YMCA OF PARKERSBURG 

SCUBA CERTIFICATION CLASS

CLASS DETAILS:

  • Lifetime certification after completing all requirements. - Certification must be earned.  Payment does not ensure certification.

  • Minimum age requirement is 12 years old.

  • Approximately 30 hours of training is split between classroom and water sessions with 8 separate class meetings.  These will take place at the YMCA.

  • Plus, 2-8 hour days of Check-Out Dives for certification.  These are generally held on weekends, all day.  Some of the Check-Outs are done in Ohio, while others are done in Florida or the Bahamas.  These arrangements will be made towards the end of your class with the instructor.

 COST BREAKDOWN:

  • THE CLASS                         $435

Includes manuals and the use of

the instructor's equipment (i.e. air

tanks, buoyancy compensators, regulators,

weights, all necessary paperwork).​

  • Open Water Weekend             $150

Includes entry fees, gear rentals,

and air fills.  This is the price for a

Check-Out done in OHIO.

 

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • SCUBA Mask, Fins, Booties & Snorkel

This IS Required. On average, this can cost

up to $180.They can be rented for

approximately $75 from the instructor.

  • 3mm Full Wetsuit

This is NOT required.  On average, this

can cost up to $140.  They can be rented for

$25 from the instructor.

 

Register by contacting the Aquatics Coordinator at YMCA

Solomia.Nebesh@parkersburgymca.org or (304)485-5585 ext 205