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All Beginning classes (OW & AOW) have 2 to 1 student to staff ratios!

Argonaut Diving (PADI Store #S26325) is all about Adventures through Dive Education.  Whether it is a fun dive at Edmond's Underwater Park, or a trip to South Africa, our group of Instructors, Assistant Instructors and Divemasters make your journey safe and fun while you learn the PADI (Professional Association Dive Instructors) method of diving.  We offer classes from beginning,Puget Sound Map 2 Open Water Diver all the way to Assistant Instructor with well over 17 Specialty course offered!  Diving in the Puget Sound prepares you to be recognized as one of the toughest recreational divers in the world.  Master our cold waters here and tropical diving will be a cinch! PADI E learning options  available for all classes.

Private lessons available.

To sign up  Go to Class Registration page to see which classes are now open to sign up for.  Click on your desired class and follow the prompts!  We do accept Master Card and Visa through secured Paypal. 


PADI Scuba Review Class (Scuba Refresher or ReActivate).  has it been a while since you've been scuba diving?  Do you feel like your scuba skills and knowledge are a bit rusty?  The Scuba Review Tune-up is just the refresher you need.  It reacquaints you with diving so you're back to feeling comfortable in the underwater world in less than a day!  The fun part is that it will get you ready for one of our many fun dive BBQ events, Dive Trips or our around the world Adventures!   One brief classroom review and one confined (pool) water session.  Next class. Oct 20, 2018, or upon request. Student responsible for own gear, or rental. Cost is $69.00, inlcudes class material and PADI Refresher sticker for your C card.
Open Water Diver/Begnning Scuba. $349.95, includes scuba gear, PADI Open Water Crew Pak, logbook.  Next class start dates are:   Sept 13th, 2018, Oct 18th,  Jan 17th, 2019, March 14th, 2019, May 16th, 2019).  (If you have six or more persons who want to take the class, we will schedule one for you. Call us for more info.  Regular Class (Typical Schedule) meet Thursday for our first academic session at 6:30PM,  at the Sharks Lair classroom sharks lair classroomin Edmonds.  Then Confined Water (pool) Sessions  Saturday (5:00pm-8pm), and Sunday (5:00pm-8pm).  All confined Water Sessions are at the state of the art Pool Facility Forest Park in Everett.Forestparkpoolphoto  One more classroom session on the following Thursday, again at the Sharks Lair classroom. Then, finally, four exciting dives on Saturday morning and Sunday morning. Please note schedules sometimes fluctuate due to tides, pool availability, etc.  Check out the video Fred Sharks Lair 16 x 16 inchBeginning Dive Class to see what an Open Water class looks like. Course tuition includes PADI Open Water Diver Crew Pak, all classroom materials, logbook and scuba gear.  Student is responsible for Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Booties and gloves. All of our beginning scuba classes have a 2 to 1 students to staff ratio.  Weather is no problem as we have tents and heaters, as well as old fashioned chicken soup and cookies, between the dives to keep you warm.  This is your entry level class to diving.  Learn the basics, academically and then to the pool where we will practice until you are ready for Puget Sound diving. Private classes available, call Instructor for details. 425-774-3157.  to register, click here!
mlCmqHv7Iq8AY0J9GRifR0QAdvance Open Water Diver - .  A must for the recently graduated Open Water Diver!  Here we take you on five fun dives over a period of three days. We explore the theories of Deep and Navigation Diving, along with three electives which usually include Night diving, Wreck Diving and Buoyancy Control for Adv Divers.  Thursday evening academics, Saturday 2 dives, Sunday 2 dives and Monday evening night dive! Next start dates  Oct. 4th  or Nov 15th 2018.  Cost is $225.00 includes book. PADI Advance Open Water Manual.  Have four or more buddies that want to take the class?  Call us and we will schedule one for you that fits your schedule! Please note Special Edition Adv classes often have additional boat charter fees and usually the Sunday dives cover most of the day. Call Instructor for more info at 425-774-3157. To Registration Page.

rescue class promo foto 2Rescue Diver- If you do nothing else in diving, you owe it to yourself and your buddy to be Rescue Diver certified.  Here we kick it up to a whole new level.  We teach you how to recognize signs of distress in a diver or yourself. How to respond to an panicked diver or recovering an unconscious diver.  This is just the tip of the iceberg.  Passing this class will boost you confidence and give you tools you will use throughout your dive career!  Must be Adv certified to take this course and a current CPR/First Aid card.  Maroon Rescue Diver Hat with Argonaut logo included when passed. Cost is $250.00, includes book & video. Class usually meets either Wed or Friday evening for academics at 6:00PM, then a pool session on Saturday evening, Open Water dives on Sun mornings.   Next class:  Oct 19, 20 & 21 2018, or Jan 18, 19 & 20, 2019. To Registration Page.

