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SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver

Introducing a diver to the benefits of controlling his buoyancy usually has a great positive effect, an effect that will enhance the diver's sense of enjoyment and feeling of accomplishment. This specialty is designed to increase the open water diver's understanding of the factors that influence buoyancy and to train the diver how to use the means available to him as methods for controlling his buoyancy. The added benefits to the marine and freshwater environments, cannot be overstated; as well as a diver that has better control of himself in conjunction with his environment.

SDI Computer Nitrox

Nitrox is a breathing gas that has a lot of benefits for both new and experienced divers. This course will cover the use of Nitrox mixtures from 22 to 40 percent oxygen.

SDI Equipment Specialist

This course is designed to give an in-depth look at how dive equipment works. It will cover general repairs and maintenance of various types of exposure suits, BCD's, regulators, and other accessories.

Aug 23
SDI Advanced Adventure
Aug 24
CPROX1st AED
Aug 25
SDI Advanced Adventure

Classes


SDI Divemaster / Assistant Instructor
- Aug 14, 2018 06:00 pm

New River Dive Center's first leadership training course consists of the SDI Divemaster and the SDI Assistant Instructor Course. We feel this is the best way to give new dive professionals the tools needed to gain proper experience before enrolling in an Instructor Development Course.

Cost: $ 900.00
SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver
- Aug 18, 2018 07:00 am

Introducing a diver to the benefits of controlling his buoyancy usually has a great positive effect, an effect that will enhance the diver's sense of enjoyment and feeling of accomplishment. This specialty is designed to increase the open water diver's understanding of the factors that influence buoyancy and to train the diver how to use the means available to him as methods for controlling his buoyancy. The added benefits to the marine and freshwater environments, cannot be overstated; as well as a diver that has better control of himself in conjunction with his environment.

Cost: $ 125.00
SDI Computer Nitrox
- Aug 21, 2018 06:00 pm

Nitrox is a breathing gas that has a lot of benefits for both new and experienced divers. This course will cover the use of Nitrox mixtures from 22 to 40 percent oxygen.

Cost: $ 140.00
SDI Equipment Specialist
- Aug 22, 2018 06:00 pm

This course is designed to give an in-depth look at how dive equipment works. It will cover general repairs and maintenance of various types of exposure suits, BCD's, regulators, and other accessories.

Cost: $ 125.00
SDI Advanced Adventure
- Aug 23, 2018 06:00 pm

If you've taken your Open Water Scuba Diver course and are now ready to expand your knowledge but would like to see what is out there first, then the SDI Advanced Adventure Diver course is for you! The SDI Advanced Adventure course will give you an overview of five different SDI specialties. Two of the required specialties are the Deep Diver and Navigation Diver specialties which are the foundation of continuing diver education. This course is intended to introduce you to each of the five specialties selected; not complete comprehension of the chosen specialty. One dive from each of the chosen specialties may apply towards the completion of a specialty certification.

Cost: $ 350.00
CPROX1st AED
- Aug 24, 2018 06:00 pm

This course is a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), emergency oxygen (O2) administration, first aid, and automatic external defibrillator (AED) course combined into one program. It is designed to teach individuals the proper techniques to safely administer CPR, O2, correct first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations.

Cost: $ 100.00
SDI Open Water Scuba Diver
- Aug 27, 2018 06:00 pm

SDI makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification online. You can get started right now and, when you are done, you will then complete your in-water skill-development sessions and final open-water training dives. It's that simple! Now, go dive the world with your SDI certification.

Cost: $ 365.00
SDI Rescue Diver
- Aug 31, 2018 06:00 pm

The SDI Rescue Diver Course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assist and administer the necessary first aid in the event of an emergency. You will learn skills such as how to perform self-rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive-related injuries, conduct effective search patterns and manage accident scenes. After the SDI Rescue Diver Course, you can enroll in the SDI Master Scuba Diver Development Program or start in the professional ranks and sign up for the SDI Divemaster Course.

Cost: $ 275.00
TDI Nitrox
- Sep 04, 2018 06:00 pm

TDI Nitrox Diver Course is an entry-level course for divers wishing to continue their diver education and utilize enriched air nitrox as a breathing gas to extend no-decompression limits at depth.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI U/W Photographer
- Sep 06, 2018 06:00 pm

The SDI Underwater Photographer Diver Course is designed to introduce divers to the equipment, techniques, and procedures necessary to take underwater photographs and allow the student to experience and discuss many areas of interest to the underwater photographer.

