Home :: Freediver-Pool Only

2019-02-16 to 2019-02-16St Petersburg, FL (Tampa-St Petersburg, Florida, US)
$250.00 USD
$150.00 USD
Refresher Cost
Prerequisite Courses


Lead Instructor: Bill Van Deman

Bill Van Deman

317-412-2626 cell


Price Includes

PFI manual

facility use and entry fees (classroom and pool)

Certification card (at level earned in course)

6 hours of classroom

4 hours of pool sessions

PFI t-shirt

Certification card and online resources


Equipment Requirements

  • Low volume mask
  • snorkel (J preferred)
  • Fins (long blade preferred)
  • weight-belt (rubber preferred0
  • 1-2lb weights 
  • full wetsuit (3mm open cell preferred)

You may use your own gear but we will also go over ideal freediving gear and features at beginning of course at dive shop in case you need to purchase or rent any equipment.

Location Info (Addresses)

St Petersburg, FL (Tampa-St Petersburg, Florida, US)

Aquatic Obsessions, 6193 Central Avenue, St Petersburg, FL, 33701


 Classroom and pool will be held at dive shop from 8am-7pm. Class is from 8am-noon. Please bring lunch or snacks to course as we will be a tight time schedule with 30 minute lunch break. We will continue classroom from 12:30-2:30pm and then pool from 3-7pm. Please bring all dive gear (mask, snorkel, fins, weight-belt and full wetsuit). You will have time and opportunities to purchase gear at the dive shop throughout the day if you are missing any equipment. Course is designed to meet requirements for PFI's Pool only certification. 


If you would like to upgrade the $250 Pool Only Course to a full open water certification for an additional $150, please contact instructor prior to course to reserve a space on one of our scehduled open water days (two open water sessions held over one day at Troy Springs or dive site TBD).