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PADI Rescue Diver Course

Course Requirements:
Must be at least 12 years’ old (12 to 14-year-old can earn their PADI Jr. Diver certification).

Must be in good health and comfortable in the water.
Must be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or Jr. Advanced Open Water Diver.
Have an enthusiastic attitude and want to have FUN!

Materials and Equipment Needed:
eLearning Materials Needed:

- PADI Rescue Diver eLearning
- PADI Rescue Slate
- Resuscitation Mask
- Logbook
- PADI Dive Tables

Equipment Needed:
- You will need your own mask, snorkel, fins, boots.

- Surface marker buoy and reel
- Signaling device (whistle)
- Cutting device (shears or knife)
- Basic 1st Aid Kit
Cost varies depending on what pieces of equipment fit your specific needs. You will also need a regulator system with computer, BCD, three cylinders, exposure suit, weight system with weights (available to rent or purchase.)

Course Scheduling:
Becoming a Rescue Diver is simple as one, two, three!

Step One:
Orientation: To start, give us a call, so our staff can plan spending about two hours with you. During that time, we will go over course logistics, paperwork, equipment fitting and equipment purchases.

Step Two:
Classroom: During the one classroom session, we will cover the important topics involved in Rescue diving.

Step Three:
Open Water Dives: Over two days in an open water environment (Gulf or Spring), we will cover the ten training exercises and two Rescue Scenarios. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the prestigious PADI Rescue Diver certification. Your Instructor may adjust the schedule according to weather or conditions.

Course Fees:
Standard Course
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Sometimes our regular scheduled classes might not work for your busy life. To assist you, we offer both Private and Semi-Private courses. Please call us for more information!

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Who We Are
  • We are the only full service dive center in the Fort Walton Beach area and we have experienced  instructors to teach you scuba, some with over 30 years scuba experience  We believe in a family atmosphere, each of our divers becomes a member of our diving family. We believe in quality scuba training, equipment and service.

Contact Info
  • Fort Walton Beach Scuba
  • 850-716-0867
  • 425 Page Bacon Road
    Mary Esther, FL 32569
  • Hours:
    Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
    Sunday: 10 am - 2 pm
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