Learn to Dive with Colorado Diver Training and Get certified to scuba dive quickly and easily!

Nothing quite beats the feeling of gliding weightlessly over stunning coral reefs and encountering all kinds of weird and wonderful marine life! When you enroll in a PADI Open Water Diving Course you are taking the first step towards a lifetime of underwater exploration.

Learn to dive with Colorado Diver Training, we’ve been training divers since 1983 and have highly experienced staff waiting to take you on your first dive adventure.

The worlds most popular SCUBA course

Who should take this course?

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

What will you learn?

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main steps:

1) Independent study using eLearning or book and DVD 
2) Knowledge Development & Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
3) Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

You may be able to  get college credit for the Open Water Diver course.

How can you start learning now?

Dive into the PADI Open Water Diver course and start learning today with PADI’s eLearning option – and you can start learning right away. PADI Open Water Diver eLearning option gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program.

You can also start learning with PADI’s home-study materials – Open Water Diver TouchTM (a tablet app) or the Open Water Diver Manual and Open Water Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Contact us today, get your materials and start reading the book and watching the video.

What scuba gear will you use?

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.

Check with Colorado Diver Training about the gear you’ll use during this course and get advice about everything you need from your PADI Instructor.

Next Step

Breathing underwater for the first time is something you’ll never forget, so don’t wait.

Sign up for  Open Water Diver course and start learning right away.

Still not sure if Scuba is for you?  Give Scuba a try scuba with the  Discover Scuba Diving program.
Download a Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf).


  • Private to Semi-Private Instruction from your certified PADI Instructor
  • All SCUBA equipment (don't need to rent it)
  • All exposure protection to keep you warm

Not Included

  • Course study materials ($149 for eLearning)
  • Personal gear (fins, mask, snorkel, boots)
  • Open Water Certification Dives
  • Certification Card Fee to PADI ($35)

Any student who answers "Yes" to any question on the medical form will need to get a

physician's approval before starting class (see page 2 of medical form)


Course Fee $195

Take the plunge today - 

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