Harbor Dive Center | 200 Harbor Drive, Sausalito, CA 94965 | 1-415-331-0904 | hdc@harbordive.com | hdc mobile site
Monday thru Friday 10 am to 7 pm  |  Saturday & Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
Located in the waterfront community of Sausalito, along San Francisco Bay, Harbor Dive Center serves local/regional customers and travelers passing through the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Scuba lessons & equipment -- get information on PADI's entry-level scuba lessons, the PADI Open Water Diver certification  /  learn about our customers' favorite scuba equipment.
PADI Online Scuba Courses
PADI online scuba courses -- sign up and complete your scuba course academics online from home or anywhere with an internet connection.
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Shop store.harbordive.com or register online for your PADI® scuba lessons, classes and courses.
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Local and sponsored events -- get information about events in the San Francisco Bay Area and at Harbor Dive Center.
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Stand up paddleboards (SUP) -- get information about Body Glove SUP's by Focus Brands.
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Learns to Dive®
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Your adventure starts with your 1st
scuba course with Harbor Dive Center!
Weekday scuba classes and two-day PADI Open Water Diver courses available by appointment!
Dive planning covered in classroom lecture
Instructor briefing students during pool session
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PADI Junior Open Water Diver — $199.00 to $249.00

San Francisco Bay Area SCUBA lessons featuring PADI diver educational programs

Harbor Dive Center, a PADI 5-star dive center, offers more fun from pool to ocean!

Pool Amenities — Sixteen 25-yard lanes, 12 feet maximum in four lanes, containing 660,000 gallons of heated water for your overall scuba learning experience and heated showers after!  Pool specifications and pictures.

Limited Shore Entries — Diving from a boat during your open water certification dives means no entries or exits through rough surf and rugged beaches with heavy scuba equipment!  And, no long surface swims!
Weather conditions / dive site logistics permitting; our student's safety is number one for us.

One-Day Classes — Streamlined classroom sessions offer more pool time for students to perfect their skills and to have MORE FUN, while completing their academics and confined water sessions in one day!

Add two more days for the open water sessions and you will complete the full course — open water sessions at Harbor Dive Center are all fun with the limited shore entries we offer to our students!

Junior Open Water Diver
Have you always wanted to swim with the fish and not have to hold your breath?
Do you wish you could SCUBA dive with your parents while on vacation?
When is it?
Once every month with our regular PADI Open Water Diver certification course.  You just need to have a friend over 18 years old take or sit through the class with you.  Please check our scuba class schedule for class dates.
What will you need?
  • your own snorkeling gear (mask, snorkel, fins, boots and gloves)
  • book package (sorry, you’ll have some homework)
  • your swimsuit
  • and a fun attitude!!!
How much does it cost?
See the PADI Open Water Diver Course Cost section of the PADI Open Water Diver page for details.
Harbor Dive Center's Course Schedule, offers an easy, convenient way to register for your PADI Open Water Diver certification course.  If you have any pre-registration questions, please feel free to give us a call — we can answer your questions and register you over the phone.

After registering, please come in as soon as possible to get your books, and to be fitted with the wetsuit
and BCD that you will be using during the class — be sure to give yourself plenty of time!!

Hope you can join us!!
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