Pool Session
Pool Session
Pool Session

Pool Session

Regular price $40.00 USD
98 in stock

Once you purchase your ticket, your spot will be reserved and you will receive an email with more details! If you are looking to join scuba certification course or the free diving course, this pool session is an ADD ON to the certification fee. Please add the PADI Open Water Course to cart and purchase it with the pool session if you haven't done so already!

It's an Upgrade!  John C Argue Swim Stadium

Blue Holic Scuba has partnered up with the John C Argue Swim Stadium located at the Expo Center adjacent to the LA Colliseum. It is only about a 15 minute drive from our shop! 

3980 Bill Robertson Lane, Los Angeles 90037

There will be plenty of FREE parking available in the facility in front of the pool when you arrive.

Confined Water Session Schedule:

Scuba Students, be sure to complete your knowledge development sessions at home before your Saturday lesson. 

Free Divers: 2-6pm

Must have your own: Free diving fins, mask + snorkel, and weights (available for purchase in our shop)

Scuba Students: 1-6:30pm

1-1:30 PM - Unload equipment, setup by the pool, briefings and change into your wetsuits

1:30-6:00 PM - Enter the pool and start your lesson!

6:00-6:30 PM - Collect/ pack gear and change into dry clothes to head home



Here are some skills to expect during your confined water dives:

Confined Water Session 1

  • Equipment Preparation and Care 5x
  • Put On and Adjust Weights
  • 200M Continuous Surface Swim
  • 10 Min Surface Swim
  • 300M Snorkeling (if no 200M swim)
  • BWARF - Preform the Buddy Predive Dive Safety Check
  • Inflate/Deflate BCD with Low Pressure Hose
  • Underwater Breathing Naturally - No Breath Hold
  • 2nd Stage Clearing (exhalation and purge methods) & Recovery
  • Mask Clearing (partial and full) & Recovery
  • Alternate Air Source Breathing for 30s
  • Out of Air Simulation. Respond to Air Depletion by signaling “out of air"
  • Surface Swim to Deep Water with Scuba Unit and Snorkel
  • Exchange Snorkel for Regulator and Regulator for Snorkel 2x
  • Orally Inflate BCD until Positively Buoyant
  • Cramp Release Technique for Self and Buddy
  • Adjust for Proper Weighting - Float at eye level while holding normal breath
  • 5 Point Descent at a Controlled Rated while Equalizing
  • Locate and Check SPG. Signal Appropriately
  • Neutral Buoyancy via Fin Pivot using BCD Low Inflator Hose
  • Hovering
  • Underwater Swim while maintaining control / Streamline
  • Equipment Disassembly

Confined Water Session 2

  • Demonstrate Appropriate Deep-Water Entry
  • Perform a Tired Diver Tow for 25meters
  • Remove, Replace, Adjust and Secure Scuba Unit
  • Remove Weight Belt at Surface
  • 5 Point Descent using BCD for Buoyancy Control
  • Remove, Replace, Adjust and Secure Scuba Unit
  • Remove, Replace, Adjust and Secure Weight System
  • Orally Inflate BCD until Positively Buoyant for 1minute
  • Breath Effectively from a Simulated Freeflowing Regulator for 30seconds
  • Swim without a mask for 15 meters
  • Simulate a Controlled Emergency Swimming Ascent for 30 Feet
  • Make a 5 Point Ascent using BCD for Buoyancy Control

Don't be alarmed! These may seem like a lot of skills however it all goes very fast once we're in the water having fun!

Looking forward to seeing you!