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REC 1350 — Scuba Diving Level 1


Scuba Diving Level 1 teaches novice students the basic skills involved in open-water diving. This course is hosted by local dive shops Dive Utah and Adventure West. The course prepares students for the optional PADI Open Water Diver certification. The Open Water Diver certification can be completed at the end of the course for an additional fee and certifies the student as a diver.

Prerequisites & Equipment

Students must be able to swim prior to participating in Scuba Diving Level 1. All necessary equipment is available for rent, though students are encouraged to purchase their own goggles, snorkel and fins. Students must provide their own transportation, water and snacks and appropriate clothing.

Schedule & Location

Scuba Diving Level 1 is offered each semester (spring, summer and fall). The course is scheduled by arrangement with the applicable scuba course provider and is usually tailored to meet student needs and schedules. The course meets at local dive shops as well as local open-water diving sites within a few hours of campus.