Cost: $ 225.00
TDI Advanced Nitrox
- Sep 07, 2018 12:00 pm

Are you looking to expand your dive time? Maybe you’re a scientific diver or photographer looking to stay in the water a little longer?The TDI Advanced Nitrox Course qualifies divers to use enriched air nitrox from EAN 21 through EAN 100 percent within your current certification level to a maximum depth of 40 metres/130 feet during dives that do not require staged decompression. Often taught in conjunction with the TDI Decompression Procedures course, this can be considered the foundation of your technical diving career. TDI Advanced Nitrox is also a must for SCR or CCR divers.

Cost: $ 350.00
SDI Wreck Diver
- Sep 07, 2018 06:00 pm

Wreck diving can be one of the most exciting aspects of sport diving, however, every effort must be made to maximize safe diving techniques. The SDI Wreck Diver Course will discuss the equipment and techniques commonly employed while wreck diving. This course may be taught as a non-penetration, 2 dives required, or as a limited-penetration course, requiring 3 dives. Limited-penetration is defined as a swim through or within the ambient light of entry point.

Cost: $ 350.00
SDI U/W Navigation
- Sep 08, 2018 07:00 am

Divers are intensely fascinated by navigation... It allows them to make their way back to a special spot discovered on an earlier dive. They use the tricks and techniques of navigation to find an ideal exit point at the end of a dive without the need for an uncomfortable surface swim. Your SDI Underwater Navigation Specialty course will help you overcome the obstacles inherent to finding your way underwater. You will learn how easy and simple navigation can be and how it will help you both above and below the surface. During this course, you will review natural aids such as sand ripples or reef formations, which can accurately predict your route. Tools such as mechanical or digital compasses are a surprising challenge to the novice but we will help you unravel the challenge and teach the practical skills and techniques you'll need to use them effectively. This course is designed to give students a greater understanding and experience on how to properly navigate underwater using both natural and compass navigation.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Night/Limited Visibility Diver
- Sep 08, 2018 05:00 pm

Many divers find that night diving is their favorite type of diving. As with all specialty diving applications, procedures are different than those associated with open water diving. The purpose of this course is to acquaint the open water diver with the procedures, techniques, and potential hazards associated with diving at night, or in limited visibility. Becoming familiar with the use of dive lights, and night diving techniques such as navigation, buddy system procedures, communications, buoyancy control, and interacting with nocturnal aquatic life, the diver can safely enjoy night diving.

Cost: $ 200.00
SDI Boat Diver
- Sep 09, 2018 07:00 am

Boat Diving occurs every day around the world; whether is it an inland lake or in the Caribbean, South Pacific or Read Sea, divers can explore the underwater world located off-shore. Dive boats vary from small private vessels to a large live-aboard dive boats. The SDI Boat Diver Course covers the "how-to's" of boat diving from how to board, proper boat etiquette, entry(s) and much more. The course will also introduce you to the various types of boats you may be diving from.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Open Water Scuba Diver
- Sep 10, 2018 06:00 pm

SDI makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification online. You can get started right now and, when you are done, you will then complete your in-water skill-development sessions and final open-water training dives. It's that simple! Now, go dive the world with your SDI certification.

Cost: $ 365.00
SDI Sidemount Diver
- Sep 12, 2018 06:00 pm

The SDI Sidemount course is designed to teach certified divers how to safely utilize side-mounted primary cylinders as an alternative to the traditional back-mounted configuration. The course is strictly non-decompression with a maximum depth limit of 40m/130ft, or within the limit of the student's current certification, whichever is shallower.

Cost: $ 250.00
SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver
- Sep 15, 2018 07:00 am

Introducing a diver to the benefits of controlling his buoyancy usually has a great positive effect, an effect that will enhance the diver's sense of enjoyment and feeling of accomplishment. This specialty is designed to increase the open water diver's understanding of the factors that influence buoyancy and to train the diver how to use the means available to him as methods for controlling his buoyancy. The added benefits to the marine and freshwater environments, cannot be overstated; as well as a diver that has better control of himself in conjunction with his environment.

