Students are required to provide their own personal gear (mask, snorkel, fins, boots, & gloves) all of which can be rented for $30 for the entire course.
Must be 15 years of age or older.
Must be able to complete a medical questionnaire, and obtain medical clearance if necessary. Click here to download the PADI Medical Questionnaire. (A list of physicians considered knowledgeable and competent in diving medicine for the purposes of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation on WORK SAFE BC >>).
The Recreational Gold Course (RGC) is designed for Open Water students who wish to develop their diving skills without taking the professional route. This program includes:
To be certified as a Rescue Diver, participants must have completed a sanctioned course in CPR within the past 2 years. Emergency First Response (EFR), includes both a primary care component (CPR) and secondary care (First Aid).
The Rescue Course will teach you to effectively prevent problem situations and to deal with diving emergencies. This is arguably one of PADI’s best courses for increasing a diver’s self confidence.
The course includes two evening class and pool sessions, and one day of ocean diving.