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 2112 Armory Drive, Santa Rosa, CA  |  707-542-3100   |

PADI Rescue Class

Believe it or not the PADI Rescue Diver course is probably the most fun course of all...and the most rewarding. Because recreational scuba has a safety record equal to that of...drum roll please...bowling - this is serious fun. It's all about preventing problems, and just what to do in the unlikely event of an emergency. Planning for safety is planning to be a part of the solution, rather than part of the problem. You're on your way to becoming an asset to all your diving activities.

During the SEALS Rescue Diver course you will learn to effectively perform diver assists and rescues, manage diving accidents, and render first aid. This is an important step in expanding your knowledge and experience as a diver, and is also a prerequisite for all PADI leadership programs, such as Dive Master and Instructor.

  • First some home study. (E-learning)

  • 1 Day at the pool.

  • 1 Day at the ocean.

How to get started:

To participate in the PADI Rescue Diver Course you must have adequate swimming skills, be in good physical health, and properly fill out a medical questionnaire. PADI medical

  • Please note: a medical evaluation by your doctor may be required to properly complete the medical form. Please complete the medical questionnaire first, so you have time to schedule a doctor's appointment, if needed. 
  • There are no refunds for failing to properly complete the medical form.

When ready, click here and go to the PADI online eLearning center and get started on the home study portion.


  • EFR Class Tuition $129, plus Books & DVD Packet for $63.99, and Card for $26.

  • Rescue Class Tuition $149, plus PADI online eLearning and processing $224

Cancellation Policy
We ask that you are committed to your dates before you sign up for class. You may cancel or change the date up to 3 weeks prior to your class date with a 4% processing fee. Any cancelations or date changes after the 3-week cut off will incur a $50 fee per student. Starting 1 week prior to your class date there are no refunds for cancelations or transfers. Failure to show up or call will forfeit your tuition. If you do not complete all your skills in the pool, or Open Water Dives. Private Dives can be scheduled at an additional cost. Tuition is non-refundable once your class begins, completed or not. 
Please review the medical form before signing up. Rescheduling due to needing a physician's release is subject to our policy above.

Please fill out the Student Form below

Please call to schedule class dates 707-542-3100


Skill Level: Advanced
Skill Details:
Requirements: To qualify for the Rescue Diver certification you will need to 1) Have a Open Water Diver certification 2) Have a Advanced Open Water certification 3) Have a current CPR rating, or 4) Complete the PADI Emergency First Responder program prior to the Rescue class.
Price doesn't include PADI e-learning and card processing

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.