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NAUI Classes


Try (Discover) Scuba /Passport Diver

The NAUI Try Scuba/Passport Diver program is an introductory, non-certification program that will introduce non-divers to scuba diving under closely controlled conditions. Learn more at NAUI ....$49.99 Contact Dive Shop for scheduling

See upcoming class dates Space and equipment are limited, please call to reserve

Skin Diver/Junior Skin Diver

Fun for the whole family, this certification class is for 8 year-olds and older whether you are an accomplished swimmer or someone who has never spent time in the water. Learn more at NAUI .... $274.99

Open Water Scuba Diver

Begin your underwater explorations by enrolling in a NAUI Scuba Diver class. This is our entry-level certification course where you will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills to safely dive in open water. Learn more at NAUI .... Dual Certification: SCUBA Diver and NITROX Diver-----$559.99

See upcoming class dates Space and equipment are limited, please call to reserve

Advanced Scuba Diver (with NITROX certification) Duel Course

This course allows individuals to learn about specialties and diving activities of particular interest. Your confidence and skill as a diver will increase while you experience the excitement of learning more about the underwater world. BHAA includes 3 main specialty dives: deep dive, navigation, night/limited visibility dives. Added introductory specialties to the course: boat, altitude, search and recovery/light salvage, (NITROX (EANx)for a total of 7 or 8 specialties. Learn more at NAUI ....
$349.99...........Duel Certification (NITROX certification).....$449.99

Estimated class time-20 hours, 6 online hours, 6 class room hours/, 8 dive hours

Suggested number of Logged Dives for this course is 25 or more
ADDITIONAL Equipment Required:

Divers' own standard equipment (Regulator, BCD, Wetsuit)  or rental can be arranged 
2 U. W. flash lights (primary, back-up) Altitude, and  standard writing slate

Rescue Scuba Diver-Dual Certifications

This is a certification course for experienced certified scuba divers who desire to assume greater rescue capabilities during diving activities. This training includes all the rescue skills required in a basic diving course, and then expands on those skills with (in water extrication, Basic life Support: CPR/1st aid, O2 administration, Hazardous Marine Life 1st Aid, Neurological assessment), while also emphasizing accident supervision and management with practical applications in open water. This course requires the highest level of commitment on the student's part. Learn more at NAUI .... $449.99

  • Estimated Hours are 48: 12 online, 20 class room, 8 pool, 8 dive hours
  • Class Limited to eight Students with a minimum 4 students
  • Students must be a minimum of 15 years old
  • Suggested number of minimum logged dives for this course is 25-50.
  • Diving Emergency Management Provider (DEMP) DAN certification included( see dan courses)

Master Scuba Diver

One class offered per year

Gain the in-depth knowledge and experience that will distinguish you as a leader in any diving club or group. Thrill to the adventure of open-water dives in settings that will test skills and expand your diving capabilities and experience. Learn more at NAUI .... $650.00

Public Safety Diver- An Introduction

The NAUI Public Safety Diver program introduces the fundamental skills needed by Public Safety Divers during underwater search, rescue and recovery operations. The NAUI Public Safety Diver course is an entry-level course in public safety diving. $499.99
 Please stop in the shop for more information

Refresher Class

Has it been awhile since you've been scuba diving? Take a refresher course to bone up on the basics and regain your confidence. .... $79.99 w/own equipment-----$124.99 w/shop equipment

Space limited, call to reserve, class is held the 3rd Sunday of each month.

Added Specialties and Advanced Courses

These courses provide the diver with the skills and knowledge to enjoy special activities while minimizing the risks. Upon successful completion of any one of these courses, graduates are considered competent to engage in open water diving activities without special supervision. Learn more at NAUI....

Base Price $200.00--------plus specialty equipment if required.

  • Night Diver, Deep Diver, Search and Recovery, External Wreck Diver
  • Nitrox Diver, Underwater Environment, Underwater Ecologist
  • Underwater Photographer/Videographer
  • Underwater Archeologist, Hunter and Collector
  • Advanced Rescue Diver-for professionals
  • Ocean Reef Intergrated Diving Mask (IDM/FFM)
  • Ocean Reef Underwater Communications

Drysuit Diving

Dry Suit Purchase from BHAA-$79.99

Cold water environments (temperatures about 40 degrees and lower) such as the kelp forests in California, wreck diving in the Great Lakes, and here in our own back yard of South Dakota require specialized equipment. The DRYSUIT helps maintain diver warmth and comfort, conserve energy, decrease fatigue while underwater as well as keeping the diver warm at the surface.

While not difficult to use, there are a number of procedures you need to learn, for your safety, comfort and suit maintenance. $199.99

Cold Water (40 degrees/Lower) and Recreational Ice Diving

This Specialty can be extremely challenging, it requires thoughtful planning, preperation, training, and the utmost dedication to SAFETY.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Advanced Diver or Higher
  • 50 or more logged open water dives
  • Prior Dry Suite , and Night/limited Visibility Specialty Training

Course includes: 4 Class room, 2 Pool, 2 land Safety preperation and 3 Openwater Dives

Class Room topics covered in this course are:

  • Cold Weather Environments
  • Equipment-both diver and support
  • Ice Diving Operations
  • Dive Planning and Personnel
  • The Dive
  • Safety and Emergency Procedures

Please contact the dive shop for more information and pricing.

OCEAN REEF's INTEGRATED DIVE MASK (IDM)

Recreational and Professional Masks

Integrated Dive Mask-IDM (Full Face Mask Training)

Your dive mask is your window to the underwater world. Full Face Masks bring in a greater view, allow you to breath naturally through both your mouth and nose, which creates more comfort, less stress during your dive and eventually reduces your air consumption giving you more bottom time (but still staying within table or computer limits).
This course is designed to help the IDM diver become knowledgable and to learn the skills and equipment needed to safely dive using an IDM.
Price: $249.99 With IDM Purchase: $59.99

Integrated Diving Mask Communications Training

In every phase of human history communication has made a powerful impression. In this course we will explain what diving communication is, how it works, how it can be used and and show its benefits. We believe an in-depth understanding of how to communicate underwater is a crucial step in the growth and safety of the new and experienced Diver. Pre-Requisits IDM/FFM certification
Price: $159.99     With IDM and Comms system $79.99

Purchase of an IDM communications system is required-for the course

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Contact Info
  • Phone: (605) 791-1262
  • 402 E Fairmont Blvd, Ste B
  • Rapid City, SD
    57701
  • Email:
  • email@blackhillsaquaticadventures.com
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