SCUBA Classes


An entry level program designed to develop a
competent, recreational diver.
The program consists of online or classroom
academics, 2 classroom review sessions,
and 5 pool sessions where students develop
their knowledge and skills under the careful
supervision of our highly trained staff.

We offer the Open Water class every month starting on the first weekend of the month.

The next upcoming classes will be on:

ee Calendar


    There are two parts to becoming certified: confined water dives (Classroom/ Pool sessions) and then you must complete 4 Open Water dives (in a lake, quarry, or the ocean) in order to be fully certified

    Classroom/Pool Sessions-- $349

    This includes all course materials, instruction, pool fees, and rental scuba gear (BCD, Regulator, Tank, Weights)

    Open Water Sessions-- $249
    This includes instruction, and rental scuba gear.
    *Quarry fees not included


    We do ask that you have your own personal gear, which can all be purchased at our shop location on Wallace street in Downtown Fredericksburg!
    Personal Gear includes:

       - Mask
       - Fins
       - Snorkel
       - Dive Boots

    Personal gear will run you about $250-$300 depending on what you choose

    We will provide you with everything else you need in order to get certified!


Additional Training

Advanced / Specialty / Leadership / Instructor / Technical

The SCUBA Shack offer a course in just about everything you can imagine.  We offer everything from Fish ID and  Buoyancy all the way to Instructor and even offer several technical classes.  This page is a work in progress at this moment and we promise to get more information posted on the web site.  But at the moment, please give us a call for more information.  Ask for Ralph 540-373-1030


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Equipment Sales Service and Rentals

Serving the Fredericksburg Area Since 1994