Home :: Intermediate Freediver

2019-06-01 to 2019-06-04Seattle (Des Moines, Washington, US)
$750.00 USD
$395.00 USD
Refresher Cost
Prerequisite Courses


Lead Instructor: PFI Instructor


Price Includes

  • PFI Intermediate manual
  • PFI T-Shirt
  • Access to the private PFI YahooGroups list and Members Only web pages
  • PFI certification post course

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.


The following schedule is subject to change. The course starts at 8am sharp.

  • Day 1: Class from 8:00am-1:00pm, Pool 2:30pm-5:30pm 
  • Day 2: Pool 8-10am, Class 11:30am-1:00pm, Open Water session #1 2:00pm-6:00pm
  • Day 3: Classroom 8:00am-1:00pm, Open water session #2 2:00pm-6:00pm
  • Day 4: Open water session #3 9:00am-1:00pm

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.