Crystal Blue Diving
Apr 28, 2019 - Sage YMCA

Discover Scuba Diving and Open Water Diving

The Sage YMCA and Crystal Blue Diving have partnered to offer Discover Scuba Diving and Open Water Diver courses.  These courses will be held here at the Sage YMCA!

Discover Scuba Diving

Have you always wondered what it's like to breath underwater?  If you want to try scuba diving, but aren't quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you.  While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.  To sign up for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience, you must be at least 10 years old.  No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary.  Are you ready to try it out?
  • Go over scuba equipment you use to dive and how easy it is to move underwater with your gear.
  • Find out what it's like to breathe underwater.
  • Learn key skills that you will use during every scuba dive.
  • Have fun swimming around and exploring
  • Hear about becoming a certified diver through the PADI Open Water Diver course​

Cost: $40

Materials: Participant Guide (provided)

Prerequisite: 10 years and older and you need to be in reasonable physical health.

Find out more at  

Call 224.333.0800 to book your Discover Scuba Diving Experience.

Open Water Diver

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course.  It has introduced millions of people to the diving lifestyle.  The PADI Open Water Diver course has three main phases:
  • Knowledge Development (online, home study or in a classroom) - this introduces you to basic principles of scuba diving.
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
  • Open Water Dives to test and hone your skills in Open Water.

Cost: $335 Classroom and Confined Water Training

         $140 Open Water Training Dives

Materials: Crew-pak, Open Water Crew-pak w/ Dive Computer Simulator, Student Planning Slate

Prerequisites: You must be 10 years and older.  Classes are set up to fit your schedule.

* Materials and certification included
* Sage YMCA members receive a 5% discount on the cost of the class.  Must present your current Sage YMCA member card at sign up.
Find out more at

Call 224.333.0800 to book your Open Water Diver Course.