Students Can Learn to Scuba This Summer ... and Earn Required .5 PE Credit


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As a summer enrichment opportunity, students entering grades 8 and above have an opportunity to earn high school .5 physical education credit by learning to scuba dive at Westerville’s Jaycee Swimming Pool located at 230 South Otterbein Avenue.    

The course syllabus is aligned with the Ohio Department of Physical Education Learning Standards.  Included in the $350 course fee: all rental gear (wetsuit, BCD, mask, snorkel, fins, regulator), books, pool admission, and checkout dives.  

A parent information session is planned for Monday, May 20, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Jaycee Pool.  Students do have to pass an open water swim test May 25 or 26 anytime between 1:00 and 8:00 pm.  The actual course is scheduled from May 28 to August 4 (Tuesdays and Saturdays).

To indicate interest, go to this link: https://tinyurl.com/Summer2019Scuba.

For additional information, please contact Captain Rick’s Diving Adventure (760 South State Street, Westerville, Ohio) at 614/948-3481.