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Information for Butler County Community College Class at Seneca Valley High School, Zelienople  
You are about to embark on one of the world's most exciting sports! Here is the class schedule and other information.

This class will
meet on Wednesdays from 6:30-9:30 for 6 weeks beginning on  March 21 and ending on May 2. The will not be a class on April 25.

During the first session you will have your photo taken for your certification card, complete some forms, and have an opportunity to purchase home study materials before heading to the pool for your first scuba dive. Each subsequent class will begin with a  review of the current chapter and a short quiz before heading to the pool.

Bring a swimsuit, towel, and padlock for your locker. We will supply all your scuba equipment. It's very important that you attend all classes, as they must be completed in order. If you miss a session, it may be taken at one of our other locations at no additional charge or you may take a private make-up classes at $60/class.

We recommend that you download and complete the medical form before the first class. If you answer "Yes" to any of the ailments you will need an physician's signature before participating in any pool sessions. Please bring this form with you to the first class.

After completing classroom and pool sessions, you will need to do four open water dives scheduled over 2 days. These dives are scheduled at various times (check our calendar). You also have the option to get a referral to do your dives at another time and place, such as on your next tropical vacation. After you have completed your four open water dives, you will be certified as a PADI Open Water Scuba Diver.

Costs: (Purchase only what you need)
Classroom & pool training $159 (Paid to Butler County Community College)
Textbook and Dive Log $45 Text,  $15 Log Book (Paid to instructor)
Refundable deposit on Video $30 (to instructor)
Full scuba equipment for pool dives: $60 (Paid to instructor, if needed)
Open water training & certification: $80 (paid to instructor, if needed)
Open water equipment rental: About $95 (for tanks, reg, BC, wet suit)

To register call 724 284-8504, or click here to register online.

Then call 724 869-1989 or email us at downdive@comcast.net with your height, weight and  shoe size so we can bring equipment that fits properly.

Directions from Butler: Take Rt 68 west. Three miles west of Evans City turn right at the light on to Hartman Rd. Bear left at the next two Y intersections. The second left will put you on Seneca School Road. Turn left at the school and park between the middle school and the intermediate/high school. Use the pool entrance at the right rear corner of the intermediate/high school. (Click here for map Click here to locate pool)

Directions from I-79  Zelienople: Take exit 88 and turn left going west west on Little Creek Road. and right at tthe light onto Seneca School Rd. Turn right at the school and park between the middle school and the intermediate/high school. Use the pool entrance at the right rear corner of the intermediate/high school. (Click here for map Click here to locate pool)

Seneca Valley HS address is: 126 Seneca School Road, Harmony PA 16037, but 199 Sahli Rd may get you closer to the pool.

If you have difficulty finding us, call our cell phone at 412 974-7694

Welcome to the underwater world!!