Frequently asked questions

Dive World

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(416) 503 - 3483

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1 (844) 820 - 3483



3138 Lake Shore Blvd W Toronto,
M8V 1L4 Ontario, Canada

Sunday & Monday


Tuesday to Saturday

11:00am - 3:00pm


I want to start diving. What do I do?

Register for the PADI Open Water Course with us. This certification is non-expiring and recognized globally. You will learn the fundamentals of scuba diving across classroom, pool and open water sessions. If you wish, you can do the pool and classroom here in Toronto then complete your dives on vacation.

What training agency will I be certified by?

Dive World Scuba course certifications are through PADI. PADI is the world’s leading scuba diver training organization. With more than 6400 PADI Dive Centers and Resorts, and more than 133,000 individual PADI Professionals who have issued more than 25 million certifications around the world, you’ll find PADI diver courses and scuba diving services nearly everywhere.

Our freediving courses are certified through AIDA – an international federation that is the single largest organizer of international freediving competitions, rules and regulations.

What are your hours?

We are open Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 3pm.

Can I try scuba diving before registering for a course?

Yes we offer the Try Scuba Diving program.

Am I medically fit to dive?

You must be physically in good health and have some ability to swim in order to scuba dive. We accommodate for every unique situation but your comfort and safety is paramount. If you suffer from a health condition we suggest to consult your doctor before exploring scuba.

You can view PADI’s medical questionnaire online for specific information on health requirements.

How old do you have to be to start diving?

To enroll for the PADI Open Water Course you must be 10 years or older.

How long does it take to complete the eLearning?

On average it takes students 5-10 hours to complete the eLearning.

Where do you conduct open water training?

We conduct our beginner level training at Humber Bay Park West. On specific dates however we can offer private 1 on 1 certification dives in Tobermory.


Questions? Call us at 416-503-3483 and speak to an experienced professional.