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In a Nutshell

Intro lessons enlighten newcomers; certification courses steer divers through written quizzes and five confined and four open-water sessions

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Promotional value expires Jan 17, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Must be 10 or older. Must sign waiver; under 18 must have parent or guardian sign waiver. Must provide own mask, fin, snorkel, and boots; must verify equipment is correct with the dive shop. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Scuba diving is the only way left to find hidden treasure, befriend a nautical skeleton, or strap a huge tank to yourself. Explore the possibilities with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $15 for a Discover Scuba introductory diving course (a $40 value)
  • $149 for a PADI open-water scuba-diving certification course (a $300 value)

During the one-day introductory session, divers learn the basics of scuba equipment and safety in a heated pool as seasoned instructors look on. Choose from one of the following class dates: October 20, October 21, December 15, or December 16.

Broken down into three parts, the open-water course begins with registration and dedicated consumption of an open-water manual and DVD (not included), preparing soon-to-be-divers for a sequence of quizzes followed by a final exam. Five confined-water sessions get students acquainted with the equipment before they make four open-water dives in Gilboa Quarry, where they may encounter a paddlefish or sunken Grumman airplane. After achieving this feat, divers receive a certification card, which is recognized worldwide and enables dives in far-flung locales. Classes are held October 20 and 21, and December 15 and 16.

Just Add H2O

Just Add H2O's diving experts have guided students of all levels of experience safely through waters for more than 34 years. Providing diving certifications through PADI and NAUI, instructors chart progression from introductory diving lessons all the way up to instructor certification, which comes with a license to ride giant seahorses. Just Add H2O's staff also hosts local and regional dives and leads trips to Lake Michigan shipwrecks, the cool depths of Gilboa Quarry, and tropical destinations such as Truk Lagoon in the Eastern Caroline Islands. To ensure that dives proceed without a hitch, the facility lets guests rent or purchase gear and can help to maintain used equipment.

Customer Reviews

My husband and I just did it for something new and fun to do and we had a blast. I don't think we will continue with scuba but it was fun to try out the gear and swim in the pool with it!
Elizabeth F. · October 31, 2016
this was an awesome experience I had a great time learning and doing something new. maybe i'll take it to the next step and get in the open water!
Tracy L. · September 24, 2016
You won't find a better place to shop or get certifiied. Very knowledgeable and willing to help in any way possible. Just an overall great bunch of people.
Ann G. · August 4, 2015

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