Cost: $ 125.00
SDI Computer Nitrox
- Sep 18, 2018 06:00 pm

Nitrox is a breathing gas that has a lot of benefits for both new and experienced divers. This course will cover the use of Nitrox mixtures from 22 to 40 percent oxygen.

Cost: $ 140.00
SDI Advanced Adventure
- Sep 20, 2018 06:00 pm

If you've taken your Open Water Scuba Diver course and are now ready to expand your knowledge but would like to see what is out there first, then the SDI Advanced Adventure Diver course is for you! The SDI Advanced Adventure course will give you an overview of five different SDI specialties. Two of the required specialties are the Deep Diver and Navigation Diver specialties which are the foundation of continuing diver education. This course is intended to introduce you to each of the five specialties selected; not complete comprehension of the chosen specialty. One dive from each of the chosen specialties may apply towards the completion of a specialty certification.

Cost: $ 350.00
CPROX1st AED
- Sep 21, 2018 06:00 pm

This course is a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), emergency oxygen (O2) administration, first aid, and automatic external defibrillator (AED) course combined into one program. It is designed to teach individuals the proper techniques to safely administer CPR, O2, correct first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations.

Cost: $ 100.00
SDI Drysuit Diver
- Sep 22, 2018 07:00 am

The SDI Dry Suit Diver Course will open up a whole new world of diving to you. Many of the diving environments around the world are better experienced in a dry suit. Why? These areas have an abundance of marine life waiting to be seen and photographed – they just happen to be a little colder! Dry suits are also used in tropical water during the cooler months. This course allows the student to develop the knowledge and skills to properly use a dry suit. It will discuss the types of dry suits, accessories, maintenance and how to make basic repairs.

Cost: $ 200.00
SDI Open Water Scuba Diver
- Sep 24, 2018 06:00 pm

SDI makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification online. You can get started right now and, when you are done, you will then complete your in-water skill-development sessions and final open-water training dives. It's that simple! Now, go dive the world with your SDI certification.

Cost: $ 365.00
SDI Search & Recovery Diver
- Sep 29, 2018 07:00 am

This specialty is designed to acquaint the diver with special skills and techniques necessary to successfully plan, execute and evaluate a search and recovery dive.

Cost: $ 200.00
TDI Nitrox
- Oct 02, 2018 06:00 pm

TDI Nitrox Diver Course is an entry-level course for divers wishing to continue their diver education and utilize enriched air nitrox as a breathing gas to extend no-decompression limits at depth.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Deep Diver
- Oct 04, 2018 06:00 pm

SDI's Deep Diver Course is a must for any diver wishing to explore a little more, go a little deeper, and learn the risks and benefits associated with deep diving. Many interesting sights lay just beyond open water diver training limits such as beautiful wall dives, shipwrecks, and critters that don't come into the shallows. The purpose of this course is to provide the necessary training to plan and execute dives that are beyond the depth range experienced during an SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course, specifically beyond 18 metres/60 feet and to a maximum depth of not greater than 40 metres/130 feet. By the end of the course, your knowledge, awareness, and comfort level with deep diving activities will have increased.

Cost: $ 375.00
SDI U/W Photographer
- Oct 04, 2018 06:00 pm

The SDI Underwater Photographer Diver Course is designed to introduce divers to the equipment, techniques, and procedures necessary to take underwater photographs and allow the student to experience and discuss many areas of interest to the underwater photographer.

Cost: $ 225.00
SDI U/W Navigation
- Oct 06, 2018 07:00 am

Divers are intensely fascinated by navigation... It allows them to make their way back to a special spot discovered on an earlier dive. They use the tricks and techniques of navigation to find an ideal exit point at the end of a dive without the need for an uncomfortable surface swim. Your SDI Underwater Navigation Specialty course will help you overcome the obstacles inherent to finding your way underwater. You will learn how easy and simple navigation can be and how it will help you both above and below the surface. During this course, you will review natural aids such as sand ripples or reef formations, which can accurately predict your route. Tools such as mechanical or digital compasses are a surprising challenge to the novice but we will help you unravel the challenge and teach the practical skills and techniques you'll need to use them effectively. This course is designed to give students a greater understanding and experience on how to properly navigate underwater using both natural and compass navigation.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Night/Limited Visibility Diver
- Oct 06, 2018 05:00 pm

Many divers find that night diving is their favorite type of diving. As with all specialty diving applications, procedures are different than those associated with open water diving. The purpose of this course is to acquaint the open water diver with the procedures, techniques, and potential hazards associated with diving at night, or in limited visibility. Becoming familiar with the use of dive lights, and night diving techniques such as navigation, buddy system procedures, communications, buoyancy control, and interacting with nocturnal aquatic life, the diver can safely enjoy night diving.

