EL MAR DIVING CENTER

SCUBA Training

SCUBA Diver Training at El Mar Diving Center
SCUBA Diver Training
Become A SCUBA Diver©
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Become A SCUBA Diver

OWD

Welcome to Your New Adventure! Becoming a SCUBA Diver!

"Exploration, exotic locations, amazing color and beauty... these are just a few of the things you will experience in the spectacular underwater world. Welcome to your new adventure, innerspace. Congratulations! Scuba diving is a wonderful sport for everyone! You can look forward to many memorable diving adventures in the years to come."

Open Water SCUBA Diver Certification, Start Your Adventure!©

Your ticket to the underwater world, The Open Water Diver Certification. Beginning with Your Student Materials, Your SCUBA Instructors Experience, Your Pool Training Sessions and Your Certifications Dives, You will learn everything You need to know to Start your Adventure©, the fun and correct way. The student materials have study guide questions at the end of each section to help you retain your new knowledge, and test your retention. With Our Instructors "Never Let Them Quit" Philosophy during Your pool training sessions, in Our heated pool, you will learn all of the necessary skills and safe diving procedures, so that during Your Certification Dives, You will have become a Safe, Comfortable, and Confident SCUBA Diver.

Prerequisites

What El Mar Diving Center provides:

  • Classroom Training*
  • Pool Training*
  • Lake Certification Dives*
  • Student Digital Materials
  • Instructor Fee
  • Open Water Diver Certification Card
  • Total Diving System for Pool Training & Certification Dives
    (Tank, Weights, Buoyancy System, Air Delivery System & Information System)
*with a Max of 4 Students per class and Our "Never Let Them Quit" Philosophy / Guarantee

Required Equipment

  • Personal Snorkeling System ($150+)*
    • Mask
    • Fins
    • Snorkel
    • Boots
    • Mesh Bag
    • Safety Tube
    • Whistle
    • Underwater Slate
*Students receive a 10% Discount on Equipment(excluding sale items)

Recommended Equipment

  • Total Diving System (Air Delivery System, Buoyancy System, & Information System)
  • Exposure System
  • Reef Saver Kit
  • Divers Gear Bag
  • Divers Save-A-Dive Kit

Open Water Training Dates

Group Class, One Week Class/Pool

"Our One Week course starts with classroom Monday, Tuesday & Friday, with pool training on Saturday & Sunday. After the Class & Pool Training, you will continue to an open water destination, to complete Your certification."

Course Fee: $499.00

Class
6pm-10pm
Pool
6pm-10pm
Class
6pm-10pm
Pool
8am-5pm
Pool
8am-5pm
 
Mon, Dec 6th Tue, Dec 7th Fri, Dec 10th Sat, Dec 11th Sun, Dec 12th OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Feb 7th Tue, Feb 8th Fri, Feb 11th Sat, Feb 12th Sun, Feb 13th OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Mar 7th Tue, Mar 8th Fri, Mar 11th Sat, Mar 12th Sun, Mar 13th OWD, 1 Week
Mon, Apr 4th Tue, Apr 5th Fri, Apr 8th Sat, Apr 9th Sun, Apr 10th OWD, 1 Week
Mon, May 2nd Tue, May 3rd Fri, May 6th Sat, May 7th Sun, May 8th OWD, 1 Week

Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Dec 6th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Dec 7th 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Dec 10th 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Dec 11th 8am - 5pm
Sun, Dec 12th 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Feb 7th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Feb 8th 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Feb 11th 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Feb 12th 8am - 5pm
Sun, Feb 13th 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Mar 7th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Mar 8th 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Mar 11th 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Mar 12th 8am - 5pm
Sun, Mar 13th 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Apr 4th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Apr 5th 6pm - 10pm
Fri, Apr 8th 6pm - 10pm
Sat, Apr 9th 8am - 5pm
Sun, Apr 10th 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, May 2nd 6pm - 10pm
Tue, May 3rd 6pm - 10pm
Fri, May 6th 6pm - 10pm
Sat, May 7th 8am - 5pm
Sun, May 8th 8pm - 5pm
OWD, 1 Week

Group Class, Two Week Class/Pool

"Our Two Week course Class meets on Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday, for 2 consecutive weeks. After the Class & Pool Training, you will continue to an open water destination, to complete Your certification."

