This program teaches you the skills and knowledge required to recognize and deal with stress, prevent accidents and properly deal with emergency situations encountered by divers. You will earn the Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty certification after completing this program.
What is Involved?
This course involves:
- Self study, followed by two evenings of class work, during which you will review the homework and discuss upcoming dives and skills.
- Pool and Open Water Training
Except as noted, classroom sessions take place either at our Willoughby or Fairview Park locations. Locally conducted open-water training dives generally take place at White Star Quarry.
When Can You Start?
July 11 (class) July 13 (pool) July 28 (quarry)
August 7 (class) August 10 (pool) August 25 (quarry)
June 18 (class) June 22 (pool) June 23 (quarry)
July 16 (class) July 20 (pool) July 28 (quarry)
August 13 (class) August 17 (pool) August 25 (quarry)
Please Note: While we make every effort to ensure that the information appearing on our website is accurate and up-to-date, it is your responsibility to call Just Add Water at least 24 hours in advance to confirm date, time and meeting place.
The cost for this course is $355, which includes course materials and pocket mask. Students are responsible for transportation, lodging, meals, dive site admission, and must supply the items listed below.
Students are also responsible for supplying the following:
- Pocket mask.
- Mask, snorkel, fins.
- Adequate exposure protection.
- One cylinder per dive, per day.
- Weight system, weights.
- Buoyancy Control Device (BCD).
- Regulator/alternate air source.
- Depth gauge/timer or computer.
- Audible surface signal.
- Surface signal (safety tube).
- Cutting tool.
All of these items are available for purchase at Just Add Water; some may be also be available for rental.
How Do You Sign Up?
Just call or visit either Just Add Water location.
Access the Just Add Water Medical Form