans have always been determined to blaze new trails, whether wading through the waist-deep layer of tumbleweed covering Arizona or hacking through the petrified forest of national flags on the moon. Conquer the final frontier, the ocean, with this Groupon.
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.
3402 N Milwaukee Ave.
Suites 4 & 5
Northbrook, Illinois 60062