Here at The Scuba Shop we try to help our students fall in love with scuba diving. To do that you have to have fun, be comfortable, and make it easy. The Scuba Shop has the capability of doing just that with the heated indoor pool right here at the facility and having a great staff on hand to help you through your journey into becoming an Open Water Diver. It takes just 3 easy steps and you are on your way to becoming a diver. Choose from the options below.

Step 1: Choose A Class Style

Traditional Class (books): 4 hour class with books and videos completed at home. Quizzes and test completed at store….$385

E-Learning Class (online): 4 hour class with books, videos, quizzes, and test completed online before class starts…..$435

Step 2: Choose your Classroom and Pool Time

Option 1:weekend class…….Offered once a month on a Saturday and Sunday.   10am-2pm 

Option 2: weekday class……Offered twice a month on a Tuesday and Thursday 2pm – 6pm & 6pm-10pm

Option 3: private class…….Offered any other day and time other then what is listed above…..$80/ 1st person

                                                + $25 additional person

Step 3: Choose your Open Water Dives

Option 1: Local Charter…. Finish your Dive class off one of our dive charters on Lake Jocassee and experience the fun of boat diving and see wrecks, motorcycles and more…Lake Jocassee (May-October) offered last run of each month at 9am. At Lake Keowee (November-April) offered once a month at 1pm….$50.00 for 2 day boat charter for class…. (Normally $50 each run…$100 value)

Option 2: Ginnie Springs Florida…….Join us in the winter months on our  trips to the springs in Florida and we can do your checkout dives here.  Offered from November-March…$335 includes: Hotel, Diving Fee’s, Diving, Instruction

Option 3: Referral to Dive Destination of your Choice......Want to finish your class with another shop down in the islans, no problem we will send you with a referral form. 

What’s Included With Class:

  •  Rental Dive Gear (BCD, Regulator, Tanks, Weights, Wetsuit, Dive Computer)
  •  Log Book, Certification Card Process Fee, Books and Materials

What’s Not Included With Class:

  • Mask, Fins, Snorkel, and Boots
  • Local Boat Fee or Trip Price for Checkout dive
  • State Park Fee for local diving at Jocassee

Upgrades and Perks:

  • Rent a Package— Not looking to purchase mask, fins, snorkel package?  Then you can rent a set for the 4 day class for only $50.
  •  Up to $50 OFF Class— Receive  $50 off your class with the purchase of Mask, Fins, and Snorkel Package with your class. 
  •  Extra Dives—  Join us in the afternoon at the lake to do extra dives after your morning checkout dives, whether you dove from the boat or walk in. Enjoy Fun diving with no skills having to be performed…$35 each Day Includes all rental gear (Saturday 1 tank dive, Sunday 2 tank dive….$75 value per day)