Cost: $ 200.00
SDI Boat Diver
- Oct 07, 2018 07:00 am

Boat Diving occurs every day around the world; whether is it an inland lake or in the Caribbean, South Pacific or Read Sea, divers can explore the underwater world located off-shore. Dive boats vary from small private vessels to a large live-aboard dive boats. The SDI Boat Diver Course covers the "how-to's" of boat diving from how to board, proper boat etiquette, entry(s) and much more. The course will also introduce you to the various types of boats you may be diving from.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Open Water Scuba Diver
- Oct 08, 2018 06:00 pm

SDI makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification online. You can get started right now and, when you are done, you will then complete your in-water skill-development sessions and final open-water training dives. It's that simple! Now, go dive the world with your SDI certification.

Cost: $ 365.00
TDI Introduction to Technical Diving
- Oct 11, 2018 06:00 pm

The TDI Intro to Tech Course is an introductory course that expands on recreational training by improving dive planning methods, in-water skills, and streamlining existing gear configurations in a controlled and fun learning environment.

Cost: $ 275.00
SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver
- Oct 13, 2018 07:00 am

Introducing a diver to the benefits of controlling his buoyancy usually has a great positive effect, an effect that will enhance the diver's sense of enjoyment and feeling of accomplishment. This specialty is designed to increase the open water diver's understanding of the factors that influence buoyancy and to train the diver how to use the means available to him as methods for controlling his buoyancy. The added benefits to the marine and freshwater environments, cannot be overstated; as well as a diver that has better control of himself in conjunction with his environment.

Cost: $ 125.00
SDI Computer Nitrox
- Oct 16, 2018 06:00 pm

Nitrox is a breathing gas that has a lot of benefits for both new and experienced divers. This course will cover the use of Nitrox mixtures from 22 to 40 percent oxygen.

Cost: $ 140.00
SDI Equipment Specialist
- Oct 17, 2018 06:00 pm

This course is designed to give an in-depth look at how dive equipment works. It will cover general repairs and maintenance of various types of exposure suits, BCD's, regulators, and other accessories.

Cost: $ 125.00
SDI Advanced Adventure
- Oct 18, 2018 06:00 pm

If you've taken your Open Water Scuba Diver course and are now ready to expand your knowledge but would like to see what is out there first, then the SDI Advanced Adventure Diver course is for you! The SDI Advanced Adventure course will give you an overview of five different SDI specialties. Two of the required specialties are the Deep Diver and Navigation Diver specialties which are the foundation of continuing diver education. This course is intended to introduce you to each of the five specialties selected; not complete comprehension of the chosen specialty. One dive from each of the chosen specialties may apply towards the completion of a specialty certification.

Cost: $ 350.00
CPROX1st AED
- Oct 19, 2018 06:00 pm

This course is a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), emergency oxygen (O2) administration, first aid, and automatic external defibrillator (AED) course combined into one program. It is designed to teach individuals the proper techniques to safely administer CPR, O2, correct first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations.

Cost: $ 100.00
SDI Drysuit Diver
- Oct 20, 2018 07:00 am

The SDI Dry Suit Diver Course will open up a whole new world of diving to you. Many of the diving environments around the world are better experienced in a dry suit. Why? These areas have an abundance of marine life waiting to be seen and photographed – they just happen to be a little colder! Dry suits are also used in tropical water during the cooler months. This course allows the student to develop the knowledge and skills to properly use a dry suit. It will discuss the types of dry suits, accessories, maintenance and how to make basic repairs.

Cost: $ 200.00
SDI Open Water Scuba Diver
- Oct 22, 2018 06:00 pm

SDI makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification online. You can get started right now and, when you are done, you will then complete your in-water skill-development sessions and final open-water training dives. It's that simple! Now, go dive the world with your SDI certification.

