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Open Water Certification Course — Alameda/Oakland

  • Blue Endeavors 2219-A South Shore Center Alameda, ca United States (map)


The SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Course will cover all of the necessary skills and knowledge for open water scuba diving, including:

  • The aquatic environment: vision, light, sound, heat loss, tides, currents, waves, surge, etc.

  • Physics and physiology: buoyancy, pressure, air spaces, breathing compressed air, mixed gases, etc.

  • Dive equipment selection, assembly, use and maintenance

  • Dive planning

  • Basic scuba skills including mask and regulator skills, swimming underwater, buoyancy control, basic rescue techniques, and emergency procedures

  • And much more!


  • Orientation

    • Thursday, November 14th, 5:30-8:00pm — Blue Endeavors

  • Classroom & Pool days

    • Saturday, November 16th, 9:00am-4:00pm — TBD

    • Sunday, November 17th, 9:00am-4:00pm — TBD

  • Ocean dives

    • Saturday, November 23rd, 7:30am-4:00pm — San Carlos Beach, Monterey

    • Sunday, November 24th, 7:30am-4:00pm — San Carlos Beach, Monterey


Brandon Estes


Class Tuition: $465

Online Training Kit: $129

Not Included: Gear Rental of $120 or free with gear purchase