Emergency First Response
Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment. All courses are supported by self-study manuals, videos and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away.
EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings.
Course Schedule: December 5 & 7, 6:00pm-9:30pm @ Sea Shanty
Open Water at the Santa Rosa Blue Hole
Open Water Certification is where your diving adventures begin! This class is $350 and includes training materials, log book and use of scuba equipment. You must provide your own snorkel, mask, and fins. This course typically includes, self-study, 1 evening of class time at Sea Shanty, 2 pool sessions and 2 lake sessions. You receive a 10% discount on gear purchases while enrolled in classes at Sea Shanty.
December 11: Open Water Academic session at Sea Shanty, 6pm
December 12 & 14: Pool sessions at Fosters Pool, 5:30-8pm
December 16 & 17: Open Water and Rescue at the Santa Rosa Blue Hole, Santa Fe New Mexico
Rescue Diver at the Santa Rosa Blue Hole
The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include:
Course fee including materials: $295.00
EFR cost: $95 if taken during Rescue Diver Course-enrollment is separate.
December 13: Orientation at Sea Shanty, 6pm
December 16 & 17: Rescue Dives at the Santa Rosa Blue Hole, New Mexico
See EFR Schedule that corresponds
Enriched Air Nitrox & Emergency O2
The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba course. Why? Because scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don’t hesitate to become an enriched air diver.
Take our Enriched Air Nitrox Class on May 2 and get a Emergency O2 class for only $69! TWO Specialties in ONE night!
December 28, 5:30pm-9:30pm at Sea Shanty
One Day course. No dives required!
$195 (includes $45 text book and all other materials)
Optional $69 Emergency O2 Course