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LEARN TO SCUBA DIVE Experience the excitement

  • eLearning

    eLearning

    We take a blended approach combining: eLearning, Classroom and Confined Water (pool).
  • Classroom

    Classroom

    We take a blended approach combining: eLearning, Classroom and Confined Water (pool).
  • Confined Water Training

    Confined Water Training

    We take a blended approach combining: eLearning, Classroom and Confined Water (pool).
  • Certifications Dives

    Certifications Dives

    The final step to become a certified scuba diver.  You get real-world experience in open water. 

Learn to Dive with the Motor City Scuba

If you've always wanted to learn to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wonderful world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. It's the best scuba class in Michigan!

 What You Learn

There are two steps to becoming a certified scuba diver:

  1. Learn to Scuba Dive - Training (knowledge development & confined water practice dives) to understand basic principles of scuba diving and to learn and master basic scuba diving skills
  2. Open Water Certification On these four DIVES you get to demonstrate your mastery of scuba skills in open water, explore and to earn your scuba certification!

Prerequisites

To enroll in the course, you must:

  • Have guardian’s active participation if 12-14 years of age
  • Be accompanied by a parent/guardian for all training if under age 16
  • Have written parent/guardian approval if under age 18
  • Be able to swim 300 meters continuously with mask, snorkel and fins
  • Be able to tread/float in deep water for at least 10 minutes

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is...well, just about all of it, because learning to scuba dive is incredible. You'll breathe underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you'll do your training dives in a pool, and then four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your Instructor.

The Scuba Gear You Use

You will learn to use basic scuba gear including a mask, snorkel, regulator, buoyancy compensator, weight system, alternate air source, tank, dive computer, wetsuit and standard accessories.

Learning Materials You Use

Computer-based materials cover basic scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures using interactive exercises and giving you immediate feedback.

  Start Date Course Type End Date Max. Places   Price    
11 Jun 2022 Learn to Scuba Dive 25 Jun 2022 4 US$ 600.00

Orientation and Paperwork - Classroom Session 1
Sat 11 Jun 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Equipment Assembly & Disassembly - Classroom Session 1
Sat 11 Jun 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
CW Skills Briefing - Classroom Session 1
Sat 11 Jun 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Swim Tests
Sat 11 Jun 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 1
Sat 11 Jun 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Dive Computers
Sat 18 Jun 2022
10:00 AM
30 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Gas Management
Sat 18 Jun 2022
10:30 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 2
Sat 18 Jun 2022
02:00 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 3
Sat 18 Jun 2022
03:30 PM
90 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Exam / Quick Review - Classroom Session 2
Sat 25 Jun 2022
10:00 AM
03 hours 00 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Think like a Diver
Sat 25 Jun 2022
12:00 PM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba
Confined Water Dive 4
Sat 25 Jun 2022
02:00 PM
60 minutes
Schoolcraft College
Confined Water Dive 5
Sat 25 Jun 2022
03:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Schoolcraft College

Saturday - Learn to Dive. Blended Course: Combination of Classroom, Pool and Online study. 3 Saturday class/pool sessions. 10am-5pm

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11 Jun 2022 Open Water Diver Certification - SDI 12 Jun 2022 8 US$ 300.00

Gear Pickup
Fri 10 Jun 2022
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Back Room
OW Dive 1
Sat 11 Jun 2022
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
OW Dive 2
Sat 11 Jun 2022
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
OW Dive 4
Sun 12 Jun 2022
09:00 AM
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
OW Dive 3
Sun 12 Jun 2022
11:00 AM
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Gear Return
Mon 13 Jun 2022
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Back Room
Instructor(s): Stephen Kirsch, Michelle Robinson,

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25 Jun 2022 Open Water Diver Certification - SDI 26 Jun 2022 4 US$ 300.00

Gear Pickup
Fri 24 Jun 2022
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Back Room
OW Dive 1
Sat 25 Jun 2022
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
OW Dive 2
Sat 25 Jun 2022
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
OW Dive 4
Sun 26 Jun 2022
09:00 AM
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
OW Dive 3
Sun 26 Jun 2022
11:00 AM
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Gear Return
Mon 27 Jun 2022
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Back Room
Instructor(s): Andy Mazzara,

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09 Jul 2022 Open Water Diver Certification - SDI 10 Jul 2022 7 US$ 300.00

Gear Pickup
Fri 08 Jul 2022
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Back Room
OW Dive 1
Sat 09 Jul 2022
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
OW Dive 2
Sat 09 Jul 2022
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
OW Dive 4
Sun 10 Jul 2022
09:00 AM
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
OW Dive 3
Sun 10 Jul 2022
11:00 AM
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Gear Return
Mon 11 Jul 2022
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Back Room
Instructor(s): Andy Mazzara, Amanda Pine, Stephen Kirsch,

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13 Aug 2022 Open Water Diver Certification - SDI 14 Aug 2022 6 US$ 300.00

Gear Pickup
Fri 12 Aug 2022
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Back Room
OW Dive 1
Sat 13 Aug 2022
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
OW Dive 2
Sat 13 Aug 2022
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Spring Mill Pond - Island Lake State Rec Area
OW Dive 4
Sun 14 Aug 2022
09:00 AM
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
OW Dive 3
Sun 14 Aug 2022
11:00 AM
60 minutes
White Star Quarry
Gear Return
Mon 15 Aug 2022
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Motor City Scuba - Back Room
Instructor(s): Stephen Kirsch, Naoe Sano,

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