To schedule an open water checkout dive at Spring Lake, please use the following calendar and form to submit your request no further out than 5 weeks. All open water checkout dive requests must be scheduled at least 72 hours in advance. When your information has been processed, we will email you a confirmation. Please note that your dive has not been scheduled unless you receive a confirmation email.
Only certified Spring Lake instructors are allowed to bring students to Spring Lake for open water checkout dives. If you are not a certified instructor, your request will be denied. Visit our Spring Lake Dive Authorization course (DAC) webpage to find out more information about becoming a certified dive instructor.
The training area is available for open water checkout dives Monday-Friday (11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) and Saturday-Sunday (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.). Open water checkout dives are scheduled in 3-hour blocks.
A maximum of 8 open water students can access the training area at one time, not to exceed a daily total of 24. This does not include dive professionals. When checking the calendar to request an open water checkout dive time, please make sure the total number scheduled (shown in red) does not exceed 24.
In accordance with the Spring Lake Diving COVID-19 Policy and Procedures, we are permitted to receive credit card payments only at the ticket kiosk. Please prepare accordingly.