Snorkeling for Fun & Fitness
Learn the basics of snorkeling, snorkel swimming, equipment positioning, maneuvering, floating, snorkel clearing and equalization techniques. Students gain a high level of confidence in the water while burning crazy calories!
Classes are held EVERY Friday (Beginning May 5th, 2017) 6-8 pm at UMASS Dartmouth Pool.
Cost: $50 Pre-registration is required. INCLUDES use of mask, snorkel, fins, & wetsuit!
Advanced Snorkeling & Spearfishing
Learn advanced snorkeling, efficient kicking, breath holding skills, buoyancy control, and a general introduction to spear fishing. This course is a class & pool session with an open water spearfishing adventure! Students must own mask, fins, snorkel. Wetsuit, weight belt, & speargun are provided for this class.
Classes are held Monday's at Bob's Sea & Ski; Pool sessions are Friday 6-8pm at UMASS Dartmouth Pool. Open water spearfishing dates & times vary based on tides & weather conditions
Cost: $300 per student (2 person limit) Pre-registration is required.
Spearfishing Class Dates:
Mon. May 22nd
Mon. June 26nd
Mon. July 31st
Try SCUBA Experience
Try SCUBA is your chance to get wet & experience what SCUBA Diving is all about. We know that once you come in & try it...you'll LOVE IT!
Try SCUBA Experience is a 2 hour class and pool session. Includes ALL equipment (mask, fins, snorkel, BC, regulator, tank, & wetsuit).
Classes are held Fridays (Beginning May 5, 2017) 6-8 pm at UMASS Dartmouth Pool.
Cost: $100 per student. Pre-registration is required. (Course fee can be applied to the Open Water Certification Class)
Open Water Certification
This is an entry level program through SSI that is designed to bring the snorkeler into the depths of the underwater world! Classwork is competed online and reviewed with our instructors in a classroom setting. Pool training completed in three 2-hour sessions then it's off to the open water for the completion of this life-long internationally recognized diving certification. Class portion is held at Bob's Sea & Ski; Pool sessions are held at UMASS Dartmouth. Class/Pool sessions are either Monday/Friday or Wednesday/Friday from 6-8 pm.
Cost: $600 per person. Includes use of SCUBA gear (BC, Regulator, Tank, & wetsuit). Students are required to purchase mask, snorkel, dive fins, boots, weight belt/weights, hood, & gloves.
2017 Start Dates:
Mon. May 1st
Wed. May 17th
Mon. June 5th
Wed. June 14th
Mon. July 10th
Mon. August 7th
Wed. August 9th
SCUBA Skills Update Classes upon request. $125 includes DVD, SCUBA gear & 2 hour poolside review at UMASS Dartmouth Pool.
Specialty Dive Courses
Ongoing educational classes are a great way to advance your skills as an Open Water or Advanced Open Water Diver! These classes include text material, pool, & open water components. Pool sessions are on the Friday evening following class with open water component TBA by the instructor.
Equipment Techniques: 7:30-10:00 am
Sat. May 20th
Sat. June 17th
Sat. July 22nd
Sat. Aug 19th
Wed. May 3rd
Wed. July 21
Wed. May 10th
Wed. May 26th
Wed. June 7th
Wed. Aug 2nd
Cost: $150 per course. Includes on-line, personal instruction/review, pool session, & open water.
Private Open Water Instruction
This open water course is geared to fit your busy schedule! Get certified at your own pace. Online training that you complete in your free time & schedule. Once completed, you will meet privately with one of our instructors for review or course work, final testing, pool sessions, & open water dives. We start when you are ready!
Cost: $750 per student. Includes use of all SCUBA equipment (BC, Regulator, Tank, Westuit). Students are required to own personal mask, snorkel, dive fins, boots, weight belt/ weights, hood, & gloves.
Click HERE to register as a new diver on the SSI website!