Master Scuba Diver picMaster Scuba Diver- The highest Rating in the Non Professional world of recreational diving is the Master Scuba Diver.  This card pretty much guarantees you the best dive spots world wide. Charter skippers will recognize you as an accomplished diver and take you to those advanced locations. To achieve this rating, you must be Adv OW certified, Rescue Diver certified, have any five Specialty coned rightimage13 r1certifications and have logged at least 50 dives.  We tailor the class to your needs, depending on how far you are along.  So if you are just out of Open Water class, we can start you at Adv OW.  if you are already almost there, then tell us what certs you still need/want, and we can make that happen.  Cost of class does not include manuals for the specialties or PADI application fee for the Master Scuba Diver rating.   You can start this class at any time and have one year from start time to complete.  Once you sign up you will work with your instructor to choose scheduled times.  Talk with the Instructor at 206-551-0070. Call or email us for details and to start putting your customized schedule together now. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or 425-774-3157 direct. Once we have your schedule set, we will invoice you separately and register you for each of your classes for you. So, join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving and live the ultimate dive lifestyle as a PADI Master Scuba Diver. The PADI Master Scuba Diver rating puts you in a class of distinction – writing your ticket to endless adventure and opportunities through the experience and scuba training that sets you apart.
imagesZ06FZGZ5Enriched Air Diver Air or Nitrox  Classes are one night academics.   Every first Tuesday of the month, 6:30pm t0 8:30pm. Cost is $145.00 includes Book/Manual.  Extend your bottom times with this part home study course.  it teaches you the benefits of using enriched air, including longer no decompression limits.  Meet at the  classroom at 6:30PM, class done by 8:30 PM.  The knowledge reviews in the PADI Enriched Air Manual  must be completed prior to class!  To Registration Page.
IMG 1421Deep Diver     Oct 12th, 2018, or Upon Request 2018. Cost is $250.00, includes book/manual.   Learn to dive to recreational dive limits! This course will give you the knowledge to be able to plan and dive down to 130 feet safely.  Students need to have read the PADI Deep Diver Manual and compete all knowledge reviews prior to the start of class. Two dives between 80 and 100 feet, two dives in excess of 100 feet! Prerequisite certification is Advanced Open Water and 20 minimum logged dives in cold water. Additional required equipment is compass, and dive light. Recommended equipment in addition to scuba gear is 100 cf tank, safety sausage with 20 foot line & dive computer.  Please note special Edition classes may have additional beach or charter fees.  Consult your Instructor.   To Registration Page.
hornby20039Drysuit Specialist Diver  $145.00 includes the PADI Drysuit Diver Manual.   Next class   Upon request  (special scheduling available upon request).  Earn the Drysuit Specialy Certification card.  Covers how to maintain and use a drysuit in the Pacific Northwest.  Weighting and trimming along with two practice dives.  To Registration Page.
ginnie springs picCavern Diver   Cost is $300.00.  does not include materials, travel or lodging. We will travel to North Central Florida and visit some of the regions popular springs..  Ginnie Srings, Blue Grotto, Devils Den are just a few of the sites we will visit!  This course examines the prelude to Cave Diving. How to set your lines, proper finning techniques, equpment needs, and much more.  Must be Adv Open Water Certified, Deep Diver certified and Instructors approval for this couse.  Upon request
 Learn20to20scuba20dive20from20a20boatBoat Diver  Whether you’ve never made a boat dive or you’ve logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course can benefit almost every diver because different boats in different parts of the world do things differently.  Cost is $175.00, includes PADI Boat Diver Specialty manual. Boat charter fees are not included.  Learn the rules of boat diving, proper entries, exits and just plain good boat manners  Next class. Upon request   Register here!
Night Diver Scuba20diving20class20taking20night20course    Upon Request if no dates listed. Cost is $150.00  Course Information:  Some of the darndest things come out at night! Come explore the underwater world of Night Diving.  All students need to read PADI Night Diver Manual And complete all knowledge reviews prior to the start of class. In addition to standard Scuba equipment students must have a Primary Light, a Backup Light, and a Tank Marker Light. All lights must have fresh batteries.  Sites to be determined.  Course Tuition includes Academic Materials. To Registration Page.
Learn20to20drift20with20proper20scuba20diving20trainingDrift Diver - Drift diving can be one of the most exhilirating diving you can ever do!  It is leterally flying under water.  This course will explain proper drift diving techiques and how to drift dive safely.  Student must purchase the PADI Drift Diver Manualand complete all knowledge reviews prior to start of class.  Cost of class is $200.00 plus charter boat fees. Upon request!
imagesSearch & Recovery Diver  Have you ever dropped something in the water? Are you looking for lost “treasure”? The PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up.  $250.00, next class Upon Request (academics Thursday or Friday evening, one or 2 dives and two dives Sat morning)  To Registration
