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Becoming an open water diver is easier than you might think , and the first step in a journey that will forever change your life. You will explore the wonders of a weightless underwater world, interact with incredible marine life, and discover ecosystems hidden beneath the surface.

See how to begin Living the DREAM below.

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Step 2

Download MySSI app

1. Once you have created an SSI account we highly recommend downloading the free MySSI app to your mobile device.   
2. In the MySSI app, you will be able to view and download your online academics, view your digital certification cards, and access a free digital dive log which you will use during your Open Water Diver course to log and verify all of your dives. 
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Step 3

Medical History Form

Carefully read the first page of the form and answer yes or no in each category. 
If you answer yes to any of the questions on page 2 you must be medically cleared to dive by a doctor before completing any in-water activities. 
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Step 4

Register for Class

To sign up for an upcoming group open water course click on the button below.
From there, you will be able to browse through available dates, check out, and secure your spot in the class.
For private or semi-private training please call the dive center to set up your preferred class schedule. (Subject to instructor availability.)
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Step 5

Complete SSI Academics

Once you have signed up and secured your spot in a class your Open Water Diver and Enriched Air Nitrox online academics will become available to you in your SSI account. These can be accessed online or on the MySSI app.
All of the open water academics should be completed before your first day of class. As you review your academics, remember to note any topics you would like to discuss further during your in-person training. 
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Step 6

Live the Dream

Now that you've become a diver, you've opened the door to a whole new world. Continuing education adds to the enjoyment of the sport of scuba diving and expands your underwater horizons. Diving offers endless opportunities for exploration, discovery, and new experiences. You can go as far as your passion and enthusiasm take you!

Come on an Adventure with us!

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2109 A Main St
Dunedin, FL 34689
P: 727-733-1919