We currently offer the following PADI classes/courses/experiences:
Seal Team – (youth program 8-12yrs.) Offered at a variety of locations throughout Billings. Contact us for details.
Discover Scuba – (10+) Want to try Scuba Diving and see what it’s like? Experience weightlessness and breathing under water. Offered monthly weather permitting or year around in a pool. $35.00
ReActivate – For certified divers. Tune-up your scuba skills if it’s been over 6 months since your last dive. You want to make sure that you are confident and safe when you go on your next dives! $90.00
Open Water Referral – (10+) – This is a great opportunity for people that want to get certified during the winter months, but plan on traveling to a warm water location. To do this, you will complete the eLearning and confined water sections with us AND THEN complete your certification with a PADI professional where you are traveling to. By doing so, you minimize time you have to “waste” during your valuable vacation time training and maximize the amount of time you can be diving! The opposite is doable also. If you started your training with another facility, you can finish it with FFS&S! $350. For eLearning and confined water dives. Open Water Dives Only – $175
Open Water Diver (10+) – When you get your PADI Scuba certification from FFS&S we can guarantee you will be a superior diver to most of your beginner peers. We go above and beyond the minimums to make sure that you can maximize the fun you will have diving! $475
Advanced Open Water Diver – It’s now time to take the “beginner skills” to the next level and have a blast experiencing advanced scuba skills and adventures! This can be started immediately after your OW certification or anytime after. There are dozens of exciting classes to choose from that will take you to the next level! $325
Rescue Diver – This class is the real deal! You will learn life saving skills that will can save yourself and others, prepare you to lead in life saving procedures and general SCUBA related injuries and medical situations. Unlike any other Scuba Shop in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming, we offer the O2 provider at cost to all of our Rescue Divers!! The O2 Provider certification can also be used as towards your Master Scuba Diver rating as well $370
Master SCUBA Diver – This PADI rating is considered the “Black-Belt” of all recreational-level Scuba Diving certifications! Join the best of the best in recreational Scuba diving and live the dive life as a PADI Master Scuba Diver. The Master Scuba Diver rating places you in an elite group of respected divers who have earned this rating through both significant experience and Scuba training. Fewer than two percent of divers ever achieve this rating and is one all divers should strive to attain. When you flash your Master Scuba Diver card, people know that you’ve spent time underwater in a variety of environments and had your share of dive adventures. Every diver, who is at least 12 years old, should aim for Master Scuba Diver.
The path starts with earning a PADI Open Water Diver certification, followed by PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certifications). You also need to earn five PADI Specialty Diver certifications and have logged a minimum of 50 dives.
Price for the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating dependent on courses that you choose to become certified in.
Dive Master – Love Scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Dive Master course and do what you love to do as a Full or part-time career. Scuba divers look up to Dive Masters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a Dive Master, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.
The PADI Dive Master course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refining your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management skills and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.
As a PADI Dive Master, you’ll lead others as you can supervise Scuba diving activities and assist with certified diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Dive Masters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI.
We take this course far and beyond the minimums to make our Dive Masters the best in the business! $950
Specialty Courses– There are multitudes of Scuba specialty classes that we love to teach. They include: Altitude Diver, AWARE Fish ID, Aware Coral Reef Conservation, Boat Diver, Deep Diver, Digital Underwater Photographer, Distinctive Specialties, Dive Propulsion Vehicle Driver, Drift Diver, Dry Suit Diver, Emergency O2 Provider, Enriched Air Diver – (Nitrox), Equipment Specialist, Full Face Mask Diver, National Geographic Diver, Night Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Project Aware Specialist, Underwater Naturalist, Underwater Navigator, Underwater Photographer & Videographer, Wreck Diver. Remember, most specialty class certifications count toward becoming a Master Scuba Diver! $139-$189
Master SCUBA Diver Specialty Course Prices.
$139.00 Specialty that do not require dives (Nitrox, Repair Specialist, Project Aware)
$189.00 Specialty that require dives to complete certification (Prices May Vary)
Trip Guide – Are you going on a Dive Trip in the near future and would like a PADI IDC Staff Instructor at your side to: Be a group guide, investigate your dive sites, instruct any class you are qualified to take, be at your (or group) side at every dive and more? Contact us for more information on how we can make your trip all that it can be! Costs will vary , but will be very reasonable.
* All persons that want to take any classes have to fill out medical & release forms. They can be found here. If you have any questions or concern considering the medical or release forms please contact us. (406)-601-1199 or Info@FamilyFunScuba.com