Picture2 Wreck Diver,  Upon request.  Cost is $250.00.   Must be Adv OW certified and have 20 logged coldwater dives. Course Information:Shipwrecks offer a glimpse, a snap shot into history on what life was like the moment, the hour that ship sank! Never mind the abundance of life attracted to these artificial reefs!  Combined, you have a recipe for some of them most fabulous diving you can do, regardless if you are in the tropics, or in cold water! In addition to scuaba gear, students must have underwater light, wreck reel and 100 cf tank or larger. Students must read and complete the PADI Wreck Diver Manual.  Class meets for a two hour classroom Power point presentation reflecting presenters experience on wrecks these past 20 years.  Four dives completed Sat and Sun. Course Tuition includeS Academic Materials.   To Registration Page.
401Buoyancy Diver     Upon Request.  Cost:  $135.00.    Good buoyancy is the nirvana of diving! Having excellent buoyancy control translates into better air consumption, less work, less stress and certainly a much more enjoyable dive!  What is neutral buoyancy? Scuba divers like to be neutrally buoyant so they neither sink nor float. It can be a tricky thing. Divers who’ve mastered the highest performance levels in buoyancy stand apart. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover, almost as if by thought. They interact gently with aquatic life and affect their surroundings minimally. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course refines the basic skills you learned as an Open Water Diver and elevates them to the next level.Students need to read and complete the Buoyancy section in the Adventures in Diving Manual prior to the start of class. This one day course consists of a beach side review of materials and two (2) open water dives. Usually on various Saturday or Sunday mornings at Edmonds Underwater Park (sites subject to change).  To Registration Page.
Course Tuition does not include Academic Materials or use of Rental Equipment
Underwater Photographer - Upon request.
compasspictureUnderwater Navigation Specialist Diver - $200.00   Ever wonder how those Divemasters come right back to the spot they started the dive?  This course will kick your underwater navigation skills to a whole new level.  both natural navigation and refined compsass skills will be covered, plus many of the tricks the pros use.   Class runs Thursday evening classroom, Sat & Sunday dives.  Next class,  August 2nd, 2018 or Upon request..- To Registration Page.
 Project AWARE Diver - Upon request
Oxygen Provider - Unlike the DAN card this does not expire in two years.  Course prepares you on how to administer oxygen to a dive accident victim.  Handling differnt types of oxygen kits. - upon request.
Mudsharks Redondo-11Naturalist Diver - Admiring the beauty beneath the waves is one thing, but appreciating how the underwater environment functions, on a more complex level, is something that will enhance your diving experiences in ways you might not expect.  Identifying some of the most common critters here in the Emerald Sea is the focus of this course.  $175.00, plus book.  upon request.
EFR 4C20BlackTxt 08Emergency Responder Course - Learn CPR,  First Aid, AED and add on CPR for children.  A requirement for the Rescue Diver Course and Divemaster Class.  Cost is $59.00 includes EFR Manual, Barreir Maks/keychainand Bandage Kitl.  May 7th, 2018 or upon request.  Class starts at 6:30PM, at Sharks Lair Classroom in Edmonds.
Emergency Responder Instructor Course - $450.00, includes EFR Instructor Start Up crew pak.  Become an Emergency First Responder Instructor! Teach CPR, First Aid, AED, Care for Children CPR.  Must have current CPR/First aid card.  Supplies extra. Next class Early May, 2018.  5pm to 9pm each evening. or -Upon request.
divemaster patch Divemaster/with Intro to Assistant Instructor- $699..00   PADI Divemaster Crew Pak is included. Next class start date, Oxctober 15th 2018 (start date).  Weeknight lectures, Sat and Sunday Pool.  Additional times weeknights and/or weekends.     First step in working with scuba as 
Divemaster icon leadershipa career? Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the Divemaster program. Working closely with your instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. This course is the prerequisite certification for both the Assistant Instructor and the Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications. Learn from the best.   To Registration Page.
Assistant Instructor Course - $650.00 plus IDC Crew Pak     April 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 17, 2018. Class will be weekday evenings, 6pm to 9pm and all day Sat & all day Sun.  This is the final step to becoming an Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI).  Course studies the PADI system of teaching academic presentations, confined water presentations, open water presentations and familiarizes you with PADI Standards!  Since 2003, we have trained over 100 Divemasters and Assistant Instructors on their way to becoming Instructors.  You learn to do this in the Pacific Northwest, you will have truly achieved a status above similarily trained candidates in the tropics. Plus a section on how to create a scuba business teaching.  Must be Divemaster rated and current physical within the last 24 months clearing you for diving.  Required IDC PADI Crew Pak, not included.  Please call Instructor at 425-774-3157 for more info.  To Registration Page.