PADI Basic Freediver
PADI Basic Freediver course is a subset of the PADI Freediver course. It’s a
great first step for developing solid freediving skills. You learn basic
freediving principles and focus on practicing breathhold techniques in a
pool or confined water site.
To enroll in a PADI Basic Freediver course you must be 12 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with snorkeling, skin diving or freediving is required.
The PADI Basic Freediver course consists of two main phases:
Not an extra fee
Good news – the PADI Freediver eLearning also includes all study materials for the PADI Freediver, Advanced Freediver and Master Freediver courses.
|Prerequisite: Be at least 12 years old.|
|Certification: PADI Basic Freediver|
Basic Freediver Course
(Fee and cancellation policy)
|Includes: PADI Basic Freediver eLearning, pool session, and certification processing.|
|What equipment do I need for class?:|
|In the PADI Basic Freediver course, you learn to use a mask, snorkel and fins, and may also use a wetsuit and weight belt. Using gear designed specifically for freediving is best, however, in this course, you may be able to use snorkeling equipment you already own. You can get advice about everything you need from your PADI Freediver Instructor at Scuba Center.|
|What do I need to do before class?:|
|Complete the PADI Basic Freediver eLearning and complete the knowledge reviews. You also need to complete a PADI Student Record File (which includes a Medical Statement). If you answer yes to any of the medical history questions, we must require a signed physicians approval before you participate. You can download and review the PADI Medical Statement here. Please print a copy to take to your physician for their approval and signature if required.|
|PADI Basic Freediver Course Dates:|
|2022 Schedule: Class/Pool Fri. 6-10pm. Pool sessions held at Scuba Center in Eagan, Minnesota.|
|Freediver courses temporarily on hold.|
|Look for new dates in the Fall|