Open Water

Learn to scuba dive with Dirty Adventures and explore the underwater world!

Whether you’re seeking to explore a shipwreck, wanting to take beautiful pictures of coral reefs and marine life, or looking for a new challenge, then scuba diving is for you! The PADI Open Water Diver course is the gateway to new adventures underwater and a life-changing experience.

In this course, you breathe underwater for the first time (something you’ll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. The course has three components: theory, pool training, and open water training. The best bit? Your Open Water Diver certification is for life! Over 70% of the earth is covered with water. Come see what’s out there today!


Open Water Referral

Want to complete your scuba training in paradise?


Save time on your vacation by completing the theory and pool training components here in Canada before heading down to warm tropical waters to finish your certification! Contact us and reserve your seat today!

$400 + HST

Full Open Water Course

Ready to explore what’s in our backyard? We run courses regularly throughout the summer. Once you’re done, you could even join us on a dive trip! Contact us to book your spot if you’re ready to take the plunge today!


$650 + HST


2022 course dates

May 28/29

June 18/19

July 9/10

Aug 13/14

Sept 10/11

Oct 8/9

Don't see a date you want? Email us with your availability!


What is the minimum age requirement?

All students need to be 10 years old or older on the day they begin their course.


Do you offer e-learning?

Yes! We offer both e-learning as well as traditional course materials on paper.


Where do you conduct your courses?

Our pool training sessions are conducted at a private pool, and our open water training sessions are held at Guillvers’ Lake in Hamilton, ON.


What is included in the course price?

  • Full scuba equipment rental (buoyancy compensator, wetsuit, fins, tank, weights)

  • Certification fees

  • 10 free air fills for you to use after your course! (worth $100)


What is NOT included in the course price?

  • Personal equipment (mask, snorkel)

  • Full open water course: entry fees for your open water dives

  • Open water referrals: certification dives at your destination

  • Additional pool or open water training dives if deemed necessary by our instructors