Cost: $ 365.00
SDI Rescue Diver
- Oct 26, 2018 06:00 pm

The SDI Rescue Diver Course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assist and administer the necessary first aid in the event of an emergency. You will learn skills such as how to perform self-rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive-related injuries, conduct effective search patterns and manage accident scenes. After the SDI Rescue Diver Course, you can enroll in the SDI Master Scuba Diver Development Program or start in the professional ranks and sign up for the SDI Divemaster Course.

Cost: $ 275.00
TDI Nitrox
- Oct 30, 2018 06:00 pm

TDI Nitrox Diver Course is an entry-level course for divers wishing to continue their diver education and utilize enriched air nitrox as a breathing gas to extend no-decompression limits at depth.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI U/W Photographer
- Nov 01, 2018 06:00 pm

The SDI Underwater Photographer Diver Course is designed to introduce divers to the equipment, techniques, and procedures necessary to take underwater photographs and allow the student to experience and discuss many areas of interest to the underwater photographer.

Cost: $ 225.00
SDI Wreck Diver
- Nov 02, 2018 06:00 pm

Wreck diving can be one of the most exciting aspects of sport diving, however, every effort must be made to maximize safe diving techniques. The SDI Wreck Diver Course will discuss the equipment and techniques commonly employed while wreck diving. This course may be taught as a non-penetration, 2 dives required, or as a limited-penetration course, requiring 3 dives. Limited-penetration is defined as a swim through or within the ambient light of entry point.

Cost: $ 350.00
SDI U/W Navigation
- Nov 03, 2018 07:00 am

Divers are intensely fascinated by navigation... It allows them to make their way back to a special spot discovered on an earlier dive. They use the tricks and techniques of navigation to find an ideal exit point at the end of a dive without the need for an uncomfortable surface swim. Your SDI Underwater Navigation Specialty course will help you overcome the obstacles inherent to finding your way underwater. You will learn how easy and simple navigation can be and how it will help you both above and below the surface. During this course, you will review natural aids such as sand ripples or reef formations, which can accurately predict your route. Tools such as mechanical or digital compasses are a surprising challenge to the novice but we will help you unravel the challenge and teach the practical skills and techniques you'll need to use them effectively. This course is designed to give students a greater understanding and experience on how to properly navigate underwater using both natural and compass navigation.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Night/Limited Visibility Diver
- Nov 03, 2018 05:00 pm

Many divers find that night diving is their favorite type of diving. As with all specialty diving applications, procedures are different than those associated with open water diving. The purpose of this course is to acquaint the open water diver with the procedures, techniques, and potential hazards associated with diving at night, or in limited visibility. Becoming familiar with the use of dive lights, and night diving techniques such as navigation, buddy system procedures, communications, buoyancy control, and interacting with nocturnal aquatic life, the diver can safely enjoy night diving.

Cost: $ 200.00
SDI Boat Diver
- Nov 04, 2018 07:00 am

Boat Diving occurs every day around the world; whether is it an inland lake or in the Caribbean, South Pacific or Read Sea, divers can explore the underwater world located off-shore. Dive boats vary from small private vessels to a large live-aboard dive boats. The SDI Boat Diver Course covers the "how-to's" of boat diving from how to board, proper boat etiquette, entry(s) and much more. The course will also introduce you to the various types of boats you may be diving from.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Open Water Scuba Diver
- Nov 05, 2018 06:00 pm

SDI makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification online. You can get started right now and, when you are done, you will then complete your in-water skill-development sessions and final open-water training dives. It's that simple! Now, go dive the world with your SDI certification.

Cost: $ 365.00
SDI Divemaster / Assistant Instructor
- Nov 06, 2018 06:00 pm

New River Dive Center's first leadership training course consists of the SDI Divemaster and the SDI Assistant Instructor Course. We feel this is the best way to give new dive professionals the tools needed to gain proper experience before enrolling in an Instructor Development Course.

Cost: $ 900.00
SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver
- Nov 10, 2018 07:00 am

Introducing a diver to the benefits of controlling his buoyancy usually has a great positive effect, an effect that will enhance the diver's sense of enjoyment and feeling of accomplishment. This specialty is designed to increase the open water diver's understanding of the factors that influence buoyancy and to train the diver how to use the means available to him as methods for controlling his buoyancy. The added benefits to the marine and freshwater environments, cannot be overstated; as well as a diver that has better control of himself in conjunction with his environment.

