Independence Underwater

Diving with a buddy is rewarding because you can share memories and experiences but some divers want to dive alone. While this can be done safely you must follow certain procedures and be properly equipped.

Pre Requisites

18 years of age
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
100 logged dives


$120 / diver which includes student handouts, all instruction, 1 pool dive, 3 open water dives and certification.

You are responsible for travel expenses, any park or dive site admission & any equipment needs.

Purchase a qualifying redundant air system from us at regular price and your PADI Self Reliant class is FREE.

Equipment Needed

Personal Gear: Mask, snorkel, fins, boots, logbook, knife or diver tool, SMB w/ spool or reel.

Diving System: Tank, BCD with low pressure inflator, primary regulator and alternate air source, SPG, depth gauge or dive computer, compass, quick release weight system and weights, adequate exposure protection, one audible emergency surface signaling device, dive computer or RDP w/ timing device.

We offer special pricing on rental Diving Systems for our students – contact our store for more information.

Redundant Air System: Cylinder (min 30 cf), regulator w/ SPG, strap or harness.

Links To Other Programs

Your PADI Self Reliant Diver class is excellent preparation for anybody interested in becoming a PADI Divemaster. .

2021 Schedule

Class & Pool`
TGADC AquaCenter
6:30pm - 10:30pm
Certification Dives
Mermet Springs
Times Vary - See Store
May 17May 22
June 22June 26
July 21July 24
August 26August 28
September 24October 2