OVERVIEW OF CLASSES/TRAINING AND COSTS
Family Fun Scuba & Snorkel offers a wide variety of PADI classes, from beginner to Assistant Instructor. Whether it’s to learn about specialty classes or to continue your trek up the ladder of the diving hierarchy, we can take care of your needs!
Seal Team – (youth program 8-12yrs.) Offered at a variety of locations throughout Billings. Contact us for details.
Discover Scuba – (10+) Want to try Scuba Diving and see what it’s like? Experience weightlessness and breathing under water. Offered monthly weather permitting or year around in a pool. $35.00
ReActivate – For certified divers. Tune-up your scuba skills if it’s been over 6 months since your last dive. You want to make sure that you are confident and safe when you go on your next dives! $100.00
Open Water Referral – (10+) – This is a great opportunity for people that want to get certified during the winter months, but plan on traveling to a warm water location. To do this, you will complete the eLearning and confined water sections with us AND THEN complete your certification with a PADI professional where you are traveling to. By doing so, you minimize time you have to “waste” during your valuable vacation time training and maximize the amount of time you can be diving! The opposite is doable also. If you started your training with another facility, you can finish it with FFS&S! $350 For eLearning and confined water dives. Open Water Dives Only – $175
Open Water Diver (10+) – When you get your Scuba certification from FFS&S we can guarantee you will be a superior diver to most of your beginner peers. We go above and beyond the minimums to make sure that you can maximize the fun you will have diving! $475
Advanced Open Water Diver – It’s now time to take the “beginner skills” to the next level and have a blast experiencing advanced scuba skills and adventures! This can be started immediately after your OW certification or anytime after. There are tons of awesome classes to choose from that will take you to the next level! $325
Rescue Diver – This class is the real deal. You will learn life saving skills that will can save yourself , others and prepare you to take charge and lead in life saving and general SCUBA related injuries and medical situations. Unlike anyone in Montana or Wyoming, we offer O2 provider at cost to all of our Rescue Divers!! $370
Master SCUBA Diver – This is the “Black-Belt” of all recreational-level Scuba Diving certifications! Join the best of the best in recreational Scuba diving and live the dive life as a PADI Master Scuba Diver. The Master Scuba Diver rating places you in an elite group of respected divers who have earned this rating through both significant experience and scuba training. Fewer than two percent of divers ever achieve this rating. When you flash your Master Scuba Diver card, people know that you’ve spent time underwater in a variety of environments and had your share of dive adventures. Every diver, who is at least 12 years old, should aim for Master Scuba Diver.
The path starts with earning a PADI Open Water Diver certification, followed by PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certifications). You also need to earn five PADI Specialty Diver certifications and have logged a minimum of 50 dives.
Price dependent on courses that you choose to become certified in.
Dive Master – Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Dive Master course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to Dive Masters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a Dive Master, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.
The PADI Dive Master course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.
As a PADI Dive Master, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Dive Masters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI.
We take this course far and beyond the minimums to make our Dive Masters the best in the business! $925
Specialty Courses– There are multitudes of Scuba specialty classes that we love to teach. They include: Altitude Diver, AWARE Fish ID, Aware Coral Reef Conservation, Boat Diver, Deep Diver, Digital Underwater Photographer, Distinctive Specialties, Dive Propulsion Vehicle Driver, Drift Diver, Dry Suit Diver, Emergency O2 Provider, Enriched Air Diver – (Nitrox), Equipment Specialist, Full Face Mask Diver, National Geographic Diver, Night Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Project Aware Specialist, Underwater Naturalist, Underwater Navigator, Underwater Photographer & Videographer, Wreck Diver. Remember, most specialty class certifications count toward becoming a Master Scuba Diver! $139-$189
$139.00 Specialty that do not require dives (Nitrox, Repair Specialist, Project Aware)
$189.00 Specialty that require dives to complete certification (Prices May Vary)
Trip Guide – Are you going on a Dive Trip in the near future and would like a PADI IDC Staff Instructor at your side to: Be a group guide, investigate your dive sites, instruct any class you are qualified to take, be at your (or group) side at every dive and more? Contact us for more information on how we can make your trip all that it can be! Costs will vary , but will be very reasonable.
* All persons that want to take any classes have to fill out medical & release forms. They can be found here. If you have any questions or concern considering the medical or release forms please contact us. (406)-601-1199 or Info@FamilyFunScuba.com
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Exploration, Excitement, Experiences
Advanced Open Water DiverThat’s what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.
Get credit! Each Adventure Dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Course. If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask your instructor if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive.