Beginner Scuba Training Class Schedule

Get certified is never a factor!

Full Certification & Referrals in year-round, indoor comfort


Our 56th year in business


At Our Bridgeton Store at Hwy70 & 270


Bonne Terre Mine (year-round comfort)

December Class Weekends (Certified Diver by 12-20-15)
Friday - Dec 11 (6pm - 11pm)
Saturday - Dec 12 (7am - 3pm)

Friday - Dec 18 (7pm - 11pm)
Sunday - Dec 20 (9am - 4pm)
January Class Weekends (Certified Diver by 1-17-16)
Friday - Jan 8 (6pm - 11pm)
Saturday - Jan 9 (7am - 3pm)
Friday - Jan15 (7pm-11pm)
Sunday - Jan 17 (9am - 4pm)
January/February Class Weekends (Certified Diver by 1-31 -16)
Friday - Jan 22 (6pm - 11pm)
Saturday - Jan 23 (7am - 3pm)
Friday - Jan 29 (7pm-11pm)
Sunday - Jan 31 7 (9am - 4pm)
February Weeknights (Certified Diver by 2-7-16)
Wednesday - Feb 3 (6pm - 11pm)
Thursday - Feb 4 (6pm - 11pm)
Friday - Feb 5 (7pm-11pm)
Sunday - Feb 7 (9am - 4pm)
March Class Weekends (Certified Diver by 3-13-16)
Friday - Mar 4 (6pm - 11pm)
Saturday - Mar 5 (7am - 3pm)
Friday - Mar 11 (7pm-11pm)
Sunday - Mar 13 (9am - 4pm)
March Class Weeknights (Certified Diver by 3-13-16)
Wednesday - Mar 9 (6pm - 11pm)
Thursday - Mar 10 (6pm - 11pm)
Friday - Mar 11 (7pm-11pm)
Sunday - Mar 13 (9am - 4pm)
April Class Weekends (Certified Diver by 4-10-16)
Friday - Apr 1 (6pm - 11pm)
Saturday - Apr 2 (7am - 3pm)
Friday - Apr 8 (7pm - 11pm)
Sunday - Apr 10 (9am - 4pm)
May Class Weekends (Certified Diver by 5-15-16)
Friday - May 6 (6pm - 11pm)
Saturday - May 7 (7am - 3pm)
Fri - May 13 (7pm-11pm)
Sunday - May 15 (9am - 4pm)
May Class Weeknights (Certified Diver by 5-15-16)
Wednesday - May 11 (6pm - 11pm)
Thursday - May 12 (6pm - 11pm)
Fri - May 13 (7pm-11pm)
Sunday - May 15 (9am - 4pm)
June Class Weekends (Certified Diver by 6-12 -16)
Friday - Jun 3 (6pm - 11pm)
Saturday - Jun 4 (7am - 3pm)
Friday - Jun 10 (7pm-11pm)
Sunday - Jun 12 (9am - 4pm)
June Class Weeknights (Certified Diver by 6-26-16)
Wednesday - Jun 22 (6pm - 11pm)
Thursday - Jun 23(6pm - 11pm)
Friday - Jun 24 (7pm-11pm)
Sunday - Jun 26 (9am - 4pm)
July Weekends Certified Diver by 7-17-16)
Friday - Jul 8 (6pm - 11pm)
Saturday - Jul 9 (7am - 3pm)
Friday - Jul15 (7pm-11pm)
Sunday - Jul 17 (9am - 4pm)
Private Class Weeknights *additional fee applies Scheduled according to your schedule
Weeknight evening (6pm - 11pm)
Weeknight evening (6pm - 11pm)
Friday - (7pm-11pm)
Saturday or Sunday- (9am - 4pm)

Why Should I Learn SCUBA from the Professionals at West End Diving/Bonne Terre Mine?

West End Diving Centers are the largest, most experienced diving centers in the Midwest. Certifying over 60,000 since 1960, our Internationally Certified PRO FACILITY makes learning SCUBA fun, easy, and convenient. Diving programs and travel activities are planned by divers, for divers. Only at West End Diving will you receive Open Water Training in the year-round comfort, and crystal clear waters of the World Famous Bonne Terre Mine, just a one hour drive from St. Louis.

One price for the entire course includes:

4 Open Water training Dives in year-round comfort of Bonne Terre’s crystal clear indoor lake, only 1 hour from St. Louis. Classroom & Pool instruction
On Line Materials, Logbook, Rental of SCUBA equipment & Wetsuits
Get certified is never a factor!
Open Water Training Indoor - in 100' of visibility at Bonne Terre MineUpon successful completion of Pre-Certification, your open water training will consist of 4 dives conducted in the indoor, year-round comfort at West End Diving’s Bonne Terre Mine. The facility is located just one hour south of St. Louis. This training requires Friday night and Saturday or Sunday.


Includes classroom and pool instruction. Upon successful completion of open water training, students also receive the prestigious SSI Open Water Certification Card, recognized worldwide as the leader in quality standards for SCUBA training. (PADI also available)

Equipment Required

Students must supply the following equipment: Mask, Fins, Snorkel and Booties. The equipment must be fitted to you by our professionals at West End Diving. Approximate equipment cost at West End Diving is $250.00 - $300.00. SCUBA physical is required prior to Open water Dives. Forms are available upon registration.NO HIDDEN COSTS! Includes equipment rental for both pool and open water dives. Open water dives and certification at West End Diving’s Billion Gallon Lake at Bonne Terre.

Prices & Related Courses includes On-Line Training

Course Fee $295.00 with purchase of: Mask, Fins, Snorkel and Boots from West End Diving.
Course Fee $395.00 If Mask, Fins, Snorkel & Boots purchased elsewhere.
*Private Course Fee $595.00 One on One Private lessons with purchase of: Mask, Fins, Snorkel and Boots from West End Diving

Open Water Referrals

Open water Training  - Referrals [PADI, NAUI, SSI, SDI, TDI, & Others(Complete your openwater course indoors at Bonne Terre Mine)
Open Water Training Only - $350.00 includes rental (must be in conjunction with above schedule)


Refresher Class/Pool Only... $100.00 includes SCUBA gear (must be certified diver)
Refresher Class/Pool/Open water... $225.00 includes SCUBA gear and wetsuit (must be certified diver)