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PADI Sidemount Diver

Start Date: August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Course Overview

Looking to go sidemount? Ocean Quest has specializes in sidemount and technical diver training! 

Our Sidemount Instructors are active sidemount divers and will teach details often overlooked by other instructors.

What is Sidemount Diving? Sidemount diving is just as it sounds.  Instead of wearing cylinders your back, you wear them on your side.

There are many benefits to sidemount configuration including:

– Better balance and trim
– More streamlined
– Added redundancy which makes diving safer
– Easy access to your valves while diving

– More available gas for longer dives (perfect for Nitrox diving!)

Ocean Quest are Vancouver’s Sidemount experts and can give you advice for Sidemount training, equipment and configuration.

Tuition: $395.00+ GST (2 or more students) 


  • Class session
  •  Confined Water Instruction
  • 3 Open Water Training Dives

Sidemount Rental Equipment available for $50.00 for entire program.

August 19 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Theor

August 21 -  8:00 am - Confined Water - Open Water Dive 1

August 22 - 8:00 am - Open Water Dives 2 & 3