Course Fee: $499.00

Class
6pm-10pm
Pool
6pm-10pm
Class
6pm-10pm
Pool
6pm-10pm
Class
6pm-10pm
Pool
6pm-10pm
 
Mon, Jan 17th Tue, Jan 18th Wed, Jan 19th Mon, Jan 24th Tue, Jan 25th Wed, Jan 26th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Mar 14th Tue, Mar 15th Wed, Mar 16th Mon, Mar 21st Tue, Mar 22nd Wed, Mar 23rd OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Apr 11th Tue, Apr 12th Wed, Apr 13th Mon, Apr 18th Tue, Apr 19th Wed, Apr 20th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, May 9th Tue, May 10th Wed, May 11th Mon, May 16th Tue, May 17th Wed, May 18th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Jun 13th Tue, Jun 14th Wed, Jun 15th Mon, Jun 20th Tue, Jun 21st Wed, Jun 22nd OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Jul 11th Tue, Jul 12th Wed, Jul 13th Mon, Jul 18th Tue, Jul 19th Wed, Jul 20th OWD, 2 Week
Mon, Sep 12th Tue, Sep 13th Wed, Sep 14th Mon, Sep 19th Tue, Sep 20th Wed, Sep 21st OWD, 2 Week

Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Jan 17th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jan 18th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jan 19th 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Jan 24th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jan 25th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jan 26th 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Mar 14th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Mar 15th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Mar 16th 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Mar 21st 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Mar 22nd 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Mar 23rd 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Apr 11th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Apr 12th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Apr 13th 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Apr 18th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Apr 19th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Apr 20th 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, May 9th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, May 10th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, May 11th 6pm - 10pm
Mon, May 16th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, May 17th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, May 18th 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Jun 13th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jun 14th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jun 15th 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Jun 20th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jun 21st 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jun 22nd 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Jul 11th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jul 12th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jul 13th 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Jul 18th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Jul 19th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Jul 20th 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week
Class Dates Class Times
Mon, Sep 12th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Sep 13th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Sep 14th 6pm - 10pm
Mon, Sep 19th 6pm - 10pm
Tue, Sep 20th 6pm - 10pm
Wed, Sep 21st 6pm - 10pm
OWD, 2 Week

Group Open Water Certification Weekends

Lake
7am-2pm
Lake
7am-2pm
Sat, Dec 18th Sun, Dec 19th
Sat, Jan 29th Sun, Jan 30th
Sat, Feb 26th Sun, Feb 27th
Sat, Mar 26th Sun, Mar 27th
Sat, Apr 23rd Sun, Apr 24th
Sat, May 21st Sun, May 22nd
Sat, Jun 25th Sun, Jun 26th
Sat, Jul 30th Sun, Jul 31st
Sat, Aug 27th Sun, Aug 28th
Sat, Sep 24th Sun, Sep 25th
Sat, Oct 22nd Sun, Oct 23rd
Sat, Nov 19th Sun, Nov 20th
Sat, Dec 17th Sun, Dec 18th

Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Dec 18th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Dec 19th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jan 29th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jan 30th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Feb 26th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Feb 27th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Mar 26th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Mar 27th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Apr 23rd 7am - 2pm
Sun, Apr 24th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, May 21st 7am - 2pm
Sun, May 22nd 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jun 25th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jun 26th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jul 30th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jul 31st 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Aug 27th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Aug 28th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Sep 24th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Sep 25th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Oct 22nd 7am - 2pm
Sun, Oct 23rd 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Nov 19th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Nov 20th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Dec 17th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Dec 18th 7am - 2pm

Private Training, Class/Pool

"Private SCUBA Classes are available if wish to have "One on One training", or if your schedule doesn't allow you to participate in one of Our group classes."

Course Fee: $649.00, includes Your Class Training, Pool Training & Referral Fee

Please contact Tonia, (480)833-2971 to schedule Your Private Class

Private Local Open Water Certification Dives

"Private Local Open Water Certification Dives are available if wish to have "One on One training", if your schedule doesn't allow you to participate in one of Our group certification dives or You are coming to us with a referral to finish your certification dives."

Course Fee: $299.00, Private Local Open Water Certification Dives

Please contact Tonia, (480)833-2971 to schedule Your Private Class

Referral Local Open Water Certification Dives

"Referral Local Open Water Certification Dives are available for Students wishing to complete their SSI SCUBA Certification with El Mar Diving Center"

Course Fee: $259.00, Referral Local SSI Open Water Certification Dives

What El Mar Diving Center provides:

  • Lake Certification Dives
  • SCUBA Rental Equipment

Customer needs to provide:

  • Personal Snorkeling System
    • Mask
    • Fins
    • Snorkel
    • Boots
    • Mesh Bag
    • Safety Tube
    • Whistle
    • Underwater Slate
  • Current Medical
  • Referral form (Your local SSI Dive Facility will be able to provide this form for you.)

Please call Tonia, (480) 833-2971 or email tonia@elmar.com, to schedule your referral.

Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Dec 18th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Dec 19th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jan 29th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jan 30th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Feb 26th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Feb 27th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Mar 26th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Mar 27th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Apr 23rd 7am - 2pm
Sun, Apr 24th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, May 21st 7am - 2pm
Sun, May 22nd 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jun 25th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jun 26th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Jul 30th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Jul 31st 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Aug 27th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Aug 28th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Sep 24th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Sep 25th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Oct 22nd 7am - 2pm
Sun, Oct 23rd 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Nov 19th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Nov 20th 7am - 2pm
Lake Dates Lake Times
Sat, Dec 17th 7am - 2pm
Sun, Dec 18th 7am - 2pm

Upgrade Your Certification

San Carlos Mexico SCUBA Diving

San Carlos, Mexico!
Open Water SCUBA Diver Certification Caravan Trips

"San Carlos Mexico offers the most Amazing Diving situated on the Sea of Cortez, a unique natural wonder, dubbed the "Galapagos of North America" by Jacques Cousteau. Offering something for everyone, Scuba Diver or not. There are many optional activities for your non-diving buddy, Including: Kayaking, Snorkeling, hiking, shopping, mountain bike riding, horse back riding and golfing, Making this a Great location for Completing Your Adventure!©"

$219.00 additional per person, dbl occ.
Transportation NOT Included

Additional Fee Includes:

  • 3 Nights Lodging @ Sawari
  • 1 Day of 3 Tank Boat Diving
  • 1 Day of 2 Tank Boat Diving
  • Snacks & Water on Boat
  • Taxes
  • Rental Total Diving System
    (Tank, Weights, Buoyancy System, Air Delivery System, Information System, & Exposure Suit)

"Our San Carlos Mexico caravan trips depart from El Mar Diving Center on Thursday morning, Diving on Friday & Saturday, and driving back Sunday."

Trip Dates

Thursday, January 27th - Sunday, January 30th, 2022
Thursday, February 17th - Sunday, February 20th, 2022
Thursday, March 17th - Sunday, March 20th, 2022
Thursday, April 21st - Sunday, April 24th, 2022
Thursday, May 26th - Sunday, May 29th, 2022
Thursday, June 16th - Sunday, June 19th, 2022
Thursday, July 14th - Sunday, July 17th, 2022
Thursday, August 25th - Sunday, August 28th, 2022
Thursday, September 22nd - Sunday, September 25th, 2022
Thursday, October 27th - Sunday, October 30th, 2022
Thursday, November 10th - Sunday, November 13th, 2022
Thursday, December 8th - Sunday, December 11th, 2022

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SCUBA Specialties at El Mar Diving Center
Specialty SCUBA Training
Specialty SCUBA Training
Snorkel Diver Training at El Mar Diving Center
Snorkel Diver Training
Snorkel Diver Training
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Snorkel Diver Training

snorkel diver training

The SSI Snorkeling program may be your first step in becoming a Freediver or even a SCUBA diver. Most people enjoy it so much that they enroll in a SCUBA training or BASIC Freediver program afterwards.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Pool Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Snorkeling System

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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SCUBA Skills Refresher at El Mar Diving Center
SCUBA Skills Refresher
Get Ready for Your Adventure
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SCUBA Skills Refresher

group refresher

Are you a certified diver, but haven't been in the water in the last year? Are you looking to refresh your dive skills? Have you purchased new Diving Equipment and "want to check it" out before going on that dive trip, then the SCUBA Skills Refresher is for You.
During the SCUBA Skills Refresher, Two of El Mar Diving Centers Professional Staff will have you complete a skill review, including 21 fundamental skills, giving you a refresher on the skills that you first learned in your Open Water training, helping you get comfortable once again and help you with any issues you may have.

SCUBA Skills Refreshers

Prerequisites

  • Minimum Age, 12
  • Snorkeling System
  • Total Diving System*
  • Logbook(Digital or Paper)

Includes

  • 3 Hours Pool Time
  • Tanks, Weights, Weightbelt

NOT Included

  • Snorkel System(Mask, Fins, Snorkel & Boots)
  • Total Diving System(Regulator, Alternate, BCD & Instruments)*
  • *Total Diving System available for rent, $10

We recommend you bring all your SCUBA equipment

Course Fee: $99.00

Call today to sign up, (480)833-2971

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Try SCUBA Diving at El Mar Diving Center
Try SCUBA Diving
Try SCUBA Diving
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Try SCUBA Diving

try scuba diving

Our Try SCUBA, lets you experience the thrill of SCUBA Diving in the comfort of Our heated pool, you will learn some basic SCUBA concepts and skills, find out how fun and easy SCUBA Diving is, discover the excitement, adventure, freedom and serenity that only SCUBA Diving can provide you. Experience the wonderful underwater world.

Prerequisites

  • Minimum Age, 12
  • Swimsuit and Towel

Try SCUBA Dates

Course Fee: $59.00

Class Date Class Time Sign Up
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

Sign Up Online or Call Us, (480)833-2971

Private Try SCUBA

"Private Try SCUBA experiences are available if wish to have "One on One training", or if your schedule doesn't allow you to participate in one of Our group Try SCUBA dates."

Course Fee: $99.00

Call today to sign up, (480)833-2971

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