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STRESS AND RESCUE DIVER Prevent problems, and manage them if they occur.

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?

New In Store Class Dates will be announced when the "stay-at-home" order is lifted. Until then, check out our virtual class offerings below.

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.

Required Equipment

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.
  • Slate.

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.


Need Forms?

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  Start Date Course Type   Price    
20 Oct 2020 Stress & Rescue US$ 345.00

Classroom #2
Sat 19 Sep 2020
05:29 AM
Open Water
Sat 19 Sep 2020
05:29 AM
Classroom #1
Tue 20 Oct 2020
12:00 AM
Sat 24 Oct 2020
12:00 AM
Training Dives
Sun 25 Oct 2020
12:00 AM


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