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4940 Rusina Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80907
United States


Underwater Connection, has been serving the Colorado Springs water sports community since 1989. What started as a scuba shop 25 years ago, has now grown into a legacy of aquatic adventures. Now offering everything you need for Whitewater Kayak, SUP, Swimming, Triathlon Aquatics, and of course, Scuba.

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Marine Ecology - Learn about the underwater world!

Underwater Connection offers a Marine Ecology course. The academics take place at our facility in Colorado Springs. The course does not require any diving!

MArine ecology

Course Fee: $60.00


Do you understand everything you are seeing during your dives? Can you tell coral and sponges apart? 

This program provides a general understanding of the complex and exciting science of marine ecology, which is the study of how organisms interact with each other and the environment, the flow of energy through communities, and the link between ocean ecosystems.



  • No diving certifications are required, but if you opt to do 2 open water dives to apply the knowledge learned in class, you must be a certified Open Water Diver or higher.

  • Minimum age: 10 years old.


Required Materials:

*If you are signing up for more than one specialty, get great discounts by getting your student materials in bundles!

Number of dives: 0. No Open Water Training is required for this specialty.

If you would like to practice the skills you learned in Open Water with an instructor, we can arrange that! 
The cost is $50 per open water dive.


Contact us if you have any questions!