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OPEN WATER CLASS AND CONFINED WATER The world's most popular scuba diving course

Learn to Scuba Dive


At Pan Aqua we have been offering the most thorough scuba training for over 30 years. Our courses are designed to help you develop and expand your interest so that you may enjoy this unique sport safely and competently. The following information will answer questions most frequently asked of our course.


We offer a Tues/Thurs or a Saturday/Sunday evening course at Pan Aqua. We meet at Pan Aqua from 6:30 till 10:30 PM for both evenings and use the Junior olympic pool upstairs at the Manhattan Plaza Health Club. Class size is limited to 2 students per instructor to maintain socail distancing. Your own private class can be arranged for an additional fee.

You must also complete the PADI eLearning before coming to the scheduled class.


Anyone 10 years of age or older is eligible for certification. The important factors to consider are good physical and emotional health.

In addition, there is a minimum water skill requirement of a 10 minute float and a 300 yard snorkel swim. We will give instruction in survival floating at the first session.


We will provide all the equipment for that class but you may want to take advantage of our student discounts and your instructor's knowledge to purchase your own equipment.

Course Cost

The course fee is $499 plus the eLearning purchase of $195. Start your adventure now by clicking the link below.

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