With our on-location tropical dive pool, it’s never been faster, or more convenient to learn to dive.
Finish Your Open water certification in 2 weekends
Never been easier or more fun
Toronto’s only in-store dive pool
(No shuttling back and forth to a public pool)
First Weekend is All-Inclusive at Our In Store Dive Pool.
(Books, gear, everything even lunch!)
Choose your location — for the second weekend (Local, Tobermory, Caribbean Trip)
Get 25% off Open Water gear weekend rental -Regularly Student Special $150 book until Feb 15th and pay Only $112.50
Maximum 4:1 student/teacher ratio
Success is guaranteed
Once you complete the 2 steps you will earn the PADI Open Water Diver certification which is internationally recognized and will certify you to dive with a buddy to a maximum depth of 60’/18m
NEW – now you have the option to complete part of the course or the full course with a PADI professional privet instructor.
please call us for more details.
What you are going to learn
The first step to getting your certification is to attend a one-weekend session at our state-of-the-art dive training facility in Richmond Hill. Over Saturday and Sunday we will teach you through the knowledge you will need and the in-water skills to become a PADI certified Open Water Diver. Scuba 2000 is the only dive training facility in the GTA that has a purpose-built dive pool at our facility.Your one stop dive shop, no shuttling back and forth to a public swimming pool. Our time is spent diving, not driving. Our weekend course is fully all-inclusive, that means we provide all of the books, materials, and gear you need for the weekend (we even provide lunch!). Unlike other shops, we will never require you to buy or rent any gear to take part in the weekend course. As a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre, you can be sure our training is top notch. We cap our in-water student-to-leader ratio at 4:1, so you get the individualized instruction you need, your success is guaranteed.
in the second step you will need to complete 4 open water dives with a PADI instructor within 12 months of completing your pool dives.the first step. You can choose to do these locally (Lake Ontario, Centennial beach Barrie or in Tobermory between May and October or join to one of tropical trips. You can call us to book your Open water dives after booking the class and pool step or you can do it when you are here during your course.
Scuba 2000 Training program is designed to fit your needs – You can decide how to learn the academics. Do you like to participate and be part of a classroom experience, ask questions and get answers? Then join us in the classroom with our Certified Instructors, every weekend. Do you prefer to learn by watching videos on your spare time at home? We offer PADI e-learning or PADI touch programs. Do you have special needs? Call us, we are here to help. Do you speak French, Cantonese, Italian, Spanish…? You can even learn in your preferred language. You will learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank.
For your pool experience, your instructor will put into practice the techniques you learned in the academics.
What You’ll Need?
Prerequisites and important info
Medical statement -Please review the online version of the MEDICAL FORM. If any of these conditions apply to you the second page must be filled out by your doctor.
Age requirement: 10 years or older
A basic swimming ability is required.
PADI Crew Pack & eLearning is 100% non refundable.
We provide all the equipment you will need for the first weekend! – nothing to rent or buy!
For the second step – the check out dives – We offer Open Water students a rental package priced at $150 for the weekend. This includes your two air tanks, weights, BCD, wetsuit, regulator with integrated computer, hood and gloves.
If you do not own a mask, snorkel, fin and boots, it is an extra $60 for the weekend.
Saturday – 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday – 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Please call us to book your check out dives – 905-771-1500
You can look the available dates and locationsHERE
Scuba 2000 Leslie Street, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada
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At Scuba 2000, we proudly offer PADI courses. As a 5-Star Instructor Development Centre, we teach PADI courses ranging from Open Water Diver through to Instructor-level. PADI Divers carry the most respected and sought after scuba diving credentials in the world. No matter where you ...
We are open Monday to Friday from 11am to 9pm and Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 4pm. If you are taking part in a course, you will likely be at Scuba 2000 outside of these hours. Please find our contact details here.
Scuba 2000 features an in-dive centre tropical dive pool that allows our divers to complete their weekend training all under one roof.
No need to drive to a community centre to complete your training!
We run our open water course every weekend
We all live busy lives and sometimes it can be hard to find open dates in your calendar. But have no fear, because at Scuba 2000 we run our PADI Open Water courses every weekend.
We ensure small classes
With a maximum student-leader ratio of 4:1, we ensure small class sizes for all of our courses.
We offer 24/7 e-learning, private / semi - private pool lessons
Not only do we offer e-learning and home study options, but because we have our own pool, we can schedule your course around your needs. Only Scuba 2000 offers 24/7 training.
We've been in the business for over 30 years
We have been training divers across Ontario for over 30 years. We are Ontario’s original dive centre.
We feature all-inclusive, transparent pricing
Our weekend Open Water Class and Pool Course costs $395 – that includes all official PADI materials, all classroom and pool training with a PADI-certified Instructor and Divemaster, equipment to use in the pool, no-charge referral paperwork, dive team membership, DAN insurance for your open water dives, and even lunch.