Home :: Safety Freediver

2019-06-05 to 2019-06-06Seattle (Des Moines, Washington, US)
$450.00 USD
$225.00 USD
Refresher Cost
Intermediate Freediver


Lead Instructor: PFI Instructor


Price Includes

  • PFI Safety Freediver Workbook 
  • DAN-Pre-Learning, Slates and bandage package
  • Certification Card 
  • Class, Pool and Open Water instruction 
  • Inviation to the PFI members only webiste and Yahoogroups

Equipment Requirements

You can buy or rent freedive specific gear from 8 Diving Co. in Des Moines.  

  • Mask, fins and snorkel -Preferably low volume mask and long blade fins.
  • Wetsuit with gloves and boots - 5mm-7mm freediving suit is required for pool and ocean sessions. Good freediving suit with attached hood is perfect. If your hood is not attached please bring a separate one.
  • Weights and weight belt - Having a rubber weight belt with an assortment of smaller weights to adjust for proper buoyancy. 
  • Digital Timing devise like a timed watch or a freedive computer

8 Diving Co. sells and rents Freediving gear.  They are located at 22311 Marine View Dr S, Des Moines, WA  98198 or call them at (206) 429-3480 (let them know PFI sent you). Their website may be found https://www.8diving.com 

It is also a very good idea to purchase DAN Insurance.  www.diversalertnetwork.org

Location Info (Addresses)

Seattle (Des Moines, Washington, US)

Classroom sessions will be held at: 8 Diving Co. 22311 Marine View Dr S, Des Moines, WA  98198

Pool sessions will be determined

Open Water Sessions: The ocean sessions will be held Redondo Beach Pier in Des Moines.


Schedule is subject to change.

Day 1: Class 8-10am; Pool 10:30-11:30am; Ocean 2-6pm

Day 2: Class 8am-11am; Stretching from 1pm-2pm; Ocean 2pm-6pm

Local Area Travel Recommendations

There are many hotels in the area, The Marina Inn (22300 7th Ave S, Des Moines, WA  98198  206-824-9920  http://seattlemarinainn.com/ ) is located very close to the classroom and just down the street from the dive site.