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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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Open Water

Become PADI Open Water Scuba certified at our indoor pool in Colorado Springs; there are four open water dives that take place locally or on your next vacation. Open to anybody 10 years and older.

 Open Water Course: the adventure begins.

this is the first level of certification and consists of two parts:

 Part One: Class and pool training, done here at UWC's state of the art facility and pool. Part Two: Four open water dives, completed either on a short trip to New Mexico, local reservoir, or on your next vacation.
 There are 2 options to complete your certification. Option One: You can go through the entire certification here with UWC with a weekend trip to New Mexico or a local reservoir. Option Two: You can finish your class and pool work here, then go on vacation to do your open water dives (Referral Course).


Open Water Course with Certification dives in Aurora Reservoir or a Store Trip - $369

Open Water Course with Certification dives in Crater, UT or Blue Hole, NM - $425

Open Water Referral - $229


 Courses do NOT include: Student Materials ($119 per student, ask about our family discount), Surface Signal Tube (starts at $31.95, one required per buddy system), hotel/lodging at open water site (when applicable), food (except for lunch on Saturdays at Aurora Reservoir), rental equipment for open water portion, transportation to open water location, park fees at open water sites, or trip costs.

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