Scuba Diving Lessons


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Learn How to Scuba Dive at The Bangor Region YMCA!

2024 Courses:
June 2nd, 9th & 16th, from 11:00am – 3:00pm
September 15th, 22nd & 29th, from 12:00 – 4:00pm

For ages 12 years and older

Don’t miss our Scuba Diving Open Water Referral Course! This course includes the academic and confined water training portion of the full Open Water Certification course and consists of three (3) 4-hour training sessions at the Bangor Region YMCA.

SESSION 1: Academic Review, PADI’s Required Quick Quiz & Intro to Scuba in the Pool
SESSION 2 & 3: Pool Training Exercises

The final four open water dives with a PADI instructor required to receive the Open Water Certification are not included. The final four dives must be completed within one year of this course.

Cost: $750 for in-person course* + $217** for PADI’s eLearning Program (includes Logbook app)
*Financial Assistance is available for those who qualify.
**Cost of PADI’s eLearning Program as of February 15, 2023. Cost of eLearning Program may change at the PADI’s discretion.

Full equipment rentals are $25 per session per person paid to Aqua Diving Academy.

Online registration is available or you can stop by the Y. Course is limited to 10 students.

For more information, email Shawn Rich, Aquatics & Competitive Swim Director, or email Julie Footman of Aqua Diving Academy.