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4940 Rusina Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80907
United States

719-599-3483

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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SCUBA Specialty Class Schedule - Colorado Springs special certifications

Underwater Connection offers PADI Specialty classes at our indoor pool in Colorado Springs. Here are future dates and times for Enriched Air (Nitrox), Equipment Specialist, Search & Recovery, Drysuit, and Self-Reliant Diver.

Specialty Schedule

Please ask the Retail Staff for any other Specialties that may be available to you during our scheduled certification weekends (Aurora, Crater, Caribbean or Blue Hole).

If your class requires Open Water training, find the certification weekend dates at the bottom of this page.

Enriched Air Course (Nitrox) (6pm - 8pm)

No open water training required.

  • May 29th

  • Jun 26th

  • Jul 31st

  • Aug 28th

  • Sep 25th

  • Oct 30th

  • Nov 13th

  • Dec 23rd

Perfect Buoyancy (6pm - 10pm)

Only confined water training required.

  • May 10th

  • Jun 14th

  • Aug 27th

  • Oct 23rd

  • Nov 25th

  • Dec 27th

Science of Diving (6pm - 9pm)

No open water training required.

  • Jul 8th & 10th

  • Sep 3rd & 5th

  • Nov 5th & 7th

ALL OTHER SPECIALTIES (6pm - 10pm)

  • May 21st & 22nd

  • Jun 11th & 13th

  • Jul 17th & 18th

  • Aug 14th & 15th

  • Sep 18th & 19th

  • Oct 9th & 10th

  • Nov 19th & 20th

  • Dec 10th & 12th

freediving (5pm to 10pm)

Only confined water training.

  • Jul 26th

CPR & FIRST AID COURSE (8AM-2PM)

No open water training required.

  • Jun 2nd

  • Jul 7th

  • Aug 4th

  • Sep 8th

  • Oct 6th

  • Dec 1st

DAN DEMP COURSE (6PM-10PM)

No open water training required.

  • Jun 4th

  • Jul 9th

  • Aug 6th

  • Sep 10th

  • Oct 8th

  • Dec 3rd

Drysuit Course (6pm - 10pm)

Open water training required.

  • Jun 11th & 13th

  • Jul 16th &18th

  • Aug 13th & 15th

  • Sep 17th & 19th

  • Oct 7th & 10th

  • Dec 9th & 12th

ICE diver

We offer the Ice Diver Specialty once every winter. Next dates will be released in the Fall.

PHOTO & VIDEO

Only confined water training required.

  • May 30th - 6pm to 10pm

Equipment Specialty (9am - 4pm)

No open water training required.

  • Jun 1st

  • Aug 3rd

  • Oct 5th

  • Dec 14th

Search & Recovery Course
(6Pm - 10pm)

Open water training required.

  • Jun 20th

  • Jul 25th

  • Aug 22nd

  • Sep 26th

  • Oct 17th

  • Dec 18th

XR Techniques (6pm to 10pm)

Only confined water training required.

  • Jun 11th, 12th & 13th

  • Jul 16th, 17th & 18th

  • Aug 13th, 16th & 26th

  • Sep 12th, 20th & 27th

REC SIDEMOUNT (5pm to 10pm)

Open Water training is required.

  • Jul 30th & Aug 1st (at UWC)

  • Aug 9th (dives at Blue Hole)

DAN O2 COURSE (3PM-7PM)

No open water training required.

  • Jun 2nd

  • Jul 7th

  • Aug 4th

  • Sep 8th

  • Oct 6th

  • Dec 1st


OPEN WATER DATES (PART TWO)

FIND DETAILED INFORMATION ON YOUR
CERTIFICATION WEEKEND HERE

Local (Aurora Reservoir in SE Denver)

The reservoir closes from Oct 31st until May, due to weather conditions.

  • Jun 22nd & 23rd

  • Jul 20th & 21st | Jul 27th & 28th

  • Aug 24th & 25th

  • Sep 21st & 22nd | Sep 28th & 29th

  • Oct 19th & 20th

Homestead Crater, Utah

  • May 24th & 25th

  • Nov 22nd & 23rd

Blue HoleNew Mexico

  • Apr 26th - 28th

  • Jun 28th - 30th

  • Aug 30th - Sep 1st

  • Oct 25th - 27th

  • Dec 20th - 22nd

Cozumel, Mexico