PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course | Scuba Center has been selling quality scuba diving and snorkeling equipment since 1973. You will find a wide selection of scuba and snorkeling equipment at both our Eagan, Minnesota and Minneapolis, Minnesota locations. Scuba Center Eagan
1571 Century Point
Eagan, Minnesota 55121
(651) 681-8434
Scuba Center Minneapolis
5015 Penn Ave South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55419
(612) 925-4818

PADI Advanced Open Water
The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver is designed to give you the confidence, skills and experience to take your diving to new levels of excitement and enjoyment. This class is perfect for the newly certified diver or the more experienced diver with numerous dives under their belt. The majority of the class consists of actual in water diving experience where you will complete five open water training dives. Each dive in the Advanced Open Water Diver Program may be counted towards the related PADI Specialty course. Dives are on Saturday at Square Lake near Stillwater, Minnesota and on Sunday at Lake Wazee near Black River Falls, Wisconsin.
PADI Adventures in Diving Course (Advanced Open Water Diver) | Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They�re what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don�t have to be �advanced� to take it � it�s designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver course. The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. Prerequisite: PADI Open Water certification (or qualifying cert. from another organization) and 15 yrs old.
Course Fee: $299 - The course fee  includes: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Manual and certification processing.  Scuba equipment is not included, but may be rented* (advanced reservations recommended).  *Gloves appropriate for local water temperatures and strap fins with boots are required for the course, but are not available for rental.
(Fee and cancellation policy)
Certification: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

PADI Adventures in Diving Course (Advanced Open Water Diver) | PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards and provides the same level of service. They also meet additional training requirements and offer PADI Instructor-level training. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor find a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center near you, by visiting the online PADI Dive Shop Locator.

What do I need to do before class?:
Read the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver textbook and complete knowledge reviews at the end of each module. You also need to complete a PADI Student Record File (which includes a Medical Statement). If you answer yes to any of the medical history questions, we must require a signed physicians approval before you participate. You can download and review the PADI Medical Statement here. Please print a copy to take to your physician for their approval and signature if required.
How do I register for a class?
You can register for your class over the phone with a credit card (pre-payment required) or by stopping in at either Scuba Center location.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Schedule: Class session, Thurs evening 7 - 10pm (Class sessions held in Minneapolis, MN.*); Dives, Saturday and Sunday starting at 9:30am.
*Do to concerns related to COVID-19, we are working to minimize classroom sessions, etc. There will be no Thurs. class sessions for this season. All work will be completed at the lakes.
2021 Advanced Open Water Diver Course Dates:

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver materials are included in course fee, and are yours to keep.


All sessions have moved to eLearning.

PADI eLearning | The online version of the PADI Adventures in Diving program will include knowledge development for the two required topics � the Deep and Underwater Navigation Dives � along with five of the most popular elective dives. These include Night Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Wreck Diver, Boat Diver and Underwater Naturalist. Before completing your dives with Scuba Center, you should also study the Search and Recovery, & Multilevel / Computer Diving sections. As with the  PADI Open Water Diver eLearning course, the entire PADI Adventures in Diving manual will be available online to divers enrolled in the course. Experience real adventure and be one step closer to  Master Scuba Diver � the ultimate non-professional certification in recreational diving.