Classroom and Pool

Classroom sessions walk you through the basics of dive theory, equipment and safety before you enter the water,using textbooks, knowledge reviews and video. Sessions in the pool including proper breathing, dealing with water pressure, safely setting up and using your equipment and  important safety skills.

Class locations

Fargo/Moorhead Area
Fercho YMCA
Concordia College

Other Locations
Aberdeen, SD
Benson, MN
Fergus Falls, MN
Fosston, MN
Grand Forks, ND
Jamestown, ND
Park Rapids, MN
Thief River Falls, MN
Watertown, SD
Willmar, MN

What to bring

Bring a towel, bathing suit and a heavy pair of socks. Also bring your PADI manual, completed Knowledge Reviews, paper and a pen.

Extra things to think about

  • Numbers are limited and it’s important to have your manual read prior to the first session so pre-register as soon as possible. Pre-registering will guarantee your spot and give you the chance to receive your manual.
  • Diving with your own equipment can enhance your diving and learning experience. We offer our students a sizable discount on mask/fins/snorkel packages.  You must have your own mask and snorkel for personal use during the course.
  • You may want to consider doing your open water dives on one of our dive trips. Talk to us about other open water options.

A $50 nonrefundable deposit is due at the time of your registration.

July 4th Hours

Monday, July 3rd 10am-5:30pm
Closed Tuesday, July 4th
Closed Wednesday, July 5th
Thursday, July 6th - 6pm-9pm

Ready for summer?
Look for the Summer Registration Form on the top tabs. You can print out this form and fax or mail the completed form to us at the dive shop with your deposits. Open Water Dives will start in May and run through September weather permitting. Advanced Open Water Dives, Specialties and Dive Trips are also on the registration form.