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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.

When Can You Start?

May 4th (Class: 9:30a-1:30p) (Pool: 2:45p-6:45p) EASTSIDE or

May 30th (Class: 6p-10p) June 1st (Pool: 3p-7p) WESTSIDE

June 15th (Open Water Dives : White Star Quarry Times TBA)

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.


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.



The cost for this course is $345, 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.

When Can You Start?

Class: Sept 21 Pool: Sept 23 Quarry Dives: Oct 1

How Do You Sign Up?

Just call or visit either Just Add Water location.

Need Forms?

Access the Just Add Water Medical Form

    Start Date Course Type   Price    
30 May 2024 Stress & Rescue US$ 345.00

Classroom #1
Thu 30 May 2024
12:00 AM
Sat 01 Jun 2024
12:00 AM
Open Water
Sat 15 Jun 2024
12:00 AM

Class: May 30th Fairview Park 6p-10p Pool: June 1st North Olmsted 3p-7p OWTD: June 15th White Star TIMES TBA

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18 Jul 2024 Stress & Rescue US$ 345.00

Classroom #1
Thu 18 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Sat 20 Jul 2024
12:00 AM
Open Water
Sun 28 Jul 2024
12:00 AM

Classroom July 18th @ 6:00 p.m. Pool July 20th @ 3:00 p.m. North Olmsted Rec Center Open Water Dives July 28th

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