Sun, Feb 09 | Eppley Recreation Center

OW Pool Dive (Step 1 of New Diver Certification)

Free for undergraduates, $100 for Graduate Students, $200 for Staff and Faculty
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OW Pool Dive (Step 1 of New Diver Certification)

Time & Location

Feb 09, 2020, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Eppley Recreation Center, 4128 Valley Dr, College Park, MD 20742, USA

About the Event

This is the first step of becoming a certified SCUBA diver! This course is the first step towards getting certified!

This course consists of 3 parts

1) Self study and knowledge reviews: You will be given a book as well as a series of videos to review before the class. Study these materials well-SCUBA diving accidents can be fatal. After you've reviewed these materials, complete the knowledge reviews at the end of each chapter

2) Classroom course: On the date of the dive, you will sit through a short classroom course run by one of our intructors who will review your knowledge reviews and place them in context of their personal diving experiance. At the end of the classrom portions, you will be given an exam to test your knowledge!

3) Pool dives: You have been taught the basics of SCUBA diving and now it's time to practice the skills! Our Instructors and Dive Masters will work with you to make sure you're safe!

We require 3 days notice before the start of this event if you decide to cancel. If you cancel within the 3 days or no-show, we require a Univeristy approved excuse within 2 days after the event. First offense will result in a 2 semester ban from all courses. Second offense will result in a permanent ban. By RSVPing, you agree to these terms.