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Take Scuba Courses On Your Own Time. Why wait? Enroll in a PADI eLearning Course today!

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Scuba Certification On Your Time

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 snorkeling diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized snorkeling course. Millions of people have learned to snorkeling 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 snorkeling diving is required.


What Will You Learn?

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

  • Knowledge Development to understand basic principles of snorkeling diving
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic snorkeling skills
  • Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

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



Why Choose A-1 Scuba Diving?

We are the largest Scuba Shop In Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery & Bensalem area. Get Your Scuba certification and purchase discount scuba gear from Philadelphia's leading PADI dive center. We also offer discounts for emergency service & military members.  At A-1 Scuba Diving & Snorkeling Adventures, you are not a customer, you are family.

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