Humans have long envied fish for their ability to breathe underwater and swim naked without everybody getting all weird about it. Get slippery with this Groupon.
$199 for PADI Open-Water Scuba Certification Course ($400 Value)
This Groupon includes all classroom training, hands-on pool training, and four open water dives that lead to full PADI open-water certification. This deal does not include books and materials; however, these can be purchased at Brian Anderson Dive and Scuba School, please call for details. This Groupon also does not include rental gear, which is a one-time fee of $49 for the whole course. After completing the course, certification is valid for life. Classroom sessions typically meet on Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., pool sessions meet on Saturday afternoons, and ocean dives embark on Saturday and Sunday mornings; however, the program’s schedule is flexible to accommodate students’ needs.
Brian Anderson Dive and Scuba School
The crew at Brian Anderson Dive and Scuba School is all about extreme adventure, and the proof is in the company name—whose abbreviation spells out an extreme acronym. They lead a variety of certification programs for students who wish to stretch their sea legs, including regular and advanced open-water certification, rescue diving, emergency first responder, and Divemaster. They also organize diving trips to remote locales such as Cozumel, Thailand, Fiji, Australia, and the Bahamas. The team works with each student on an individual level, allowing them to complete courses at their own pace, on their own schedule, and at their own budget.