Recreation and Wellness Center

Outdoor Adventure offers Open Water SCUBA certifications courses.

Outdoor Adventure is proud to partner with Ranger Rick SCUBA Adventure, one of the most experienced SCUBA DIVE outfitters, for the following courses:

Our entry level scuba certification course, you will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills to safely SCUBA dive in open water. The format of this class is one classroom session, one pool session, and one spring dive or ocean dive. The cost of the 3-day course is $275. The items included in the cost are: instruction, classroom materials, dives, and scuba gear. Transportation is not included.

A SCUBA-quality mask, snorkel, wetsuit, fins, and SCUBA booties are the student's responsibility to bring to all dive sessions. These pieces can be rented through the Outdoor Adventure Center located in the downstairs of the RWC across from the lap pool. This equipment is subject to availability. All other equipment and materials are provided by Ranger Rick SCUBA Adventures (link below).

Upcoming certification events are listed on the calendar on the right hand side of this page. All registration takes place at the Outdoor Adventure Center, on the first floor of the RWC.

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Assumption of Risk Statement

Participation in Recreation and Wellness Center programs is completely voluntary. Individuals participate at their own risk and assume responsibility for their own health and safety. The University of Central Florida and the Recreation and Wellness Center are not liable for injuries sustained during participation in a Recreation and Wellness Center sponsored activity. It is strongly recommended that all participants consult a physician and/or have a physical exam prior to participation. The University of Central Florida does not provide personal accident/health insurance. Therefore, participants are urged to secure their own insurance. You may suffer physical and/or mental injury from participating in these activities.