Cost: $ 125.00
SDI Computer Nitrox
- Nov 13, 2018 06:00 pm

Nitrox is a breathing gas that has a lot of benefits for both new and experienced divers. This course will cover the use of Nitrox mixtures from 22 to 40 percent oxygen.

Cost: $ 140.00
SDI Advanced Adventure
- Nov 15, 2018 06:00 pm

If you've taken your Open Water Scuba Diver course and are now ready to expand your knowledge but would like to see what is out there first, then the SDI Advanced Adventure Diver course is for you! The SDI Advanced Adventure course will give you an overview of five different SDI specialties. Two of the required specialties are the Deep Diver and Navigation Diver specialties which are the foundation of continuing diver education. This course is intended to introduce you to each of the five specialties selected; not complete comprehension of the chosen specialty. One dive from each of the chosen specialties may apply towards the completion of a specialty certification.

Cost: $ 350.00
CPROX1st AED
- Nov 16, 2018 06:00 pm

This course is a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), emergency oxygen (O2) administration, first aid, and automatic external defibrillator (AED) course combined into one program. It is designed to teach individuals the proper techniques to safely administer CPR, O2, correct first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations.

Cost: $ 100.00
SDI Drysuit Diver
- Nov 17, 2018 07:00 am

The SDI Dry Suit Diver Course will open up a whole new world of diving to you. Many of the diving environments around the world are better experienced in a dry suit. Why? These areas have an abundance of marine life waiting to be seen and photographed – they just happen to be a little colder! Dry suits are also used in tropical water during the cooler months. This course allows the student to develop the knowledge and skills to properly use a dry suit. It will discuss the types of dry suits, accessories, maintenance and how to make basic repairs.

Cost: $ 200.00
SDI Search & Recovery Diver
- Nov 24, 2018 07:00 am

This specialty is designed to acquaint the diver with special skills and techniques necessary to successfully plan, execute and evaluate a search and recovery dive.

Cost: $ 200.00
TDI Nitrox
- Nov 27, 2018 06:00 pm

TDI Nitrox Diver Course is an entry-level course for divers wishing to continue their diver education and utilize enriched air nitrox as a breathing gas to extend no-decompression limits at depth.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Deep Diver
- Nov 29, 2018 06:00 pm

SDI's Deep Diver Course is a must for any diver wishing to explore a little more, go a little deeper, and learn the risks and benefits associated with deep diving. Many interesting sights lay just beyond open water diver training limits such as beautiful wall dives, shipwrecks, and critters that don't come into the shallows. The purpose of this course is to provide the necessary training to plan and execute dives that are beyond the depth range experienced during an SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course, specifically beyond 18 metres/60 feet and to a maximum depth of not greater than 40 metres/130 feet. By the end of the course, your knowledge, awareness, and comfort level with deep diving activities will have increased.

Cost: $ 375.00
SDI U/W Photographer
- Nov 29, 2018 06:00 pm

The SDI Underwater Photographer Diver Course is designed to introduce divers to the equipment, techniques, and procedures necessary to take underwater photographs and allow the student to experience and discuss many areas of interest to the underwater photographer.

Cost: $ 225.00
SDI U/W Navigation
- Dec 01, 2018 07:00 am

Divers are intensely fascinated by navigation... It allows them to make their way back to a special spot discovered on an earlier dive. They use the tricks and techniques of navigation to find an ideal exit point at the end of a dive without the need for an uncomfortable surface swim. Your SDI Underwater Navigation Specialty course will help you overcome the obstacles inherent to finding your way underwater. You will learn how easy and simple navigation can be and how it will help you both above and below the surface. During this course, you will review natural aids such as sand ripples or reef formations, which can accurately predict your route. Tools such as mechanical or digital compasses are a surprising challenge to the novice but we will help you unravel the challenge and teach the practical skills and techniques you'll need to use them effectively. This course is designed to give students a greater understanding and experience on how to properly navigate underwater using both natural and compass navigation.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Night/Limited Visibility Diver
- Dec 01, 2018 05:00 pm

Many divers find that night diving is their favorite type of diving. As with all specialty diving applications, procedures are different than those associated with open water diving. The purpose of this course is to acquaint the open water diver with the procedures, techniques, and potential hazards associated with diving at night, or in limited visibility. Becoming familiar with the use of dive lights, and night diving techniques such as navigation, buddy system procedures, communications, buoyancy control, and interacting with nocturnal aquatic life, the diver can safely enjoy night diving.

