Advanced Open Water Introduction
in Diving program offers both the Adventure Diver and Advanced Open
Water Diver certifications. If you complete any three adventure dives,
you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification. If you complete
your Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and
three Adventure Dives for a total of five, you can earn your Advanced
Open Water Diver certification.
Advanced Open Water Diver?
After your five dives, you'll be more experienced, feel more comfortable in
the water and simply enjoy diving more because you better understand the underwater
do I need to start?
Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another
Minimum age: 15 (12 for PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
What will I do?
certification includes five Adventure Dives, including the Deep Adventure
dive, the Underwater Navigator
Dive and three of the following:
Diver Boat Diver
Drift Diver Deep
Suit Diver Dive Propulsion Vehicle
Diver Night Diver
Performance Buoyancy Search and Recovery
Naturalist Underwater Videographer
Photographer Underwater Navigator
Fish Identification Wreck Diver
long will it take?
Course Hours: 15
Minimum Open Water Training: five dives over two days
What will I need?
in Diving Crew-Pak
in Diving Video
can I go from here?
Advanced Open Water Divers at least 15 years of age can enroll in PADI
Wreck or Deep Diver Specialty courses and continue on to the PADI Rescue
Diver or Junior Rescue Diver course.
Cove Advanced Water Certification
Please refer to our $199 program for
rental for the class is $100 for the 5 dives. You will need to stop
at the shop to be fitted for your wet suit and pick up your equipment
before your open water training. You will get a wet suit, hood, gloves,
your BC and regulator as well as 2 tanks and a map to the dive site.
Classroom: There is no classroom for the
advanced open water, simply read the chapters for the dives
that you do and turn in to the instructor when you do the
Required Classes: The class includes 5
dives, a navigation dive and a deep dive (over 80 feet)
are required, and we offer several other dive options,
including search and recovery, naturalist, boat, wreck,
diver propulsion vehicle and night dives.
Location: Dives are usually at Lake Nagawicka,
we meet at the beach house next to the boat launch. To
get there from Milwaukee, take 1-94 West toward Madison,
exit HWY 83 and head north. After you Pass the Nagawaukee
Ice Center, you will pass the entrance to Nagawaukee Park
on your left, take the next left, which will take you down
to the boat launch area. If you pass a church on your right,
you went too far. You will need to unload your equipment
and park at the top of the hill, parking is $4.00 per day
during the summer.