Cost: $ 200.00
SDI Boat Diver
- Dec 02, 2018 07:00 am

Boat Diving occurs every day around the world; whether is it an inland lake or in the Caribbean, South Pacific or Read Sea, divers can explore the underwater world located off-shore. Dive boats vary from small private vessels to a large live-aboard dive boats. The SDI Boat Diver Course covers the "how-to's" of boat diving from how to board, proper boat etiquette, entry(s) and much more. The course will also introduce you to the various types of boats you may be diving from.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Open Water Scuba Diver
- Dec 03, 2018 06:00 pm

SDI makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification online. You can get started right now and, when you are done, you will then complete your in-water skill-development sessions and final open-water training dives. It's that simple! Now, go dive the world with your SDI certification.

Cost: $ 365.00
SDI Sidemount Diver
- Dec 05, 2018 06:00 pm

The SDI Sidemount course is designed to teach certified divers how to safely utilize side-mounted primary cylinders as an alternative to the traditional back-mounted configuration. The course is strictly non-decompression with a maximum depth limit of 40m/130ft, or within the limit of the student's current certification, whichever is shallower.

Cost: $ 250.00
SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver
- Dec 08, 2018 07:00 am

Introducing a diver to the benefits of controlling his buoyancy usually has a great positive effect, an effect that will enhance the diver's sense of enjoyment and feeling of accomplishment. This specialty is designed to increase the open water diver's understanding of the factors that influence buoyancy and to train the diver how to use the means available to him as methods for controlling his buoyancy. The added benefits to the marine and freshwater environments, cannot be overstated; as well as a diver that has better control of himself in conjunction with his environment.

Cost: $ 125.00
SDI Computer Nitrox
- Dec 11, 2018 06:00 pm

Nitrox is a breathing gas that has a lot of benefits for both new and experienced divers. This course will cover the use of Nitrox mixtures from 22 to 40 percent oxygen.

Cost: $ 140.00
SDI Equipment Specialist
- Dec 12, 2018 06:00 pm

This course is designed to give an in-depth look at how dive equipment works. It will cover general repairs and maintenance of various types of exposure suits, BCD's, regulators, and other accessories.

Cost: $ 125.00
SDI Advanced Adventure
- Dec 13, 2018 06:00 pm

If you've taken your Open Water Scuba Diver course and are now ready to expand your knowledge but would like to see what is out there first, then the SDI Advanced Adventure Diver course is for you! The SDI Advanced Adventure course will give you an overview of five different SDI specialties. Two of the required specialties are the Deep Diver and Navigation Diver specialties which are the foundation of continuing diver education. This course is intended to introduce you to each of the five specialties selected; not complete comprehension of the chosen specialty. One dive from each of the chosen specialties may apply towards the completion of a specialty certification.

Cost: $ 350.00
CPROX1st AED
- Dec 14, 2018 06:00 pm

This course is a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), emergency oxygen (O2) administration, first aid, and automatic external defibrillator (AED) course combined into one program. It is designed to teach individuals the proper techniques to safely administer CPR, O2, correct first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations.

Cost: $ 100.00
SDI Drysuit Diver
- Dec 15, 2018 07:00 am

The SDI Dry Suit Diver Course will open up a whole new world of diving to you. Many of the diving environments around the world are better experienced in a dry suit. Why? These areas have an abundance of marine life waiting to be seen and photographed – they just happen to be a little colder! Dry suits are also used in tropical water during the cooler months. This course allows the student to develop the knowledge and skills to properly use a dry suit. It will discuss the types of dry suits, accessories, maintenance and how to make basic repairs.

Cost: $ 200.00
SDI Open Water Scuba Diver
- Dec 17, 2018 06:00 pm

SDI makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification online. You can get started right now and, when you are done, you will then complete your in-water skill-development sessions and final open-water training dives. It's that simple! Now, go dive the world with your SDI certification.

Cost: $ 365.00
SDI Rescue Diver
- Dec 21, 2018 06:00 pm

The SDI Rescue Diver Course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assist and administer the necessary first aid in the event of an emergency. You will learn skills such as how to perform self-rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive-related injuries, conduct effective search patterns and manage accident scenes. After the SDI Rescue Diver Course, you can enroll in the SDI Master Scuba Diver Development Program or start in the professional ranks and sign up for the SDI Divemaster Course.

Cost: $ 275.00
SDI U/W Photographer
- Dec 27, 2018 06:00 pm

The SDI Underwater Photographer Diver Course is designed to introduce divers to the equipment, techniques, and procedures necessary to take underwater photographs and allow the student to experience and discuss many areas of interest to the underwater photographer.

Cost: $ 225.00
SDI Wreck Diver
- Dec 28, 2018 06:00 pm

Wreck diving can be one of the most exciting aspects of sport diving, however, every effort must be made to maximize safe diving techniques. The SDI Wreck Diver Course will discuss the equipment and techniques commonly employed while wreck diving. This course may be taught as a non-penetration, 2 dives required, or as a limited-penetration course, requiring 3 dives. Limited-penetration is defined as a swim through or within the ambient light of entry point.

Cost: $ 350.00
SDI U/W Navigation
- Dec 29, 2018 07:00 am

Divers are intensely fascinated by navigation... It allows them to make their way back to a special spot discovered on an earlier dive. They use the tricks and techniques of navigation to find an ideal exit point at the end of a dive without the need for an uncomfortable surface swim. Your SDI Underwater Navigation Specialty course will help you overcome the obstacles inherent to finding your way underwater. You will learn how easy and simple navigation can be and how it will help you both above and below the surface. During this course, you will review natural aids such as sand ripples or reef formations, which can accurately predict your route. Tools such as mechanical or digital compasses are a surprising challenge to the novice but we will help you unravel the challenge and teach the practical skills and techniques you'll need to use them effectively. This course is designed to give students a greater understanding and experience on how to properly navigate underwater using both natural and compass navigation.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Night/Limited Visibility Diver
- Dec 29, 2018 05:00 pm

Many divers find that night diving is their favorite type of diving. As with all specialty diving applications, procedures are different than those associated with open water diving. The purpose of this course is to acquaint the open water diver with the procedures, techniques, and potential hazards associated with diving at night, or in limited visibility. Becoming familiar with the use of dive lights, and night diving techniques such as navigation, buddy system procedures, communications, buoyancy control, and interacting with nocturnal aquatic life, the diver can safely enjoy night diving.

Cost: $ 200.00
SDI Boat Diver
- Dec 30, 2018 07:00 am

Boat Diving occurs every day around the world; whether is it an inland lake or in the Caribbean, South Pacific or Read Sea, divers can explore the underwater world located off-shore. Dive boats vary from small private vessels to a large live-aboard dive boats. The SDI Boat Diver Course covers the "how-to's" of boat diving from how to board, proper boat etiquette, entry(s) and much more. The course will also introduce you to the various types of boats you may be diving from.

Cost: $ 175.00
SDI Open Water Scuba Diver
- Dec 31, 2018 06:00 pm

SDI makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification online. You can get started right now and, when you are done, you will then complete your in-water skill-development sessions and final open-water training dives. It's that simple! Now, go dive the world with your SDI certification.

Cost: $ 365.00

Upcoming Classes


SDI Open Water Scuba Diver

Cost: $ 365

SDI makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification online. You can get started right now and, when you are done, you will then complete your in-water skill-development sessions and final open-water training dives. It's that simple! Now, go dive the world with your SDI certification.

SDI Divemaster / Assistant Instructor

Cost: $ 900

New River Dive Center's first leadership training course consists of the SDI Divemaster and the SDI Assistant Instructor Course. We feel this is the best way to give new dive professionals the tools needed to gain proper experience before enrolling in an Instructor Development Course.

SDI U/W Photographer

Cost: $ 225

The SDI Underwater Photographer Diver Course is designed to introduce divers to the equipment, techniques, and procedures necessary to take underwater photographs and allow the student to experience and discuss many areas of interest to the underwater photographer.

SDI Boat Diver

Cost: $ 175

Boat Diving occurs every day around the world; whether is it an inland lake or in the Caribbean, South Pacific or Read Sea, divers can explore the underwater world located off-shore. Dive boats vary from small private vessels to a large live-aboard dive boats. The SDI Boat Diver Course covers the "how-to's" of boat diving from how to board, proper boat etiquette, entry(s) and much more. The course will also introduce you to the various types of boats you may be diving from.